The annual operation expenses for providing the central technical services and the continuous coordination are paid by the EU-Spirit providers through a base fee and a surcharge depending on their servers’ requests and area sizes. .
Investments in new functionalities have to be decided by the working group and are financed if necessary with additional shares by all providers. If possible, a co-funding of developments through national or international projects is used.
The integration of new providers of the EU-Spirit service will lead to costs for the implementation work, the update of the central components and for consultation. These costs have to be paid by the new providers and are expected to be between 5,000 EUR and 10,000 EUR depending on the new travel planning system.