UEFA faces criticism over carbon footprint for Euro finals

By |maj 31st, 2019|Aviation, carbon footprint, Champions League, Euro 2020, Europa League, football, News, sustainability, UEFA|

Criticism over football carbon footprint erupted as English clubs fans had to travel the world to see their teams playing against each other, thousands of kilometres away from home in Spain and Azerbaijan. 

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Sweden’s new carbon tax

By |april 10th, 2018|Aviation, carbon tax, Climate Change, CO2 emissions, CO2 targets, global warming, News, sustainable development, Sweden|

Sweden has introduced a new carbon tax. From April 1, all passengers boarding a flight departing from Sweden will be charged extra fees. EURACTIV’s partner le Journal de l’environnement reports.

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UK underestimating ‘serious disruption’ risk to flights post-Brexit, warns Ryanair

By |februar 5th, 2018|Aviation, Brexit, David Davis, Michel Barnier, News, Ryanair|

The United Kingdom is underestimating the risk of "serious disruption" to flights when it leaves the European Union, Irish airline Ryanair has warned as it announced that its quarterly net profit had risen by 12% despite a cancellations crisis in 2017.

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Aviation industry prepares for bumpy Brexit ride

By |januar 30th, 2018|Aviation, Brexit, European Single Sky, News|

Generating an annual turnover of £22 billion per year, the UK’s aviation sector is the largest in Europe and smaller only to the United States. It is also one of the sectors most reliant on regulation and, as a consequence, vulnerable to a chaotic Brexit, with the UK potentially excluded from the Single European Sky and SESAR (Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research) programme.

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EU aims to regulate drone traffic from 2019

By |junij 16th, 2017|Aviation, drones, EASA, European Aviation Safety, News, Violeta Bulc|

The EU's air traffic management body unveiled on Friday (16 June) a proposal for regulating the use of unmanned aircraft (drones) in low-level airspace from 2019, saying it should help create "a strong and dynamic EU drone services market".

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Commission moves to simplify complaints, compensation against non-EU airlines

By |junij 8th, 2017|Aviation, aviation agreement, competition, Gulf airlines, Gulf Countries, News, Violeta Bulc|

The European Commission adopted a package of regulations on Thursday (8 June) which will provide EU airlines with a simpler, more efficient way to file complaints concerning state subsidies and other unfair competition measures against third countries ...

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EU demands urgent talks with Washington over laptop ban

By |maj 12th, 2017|Aviation, Donald Trump, EU-US relations, laptop ban, News, security|

The European Union has demanded urgent talks with the United States over a possible extension to some European countries of a US ban on airline passengers taking laptops into cabins, saying any security threats faced are common.

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