Tag: Airlines for Europe

French Strikes Triggered More Than 830 Flight Cancellations

Reading Time: 1 minute A five-day French air traffic control strike has already triggered more than 830 flight cancellations over the first two days and, separately, Finnair has warned of considerable disruption March 10. Lobby group Airlines for Europe (A4E) said more than 400 flights were canceled March 6, followed by a further 430 flights on March 7 as […]

Icelandair Joins Airlines for Europe

Reading Time: 1 minute Membership numbers at Airlines for Europe are growing further with Icelandair joining Europe’s largest airline association. The airline operates out of Iceland, and uses the country’s geographical location mid-way between America and Europe, to offer a network of international routes with Iceland as a hub. “We are looking forward to jointly work with A4E on […]

European Airlines Protest Ground-Handling Cutbacks at Rome Fiumicino

Reading Time: 1 minute Airlines for Europe (A4E), the lobbying organization that comprises seven major European carriers, has protested to Italian aviation regulator ENAC over plans to cut the number of ground handling agents at Rome Fiumicino Airport. ENAC is reducing the number of ground-handling licenses from seven to three by mid-May, A4E said, which meant many airlines using […]

New Airline Association “Airlines for Europe” (A4E)

Reading Time: 1 minute Five major European airline groups launched a new alliance aimed at promoting their interests when dealing with national and EU regulators, today (20 January) in Amsterdam Schiphol airport. Aviation companies employ almost 2 million people in the European Union and contribute 110 billion euros to the EU economy, according to the European Commission. But competitors […]