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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, Danish F-16 NATO jets intercept Russian Tu-160 bombers, Su-27 fighters

On 17 September 2019, Belgian Air Force F-16 fighter jets leading NATO’s Baltic Air Policing from Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania had their first...

41st Sanicole Airshow kicks off with stunning Sunset Program

On Friday 13th, Sanicole kicked off its 41st edition with a stunning Sunset line up. Established in 1977, the award-winning International Sanicole Airshow plans and...

EU Aviation stakeholders sign joint declaration on the future of the Single European Sky

The signatories call on the EU Institutions and Members States to take the necessary steps to implement the joint declaration adopted today, outlining their...

IATA: A soft start to the peak travel period

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced slowing global passenger demand growth for July. Total revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) rose 3.6%, compared to the...

IATA: Trade war impacting air freight demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne-kilometres (FTKs), contracted by 3.2%...

Belgian FPS Mobility and Transport expands online services for the aviation sector with Aviation Portal

On Wednesday 4 September, the Directorate-General for Air Transport (DGTA/DGLV) of the FPS Mobility and Transport launches the Aviation Portal. With this online portal,...

IATA against a Swiss airline passenger carbon tax

Competitiveness of Swiss aviation crucial for jobs and prosperity The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released analysis showing that the competitiveness of Switzerland’s air transport...

First half of 2019 yields uncertain outlook for air transport in Europe, says airport trade body ACI Europe

European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, released its air traffic report for June, Q2 & H1, measuring all types of civil aviation passenger flights:...

IATA: Solid passenger demand, record load factor in June

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for June 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs)...

Air freight in decline for eighth consecutive month, according to IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne-kilometres (FTKs), decreased by 4.8%...

State aid: France to recover €8.5 million of illegal aid to Ryanair at Montpellier airport

The European Commission has found that the marketing agreements concluded between the local Association for the Promotion of Touristic and Economic Flows (APFTE) and...

IATA releases 2018 airline industry statistics : More connectivity and improved efficiency

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released performance figures for 2018 showing that global air connectivity continues to become more accessible and more efficient....

IATA calls on Europe to stop Air Traffic Control inefficiencies causing summer of wasted emissions and delays

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) to make urgent improvements to European air traffic...

European Commission report confirms stronger regulation of powerful airports would benefit European passengers by preventing monopoly abuse

Lack of competition gives large EU airports significant market power Limited effectiveness of EU framework due to lack of strong mandate for regulators,...

The Airlines for Europe CEO meeting complains about ATC delays and environmental taxes, suggests improvements

At its annual CEO meeting held on 10 July 2019 in Brussels, Airlines for Europe (A4E) observed that European airlines will pay over €5...

Boeing 737 MAX commercial flights in Belgian airspace prohibited until end of 2019

The Belgian Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) issued a NOtice To AirMen (NOTAM) addressing the current problems with the airworthiness of the Boeing 737 MAX....

ACI EUROPE Best Airport Award winners for 2019 announced: Cork, Bilbao, Lyon, Rome FCO, Menorca, Gatwick

The 15th Annual ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards were announced last night during the Gala Dinner of the 29th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress...

Federal Aviation Administration discovers another potential risk on Boeing 737 MAX model

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently discovered another potential risk on Boeing's 737 MAX model. The U.S. aircraft manufacturer must address this issue first...

Cork Airport wins ACI Europe “Best Airport Award” in the “Under 5 million” category

Cork Airport has won the top award for European airports in its class from the Airport Council International (ACI) in Limassol, Cyprus last night...