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Air passenger traffic grew by +5% in Europe in September, as well as during Q3 2018

European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE today releases its air traffic report for September and Q3. The report is the only air transport report...

Air Astana Embraer ERJ-190LR from Alverca Airport, Portugal declared a “mayday” with loss of instruments

On 11 November, an Air Astana Embraer ERJ-190LR (P4-KCJ) from Alverca Airport, Portugal and performing a first flight - after six weeks of maintenance...

Ryanair aircraft seized at Bordeaux Airport in order to recover illegal state aid paid

Yesterday (8 November) at 18:00 (UTC +1), a bailiff commissioned by the county council came to Bordeaux Airport and seized a Ryanair Boeing 737...

A4E urges the EU to remove airspace inefficiencies

European airlines call on the EU to radically reform air space architecture and unlock more efficient routes to benefit passengers and the environment. ...

European Commission closes investigation into Brussels Airlines and TAP Air Portugal codeshare agreement on Brussels-Lisbon route

The European Commission has decided to close its antitrust investigation into a codeshare agreement between Brussels Airlines and TAP Air Portugal relating to the...

European Commission to investigate whether measures in favour of Ryanair at Frankfurt-Hahn are in line with State aid rules

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether measures in favour of Ryanair at the German airport of Frankfurt-Hahn are in...

IATA forecast predicts passenger numbers could double to 8.2 billion in 2037

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revealed that present trends in air transport suggest passenger numbers could double to 8.2 billion in 2037. The latest...

Keeping drones safe, secure and green: European Commission launches the European Network of U-space Demonstrators

Today EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc launched the European network for drone demonstration projects. The network will become a forum to share knowledge on...

Passenger traffic maintains course & freight traffic stalls during August, says ACI Europe

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

Issue with booster forces Soyuz rocket to return to earth for an emergency landing

The Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, that was launched this morning for a four-orbit, six-hour journey to...

Heads of airlines meet with Scottish Government in Edinburgh and discuss Brexit

The European aviation industry is currently meeting at the ERA General Assembly in Edinburgh. A record number of airline and airport CEOs are attending...

Aviation associations concerned about proposal to abolish Daylight Saving Time (DST) changes

International Air Transport Association (IATA), ERA (European Regions Airline Association) and Airlines for Europe (A4E) and their respective members are concerned about the proposal...

European Aviation Summit: EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc calls for more action on social issues and on the modernisation of the Single European Sky

On 3 October, EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc hosted the "European Aviation Summit – Up to the next level" jointly organised with the Austrian Presidency...

Airline associations call for a better deal for airlines and passengers in Portugal, ask for lower airport charges

Airline Associations challenge charges levied by Portuguese airport operator ANA Airlines for Europe (A4E) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have called on...

EASA and FAA certify long-range capability for the Airbus A321neo

Up to three Additional Centre Tanks (ACTs) are now certified on the A321neo, including for ETOPS operation; Paving the way for the A321neo...

IATA: Record load factor highlights strong August passenger demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for August 2018 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometres or...

IATA: Freight volumes continue to trend upward in August, up 2.3%

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 2.3%...

European Commission clears the creation of a joint venture by Boeing and Safran for the production of auxiliary power units

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the creation of a joint venture by The Boeing Company ("Boeing") of the US...

Airbus A330-900 receives EASA Type Certification before first delivery to TAP Air Portugal

The A330-900 has received its Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. The...

UK issues Brexit technical notices for aviation – ACI Europe reacts

UK guidance The UK guidance on aviation security says the current regulations – based on EU rules – will remain in place, but if the...