The preparation of airports to meet these conditions requires high investment in all airports, in the infrastructure, in terminals and the platforms for getting into/our of planes, ine runways.
In 2007, Romania joined the EU and it fully accepted the European and Schengen acquis. A common statement of the Romanian and Bulgarian interior ministers says that in March 2011 Romania and Bulgaria intend to join the Schengen Space. Conditions in this space are different for passengers from the EU and the Schengen Space and for those not coming from this space.
Assessments on conformation will start next year and will be carried out by a committee, at the level of the EU. The sea borders will be evaluated in September, the land ones in October, and air ones in December.