Legislation


Sydney Airport Announces Kerrie Mather to Retire

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Sydney Airport has announced that Kerrie Mather has decided to retire as Managing Director and CEO. Sydney Airport Chairman, Mr Trevor Gerber said: “On behalf … More ››

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

Gatwick Airport, Control tower with aircraft in flight in background, DP, 19 August 2004, (CGA857)

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 ››

US and UK ban Electronic Items in Cabin Baggage on Some Inbound Flights

Heathrow Finals

The US and UK authorities are banning electrical items larger than smartphones from cabin baggage on flights from certain countries in the Middle East, North … More ››

MH370 Anniversary: Pilots’ Union Renews Call for Improved Aircraft Tracking

Boeing 777, 9M-MRO, went missing in March 2014.  (KEY - Alan warnes)

March 8, 2017 marked the three-year anniversary of one of the most high-profile aviation mysteries of all time – the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight … More ››

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

Boeing 747

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 ››

IATA Welcomes Trade Facilitation Agreement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the new the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) which came into force on February 24. This follows the … More ››

Lufthansa Agrees Pilot Pay-deal

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Germany’s Lufthansa has agreed on a pay deal to end a five-year dispute with its approximately 5,400 pilots. The airline has agreed to an 8.7% … More ››

UK Department for Transport Makes Flying Easier for Breastfeeding Parents

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From February 8, 2017 air passengers carrying expressed breast milk will be able to carry an unlimited supply in hand luggage. A DfT press release … More ››

Government Outlines Policy for Heathrow Third Runway

Heathrow three-runway layout.  (HAL)

The British Government has published its draft National Policy Statement (NPS) on a third runway for Heathrow Airport. It sets out the government’s views on … More ››

Alitalia and Royal Jordanian Sign Codeshare Agreement

Royal Jordanian and Alitalia have signed a codeshare agreement to offer more travel choices and enhanced network connectivity between Jordan, Italy, and beyond. On sale … More ››