AeroAussie
Topic Author
Posts: 261
Joined: Sat Dec 11, 1999 10:47 am

EU New Members And Immigration

Thu May 27, 2004 2:17 am

How are the new EU members going to handle immigration now? Will they all join the Schengen treaty? If I were to have taken the train from Austria to Hungary back in April, I would have had my passport checked at the border. Is that true now as well? Is a flight from Frankfurt to Riga still treated as a flight from London to Riga would be, or is it now treated as a flight from Frankfurt to Munich or Rome would be? (ie: no immigration controls upon arrival/departure.)
Thanks!

-Nick
 
scottysair
Posts: 6442
Joined: Tue Mar 28, 2000 4:07 pm

RE: EU New Members And Immigration

Thu May 27, 2004 2:20 am

I am not sure about what is going on with immigration.
 
pelican
Posts: 2430
Joined: Mon Apr 05, 2004 9:51 pm

RE: EU New Members And Immigration

Thu May 27, 2004 2:25 am

The new members haven't joined the Schengen treaty yet. This will not change until the next 1 or 2 years.

pelican
 
User avatar
sebolino
Posts: 3511
Joined: Tue May 29, 2001 11:26 pm

RE: EU New Members And Immigration

Thu May 27, 2004 4:00 am

Anyway, Schengen is not fully applied as long as some members are considered "unsafe".
 
Guest

RE: EU New Members And Immigration

Thu May 27, 2004 6:49 am

Slovenia is expected to join the Schengen treaty sometime in 2006. That's when the Schengen border will move from Slovenia's borders with Italy, Austria, and Hungary to its border with Croatia. The other three borders will then become internal EU borders, with no routine controls (but may still be subject to occasional temporary checkpoints). Slovenia's border with Croatia will then become the EU's external (Schengen) border, which may mean somewhat more thorough inspections for people passing through there. That situation will last until Croatia joins the EU (parhaps by the end of the decade) and later signs the Schengen treaty.

The same principle applies for the other seven non-island new members.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: BaBaby, cledaybuck, HOMER71, P1aneMad, TheF15Ace and 5 guests

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos