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IATA criticises UK Government on Air Passenger Duty

April 29, 2009 0

April 28: In its release of traffic data for March, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) thinks an upturn in aviation’s fortunes may not be too far away. “The global economic crisis continues to reduce […]

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White House apologises for ‘Air Force One’ gaffe

April 29, 2009 0

April 27: The appearance of the US President’s personal Boeing 747 aircraft, ‘Air Force One’, together with an accompanying F-16 flying low over Manhattan´s financial district, sparked fears among New Yorkers of a September 11-style […]

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Airline shares tumble with swine flu outbreak

April 28, 2009 0

April 28: Already suffering from the fallout of the global economic crisis, airlines took a battering on the stock markets as the outbreak of swine flu sparks speculation of a worldwide pandemic. With travel restrictions […]

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Swine flu outbreak affects overseas travel

April 28, 2009 0

April 28: People are being advised to check before making travel arrangements overseas, especially to South America where the Foreign Office is recommending only ‘essential’ travel to Mexico in response to the recent outbreak of […]

Airlines

All IATA airlines now listed on IOSA-register

April 24, 2009 1

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has confirmed that all 224 of its member airlines, comprising 93 per cent of all scheduled international air traffic, are now listed on the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) […]

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Stansted inquiry unlikely before August

April 17, 2009 0

April 15: In an open letter, the Secretary of State (SoS) for Communities and Local Government, the Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP, states that the Public Inquiry regarding the second runway at Stansted will not […]

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BAA reports drop in passenger numbers

April 16, 2009 0

BAA’s UK airports handled a total of 10.6 million passengers in March, a reduction of just over 11% against the same month last year. Some of the reduction can be attributed to the fact that […]

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Star Alliance outlines next stage of Heathrow moves

April 16, 2009 0

With more space now being available at Heathrow Terminal 1, ‘Star Alliance’ is preparing to implement the next stage of its ‘Move under one Roof’ (MuoR) strategy, which will see current Terminal 2 carriers Austrian, […]

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Cessna in sky chase with F-16s

April 8, 2009 0

April 6: A dramatic chase of a single-engine Cessna 172 by F-16s from the Minnesota Air National Guard ended when the pilot made an emergency landing on Highway 60 in Ellsinore, Missouri, according to ABC […]