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Heathrow & Gatwick ‘worst places to fly from’

March 31, 2009 0

In a customer satisfaction survey involving 9,000 people, carried out between October and November 2008, Which Holiday magazine has BAA’s two principal airports at Heathrow and Gatwick as ‘worst in the UK’. Finishing plumb last […]

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Air Navigation Service Providers feel the pinch

March 30, 2009 0

In an open letter to all Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), Alexander ter Kuile, Secretary General of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO), has warned about the economic crisis now affecting aviation and its […]

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First female chair of CAA

March 30, 2009 0

The Secretary of State for Transport, Geoff Hoon, has appointed Dame Deirdre Hutton CBE as Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) after an open competition. She is the first woman appointed to the post […]

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Ryanair opens Munich (West) base

March 30, 2009 0

Ryanair will open a new base at Memmingen Airport, approximately 62 miles (100km) from Munich, as it introduces its first connections into the southern German region of Bavaria. It claims in a statement that new […]

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European slots ruling

March 30, 2009 0

European regulators have proposed ending the stringent ‘use it or lose it’ slot-use requirement, easing pressure on airlines during the economic crisis. Current slot rules require an airline to operate its slots on 80% of […]

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Grim prospects for Airlines

March 25, 2009 0

March 24: Geneva – Amid an air of gloom in the aviation industry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) today announced a pessimistic outlook for the global air transport industry with potential losses of US$4.7 […]

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Ryanair’s Dublin cuts

March 17, 2009 0

March 16: Ryanair announced a further series of route, flight and frequency cuts at Dublin Airport from July, as the impact of the €10 tourist tax and other Government price increases decrease passenger numbers. Ryanair […]