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Auditor: EU Airlines Failing to Protect Passenger Rights

Airlines in Europe have failed to protect the rights of passengers during the Covid-19 pandemic, including not offering refunds, according to the European Court of Auditors.

Aviation, Travel & Tourism Sectors Welcome EU-wide Digital Green Certificate Idea

The world’s aviation, tourism and travel sectors have warmly welcomed the idea of an EU-wide digital green certificate verifying Covid-19 vaccination.

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.

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.

Covid-19: Airlines Allowed to Delay Payments of Air Traffic Control Charges

Airlines are allowed to delay payment of February’s air traffic control charges to November 2020, with payments for March, April and May delayed to 2021.

ERA: EU’s Flight Compensation Rule Impacting Smaller Carriers

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is re-examining an EU legislation covering issues of compensation for travelers, claiming it is impacting smaller carriers.

ERA Urges for Action in Light of Continued Brexit Uncertainty

ERA continues to call for a wide-reaching reciprocal aviation agreement between the EU and the UK to prevent further serious harm to European connectivity.

Airlines Making Contingency Plans Ahead of Potential Brexit Upset

Unclear air traffic regulations due to Brexit, may lead to disruption, or even worse, to the complete halt of operations for up to a week.

ABTA: Refunds for Cancelled Trips Due to Brexit, but No Compensation

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has confirmed that travelers will be entitled to a full refund should their holidays be cancelled due to Brexit.

ABTA: Aviation ‘Critical Issue’, EU Air Deal a Must Before Brexit

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) is calling on the UK government to reach an aviation agreement with the EU before the Brexit deadline in March 2019.

ERA Announces New Board at General Assembly in Athens

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) appointed Andrew Kelly, director corporate affairs of ASL Aviation Holdings, as its new president, during the ERA General Assembly 2017.

European Aviation Industry to Meet in Athens at ERA General Assembly 2017

More than 400 European aviation leaders and key industry figures will gather in Athens on October 17–19 at the ERA General Assembly 2017.

Croatia Airlines Joins the European Regions Airline Association

Croatia Airlines has joined the European Regions Airline Association (ERA), bringing the total number of airlines in ERA membership to 54.

ERA General Assembly 2016

Madrid is the location for the ERA General Assembly 2016, which will be held on 11-13 October 2016.

ERA Celebrates 35 Years of Service to Members

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is celebrating its 35th year of service to members. ERA represents the interests of 53 airlines and over 123 companies involved in European air transport.

Airline Associations Call For Improvements In Airport Charges

The heads of the airline associations AEA, ELFAA, ERA and IACA have expressed their disappointment with the Eurpean Commission's recent report on the implementation of the Airport Charges Directive.

Europe’s Regional Carriers Return To Growth

Europe’s regional aviation sector is slowly returning to growth as the last quarter of 2013 marked positive changes for the sector in terms of passenger numbers, aircraft movements and numbers of routes.
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ERA Announces New Director General

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) has announced that Simon McNamara has undertaken the position of the association’s new Director General as of 1 January 2013.
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MEPS Vote On “Better Airports” Package

The European Parliament voted today, Wednesday, 12 December, on proposed measures to help increase the capacity of Europe's airports, reduce delays and improve the quality of services offered to passengers.
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