Tag: aviation industry

Aviation Taxes To Be Cut By Austrian Government

Reading Time: < 1 minute Introduced in 2011, aviation taxes in Austria have become a burden for the Austrian aviation industry and are understood to have had a substantial negative impact on tourist numbers. This situation will now be partially rectified through two 25% reductions in these taxes in 2017 and 2018 respectively. Currently, passengers boarding a plane in Austria […]

Gulfstream Sells Final G150, Marks End of 10-Year Production Run

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has sold the last Gulfstream G150, marking the end of the mid-size aircraft’s more than 10-year production run. The final G150 will be delivered to a customer in mid-2017. “The G150 has had a distinguished history, spanning more than a decade,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream, “and it remains […]

IATA: Airlines Support ICAO on Cusp of Historic Emissions Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments at the 39th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to agree a global market-based measure to help the aviation industry manage its carbon footprint. At the top of the agenda for the ICAO Assembly is the proposal for the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for […]

IATA: Industry Welcomes Clarity on EU Passenger Rights

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the publication of Interpretative Guidelines on Regulation 261/2004 by the European Commission which brings greater clarity to the European Union’s passenger rights regulation. This is an important stop-gap measure until critical reforms to EU 261/2004 are implemented. “A transparent and level playing field is important for passengers and […]

Aviation Future: Pilot Shortage And New Deliveries

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today we can easily see how the emerging economies are expanding and becoming more stable. It is just a question of time when the people from those countries will be able to afford and use the benefits of aviation. The airlines and manufacturers of flying machines from over the world are aware of it and […]

Aviation Industry Contributed $685m to Nigeria’s GDP in 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigerian aviation industry contributed $685 million to the country’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP, in 2015,  just as $50 billion would be needed over the next 28 years to grow the sector . These revelations were made by the Managing Director, EAN Aviation, Mr. Olusegun Demuren,   at the Nigerian Business Aviation Conference 2016, held in Lagos. […]

NASA: Green Aviation Technology Could Save Industry $255 Billion

Reading Time: 3 minutes A six-year NASA mission to advance green aviation has wrapped up and the results are in: If U.S. airlines embrace certain technologies to reduce fuel burn, noise and air pollution, they could save $255 billion over 25 years. That’s the upshot of the Environmentally Responsible Aviation project that was led out of NASA Langley Research […]