Legislation


Government Rejects Qantas Loan Request

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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 ››

US Bans Carry-on Liquids on Flights to Russia

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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 ››

New EU Regulations for Liquids, Aerosols and Gels

Caption: A Morpho XRD liquid explosives detection scanner.

  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 ››

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

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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 ››

Heathrow to Consult With Households on Third Runway Plan

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  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 ››

London Airports Respond to CAA Price Caps

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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 ››

Genoa Airport Rail Link Gains EU Support

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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 ››

US DOT Fines American Airlines for Violating Price Advertising Rule

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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 ››

Business Concerns About UK Air Links

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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 ››

UK Airspace ‘Open for Business’ Despite Threat of European Strikes

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NATS air traffic controllers in the UK will be working as normal on October 10, despite industrial action being planned across Europe. Controllers and support … More ››