Organisations

IATA: Passenger demand accelerates in June

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

IATA: Freight growth slowdown continues in June

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 2.7%...

ACI Europe releases air traffic report for the first half of 2018

ACI Europe has released its air traffic report for June 2018, Q2 & H1, which has revealed that during the first half of this...

Strikes at Ryanair: the European Commission confirms that Belgian law applies to Belgian employees

The European Commission said on Wednesday that Belgian law applies to Ryanair employees based in Belgium. Its Social Affairs Commissioner, the Belgian Marianne Thyssen,...

Dutch pilots demand AF-KLM Cargo cancels wet-lease freighter deal with Qatar Airways

Dutch pilots’ association VNV has hit out at Air France-KLM for wet-leasing airplanes from Qatar Airways, claiming the Qatari carrier engages in anti-competitive practices. In...

Leading EU Tourism Associations join A4E efforts to minimise impact of damaging ATC strikes

29 strike days in the first six months of 2018 have caused delays and cancellations affecting millions of travellers. Members of NET, the...

IAG, Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz Air submit French ATC strikes complaint to European Commission

International Airlines Group (IAG), Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz Air have submitted complaints to the European Commission against France as its air traffic controllers’ strikes...

European Commission approves acquisition of LaudaMotion by Ryanair, igniting a war between the latter and Lufthansa

The European Commission has approved unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of LaudaMotion by Ryanair. The Commission concluded that the transaction...

A parade of 22 helicopters will open the Brussels NATO Summit on Wednesday

Early Wednesday afternoon, 22 military helicopters from 13 NATO nations will fly over the new headquarters of the North Atlantic Alliance during an air...

ACI-Europe: Slower – but still robust – passenger traffic growth in May

European airport trade association ACI EUROPE released its traffic report for May 2018, during which average passenger traffic in geographical Europe grew by +6.1%...

Extraordinary NATO summit in Brussels on 11 and 12 July; expected arrival of several Heads of State and Government

On 11 and 12 July 2018, an extraordinary NATO meeting is scheduled in Brussels. Fifty-five delegations, including 29 heads of State and Government will...

State aid: European Commission opens in-depth investigation into measures in favour of Ryanair at Montpellier airport

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether marketing agreements concluded between the Association for the Promotion of Touristic and Economic...

IATA: Passenger demand continues strong growth in May, up 6.1%

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

IATA: Air freight growth continues to increase modestly in May, up 4.2%

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 4.2%...

In case of delay, the airline which must pay the EU compensation is not the airline performing the flight under a wet-lease contract, but the airline on which passengers booked their flight

A remarkable ruling of the European Court of Justice: in the case of a long delay, the airline which must pay the compensation owed to...

A4E Applauds ICAO CORSIA Implementation Agreement

A4E applauds EU efforts to secure landmark implementation agreement on future Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) Global ICAO scheme should replace...

ACI EUROPE Best Airport Award winners for 2018 announced

The 14th Annual ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards were announced during the Gala Dinner of the joint ACI World/28th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress...

IATA: Slot allocation achieves unprecedented choice and competition in Europe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) provided evidence that the current system for allocating capacity at Europe's airports is benefiting consumers with greater choice...

A4E: “ATC strikes are destroying air traffic and economies across Europe”

300 per cent increase in ATC strikes in France versus 2017 24 strike days in 2018 have caused 5,000 flight cancellations and thousands of delays,...

Brussels Airport achieves carbon neutrality under the ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme

Brussels Airport has obtained the carbon neutrality certification, the highest possible Airport Carbon Accreditation certificate from ACI, Airport Council International. This certification affirms that...