European Common Aviation Area
ECAA agreements between the EU and some external countries were signed on 5 May 2006 in Salzburg, Austria. It would build upon the EU's acquis communautaire and the European Economic Area. The ECAA in effect would liberalize the air transport industry by allowing any company from an ECAA member state to fly between any airports in all ECAA member states (including the possibility for foreign company to provide domestic flights). It is expected by the year 2010 the market integration between EU and non-EU members to be completed.[dated info]
On 9 June 2006 the ECAA agreement was signed by almost all of the 27 EU members, the European Community itself, Norway, Iceland, Croatia, Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo (UNMIK as Kosovo representative under Security Council resolution 1244). The last two EU member states to sign it were Slovakia and Latvia respectively on 13.06.2006 and 22.06.2006. Finally of the initially expected countries Serbia signed on 29.06.2006 and Montenegro on 05.07.2006.
Moldova signed an agreement with the European Union on 26 June 2012 Further talks are expected with Switzerland, Turkey and probably the remaining EUROCONTROL members. A similar system, the Euro-Mediterranean Aviation Agreement, is expected to be enacted with the Mediterranean partnership countries.