Category Archives: Legislation

‘Dramatic Rise’ in ‘Self-Employment’ and Zero-hours Contracts for European Aircrew

A new study carried out by the University of Ghent (Belgium) and funded by the European Commission has described the number of pilots now working … More ››

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Future of the UK’s Regional Airports Considered

On January 19 the UK’s House of Commons Transport Select Committee heard evidence from the aviation industry on the importance of regional aviation and how … More ››

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IATA Environmental Assessment Programme Gathers Momentum

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that five airlines have recently successfully completed stages of the IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program. IEnvA is … More ››

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New Pather for Salzburg

Salzburg Airport (IATA SZG) has taken delivery of a new a PANTHER-S 6×6 fire fighting vehicle. It joins two PANTHER 8×8 trucks delivered to SZG … More ››

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Runway 15R-33L Reopened at BWI Marshall Airport

Runway 15R-33L, one of the primary commercial runways at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, reopened on Saturday morning following months of major construction. As part … More ››

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Heathrow’s Ebola Screening Starts Today

The British Government’s Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has announced the screening of passengers inbound from Ebola disease-affected countries will start at Heathrow today (Tuesday October 14). … More ››

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Delta Celebrates 10th Anniversary of ‘Breast Cancer One’ Survivor Flight

Delta Air Lines’ annual ‘Breast Cancer One’ employee survivor flight took place on September 29, kicking off the airline’s month-long campaign to generate awareness and … More ››

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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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