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EASA Proposes New Airport Certification Specifications

The European Safety Agency, EASA, has proposed new certification specifications (CS) for aerodrome design to enable large aeroplanes to operate at existing airports. An EASA … More ››

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IATA Figures Show Continuing Growth in Air Cargo Demand

On April 5, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for February 2017 showing an 8.4% increase … More ››

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AOA: Aviation deal must be a priority in the Brexit negotiations

Working closely with the European trade association for airports, ACI EUROPE, the UK’s Airport Operator’s Association (AOA) says is setting out the importance of prioritising … More ››

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IATA Urges Governments to Support Aviation’s Ability to Drive Economic Growth

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to support the vital role aviation plays in connecting people and commerce around the globe. “Our … More ››

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IATA Reveals 2016 Passenger Figures

On February 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2016 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose … More ››

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Bagpipes Herald ‘Caledonian Girls Revival’ Fund-Raising Initiative

On January 16 the sound of the bagpipes at London Biggin Hill Airport heralded a revival of the famous ‘Caledonian Girls’ of British Caledonian Airways … More ››

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IATA: UK Policy Can Point Way for Europe-Wide Airspace Improvements

On December 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) declared its support for and participation in the Sky’s the Limit campaign for more efficient air … More ››

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One-off Factors Contribute to Freight Growth: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2016 showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), … More ››

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Consortium behind FlyPlymouth launches second £75,000 crowdfunder

FlyPlymouth, the organisation seeking to re-open Plymouth Airport in the UK, has launched a second fundraising campaign which will run through to October 29, 2016. … More ››

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IATA: Collaboration Needed to Stem Unruly Passenger Incidents

On September 28, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that reports of unruly passenger incidents on board aircraft increased in 2015. Some … More ››

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