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Aviation taxes requested by 9 EU Finance Ministers will not reduce CO2 emissions, says Airlines for Europe (A4E)

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Statement by EU Finance Ministers requesting EU coordination on aviation pricing is full of flaws Unilateral national taxation measures such as those introduced by...

European airlines against proposed German climate tax on aviation

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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...

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

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

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

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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

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

Taxing Aviation is not a solution to tackle the industry’s CO2 emissions, says Airlines for Europe

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EU Ministers meeting to discuss proposals for EU-wide environmental taxes on aviation in the Netherlands on 20-21 June. A4E members including Europe’s largest...

EU industry efforts to tackle climate change undermined by flawed aviation tax proposals, says Airlines for Europe

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New EU-commissioned report contains a flawed analysis of the economic and environmental impact of aviation taxes in Europe. The aviation industry has had...

A4E welcomes the recommendations of the European Commission’s “Wise Persons Group” report on the future of the Single European Sky

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EU ATC is in crisis and in urgent need of reform Airlines seek more detail and greater involvement and ability to direct in...

Following record 2018 delays, EU member states approve weakest targets ever for air traffic controllers’ performance

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Governments extend EU-wide delay targets from 0.5 minutes to 0.9 minutes per flight New targets will lead to increased delays and more CO2...

The European aviation industry complains about the poor targets for EU air traffic management

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Airspace users’ statement on the EU Air Traffic Management (ATM) performance targets 2020-2024 The weakest levels of ambition in the history of the Single European...

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

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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

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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

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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...

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

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

Hundreds of flights across Italy to be impacted by national Air Traffic Control (ATC) strike tomorrow  

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The first strike of the year follows 30 ATC strike days in 2018, with millions of travellers affected -  The strike will take place between...

2018: Worst year in Europe for air traffic delays and flight cancellations in nearly a decade

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Urgent need for Member States to remove political bottlenecks and enable a “seamless European sky” Opportunity for EU Transport Ministers to take decisive...

A4E urges the EU to remove airspace inefficiencies

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

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

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

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

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

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

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