Category Archives: Airlines

IATA calls for more resources as European ATC delays are set to cripple air travel over summer

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has added to calls issued by European controller unions for more investment in the European ATM industry. IATA said the … More ››

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Rolls-Royce unveils EVTOL vehicle concept

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a concept electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL) vehicle at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow. The design could be adapted for personal … More ››

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Ramping Up

From The Overlook at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), a public observation area, enthusiasts can witness aircraft landing and taking off from the world’s … More ››

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Zurich airport projects cut environmental impact, boost passenger connectivity

Skyguide is overcoming one of the disadvantages of the ‘first come, first served’ principle where aircraft queuing at arrival route entry points just before the … More ››

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European airlines pursuing safety complaint over strike impact, shortage of ATC staff

British Airways owner IAG and Ryanair are planning to submit a complaint to the European Commission claiming that French air traffic control is not adequately protecting … More ››

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160m passengers face being grounded, €88bn lost to aviation economy as Europe struggles with serious capacity challenges up to 2040

European aviation will fail to cope with the demand for flights over the next 20 years with around 160 million passengers unable to fly by … More ››

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ERA seeks ADS-B let-off for costly, older aircraft

Europe’s regional airlines are seeking an exemption on retrofitting ADS-B surveillance equipment where there is no obvious safety benefit. In a statement, the European Airlines … More ››

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Eurocontrol alert system to warn all controllers on aircraft judged ‘unsafe’ to transit EU airspace

Eurocontrol has deployed a new system to prevent unsafe aircraft from entering European airspace. Since November 2016, any non-European aircraft that enters the European Union needs … More ››

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ATC staff shortages, strikes disrupting plans of millions of airline passengers this summer

Europe’s largest airline Ryanair is calling for urgent action by the European Commission and the 28 EU member states to call a halt to the … More ››

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No Limits

Aviation safety can be taken to new levels, says Gilberto López Meyer, IATA’s senior vice president, safety and flight operations. Fifteen years after the first IATA … More ››

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