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EU Eases Airport Slot Rules for Summer 2021

Airlines will be granted the possibility to return 50% of their slot series before the start of the 2021 summer season, according to the European Council.

Airlines: EU Decides Less Strict Rules for Use of Take-off and Landing Slots

The EU will revamp rules for the use of airport slots to prevent "ghost flights" and support the air transport sector during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Airlines: EU Preparing New Covid-19 Slot Relief to Avoid Ghost Flights

The EU is preparing new temporary rules to help air carriers cope with the decline in air traffic caused by the Covid-19 crisis and avoid operating empty flights.

EU to Extend Slot Waiver for Airlines Until 27 March 2021

The European Commission intends to extend the suspension of EU regulations on airport slots for the 2020/2021 winter season, until 27 March 2021.

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.

Airport Slots: EU to Suspend ‘Use it or Lose it’ Rule for Airlines

The European Parliament has approved the temporary suspension of the EU's rules on airport slots due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

EU Agrees to Suspend Airport Slot Rules for Airlines

The EU has agreed with the request of airlines to temporarily waive a "use it or lose it" rule on slot requirements, due to the major impact of Covid-19.