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Tuesday 21 November 2017

Airlines for Europe (A4E)

Passengers will face new delays and cancellations during today’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) strike in France

Last week’s strike resulted in 300 flight cancellations and 130,000 minutes of delay. Proactive flight cancellations necessary to reduce passengers’ inconvenience and to...

Carbon emissions: A4E calls on EU Parliament and Member States to prolong “Stop the Clock” without delay or additional conditions

Potential coexistence of two systems puts European carriers at a global disadvantage. Today, the European Parliament has voted on the European Commission’s proposal to keep...

Passengers face new delays and at least 200 cancellations during latest Air Traffic Control strike in France

‐ Since 2004, two‐thirds of all European ATC strike days took place in France. ‐ ATC strikes in France decrease the connectivity of other Member States. ‐ Upcoming...

Poor planning of Air Traffic Control (ATC) resources and capacity constraints leave European travellers with more than two million delay minutes — in one month

In a joint letter to the European Air Navigation Service providers (ANSPs), CEOs of A4E member airlines express their concerns regarding the disruption caused by air...

The airline associations address letter to European Council about delays at border controls

Open letter to the EU Council of Ministers: Implementation of Regulation EU 458/2017 regarding reinforcement of checks against relevant databases at external borders Dear Ministers for...

European passengers face huge delays this summer: thousands of flights cannot depart on time    

Border controls understaffed to comply with tightened EU Regulation on external border checks. Airports in Spain, France, Italy, Belgium and Portugal face immigration...

EU should revise Airport Directive to save European passengers hundreds of millions of euros

Revised airports legislation would save European passengers hundreds of millions of Euros Europe celebrates 25 years of Single Aviation Market with lower airline fares,...

Celebrating 25 years of the EU’s Internal Market for Aviation

Airlines fly 900 million passengers in Europe, while aviation supports 9 million jobs in the EU A4E member CEOs contribute to #EUAviation25 Since the EU’s Internal...

Travel Service becomes A4E’s newest member  

Leading charter and leisure carrier joins largest European airline association. A4E grows membership base in Eastern Europe. Airlines for Europe continues to attract new...

A4E welcomes EU Commission initiative to enhance airspace efficiency, calls on Member States for urgent implementation

‐ Air Traffic Control (ATC) strikes seriously affect the functioning of the internal market. ‐ Airlines support protection of overflights to ensure continuity of service. ‐...

A4E calls for major reform of Eurocontrol ahead of Director General Election

Association has written to national transport ministries setting out its policies. Selected candidate must improve efficiency for the benefit of European passengers without...

Joint declaration – European aviation says “It’s time to stand up for the EU”

In two days, it will be 60 years since representatives of six countries, gathered in Rome and signed the treaty that established the European...

More than 500 flight cancellations expected during today’s Air Traffic Control Strike in Italy

- Four-hour strike will cause additional delays and extensive re-scheduling for passengers and airlines. - Passengers should sign A4E petition to call on European policy-makers...

Summer of disgrace looms after a record-breaking 1,500 flight cancellations during one-week strike in France

Passengers should sign A4E petition to call on European and French policy-makers to finally take action. Next Air Traffic Control (ATC) strike could...

New Air Traffic Control strike wave in France could result in more than 1,000 flight cancellations and severe delays

Airlines have to reduce capacity by 25% next week. ATC strikes cost up to €12 billion of European Union’s GDP over the last...

The CIVIL AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES ORGANISATION (CANSO) and AIRLINES FOR EUROPE (A4E) cooperate to enhance the performance of Europe’s air traffic management

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO), representing Europe’s air navigation service providers (ANSP), has agreed to work together constructively with A4E to enhance the performance...

A4E calls on European Union to make 2017 the real year of delivery

Governments should abolish aviation taxes which have fleeced passengers by more than €5.6 billion last year. European Commission must reform the Airport Charges...

A4E calls on European Parliament and Member States to swiftly endorse legislation on aviation ETS

A4E welcomes European Commission’s proposal to maintain EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) for European flights as a transition to the global system agreed by...

Airlines for Europe (A4E) urges the British Government to boost UK GDP by abolishing Air Passenger Duty (APD)

Highest aviation tax worldwide is damaging UK competitiveness. Abolishing APD would boost UK GDP by 1.7% and create 61,000 new jobs by 2020,...

Icelandair joins Airlines for Europe

Membership numbers at Airlines for Europe are growing with Icelandair joining Europe’s largest airline association. The airline operates out of Iceland, and uses the...