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Aviation safety: Commission adopts new #EUAirSafetyList

Aviation safety: Commission adopts new #EUAirSafetyList

| June 4, 2020

The European Commission has updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that are subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union as they do not meet international safety standards. The Commission wishes to ensure the highest level of air safety for all passengers travelling in the European Union. […]

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EU regulation fosters #AirTrafficManagement modernization, but EU funding for deployment largely unnecessary, say auditors

EU regulation fosters #AirTrafficManagement modernization, but EU funding for deployment largely unnecessary, say auditors

| June 26, 2019

EU regulation has fostered air traffic management modernization, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. But EU funding of deployment projects was largely unnecessary and its management was affected by shortcomings, say the auditors. In 2005, the EU launched a programme known as SESAR to harmonise and modernise air traffic management (ATM) systems […]

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EU and #Qatar reach #Aviation agreement

EU and #Qatar reach #Aviation agreement

| March 5, 2019

The European Commission and the State of Qatar initialled an aviation agreement on 4 March, the first such agreement between the EU and a partner from the Gulf region. The agreement will upgrade the rules and standards for flights between Qatar and the EU, and will set a new global benchmark by committing to strong, […]

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#Brexit – EU to extend ability of UK airlines to provide service in ‘no deal’ scenario

#Brexit – EU to extend ability of UK airlines to provide service in ‘no deal’ scenario

| February 20, 2019

The Romanian presidency has reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on measures to mitigate the severe disruption to air connectivity for passengers and freight between the EU and the United Kingdom in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. The agreement will enable UK-licenced carriers to provide basic air […]

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#IATA worried no-deal #Brexit plans not enough to avoid flight disruption

#IATA worried no-deal #Brexit plans not enough to avoid flight disruption

| January 11, 2019

Measures to allow flights to continue between the European Union and Britain in the event of a disorderly Brexit are unlikely to be enough to avoid some disruptions and cancellations, the head of the world’s leading air transport group warned on Thursday (10 January), writes Alexander Cornwell. Britain is set to leave the EU on […]

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#EuropeanAviation – No more delays, the time for action is now

#EuropeanAviation – No more delays, the time for action is now

| July 16, 2018

Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc and Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism Karima Delli have issued a joint statement calling for action to tackle delays in air traffic in Europe. In it, they note that “2018 is expected to be the busiest year so far in terms of air traffic, with 11 […]

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#Boeing and #Ryanair announce order for 25 737 MAX 8s

#Boeing and #Ryanair announce order for 25 737 MAX 8s

| April 24, 2018

Boeing and Ryanair today (24 April) announced they finalized an order for 25 additional high-capacity 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The $3 billion order, at current list prices, was previously listed as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website.  “We are pleased to announce the exercise of 25 Boeing 737 ‘Gamechanger’ options, bringing our firm order […]

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