Tag: European Commission

12th French Act Strike in 13 Weeks to Disrupt Millions of Passengers

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Monday Ryanair called again on the European Commission to prevent the skies over Europe being closed yet again by French ATC unions. Ryanair regrets that it has been forced to cancel 166 flights on Tuesday (28 June), to/from and over France, in what will be the 52nd French strike since 2009, and 12th in […]

EU Commission Updates Air Safety List – Iran and Africa Make Progress

Reading Time: 3 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. The European Commission updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, […]

Ryanair Cancel 70 Flights Due to French Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has been forced to cancel over 70 flights today – to and over France – with delays expected to spill over into tomorrow. This is the fifth French strike in two months and Ryanair has called on the European Commission to take action. Customers travelling today are being urged to check the status of […]

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 […]

A4E Call on European Commission to Address Airport Charges

Reading Time: 2 minutes The newly launched Airlines for Europe (A4E) is urging the European Commission to review its Airport Charges Directive in light of new data that shows charges at Europe’s top airports have increased 80% over the last 10 years. The data, compiled in a new Aviation Economics study, show that charges at the 21 largest European […]

EASA Opinion on AIR OPS Balloons Published

Reading Time: < 1 minute EASA published draft revised European operational rules for balloons. This activity was conducted in the context of the EASA General Aviation Road Map which represents a change towards more proportionate and simpler rules for General Aviation. At present, the operational rules for balloons are integrated into Regulation 965/2012 which concerns air operations for all aircraft, […]