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European Airspace Strains Cause 400% Spike in Flight Delays

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The latest report published by the Single European Sky’s Performance Review Body reveals infrastructural and investment challenges in airspace management as the aviation industry recovers. Through a combination of unavoidable events and a lack of adequate investment, Europe’s airspace faces capacity constraints which resulted in a 400% increase in flight delays last year.

Schiphol’s New Restrictions on Private Jet Flights: What You Need to Know

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Effective from the 31st of March, 2024, Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport will reduce its capacity for private jets. This limit is included in the latest capacity declaration. The declaration defines the flight capacity at Schiphol for the summer season of 2024. Furthermore, in line with the Dutch government’s experimental scheme, the number of approved flights at the airport will be cutback. 

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JetBlue’s New Family Seating Guarantee: What You Need to Know

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JetBlue has announced it will simplify and enhance the travel experience for parents traveling with young children. The airline’s new Family Seating Guarantee ensures that children aged 13 years and younger will always be seated next to an adult on the same reservation. This reflects JetBlue’s commitment to customer satisfaction,… 

EASA and ECDC Strengthen Response to Future Public Health Crises in Aviation

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In a strategic move that promises to redefine public health preparedness within the aviation sector, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Single European Sky: A Leap Forward in Air Traffic Management with EASA’s Consolidated Responsibilities

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is set to play a larger role in ensuring seamless Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Air Navigation Services (ANS) in support of the Single European Sky initiative. The aviation safety authority aims to enhance efficiency, consistency, and the overall evolution of aviation operations in the European region.

French ATC Strike Postponement: A4E Calls for Lasting Measures

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Airlines for Europe (A4E) argues it’s crucial to remember that this would have been the 38th strike day by French ATC, surpassing the total combined number of strike days witnessed across the rest of Europe.

ACI EUROPE Advocates for Support for Ukrainian Airports

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Amidst the escalating challenges faced by Ukrainian airports, ACI EUROPE has amplified its concerns and offers its hand to address them. With Ukraine’s airports losing all commercial air traffic since February 2022 and bearing the scars of significant war-inflicted damage, the pressing need for recovery and maintaining their operational capabilities… 

EASA Takes the Lead in the Push to Decarbonize Aviation

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is gearing up for an enhanced environmental role. The European Union (EU) is delegating new responsibilities to EASA to oversee the aviation sector’s journey towards carbon neutrality by 2050. Not only will the agency monitor this progress, but it will also ensure transparency… 

FAA Restores Mexico’s Category 1 Safety Rating

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In a significant development, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has reinstated Mexico’s aviation safety rating to Category 1. This pivotal move comes after over two years of rigorous collaboration between the civil aviation authorities of Mexico and the US.

European Commission Acknowledges EASA’s Vital Role in Elevating Aviation Standards

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The European Commission has recognized the European Union Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) integral role in the aviation sector. After thoroughly evaluating Regulation (EU) 2018/1139, which gives EASA its mandate, the Commission has found EASA’s efforts on unified standards for aviation safety immensely beneficial.

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