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IAG, Ryanair, easyJet & Wizz Air submit French ATC strikes complaint to European Commission

International Airlines  Group (IAG), Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz Air have submitted complaints to the  European Commission against France claiming its air traffic controllers’ strikes restrict … 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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France is hobbling Single Sky progress: Senate

French air traffic control must learn from its mistakes and make significant efforts if it is to handle the ever-increasing levels of air traffic with … 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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ATCEUC, ETF launch ‘right to strike’ campaign

The Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination (ATCEUC) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have launched a campaign to oppose what they claim is … More ››

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A4E estimates impact of French ATC strikes

European airlines have hit out against the latest impact of the latest raft of industrial action by striking French controllers. A4E estimated that at least … More ››

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ATC strikes, bad weather exacerbated Irish carrier Ryanair’s rostering woes

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair’s pilot rostering system looks largely to blame for its decision to cancel a huge number of its scheduled services although the … More ››

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A4E looks to French govt on industrial reform

European airlines group A4E has called on the French government to use its upcoming ‘Assises de la mobilité’ on September 19 to identify new priorities … More ››

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Brussels limiting fundamental rights: ATCEUC

European union chiefs have denounced Brussels’ preferred ways of offsetting the impact of future strike action by air traffic controllers. The recommendations proposed in the European … More ››

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