IATA concurs with the EC that tighter economic regulation could see the full benefits of the Airport Charges Directive being fulfilled, protecting consumers from the power of the major airports.
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Research and innovation is underway in SESAR – the technological pillar of the Single European Sky – to ensure that increasing drone traffic in Europe’s skies can be managed safely, in particular in relation to commercial air transport. Florian Guillermet, Executive Director of the SESAR Joint Undertaking, tells us more.
The efficiency of European airspace is vital to minimising delays and achieving aviation sustainability, but can we place monetary value on it? A new report from The European Court of Auditors (ECA) suggests we can.
EUROCONTROL Network Manager's alarming system ensures that unsafe aircraft are detected before they enter European airspace.
As the role of air traffic controllers shifts to a more observatory role, does neuroscience hold the key to ensuring this change doesn't affect air traffic flows?
The Airspace Architecture Study will look in the medium- to long-term, and what practical steps would need to be taken to make it a reality to ensure the longevity and efficiency of European airspace.
The Irish Duty Free Alliance (IDFA) responds to Government proposals to stop duty free sales to UK passengers, should there be a hard Brexit.
As Brexit approaches, consumer researcher Which? reports that with extra passport checks in the event of a no-deal Brexit, queuing time at Spanish airports may be increased by up to five hours.
Dr Michael Kerkloh, President of ACI EUROPE and CEO of Munich Airport, commented on the potential impact of Brexit, recent drone disruptions and the need for alignment in airport capacity, investment and user charges, at ACI Europe's New Year Reception.
259 airports are now actively engaged in addressing their impact on climate change, and 49 airport operators worldwide are carbon neutral, according to the Airports Council International.
The ACI programme APEX promotes safer airport operations and cooperation throughout the industry, with Abu Dhabi receiving the 100th review.
As the Prime Minister's Brexit deal was defeated in the House of Commons, a no-deal Brexit is looking more likely than ever, but what does this mean for flights?
IATA has launched a new payment system through which an instant direct payment can be made to airlines for flights, making the process safer and faster.