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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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British and EU airlines could see flights grounded in no-deal #Brexit

British and EU airlines could see flights grounded in no-deal #Brexit

| September 26, 2018

British and European Union airlines will automatically lose the right to fly to each other’s territories if Britain leaves the bloc without a divorce deal, the government warned on Monday (24 September), meaning that flights could potentially be grounded, writes Andrew MacAskill. Flying rights to and from and within the European Union, as well as […]

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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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#AirPassengerTransport in EU: Record number of air passengers carried at almost 1 billion in 2016

#AirPassengerTransport in EU: Record number of air passengers carried at almost 1 billion in 2016

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2016, 972.7 million passengers travelled by air in the European Union (EU), up by 5.9% compared with 2015 and by 29.1% compared with 2009. Over this period, air passenger transport has steadily risen in the EU. Full text available on EUROSTAT website

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Labour MEPs: EU must ensure national governments enforce #AirPassengerRights

Labour MEPs: EU must ensure national governments enforce #AirPassengerRights

Labour MEPs have urged the European Commission to exert the strongest possible pressure on national governments to ensure air passenger rights are fully enforced following the Ryanair flight cancellation crisis, which has affected 700,000 journeys. MEPs will grill the Commission today (3 October) on the thousands of cancelled flights and the enforcement of EU regulations […]

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#Aviation supporting #SustainableDevelopmentGoals

#Aviation supporting #SustainableDevelopmentGoals

The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) today (3 October) released a new report at its Global Sustainable Aviation Summit, taking place in Geneva. Flying in Formation is a guide for the air transport industry to help understand the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals in an aviation context. ATAG Executive Director, Michael Gill said: “We hope […]

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European #airline passengers face huge delays this summer

European #airline passengers face huge delays this summer

Thousands of flights recently had to be delayed because EU border controls are significantly understaffed to comply with tightened immigration checks — some passengers even missed their flights. During this busy summer travel season, airline travellers have become victims of the disproportionate impact that the implementation of a new EU Regulation is having on the […]

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