Category Archives: Airlines

IATA, African Union sign aviation pact

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The African Union Commission (AU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand strategic cooperation to further … More ››

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European ATC unions hit back at A4E claims

ATC union chiefs have rounded on a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report commissioned by European airlines group A4E that attempts to attach a cost to industrial action by air … More ››

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Green flight shows sustainability progress

The Asia and Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE) says United Airlines’ inaugural San Francisco to Auckland flight which touched down at Auckland Airport on … More ››

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Cyprus showcases SESAR PBN benefits

The SESAR JU RISE project continues to prove the benefits of performance-based navigation (PBN) in Cyprus over the past two months. Since February, more than … More ››

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ACI Europe hits back at airline accusations

European airport trade association ACI Europe released figures that reveal that the top 21 airports in the EU & EFTA invested more than €53 billion back … More ››

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FAA planning better mental health measures

A US advisory panel is calling for enhanced measures to spot and treat mentally ill airline pilots in an attempt to prevent last year’s suicide … More ››

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EU to seek air traffic deals with Gulf, Asean

EU member states have given the go ahead for the European Commission to pursue air traffic agreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Turkey … More ››

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Wind shear worries stall St Helena launch

A brand new airport on the remote island of St Helena costing more than £285 million is unable to launch commercial services until concerns over … More ››

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Norwegian means choice for Irish: IAA

Commercial air traffic at the three Irish state-owend airports of Dublin, Cork and Shannon grew by a robust 9 per cent in April, when compared … More ››

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Larger regional aiports look to longhaul lifeline

A quarter of Europe’s regional airports have yet to recover from the pre-crisis peak of 2008, according to European airports industry group ACI-Europe. While direct … More ››

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