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Ryanair cancellations: European consumer organisations fight back, European Commission informs

Last Friday, Ryanair announced the cancellation of nearly a hundred flights a day until the end of October. In this chaotic context, the Irish...

Ryanair calls on Macron Government & EU Commission to prevent French ATC strikes, esp. on 12 September

 Ryanair today (11 Sep) called on the French Macron Government and European Commission to take immediate action to prevent the skies over Europe being...

Ryanair calls on Bundeskartellamt & EU Commission to block Lufthansa-Air Berlin take-over

This should prevent a Lufthansa monopoly raising fares for German consumers Ryanair on 30 August urged the German Bundeskartellamt and the EU Commission to block...

Ryanair lodges complaints with German and EU competition authorities against Lufthansa taking over parts of Air Berlin

Ryanair has on 15 August lodged competition complaints with the German Bundeskartellamt and the European Commission regarding the obvious conspiracy playing out in Germany...

State aid: EU Commission finds Belgian support to three airlines incompatible with EU rules; aid already recovered

The European Commission has concluded that public support granted by Belgium to three airlines flying from Brussels Airport (Zaventem) gave them an unfair advantage...

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...

Joint Statement by the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on aviation security cooperation

Today, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, and European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, hosted a delegation from the United...

Ryanair welcomes EU report exposing ‘misleading’ travel booking websites

67% OF WEBSITES  DISPLAYED UNRELIABLE PRICING Ryanair today (11 Apr) welcomed a European Commission study which revealed that two thirds of more than 350 travel...

End of roaming charges for travellers in the EU from June 2017

EU citizens travelling to any other EU Member States will have no roaming charges while making phone calls, texting or surfing online with their...

Antitrust: European Commission re-adopts decision and fines air cargo carriers €776 million for price-fixing cartel. Airlines react

The European Commission has re-adopted a cartel decision against 11 air cargo carriers and imposed a fine totalling € 776 465 000 for operating...

ERA comments on European Commission proposal for aviation emissions trading system

European Commission adopts proposal for aviation emissions trading system The European Commission (EC) has today made a proposal for the revision of the EU Emissions...

The EU tackles growing aviation emissions

The Commission is amending the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) making it fit for tackling CO2 emissions from aviation. This comes following an agreement...

European Commission removes all Kazakh airlines from EU Air Safety Blacklist (as from 08 Dec 2016)

Today, 8th December 2016, the European Commission updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards,...

European Commission orders recovery of incompatible aid from Ryanair and TUIfly

State Aid: Commission approves aid to Klagenfurt airport in Austria; orders recovery of incompatible aid from Ryanair and Tuifly The European Commission has found that...

European Commission sends Statement of Objections to Brussels Airlines and TAP Portugal on code-sharing on Brussels-Lisbon route

Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to Brussels Airlines and TAP Portugal on code-sharing on Brussels-Lisbon route The European Commission has informed Brussels Airlines and...

EU to launch negotiations with China and Japan for new aviation safety agreements

Just three months after its adoption by the European Commission, the Aviation Strategy is starting to deliver its first results Just three months after its...

AEA and EU Commissioner Bulc move forward on new EU Aviation Strategy

A delegation of AEA CEOs met with EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc to discuss the Aviation Strategy for Europe. During the meeting the CEOs expressed...

A EU cargo cartel fine will be returned to SAS after appeal

The EU Commission does not appeal the EU General Court’s judgment and 70.2 million EUR will be returned to SAS On November 9, 2010, the...

European Commission updates the EU air safety list (usually called Blacklist)

The European Commission has today updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that are subject to an operating ban or operational...

AEA welcomes long-waited One Stop Security agreement with Canada

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) welcomes today’s announcement by the European Commission on the conclusion of a One Stop Security agreement with Canada. From...