At least 1,000 flights were cancelled yesterday as French airport staff staged industrial action.
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Thousands of flights recently had to be delayed because EU border controls are significantly understaffed to comply with tightened immigration checks — some passengers even missing flights reports A4E.
Preliminary results of a York Aviation study on “The Cost and Profitability of European Airports” show that European passengers are paying excessive airport charges, particularly at monopoly airports and airports which operate under a Dual Till regime.
A week of disruption is ahead of hundreds of thousands of European passengers who will see their travel plans thwarted by a wave of air traffic control (ATC) strikes.
A4E call for governments to abolish aviation taxes which have fleeced passengers by more than €5.6 billion over the course of the last year.
A4E welcomes European Commission’s proposal to maintain EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) for European flights as a transition to the global system agreed by governments worldwide.
Thomas Reynaert, Managing Director of Airlines for Europe, provides an overview of three of the association’s major policy issues...