A joint declaration signed Wednesday by the European Union (EU) and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has given EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas the green light to secure a mandate for negotiating a comprehensive air transport agreement between the two regions.
Flight attendants and pilots from the US and Norway are joining forces in a bid to ensure that Norwegian Air International (NAI), the Irish-based long-haul subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle, does not “bypass international labor laws” when it comes to recruiting crew.
The Association of European Airlines (AEA) has called on the European Parliament to “take a realistic approach on air passenger rights” when it votes on a draft revision to the existing EU legislation on Wednesday.
Sharjah-based low-cost carrier Air Arabia has signed a strategic partnership with the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to become the emirate’s designated carrier following the demise of RAK Airways in January.
London’s Heathrow Airport launched a six-week consultation on Monday, asking local communities for their views on how to improve the third runway proposal shortlisted by the Airports Commission in its interim report published in December.
The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee (TRAN) in a vote on Thursday endorsed the European Commission’s Single European Sky (SES) 2+ package aimed at speeding up implementation of the SES.
US-based Metron Aviation, which is part of Airbus ProSky, has won a contract from Aerocivil Colombia Air Navigation Services to deploy its Harmony Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) system to improve the operational efficiency of Colombia’s national airspace....More
Europe’s A6 alliance of air navigation service providers (ANSPs) will bid for European Commission Trans European Network-Transport (TEN-T) funding to define the best model for common services provision to support deployment of future network and datalink infrastructures....More
UK air navigation services provider NATS has signed a data services agreement (DSA) with satellite based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) provider Aireon for ADS-B surveillance data across the North Atlantic....More
The airline industry is calling for a greater role in the deployment of the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research (SESAR) project because it is ultimately responsible for footing the investment bill....More