Legislation

EU Advised to Follow US’ Lead

July 23, 2010 0

THE EUROPEAN Regions Airline Association (ERA) is calling on the European Commission to revise its passenger rights law with claims that the US Department of Transportation’s own rules: “puts Europe to shame”. Mike Ambrose, Director […]

Legislation

US Airlines Hit Out at Emissions Proposals

July 23, 2010 0

THE AIR Transport Association of America (ATA), the trade organisation representing the leading US airlines, has been successful with its legal challenge into the proposed unilateral extension of the European Union’s emissions trading scheme to […]

Legislation

EU To Ease Liquid Rules

June 21, 2010 0

THE EUROPEAN Commission has announced that it plans to ease the security restrictions currently applied to the amount of liquids passengers can take aboard aircraft by April 2013.  This will be possible because it wants […]

Airports

UK Politicians Clash On Airports Policy

May 15, 2010 0

AIRPORTS POLICY is unlikely to be a major General Election issue in the UK on May 6, but it was certainly the subject of a clash between the parties at a London conference held in […]

Airline Focus

Flight Path to the Future

March 11, 2010 0

Emma Kelly reviews the Australian Government’s recent Aviation White Paper. At the end of 2009, the Australian Government laid to rest some questions on future airport capacity for the Sydney area but raised a number […]

Airports

Compulsory Scan Rules Introduced

February 11, 2010 0

NEW RULES introduced in the UK mean that selected passengers at Heathrow and Manchester airports will have to go through full body scanners before boarding their flights.  Those who are selected for a scan but […]

Baggage Handling

New IE2 Motors Now Available

January 6, 2010 0

IN DECEMBER 2009, Nord Drivesystems began to supply motors that are compliant with energy efficiency class IE2 (High Efficiency) as per IEC 60034-30.  In Europe, IE2 replaces the previous EFF1 certification and will be mandatory […]

Airports

Frankfurt to Become Airport Carbon Accredited

July 24, 2009 0

On June 16, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) announced its application to become Airport Carbon Accredited at the launch of the carbon emissions programme during the 19th ACI Europe Annual Congress in Manchester, UK.  The voluntary Airport […]

Airports

Stansted Wins G1 Court Backing

July 24, 2009 0

The court of Appeal has thrown out the latest attempts by campaign group Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) to block the airport’s G1 planning application.  This is the fifth time their core arguments against the development […]