A4E, ACI Europe, ERA and IATA have written to EU Heads of States calling for the harmonisation of EU Digital COVID Certificate verification standards and protocols.
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The EASA/ECDC Aviation Health Safety Protocol has been updated in light of current scientific evidence and new European Union COVID-19 initiatives.
The Destination Summer campaign is mobilising aviation and tourism employees and individual travellers to urge policy-makers to coordinate and lift travel restrictions across Europe.
The proposal outlines the need for European Union States to issue common, interoperable and mutually-recognised certificates for COVID-19 vaccination and testing in order to facilitate the restart of travel.
The European Commission's strategy reinforces the sector’s existing commitments towards a sustainable post-crisis future, including reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Following new guidelines being published by the EASA and ECDC, European aviation associations have called for an end to quarantine measures due to being proven as ineffective.
After urging the European Commission to implement COVID-19 testing in September, three aviation bodies have intensified the calls for replacing quarantine requirements prior to the holiday season in order to support the recovery of the industry.
A letter, sent from ACI EUROPE, Airlines for Europe (A4E) and IATA to governments across the global, criticises the new restrictions relating to selected countries.
The three associations have welcomed the European Commission's call to lift all remaining COVID-19 European travel restrictions, including quarantine.
As the aviation industry continues to struggle amidst the COVID-19 crisis, ACI Europe and other European aviation stakeholder associations have called for better financial support.
At least 1,000 flights were cancelled yesterday as French airport staff staged industrial action.
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.