EU transport chief cautions against green strings for airline bailouts

By |april 16th, 2020|Airlines, Aviation, CORSIA, News, railways|

European Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean told EURACTIV in an interview that the coronavirus outbreak means it is the wrong time to condition state aid for airlines on green measures, but warned the industry to stick to its passenger rights obligations.

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Europe furious over Trump’s unilateral travel ban

By |marec 12th, 2020|Airlines, Charles Michel, coronavirus, Donald Trump, News, Schengen, Ursula von der Leyen|

European officials reacted with surprise and anger Thursday (12 March) after US President Donald Trump imposed a trans-Atlantic travel ban they fear will wound economies already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.

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G7 countries postpone coordinated action against coronavirus impact

By |marec 3rd, 2020|Airlines, coronavirus, COVID-19, G7, News|

The ‘Group of 7’ wealthy countries committed on Tuesday (3 March) to adopt stimulus packages to address the fallout of the coronavirus, but decided not to take coordinated action at this stage.

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UK airline industry calls on government to spur sector to net-zero

By |oktober 18th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, Airlines, Aviation and airlines, EU long term strategy 2050, net zero, News|

The industry body for UK airlines believes that a renewed partnership with the Government can help the sector achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, as long as investment opportunities into green technologies are created. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net...

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Brussels cuts Iberia and Aer Lingus’s wings to fly in EU after Brexit

By |december 19th, 2018|Aer Lingus, Airlines, Brexit, Iberia, International Airlines Group, News|

European flag carriers Iberia and Aer Lingus would no longer be allowed to fly within Spain and Ireland, their member states’ territories, or to any other EU airport if UK leaves the EU without agreement in less than 100 days.

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Air France, British Airways to end flights to Tehran

By |avgust 24th, 2018|Airlines, Donald Trump, Iran, Iran deal, News, US sanctions|

Air France and British Airways announced Thursday (23 August) that they will halt flights to Tehran next month, citing low profitability as the US reimposes sanctions on Iran.

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Why European passengers pay more for their flights than they should

By |avgust 8th, 2017|Airlines, airports, Aviation and airlines, News|

The EU has failed to make airports competitive and fair for travellers. It needs reform, writes Thomas Reynaert.

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EU ignores calls for booze ban on flights

By |julij 14th, 2017|Airlines, alcohol ban, balearic islands, News, Spain, United Kingdom|

The European Commission does not intend to limit alcohol consumption during flights as it is a national competence, despite the fact that officials from popular tourist destinations requested its intervention.

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Saudi and allies cut Qatar ties in diplomatic crisis

By |junij 6th, 2017|Airlines, Avigdor Lieberman, Bahrein, Donald Trump, Gulf States, Hamas, Islamic State, Israel, Kuwait, Mevlut Cavusoglu, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, News, Oman, Qatar, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Saudi Arabia, Syrian war, terrorism, Turkey, United Arab Emirates|

Saudi Arabia and several of its allies yesterday (5 June) cut relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting extremism, in the biggest diplomatic crisis to have hit the region in years. Bahrain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen and the Maldives also severed ties with gas-rich Qatar, which Riyadh accused of supporting groups, including some […]

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Europe braces for laptop ban on US-bound flights

By |maj 24th, 2017|Airlines, laptop ban, News, USA|

US and EU officials meet in Washington this week for further talks on aviation security, as the European Union braces for an extension of a cabin ban on large electronic devices to US-bound flights from Europe.

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