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Qatar Airways receives special award for its contribution to the success of the IATA operational safety audit (IOSA) programme

Airline was the first to complete IOSA in 2003 and has maintained 100 per cent compliance for every audit since IATA awards Qatar Airways on...

Pilots of transnational airlines align cross-border strategy

The growth of transnational airlines operating throughout Europe, and further afield, has led pilots to recognise that they must cooperate even more closely and...

Boeing 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter receives FAA & EASA certification

Boeing has announced that its B737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) has received the certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation...

Europe’s airports report passengers up 6.5%, freight up 5.7% during February

European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE today releases its traffic report for February 2018, during which average passenger traffic in geographical Europe grew by...

IATA launches certification programme for animals travelling by air

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new standardized global certification programme to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by...

IATA: Strong passenger demand resumes; record load factor in February

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February showing a rebound in traffic growth following the slower demand experienced...

IATA: Air freight up 6.8% in February but protectionist risks remain

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for February 2018 showing a 6.8% increase in demand...

FAA extends security notice for flights over Egypt Sinai Peninsula

The United States FAA extended a security warning for the Egypt Sinai Peninsula by another year due to continuing concern for flight safety. The initial...

Fly Jamaica Airways crew member arrested at JFK for smuggling cocaine (in his pants)

On March 17, Mr. Hugh Hall, a citizen of Jamaica, and crew member of Fly Jamaica Airways arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport...

ERA media briefing covers key issues and priorities for aviation

ERA (the European Regions Airline Association*) hosted its annual media briefing yesterday at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London, welcoming key aviation journalists and...

European Commission: “Safeguarding fair competition in air transport”

Ensuring fair competition for EU carriers for the benefit of consumers and workers Better mechanism to address alleged unfair commercial practices by non-EU...

Historic step for Ryanair pilots and their unions with the creation of a transnational pilot group

Coordination & cooperation agreement lays the foundation for a Transnational Pilot Group Ryanair pilots continue to write history – this time with the support and...

January traffic in European airports: passengers up 7.4%, freight up 8.4%

European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE releases its traffic report for January 2018 – the first indication of air traffic performance in Europe for...

IATA: January passenger demand growth slows on temporary factors

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2018 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rose 4.6% compared...

IATA: “Air Cargo off to a robust start in 2018”

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 8.0%...

ERA publishes guidance to airlines on Brexit

Following the publishing of ERA’s (European Regions Airline Association) position on Brexit in September last year, the association has released guidance to its airlines...

IATA aims for one billion passengers to fly on sustainable fuel flights by 2025

The International Air transport Association (IATA) set out an aim for one billion passengers to fly on flights powered by a mix of jet...

2017 – a vintage year with air passenger traffic growth of 8.5% at European airports

- Fastest passenger traffic growth in 13 years reported during 2017 - Biggest gains were at non-EU airports and in the Eastern & Southern parts...

Brussels Airlines passengers faster through US security

Amidst the flow of bad news surrounding Brussels Airlines today, there is sometimes also a ray of sunshine. The PreCheck of the US Transport Security...

ERA Board tackles key issues affecting aviation in 2018 and beyond

The ERA Board, led by the association’s new President Andrew Kelly, met in Frankfurt to address key issues affecting ERA’s members and the wider...