Legislation


US Airlines Hit Out at Emissions Proposals

THE AIR Transport Association of America (ATA), the trade organisation representing the leading US airlines, has been successful with its legal challenge into the proposed … More ››

UK Airports Policy: Fresh approach or recipe for disaster?

Is the new British Government’s decision to scrap plans for a third runway at London Heathrow a challenge or a catastrophe?  (KEY-Tom Allett)

Bruce Hales-Dutton explains that now may not be a particularly good time to be an airport lobbyist. A glance at the post-election list of UK … More ››

EU To Ease Liquid Rules

THE EUROPEAN Commission has announced that it plans to ease the security restrictions currently applied to the amount of liquids passengers can take aboard aircraft … More ››

UK Politicians Clash On Airports Policy

AIRPORTS POLICY is unlikely to be a major General Election issue in the UK on May 6, but it was certainly the subject of a … More ››

Flight Path to the Future

Significant new development and activity is planned at Brisbane Airport over the next decade and the noise impact of future growth will be monitored and a review process established on any need for a curfew, says the White Paper.  (BIAL)

Emma Kelly reviews the Australian Government’s recent Aviation White Paper. At the end of 2009, the Australian Government laid to rest some questions on future … More ››

Compulsory Scan Rules Introduced

NEW RULES introduced in the UK mean that selected passengers at Heathrow and Manchester airports will have to go through full body scanners before boarding … More ››

New IE2 Motors Now Available

IN DECEMBER 2009, Nord Drivesystems began to supply motors that are compliant with energy efficiency class IE2 (High Efficiency) as per IEC 60034-30.  In Europe, … More ››

Frankfurt to Become Airport Carbon Accredited

Frankfurt Main has launched a bid to become carbon accredited.  (FRA)

On June 16, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) announced its application to become Airport Carbon Accredited at the launch of the carbon emissions programme during the 19th … More ››

Stansted Wins G1 Court Backing

The court of Appeal has thrown out the latest attempts by campaign group Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) to block the airport’s G1 planning application.  This … More ››