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Airlines, Airports Call on EU to Align with Sector’s Slot Use Proposals

Europe’s airlines and airports are highly concerned by the European Commission’s proposal to amend the airport slot regulation.

Aviation Industry Welcomes EU’s Smart Mobility Plan

Aviation bodies in Europe have welcomed the European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, which promotes EU's green and digital transformation.

Travel and Aviation Bodies Call for Quarantine-free Journeys

In view of the holiday season, global travel and aviation bodies are calling on EU governments to lift quarantine measures and restore travel.

Covid-19: New Guidelines by EASA/ECDC Reject Quarantine of Air Travelers

EU agencies EASA and ECDC have released guidelines to support a coordinated approach to reduce risks related to the movement of travelers in the Covid-19 era.

Covid-19: Aviation, Tourism Sectors Not Happy with EU Guidance on Travel Restrictions

Aviation and tourism bodies are disappointed with the EU's guidance to member states on better coordinating Covid-19 travel measures.

EU-wide Covid-19 Testing Protocol for Travel Proposed by Aviation Bodies

European aviation bodies are calling for member states to replace quarantine measures with Covid-19 testing for passengers from high-risk areas.

Europe’s Travel and Tourism Industry Calls for End to Quarantines in EU

Over 20 travel and tourism bodies are calling for the European Commission to replace quarantine restrictions with a common EU testing protocol for travel.

Europe’s Airlines and Airports Urge EU to Extend Waiver of Slot Use Rules

Europe’s airlines and airports are calling for the European Commission to extend the suspension of EU regulations on airport slots and grant a full winter season waiver.

Airlines, Travel Agents Say EU Covid-19 Guidelines for Vouchers are ‘Confusing’

Europe’s airlines and travel agents said that the Commission's recommendations for travel in Covid-19 times are confusing, unclear and non-binding.

Airlines Pressing to Offer Vouchers Instead of Refunds Due to Covid-19

Airlines are requesting flexibility to offer rebookings or vouchers in place of refunds to passengers due to the Covid-19 situation.

Greek Authorities Address Air Traffic Control Delays

The Transport Ministry is looking to address the issue of flight delays at Athens International Airport (AIA) and at other facilities across Greece.

EU Air Traffic Control Delays and Flight Cancellations Peak in 2018

The number of air traffic control delays and flight cancellations appear to have peaked this year, "achieving" the worst record in almost a decade.

Airlines vs France Over Air Traffic Controller Strikes

Four airlines have filed complaints to the European Commission against France, claiming the country is breaking EU law by not enabling flights during air traffic controller strikes.

EU Tourism Bodies Join Forces Against Air Traffic Control Strikes

Major EU tourism trade bodies are joining forces with Airlines for Europe (A4E) in efforts to minimize the “damaging” impact of air traffic controller (ATC) strikes on travelers and tourism across the EU.