Tag: EU

EU Strengthens Civil Aviation Ties With Latin America and the Caribbean

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Union and Latin American states celebrated yesterday the launch of a new project to enhance their ties in civil aviation. This four-year project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA),aims to enhance aviation safety, and promote the political, economic and environmental partnership between the EU and Latin America in the domain of […]

EU Removes all Kazakh Airlines from EU Air Safety List

Reading Time: 2 minutes The European Commission updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, and are therefore subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union. All air carriers from Kazakhstan were removed from the list, while Iran Aseman Airlines was added. The European Commission updated […]

EasyJet HQ Could be Relocated from Luton After Brexit Vote, CEO Warns

Reading Time: 2 minutes The low-cost airline’s Carolyn McCall said a decision on relocating the HQ from Luton – where 56% of voters elected to leave the EU – “remains to be seen”. Easyjet’s CEO has said the airline giant could relocate its HQ from Luton following the Brexit vote. Carolyn McCall told Channel 4 presenter Matt Frei the […]

Ryanair Says ‘No New Planes for UK’ as it Pals Up with EU After Brexit

Reading Time: < 1 minute The budget airline will now focus on the European Union, despite its largest hub being at the London’s Stansted Airport. Its boss, Michael O’Leary, was a vocal supporter of the Remain campaign and warned he would cut investment in Britain if it voted to leave. Now after its shares plummeted 23% in value, the Irish […]

EU Negotiations With China and Japan For New Safety Agreements (BASA)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Just three months after its adoption by the European Commission, the Aviation Strategy is starting to deliver its first results. The 28 EU Member States have authorised the European Commission to open negotiations with China and Japan in view of concluding Bilateral Air Safety Agreements. Such agreements enhance air safety worldwide and contribute to the […]

New European Airline Association Takes Shape

Reading Time: 2 minutes Final preparations are underway to create a new European airline association, called Airlines for Europe (A4E), which is expected to launch around the third week of January 2016. In June 2015, Europe’s five largest airline groups—Air France-KLM, easyJet, International Airlines Group (IAG), Lufthansa Group and Ryanair—joined forces to lobby on European aviation policy. At the […]