Directive 2003/87/EG (‘EU ETS directive’) determines the scope of the EU ETS. The directive imposes obligations to aircraft operators in respect of monitoring, reporting and verifying emissions; and surrendering allowances for the emissions during the previous calendar year.
Directive 2003/87/EG has been amended several times, e.g. by , directive 2008/101/EG, directive 2009/29/EG and regulation 421/2014.
Consult the consolidated EU ETS directive.