The final plenary session of the current European Parliament has adopted a new regulation giving national and regional authorities the right to have the final say in setting noise-related operating restrictions at European Union (EU) airports without intervention from the European Commission.  However, the rule also insists on closer consultation with local communities and stakeholders, and a comprehensive noise assessment before any noise restrictions can be introduced. This brings the ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Printer-friendly" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.