Category Archives: Legislation

CBI Calls for a Single Hub Airport

With the UK’s Airports Commission set to announce whether it will include a Thames Estuary airport in its shortlist of potential expansion sites the Confederation … More ››

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Government Rejects Qantas Loan Request

The Australian Government has rejected a AUS$3bn (US2.7bn) loan request from Qantas. Last week, Qantas reported a first-half loss of A$252m ($225m; £135m) and said … More ››

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US Bans Carry-on Liquids on Flights to Russia

As a result of heightened security fears associated with the Sochi Winter Olympics the US Government has banned airline passengers from carrying any liquids in … More ››

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New EU Regulations for Liquids, Aerosols and Gels

  The new European rules (EU)* rules for air passengers carrying liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) take effect today, January 31.  They were introduced as … More ››

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UK “Must Increase Night Flights” to Allow For Economic Recovery

The British Shippers’ Council (BSC) has said it is vital that the UK retains the capability to expand the number of night flights from Heathrow, … More ››

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Heathrow to Consult With Households on Third Runway Plan

  Heathrow Airport has announced plans for a six week consultation with local households, asking for their views on the shortlisted third runway plan. The … More ››

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London Airports Respond to CAA Price Caps

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced new passenger charge caps for Heathrow and Gatwick while deregulating Stansted.  Under the Civil Aviation Act 2012 … More ››

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Genoa Airport Rail Link Gains EU Support

The European Union will co-finance with €576,000 from the Trans-European Networks-Transport (TEN-T) Programme a series of studies on the design of the connection between Genoa … More ››

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US DOT Fines American Airlines for Violating Price Advertising Rule

On December 11, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it had fined American Airlines $60,000 for violating the Department’s full-fare advertising rule after the … More ››

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Business Concerns About UK Air Links

A survey commissioned by the UK’s Airport Operators Association shows less than half of senior financial decision-makers are satisfied with UK air links to existing, … More ››

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