Category: Europe

European Parliament Resolution on Aviation Package a Step in the Right Direction

Reading Time: 1 minute Yesterday evening, the European Parliament (EP) adopted its Resolution on the “Future Aviation Package”. The Association of European Airlines (AEA) welcomes the fact that the Parliament set out its expectations prior to the publication by the European Commission of the much awaited and much needed Aviation Package, thereby underlining the importance of aviation as a […]

New Self-Declared Aircraft Maintenance Programme

Reading Time: 2 minutes As part of an EASA initiative to reduce the burden on the General Aviation Community, EASA have removed the requirement for owners of privately used light aircraft, known as ELA1*, to have their Aircraft Maintenance Programme (AMP) approved by the National Aviation Authority. Owners of ELA1 aircraft can now decide on what maintenance is required […]

EU Parliament Allocates Spectrum for Global Flight Tracking

Reading Time: 1 minute The European Parliament has adopted a resolution to enhance aviation safety and efficiency through global flight tracking systems. The resolution supports the assignment of primary radio spectrum allocation for satellite-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B). European Parliament’s Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, called on all EU member states to welcome this resolution in order to ensure […]

Austrian Airlines Expands Flight Offering to Ukraine and Romania

Reading Time: 1 minute Austrian Airlines is expanding its flight offering to Ukraine and Romania. Austria’s national carrier will offer passengers two additional flights to Lviv each week and three additional weekly flights to Odessa in the summer flight schedule for 2016. In addition, one additional flight per week will be operated to Iasi in Romania. Accordingly, the country’s […]

Deutsche Lufthansa : Airlines of the Lufthansa Group are Leaders in Sustainability

Reading Time: 2 minutes The airlines Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines have been named as three of the most sustainable airlines by consumers in Germany. This is the result of the representative survey ‘Mit gutem Gewissen’ (with a clear conscience) carried out by the economic magazine Focus Money together with Deutschland Test and the analysis company ServiceValue. Those surveyed […]

BGS Starts Operation in Riga International Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes BGS, an international provider of ground handling and aircraft fuelling services, has announced its expansion to Riga International (IATA: RIX), the largest airport in the Baltic States. Since establishing its presence in the main aviation hub in Latvia, BGS has already provided fuelling support to its first customer in Riga – Bulgarian BH Air. As […]