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U.S. DOT asks Inspector General to audit on Boeing 737 MAX certification

The U.S. Department of Transportion (DOT) has asked the Office of Inspector General to proceed with an audit to "compile an objective and detailed...

European Commission approves acquisition of Gatwick Airport by VINCI Airports

The European Commission has approved, under the European Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Ivy Topco Limited, based in the Cayman Islands, a holding company...

FAA: “Boeing 737 MAX grounded at least until May”

Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft will remain grounded until at least May 2019, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has said. US Representative...

Three NTSB investigators to France to assist with the analysis of flight recorders of crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is dispatching three investigators to France Thursday to assist with the downloading and analysis of flight recorders from...

FAA orders temporary grounding of Boeing 737 MAX operated by U.S. airlines or on U.S. territory

U.S. aviation regulators have just grounded all Boeing 737 MAX aeroplanes, in a reversal from what they had said recently. pic.twitter.com/2qWkPuFDL6 — Donald J. Trump...

EASA suspends all Boeing 737 Max operations in Europe

Following the tragic accident of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 involving a Boeing 737 MAX 8, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is taking...

UK CAA disallows all commercial Boeing 737 MAX passenger flights: “similarities between Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes”

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has issued instructions to stop any commercial passenger flights using the Boeing 737 MAX from any operator arriving, departing...

FAA affirms airworthiness of the Boeing 737 MAX

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today affirmed the Boeing 737 MAX airworthiness by issuing a CANIC, a Continued Airworthiness Notificiation to the International...

IATA: Air freight makes weak start to 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), decreased 1.8%...

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rose 6.5% compared...

European Commission calls on Belgium to comply with rules on the flexible use of airspace

The Commission decided today to send a reasoned opinion to Belgium for failing to comply with its obligations under EU rules on the flexible...

Airlines for Europe (A4E): “Europe’s inefficient airspace cost the EU €17.6 bn in 2018; 334 million passengers affected”

Air Traffic Control (ATC) capacity and staff shortfalls responsible for >75% all 2018 delays Airlines for Europe (A4E) airlines working to mitigate passenger...

Airlines for Europe (A4E) urges EU to make aviation a future political priority; improvements in Europe’s air traffic management

Lack of airspace capacity, ill-suited policies and need for greater support on sustainability challenges are sounding the alarm bell for EU action Improvements...

Airlines for Europe (A4E) commits to developing sustainability targets to better support EU goals; calls for smart policies and tailored research & development initiatives

A new study reveals European airlines have saved 20 million tonnes of CO2 emissions since 2014 (equivalent to 1.6 million intra-EEA flights, or...

EU and Qatar reach aviation agreement – Eurocockpit reacts negatively, airports & tourism organisations applaud

The European Commission and the State of Qatar initialled today an aviation agreement, the first such agreement between the EU and a partner from...

European Commission continues to push for higher social standards for aircrews

Aviation: Commission continues to push for higher social standards. The European Commission has on 1 March 2019 published a report setting out a number of...

IATA endorses the EU proposals (to be reciprocated by the UK) in case of a no-deal Brexit

Statement on Latest Aviation No-Deal Brexit Planning IATA notes the outcome of the European Union trilogue which has substantially revised the Commission’s original no-deal Brexit...

U.S. Department of Transportation to terminate certain wet-lease arrangements with EU carriers

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will terminate the effectiveness of certain wet-lease statements that are held by various foreign air carriers of the...

Airlines for Europe (A4E) unhappy about yet another ATC strike, in Belgium for a change

400+ flights cancelled due to national Air Traffic Control (ATC) strike in Belgium tomorrow   At least 50,000 travellers to be impacted, damaging European...

IATA: Healthy passenger demand continues in 2018 with another record load factor

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rose by a...