Legislation


IATA “Disappointed” with EU Court Decision on ETS

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed its “disappointment” at the December 21 decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) … More ››

New Safety Guidelines

The Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) in conjunction with the Health and Safety Executive, both from the UK, has launched new guidelines for the safe operation … More ››

Mixed Feelings

Tom Allett reports on IATA’s cautious response to the recently released EU Airport Package. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reacted cautiously to the … More ››

Lack of Capacity Could Cost UK £47bn

AN INDEPENDENT report published by the business advisory firm, FTI Consulting, claims that the UK Government’s decision not to increase the capacity of airports in … More ››

Saudi Privatisation Nears?

KING ABDULLAH of Saudi Arabia has ordered that an independent civil aviation authority be set up and has named Prince Fahd bin Abdullah bin Mohammed … More ››

UK CAA Given New Powers

THE UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will gain new powers to impose financial penalties on under-performing airports, under new airports legislation from the British Government’s … More ››

British Government Funds Airport Link Roads

IN HIS Autumn Statement, delivered to the UK’s House of Commons on November 29, Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced that the British Government … More ››

EC Airport Package

ON DECEMBER 1, the European Commission announced its Airport Package (AP) – a comprehensive review of European airport policy including new regulatory initiatives on airport … More ››

European States Agree Security Strategy

AT A meeting in Moscow from November 21 to 22, European Member States of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) committed to a wide-ranging strategy … More ››

APD Further Increase

The UK Chancellor George Osborne announced today (November 29) in his Autumn Statement that Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax will increase to double the rate … More ››