Category Archives: Airlines

EASA issues foreign airline safety ‘passports’

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued the first single air safety authorisations to 22 third country operators which will be valid throughout the … More ››

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French air traffic control strike called off

Eurocontrol, Europe’s Network Manager is reporting that the French air traffic controller strike action between July 2-4 has been called off. SNCTA, the largest controller … More ››

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Eleventh-hour French ATC strike talks fail

UPDATE: French air traffic control strike called off Talks between the French Government and air traffic controller unions to head off strike action between July … More ››


Euro MPs call for action on tracking technology

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from across the political spectrum today called for action by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on technology that supports global … More ››

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Fresh Spanish ATC strikes planned for July

Spanish air traffic controller have called another series of strikes. European travellers faced disruption throughout June when strikes on 8, 10, 12 and 14, were … More ››

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EASA taskforce preparing to table Germanwings air disaster recommendations by the end of July

The European Parliament’s transport committee has discussed what likely measures could prevent another Germanwings disaster from ever happening again. The Germanwings disaster in the French … More ››

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One Stop Shopping

Every time you’ve seen an aircraft take off or land at a hub airport, you’ve seen the world growing more connected, according to a new … More ››

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Airbus eyes OneWeb aircraft connectivity

Airbus is helping to finance OneWeb’s $500 million effort to build a new global communications system to create affordable, universal broadband services. OneWeb has attracted … More ››

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European ban on Philippines airlines lifted

Brussels has dropped the Philippines from its European Union blacklist of airlines banned or restricted from flying within the region. All airlines from the Philippines, … More ››

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France’s SNCTA renews Single Sky strike protest

France’s largest air traffic controller union SNCTA is threatening a fresh round of strikes over the July 2 to July 4 period in protest at … More ››