728. European Union legislation.

To a very significant extent United Kingdom air law is affected by and is subject to European Union (EU) law. Notable examples include regulations on:

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    (1)     the common rules for the operation of air services in the EU which includes the licensing of air carriers, access for EU air carriers to intra-EU air routes and air fares and rates for air services1;

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    (2)     […]2;

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    (3)     the common rules in the field of civil aviation and the establishment of a European Aviation Safety Agency ('EASA')