Delays related to air traffic control (ATC) are getting worse this summer in Europe and are having a financial impact on International Airlines Group (IAG), especially its Barcelona-based LCC Vueling, IAG CEO Willie Walsh told ATW in Vienna. In recent weeks, several ATC strikes in Marseille, France, and staff shortages in Germany’s airspace have created delays and flight cancellations to many airlines. “The operational challenge is bigger than estimated [this summer],” ...

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