IATA welcomes comments of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on US-EU travel

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is encouraged by comments of Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission (EC), that the EU will grant unrestricted access to vaccinated travelers from the US. “This is a step in the right direction. It gives hope to people… Read the full press release

Europe’s aviation sector welcomes proposal by the European Commission for Digital Green Certificate system

Brussels, Belgium, 2021-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Europe’s aviation sector welcomed today’s (17 March 2021) proposal by the European Commission for a Digital Green Certificate system. This proposal requires EU States to issue common, inter-operable and mutually-recognized certificates for COVID-19 vaccination, testing and recovery status that will facilitate free movement during the COVID pandemic and… Read the full press release

IATA calls on the European Commission, European Governments and ANSPs to make urgent improvements to European air traffic management

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) to make urgent improvements to European air traffic management. The priority should be to cut carbon emissions and address the unnecessary costs and flight delays suffered by passengers from inefficient airspace routes… Read the full press release

IATA welcomed the European Commission’s evaluation of the Airport Charges Directive

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the European Commission’s evaluation of the Airport Charges Directive (ACD) which highlights the need to further strengthen the Directive to protect consumers. Nearly 60% of passengers in Europe pass through just 25 airports. Many airports are able to charge prices that would otherwise not… Read the full press release

ERA to hold Regional Airline Conference in Vienna, 18–19 April

This year’s conference will focus on key topics such as the industry skills shortage, imminent challenges and threats to aviation and Brexit – all issues that are extremely important to the future of European aviation. Lightwater, United Kingdom, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A record number of CEOs and senior executives from the European aviation… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group’s acquisition of Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter mbH (LGW) approved by European Commission

33 more aircraft to be integrated into the Eurowings Group Eurowings to take over all LGW personnel Formal transaction scheduled for January 2018 Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Commission gave its formal approval today to the acquisition of Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter mbH (LGW) by the Lufthansa Group. The approval follows an extensive… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways urges European Commission to put competition and consumers first in Strategic Aviation Package

Airline lodges detailed submission to European Commission’s review of European air transport policy Says aviation is “global, not local”, and urges EC to put competition and consumers first in Strategic Aviation Package Calls for easing of restrictions on market access and investments by non-European airlines ABU DHABI, 2015-6-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Etihad Airways,… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes European Commission proposals to strengthen the legislative basis for the Single European Sky

Geneva, 2013-06-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed European Commission (EC) proposals to strengthen the legislative basis for the Single European Sky (SES). The EC proposals are in response to the failure of European states to make progress towards the SES and its important goals: an improvement in safety by a factor… Read the full press release