Cathy Buyck

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Iberia strikes called off 
Iberia (IB) pilots, represented by the SEPLA union, and cabin crew, represented by the STAVLA union, have called off their planned strikes, IB said.
IAG offers commitments to Europe for bmi takeover 
British Airways (BA) parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) has offered remedies to the European Union’s antitrust regulators to try to obtain regulatory approval for its proposed takeover of British Midland International (bmi).
European aviation industry calls EU ETS situation ‘intolerable’ 
Nine European aviation companies and airlines have joined forces in demanding the EU and its member states take all necessary steps to stop the escalating trade conflict with countries opposing the inclusion of aviation in the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and push for a global deal under ICAO.
WTO upholds Boeing subsidies ruling: Airbus & Boeing both claim victory 
The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday upheld a ruling that Boeing received “at least” $5.3 billion of unfair subsidies between 1989 and 2006 and agreed with Airbus that the effect of the financial support is larger than their face value in light of their “particularly pervasive” nature.
WTO upholds ruling on Boeing subsidies
The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday upheld a ruling that Boeing received “at least” $5.3 billion of unfair subsidies between 1989 and 2006 and agreed with Airbus that the effect of the financial support is larger than their face value in light of their “particularly pervasive” nature.
European aviation industry warns EU ETS situation is ‘intolerable’ 

Nine European aviation companies and airlines joined forces in March and demanded concrete steps to stop the escalating trade conflict with countries opposing the inclusion of aviation in the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).

European aviation industry warns EU ETS situation is ‘intolerable’
Nine European aviation companies and airlines have joined forces in demanding concrete steps to stop the escalating trade conflict with countries opposing the inclusion of aviation in the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)
Air France KLM posts $0.5 billion net loss 
Air France KLM Group reported a net loss for its shortened nine-month 2011 financial year of €442 million ($580.5 million), reversed from a net profit €980 million in the year ago-period.
Air France KLM records net loss for 2011
Air France KLM Group reported a net loss for its shortened nine-month 2011 financial year of €442 million ($580.5 million), reversed from a net profit €980 million in the year ago-period.
Air France KLM makes further management changes 
Air France KLM Group (AF KLM) has announced organizational changes in its finance departments “in line with the orientations defined by Air France KLM board of directors in October 2011,” when it ousted Pierre-Henri Gourgeon as CEO of AF KLM Group and CEO of AF in the wake of worsening financial performance.
Air France KLM eyes full Alitalia acquisition in 2013 
Air France KLM (AF KLM) is aiming to buy Alitalia (AZ) in 2013 through a share swap, La Tribune reported.
Nice Airport adds credit card payment on CUSS kiosks 

Nice Airport (NCE) has added the option to pay by credit card for excess baggage or other additional services to some of its IER 918 self check-in kiosks in its Terminal 2. The first airline to adopt the new tool was Air France (AF). 

Paris airports saw traffic, profits rise in 2011 

Aeroports de Paris (ADP) posted a €348 million ($458.4 million) net profit for 2011, up 15.1% over 2010, though the year-over-year increase was mostly due to nonrecurring items. Annual revenue inched up 0.9% to €2.5 billion on 5.7% growth in passengers handled at its airports to 88.1 million. Cargo throughput declined 3.8%.

Abu Dhabi's midfield terminal gets green light 

Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) will finally get its long-awaited midfield terminal complex (MTC), which will have an initial annual passenger capacity of up to 30 million.

Dutch politician: EU ETS will hurt KLM and AMS airport 
The European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) will lead to a distortion of competition, higher ticket prices for Dutch consumers and be financially damaging to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and KLM, a senior politician has warned.

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