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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 £200 million (US$290 million) is unable to launch commercial services until … 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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Foxx urged to block Norwegian on US routes

Some of the top lawmakers on the House Transportation Committee are pressing the Department of Transportation (DOT) to block Norwegian Air International from flying to … More ››

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Airline industry waves red flag on Sweden’s move to impose tax to offset climate impact

International aviation industry group IATA has urged Sweden’s policy makers to back efforts by international governments and the global air transport industry to achieve carbon-neutral … More ››

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Airlines step up calls for airspace handover to solve gridlock at times of controller strike action

An airline industry chief is insisting that it is time to find a way to mitigate the devastating effects of strikes by European air traffic … More ››

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UK Met Office to help optimise flight ops

AVTECH, the Swedish company that develops products and services for digital ATM has partnered with the British Met Office to provide real time weather data … More ››

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BA jet in drone collision scare

A British Airways A320 aircraft may have been hit by a drone Sunday as it approached London’s Heathrow airport, highlighting growing concern about the potential … More ››

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Ryanair in bid to force EC action over strikes

European low cost carrier Ryanair has launched the ‘Keep Europe’s Skies Open’ petition established in a bid to prevent flights being delayed or cancelled when … More ››

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Euro MPs back anti-terrorism data effort

The European Parliament has backed the EU directive on use of Passenger Name Records (PNR). The new directive regulating the use of Passenger Name Record … More ››

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