Anne Paylor

Anne
Paylor
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A4E to lobby for removal of all ‘unreasonable’ taxes on aviation 
The airline industry is taking Italy and Norway to task for introducing new passenger taxes that it says will hurt visitor numbers.
A4E airlines call on European Commission to address airport charges  1
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.
European legacy, LCC carriers join forces in new A4E association  1
A new airline association, Airlines for Europe (A4E), was launched Jan. 20, bringing together Europe’s five largest airline groups—Air France-KLM, easyJet, International Airlines Group (IAG), Lufthansa Group and Ryanair.
New Realities 
Aviation has taken climate change to heart, and while critics say the industry is not doing enough and not doing it fast enough, there is evidence that aviation is making significant progress.
UK government criticized for delay tactics over runway capacity  1
The UK government has come under a barrage of criticism from the business community over its announcement late Wednesday to further delay a decision on desperately needed additional runway capacity in the South East.
Airlines urged to help combat illegal wildlife trafficking 
Air transport has come under the spotlight for its role in the transportation of illegal wildlife and the part it can play to help reduce that.
ATM Puzzle 
The Gulf States’ no-holds-barred approach to aviation has seen remarkable payoffs. Their airlines have flourished in an Open Skies environment, and exploited to the full the large hub capacity being created at the region’s airports to meet growing demand.
Airport Appeal 
More than 50% of global air traffic today travels through privatized or commercialized airports. Roughly half of that traffic travels through airports that are stock exchange listed, while the remaining half are privatized but not listed. How is their attraction measured?
Airways New Zealand, FerroNATS partner to train ATC students 
Airways New Zealand has signed a contract with FerroNATS to offer air navigation students in Puerto Rico the chance to work with the Spain-based company.
Europe to exchange flight plan data with Middle East, Brazil 
Eurocontrol has signed agreements to exchange flight plan data with both the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Department of Airspace Control (DECEA) of Brazil.
Helios awarded pivotal ATM harmonization study contract in the Gulf 
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Air Navigation Committee has awarded aviation consultancy Helios a contract to develop a detailed study and implementation roadmap to harmonize air traffic management (ATM) provision across the six GCC states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
Airservices, Aireon to create space-based ADS-B platform in Australia 
Australia’s air navigation service provider Airservices has signed an agreement with global, space-based air traffic surveillance system provider Aireon to create a platform for tracking aircraft using space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) by 2018.
Industry unites against COP21 proposals to use aviation as finance source 
The commercial air transport industry is resisting calls within the draft text of December’s Conference of Parties (COP21) global environmental summit for aviation to be used as a source of finance to help fund climate change initiatives.
Call for government support in creating global MBM for aviation
The heads of 28 leading commercial aviation businesses and organizations have penned an open letter to governments worldwide calling on them to support aviation’s trailblazing efforts to reduce the industry’s contribution to climate change.
Blogs & Commentary
May 26, 2016
blog

Consistent inconsistency

It seems the only thing consistent about flying is inconsistency. When you never know what to expect, it takes its toll on trust....More
May 25, 2016
blog

Second leg: Air France delivers my bag but loses 13 passengers 5

Happy to report that I am in Barcelona and so is my bag. Two flights completed from Hamburg to Barcelona, via Paris Charles de Gaulle, in Air France Airbus A319s....More
ATW On-Location

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