The Romanian Government approved in Wednesday’s meeting the draft law on the ratification of the Common Aviation Area Agreement between the European Union and its Member States and Ukraine, an agreement signed in Kyiv in October 2021. “This agreement will integrate the transport market in Ukraine into the European single market, thus creating the premises for the development of the transport networks of Romania and Ukraine, with economic benefits for both parties”, Dan Cărbunaru, the Goernment spokeman said. The purpose of the Agreement is to create a common airspace between the EU, member states and Ukraine, based mainly on similar norms in terms of safety, security air traffic management, environment, consumer protection and social aspects. On the other hand, the Government decided to increase the number of employees of the National Sanitary, Veterinary and Food Safety Authority by 25 in the context of higher border crossing flows determined by the war in Ukraine.