Tag: European Union

Ryanair signs 5-year deal with Enilive for access to up to 100,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel

Ryanair signs 5-year deal for access to up to 100,000 tonnes of SAF

Ryanair has signed a Letter of Intent with Enilive for the long-term supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at selected airports across Italy between 2025 and 2030. The agreement will give the budget airline access to up to 100,000 tonnes of SAF - which it said is the equivalent of 20,000 flig...

Ground handlers welcome EASA's proposed regulations

Ground handlers welcome EASA’s proposed regulations

This week, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announced regulatory proposals for ground handling operations at EU airports - a move that ground handlers have praised with "excitement". For some time ground handlers and service providers have called on EASA to introduce regulations i...

Comprehensive air transport agreement between the State of Qatar and the EU

The State of Qatar and the European Union signed a landmark Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement in Luxembourg on 18 October 2021, an Aviation Agreement that will ensure the highest level of safety and security, while enhancing connectivity and freedom of movement for travellers. The Aviation Ag...

European Union bans travellers from outside region

The European Union has made the announcement that it has banned travellers from outside the bloc for 30 days in hopes to contain the spread of Covid-19. The measure is expected to apply to 26 EU states as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. UK citizens will be unaffected. ...

Sustainable aviation fuels form key part of IATA’s Green New Deal approach

Sustainable aviation fuels form key part of IATA’s Green New Deal approach

The European Union launches its ‘Green New Deal’ today, a set of policies aimed at tackling the growing climate crisis – and aviation wants to be a part of it. That is at least what the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has indicated at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP25,...

EU aviation stakeholders sign joint declaration on the future of the Single European Sky

EU aviation stakeholders sign joint declaration on the future of the Single European Sky

European Union aviation stakeholders have signed a joint declaration on the future of the Single European Sky. The signatories call on the EU Institutions and Members States to take the necessary steps to implement the joint declaration adopted today, outlining their shared commitment to improvi...

EU drops restrictions on wet lease services of US crewed aircraft

EU drops restrictions on wet lease services of US crewed aircraft

European Union (EU), Norwegian, and Icelandic officials have scrapped restrictions on foreign airlines leasing aircraft and crews from US carriers- after signing an agreement that allows US carriers to seek wet lease services to European carriers. The U.S. Transportation Department in a statemen...

ACI Europe: Passenger traffic growth slows in 2019, but still up 4.3% in 1H19

ACI Europe: Passenger traffic growth slows in 2019, but still up 4.3% in 1H19

European airport trade body ACI Europe said that in the first six months of 2019, passenger traffic grew by 4.3 per cent compared to the same period in 2018. However, this was a significantly slower rate than last year, when traffic grew by 6.7 per cent compared to the same six months in 2017. ...

UK government says flights “protected” in no deal Brexit scenario

UK government says flights “protected” in no deal Brexit scenario

The UK Department of Transport (DfT) has today (7 March) set out measures that it said will ensure flights will continue if the UK leaves the European Union (EU) without a deal. This follows the publication of technical notices in October 2018 by the DfT, which stated that the UK would adopt a "...

IATA welcomes EU’s latest aviation no-deal Brexit planning

IATA welcomes EU’s latest aviation no-deal Brexit planning

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the outcome of the European Union trilogue which it says has "substantially" revised the Commission’s original no-deal Brexit proposals of last December. IATA said in a statement: "The latest proposals adopt a common-sense approach...

Qatar and EU sign air transport agreement

Qatar and EU sign air transport agreement

The European Union (EU) and the State of Qatar have concluded negotiations for a comprehensive air transport agreement. This historic agreement will be the first of its kind ever between the EU and a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member state, providing a significant competitive edge to air carr...

A4E urges the EU to remove airspace inefficiencies

A4E urges the EU to remove airspace inefficiencies

European airline association Airlines for Europe (A4E) is calling on the European Union (EU) to take "immediate action" to remove European air space inefficiencies. The chief operating officers (COOs) of Europe’s leading airlines - accounting for nearly half a billion passengers per year - met ...

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