The International Air Transport Association has revealed concerns that a premature return to pre-pandemic slot use rules in the EU this winter 2022 risks continuing disruption to passengers.
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Lufthansa Group, Fraport, and Munich Airport, have announced their support for the EU’s ambitious climate protection goals, driving forward decarbonisation in aviation by 2050.
From 6 September 2021, Palanga Airport operations will be suspended for 45 days, due to modernisation construction work beginning under the requirements of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
The renovation of the essential infrastructure of Palanga Airport is a necessary measure planned to ensure safety and improve environmental solutions.
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.
In order to avoid chaos at European airports during summer 2021, ACI Europe has called for governments to step up advance planning and work closer with the industry.
Following the apparent forced diversion of Ryanair Flight FR4978 out of Belarusian airspace, IATA has called on EASA to ensure that aircraft operations remain separate from politics.
As countries across the globe begin to lift national travel restrictions for vaccinated travellers, IATA has called for the rest of the world to follow suit.
In order to facilitate an efficient restart of international travel and avoid limiting travel freedoms to the wealthy, IATA has called on governments to ensure that testing is affordable, timely, widely available and effective.
Following the vote, Europe’s aviation, travel and tourism sectors have called for swift action to ensure that the certificates will be operational by June 2021.
Should EU States fail to support proposals to reboot the stalled initiative, IATA has outlined that the Single European Sky project will face collapse.
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.
With many European airports unable to access EU RRF financing, ACI Europe has called on the European Commission to immediately revise State Aid Guidelines to permit funding.
More than 836 million passengers were lost by regional European airports in 2020, prompting ACI Europe to call for a more supportive EU policy framework.
The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) is the largest organisation representing aviation workers in Europe. In an article for International Airport Review , Eoin Coates, Head of Aviation at ETF, highlights the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on aviation's workerforce, and calls on the European Commission to act now to…