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
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.
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.
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… Read More »ACI EUROPE Advocates for Support for Ukrainian Airports
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… Read More »EASA Takes the Lead in the Push to Decarbonize Aviation
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.
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.
The adoption of European legislation on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), dubbed the ReFuelEU Aviation Regulation, marks a defining moment in the European aviation industry’s journey towards sustainability. Here’s how this legislation is set to change the future of flying.
Europe’s airline trade association, Airlines for Europe (A4E), has appointed Laurent Donceel as its Deputy Managing Director. A4E advocates for airline members and the flying… Read More »Laurent Donceel Appointed Deputy Managing Director at Airlines for Europe (A4E)
Brisbane Airport warns a new flight-cut proposal by the Australian Greens party could have significant negative repercussions in Queensland.
Flights to Mexico City International Airport (AICM) are about to get more complicated. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) disapproved of the Mexican Government’s decision to reduce flight operations at Mexico City International. The Government reduced the capacity to 43 flight operations per hour. The Airline Association urges the authorities to rethink this decision. IATA says this move will negatively affect passengers, air operations, tourism, connectivity, and Mexico’s competitiveness.
In recent times, alarming reports have emerged about assaults on flight attendants. In response to this crisis, flight attendants and other essential airline workers affiliated with the Transport Workers Union (TWU), staged a significant action at Newark Liberty International Airport. This action aimed to raise awareness about the ‘Assault Won’t Fly’ campaign, which targets the increasing incidents of unruly passengers assaulting airline staff.
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As we enter the third quarter of 2023, Europe’s tourism industry continues to demonstrate impressive resilience and rebounding strength, surging forward despite economic challenges. Aided by robust consumer demand, despite enduring inflation and escalating travel costs, Europe’s travel recovery persists, exceeding industry expectations.
The Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Willie Walsh, calls for action on the performance of European Air Traffic Control (ATC) which has recently come under critical scrutiny as it disrupts summer travels.
As part of a significant stride towards fostering sustainable travel, Google has spearheaded the formation of an advisory committee to refine and augment Google’s Travel Impact Model (TIM).
The search giant aims to offer travelers more precise flight emission estimates and advocate for environmentally-conscious travel decisions. The committee is an amalgamation of climate scientists, academics, and representatives hailing from airlines, airports, and non-profit organizations. Their shared goal is to incorporate the latest scientific data and industry best practices into the TIM.
IATA collaborates with AIA for a net-zero CO2 aviation future. They aim to develop tools for airlines’ decarbonization, offering a standardized approach for sustainable air travel.
✈️ IATA is joining forces with the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) to host the Hong Kong Aviation Day on 2-3 August 2023. The event promises to bolster the sector and encourage more people to join the exciting world of aviation.
FAA trials multi-regional TBO: Advances in flight trajectories can cut aviation’s Carbon Footprint by 10%
A new initiative successfully managed flights across countries by predicting aircraft trajectories. The Federal Aviation Administration’s live flight demo included situations and flights between the U.S., Japan, Singapore, and Thailand. Using Trajectory Based Operations (TBO), countries shared aircraft trajectories, and air traffic experts optimized flight paths considering factors like weather and airspace closures.