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Belgian consumer association Test-Aankoop/Achats objects against ten airlines who charge up to €160 to change typo in your name

Belgian non-profit organisation Test-Aankoop/Achats which promotes consumer protection is taking legal action against ten airlines. Reason? Anyone booking a plane ticket but mistyping their (sur)name...

Tecnam P92 Echo Super light aircraft (I-9615) crashes into a ski lift in Italy

On 6 October, a Tecnam P92 Echo Super light aircraft (I-9615) crashed into a ski lift in Italy. The pilot fell down and was...

Airlines welcome significant progress made by Governments on environmental issues at 40th ICAO Assembly

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The...

ACI EUROPE partners with RE-Source to accelerate clean energy transition at Europe’s airports & deliver NetZero2050

European airport trade association ACI EUROPE signed a key cooperation agreement with the RE-Source Platform, the European alliance of stakeholders for corporate renewable energy...

SABCA is ready for medical drone flights over cities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qB35TDYmQw Drones over cities are not science-fiction anymore. SABCA is ready to perform drone flights over cities and will start with medical transports over the...

Naughty cockpit joke goes viral on social media and tabloid press

A cockpit joke got completely out of hand and even became front-page news in the Daily Mail, a British tabloid, and other newspapers as...

Iberia changes its Corporate Structure to focus on Sustainability

Creating a Sustainability Management department headed by Teresa Parejo, who will define an environmental and social sustainability vision and strategy for the airline. In keeping with...

Ryanair updates environmental policy with the ambition to be Europe’s greenest airline

€2.5M RAISED TO DATE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS Ryanair today (26 Sept) announced its newly updated Environmental Policy for Full Year 2020, detailing extensive progress since...

[Military Exercises] New Franco-Belgian partnership called “CaMo” (Motorised Capacity) Exercise CELTIC UPRISE 2019 (including Air Support).

Authors : Benoit Denet / Martin Gillet From September 16 to 27, 2019, the Defence organised the exercise CELTIC UPRISE 2019. This is the first...

European airlines against proposed German climate tax on aviation

A4E statement on German climate proposals A4E airlines are committed to achieving carbon-neutral growth. Proposals to raise aviation taxes -- whether on domestic flights in...

Belgian Air Force F-16 jet crashes during exercise near Pluvigner, France

On 19 September at 10:30 (UTC+2), a Belgian Air Force F-16 fighter jet registered FB-18 of the 2 Wing based at Florennes crashed near...

British Airways again cancels most flights on 27 September

British Airways warns that it will have to cancel almost all its flights again on 27 September due to a pilot strike. Since yesterday, the...

On this day 18 years ago, four passenger planes operated by United Airlines and American Airlines were hijacked – 9/11

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The...

Captain Freddy Deneffe, famous for flying with his dog Captain Mac, died at the age of 82

Captain Freddy Deneffe has died at the age of 82. Since 2002, Freddy enjoyed his retirement after a long career flying on Fokker, British...

Pilot doesn’t survive light sports aircraft crash at Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport

On 27 August, a light sports aircraft (a Morane-Saulnier MS-893 registered OO-VON) crashed next to the runway at Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport. The pilot didn't survive...

Seven dead, including two children, after helicopter and small plane collide in Mallorca

Seven people, including two children,  have been killed on Sunday in a collision between a helicopter and an ultralight aircraft on the Spanish Balearic...

French BEA calls for witnesses after parts of SWISS A220 engine fell in Eastern France

Call for witnesses dated Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Serious incident concerning Airbus A220-300 HB-JCM operated by SWISS on 25/07/2019 in cruise During a Geneva-London flight LX348...

LOT Polish Airlines and State Forests together for the climate, by improving CO2 balance

LOT Polish Airlines will support an innovative project on counteracting the adverse effects of climate change implemented by State Forests. This is yet another...

Airline passengers can compensate their CO2 emissions with a new Lufthansa platform

Lufthansa Innovation Hub launches the "Compensaid" sustainability platform and focuses on CO2 neutral aviation fuels Travellers can use the new platform to replace the...

Atlantic flights for Greta would have generated less CO2 than her sailing

Greta Thunberg sails across the Atlantic for climate reasons instead of flying. For the return transfer of the yacht, however, a crew of 5...