Tag: European Union (EU)

ACI Europe: Traffic growth slows in May across the European airport network

ACI Europe: Traffic growth slows in May across the European airport network

European airport trade body ACI Europe has reported that in May, passenger traffic in Europe expanded by 3.1 per cent compared with the same month in 2018. This is the weakest monthly performance so far this year and confirms the fading momentum in passenger traffic growth. Airports in the E...

A4E criticises the €5bn that European airlines are set to pay in 2019

A4E criticises the €5bn that European airlines are set to pay in 2019

Europe’s biggest airlines will pay more than €5 billion in national environmental taxes and other payments this year - funds which could have been used to support the industry’s decarbonisation efforts, according to Airlines for Europe (A4E). Europe’s largest airline association said thi...

ACI Europe reports robust passenger traffic growth in Q1

ACI Europe reports robust passenger traffic growth in Q1

ACI Europe has reported that in the first quarter (Q1) passenger traffic at Europe’s airports grew by an average of 4.4 per cent. The European airport trade body said the European Union (EU) market showed robust growth of 4.8 per cent in Q1, despite March traffic being affected by the Easter h...

A4E urges EU to make aviation a future political priority

A4E urges EU to make aviation a future political priority

Airlines 4 Europe (A4E) has called on the European Union (EU) to take decisive action on several crucial aviation policy issues that it said "continue to negatively impact European airlines and their passengers". The call was made at the airline association's third annual Aviation Summit. Issu...

IAG limits non-EU shareholding

IAG limits non-EU shareholding

International Airlines Group (IAG) – the parent company of British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Veuling and Level has capped the maximum permitted ownership by non-European Union (EU) entities at 47.5 per cent. IAG said its board has decided that, due to the level of share ownership by “relev...

Passengers stranded after regulators ground Turkmenistan Airlines

Passengers stranded after regulators ground Turkmenistan Airlines

Passengers flying from the UK with Turkmenistan Airlines have been stranded after UK and European air regulators grounded the airline for safety reasons. The UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said flights from Birmingham and London's Heathrow to Amritsar, and Heathrow to New Delhi - which fly v...

ERA calls for immediate agreement to keep European skies open

ERA calls for immediate agreement to keep European skies open

The European Regions Airlines Association (ERA) has sent a letter to the European Commission urging it to take necessary measures in advance of the UK leaving the European Union (EU). The letter highlights the need to prevent serious harm to European connectivity and reach a solution as soon as p...

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