Tag: regulation

OPINION: Navigating the legal risks of greenwashing in aviation

OPINION: Navigating the legal risks of greenwashing in aviation

Greenwashing, the practice of making misleading claims about the environmental benefits of a product or service, has become a significant legal risk in the aviation sector. Airlines, airports, aircraft lessors and manufacturers are under scrutiny for potentially making misleading claims about sus...

Will the US join Europe in introducing ground handling regulations?

Will the US join Europe in introducing ground handling regulations?

In January, EASA published the first-ever proposal to regulate ground handling operations across EU airports. The move was welcomed by the ground handling industry, which had campaigned for the introduction of regulation for years. EASA hopes regulation will improve safety on the ramp, and, ac...

FAA to increase oversight on United Airlines amid safety incidents

FAA to increase oversight on United Airlines amid safety incidents

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has stated it will increase its oversight on United Airlines following a series of incidents with its aircraft over the last month. A spokesperson for the US regulator said in a statement: “Due to recent safety events, the FAA is increasing oversight of...

WATCH: dnata CEO's verdict on EASA ground handling regulations

WATCH: dnata CEO’s verdict on EASA ground handling regulations

ARGS speaks with dnata CEO Steve Allen to understand how the ground handler will be working with EASA to implement the body's recently proposed regulations for ground handling at EU airports. Welcoming the proposals, Allen says the next step is global standardisation of ground handling operation...

dnata boss urges US to implement ground handling regulations after EASA proposals

dnata boss urges US to implement ground handling regulations after EASA proposals

Last week, ARGS was invited by dnata to tour its Dubai headquarters and airport facilities. We took this opportunity to find out more about how the ground handler will work with EASA to implement the body's recently proposed ground handling regulations at EU airports. Having welcomed the proposa...

dnata joins ground handlers in applauding EASA’s proposal for EU-wide regulation

dnata joins ground handlers in applauding EASA’s proposal for EU-wide regulation

dnata has welcomed the European Union Aviation Safety Agency's recent proposal to regulate ground handling across all EU airports. Upon implementation, EASA’s regulation will establish a more standardised environment, which will help enhance safety, operational delivery, cybersecurity and cons...

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...

EASA proposes first EU-wide ground handling regulation

EASA proposes first EU-wide ground handling regulation

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published the first-ever proposal to regulate ground handling across EU airports in a move to increase the safety, cybersecurity and consistency of all the actions that happen on the ground before and after a flight. The proposed regulation wou...

Wizz Air forced to pay out £1.24mn in refunds after 'high volumes' of passenger complaints

Wizz Air forced to pay out £1.24mn in refunds after ‘high volumes’ of passenger complaints

Wizz Air has been forced to pay out almost £1.25mn in refunds after the UK Civil Aviation Authority raised "serious concerns" over "high volumes" of passenger complaints. The UK regulator took enforcement action last year when it found that passengers were left frustrated because they believed t...

UK travel industry calls on Rishi Sunak to strengthen aviation regulator’s powers

Leading travel businesses have joined Which? in calling on the UK government to give the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) greater powers to fine airlines that flout flight cancellation, delay and refund rules. In a letter to the prime minister, Rishi Sunak, signatories urge him to show his support ...

Airbus reports share buyback transactions 28 Feb to 3 March 2022

Airbus SE reports the following share buyback transactions from 28 February to 3 March 2022 under Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (“EU Market Abuse Regulation”). The transactions are part of a share buyback programme t...

Airports call for reform of outdated EU slot allocation Regulation

Airports call for reform of outdated EU slot allocation Regulation

ACI EUROPE has today set out its recommendations for a comprehensive overhaul of the EU Airport Slot Regulation - calling for vital and overdue change in the way airport slot allocation is governed. For the most part, the core principles of existing legislation date back some 27 years and are no lo...

Is the EU’s Airport Charges Directive fit for purpose?

Is the EU’s Airport Charges Directive fit for purpose?

Almost totally subject to the regulation of national authorities, airport charges are a form of taxation that an airport imposes on the airlines that use its spaces. These cover use of runways, passenger terminals and similar services. GlobalData Airport Technology says: “although technically ...

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