Legislation


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 ››

EU Bans X-ray Body Scanners

New legislation from the European Commission has banned the use of x-ray technology in body scanners.

  A new European Union ruling has banned any further deployment of airport X-ray body scanning machines while tests to establish any potential health risks … More ››

Flybe Pushes For Tax Reform

UK REGIONAL carrier Flybe has called on the UK Government to reform the controversial Air Passenger Duty (APD) – under current rules, passengers flying domestically … More ››

São Paulo Work Halted

A FEDERAL Court Judge in Brazil has ordered work on São Paulo Guarulhos Airport’s new terminal to be stopped.  He said that the state airport … More ››

BAA to sell Edinburgh Airport

Following a long-running legal battle, BAA has announced that it will sell Edinburgh Airport in Scotland.  (KEY-Archive)

AIRPORT OPERATOR BAA has announced that following the UK Competition Commission’s decision requiring BAA to sell either Edinburgh or Glasgow airport, it has decided to … More ››

Agreement between Chongqing and Liege Airports

ON OCTOBER 25, 2011, Liege Airport, Belgium and the Chongqing Airport Group, China, announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to … More ››

BA Urges Government to act on Airport Capacity

BRITISH AIRWAYS (BA) has called on the Government to address urgently the lack of new hub airport capacity in the Southeast of England. Responding to … More ››

No New UK Runways Until 2050?

A NEW report published by the UK Government’s Department for Transport (DfT) has set out several options for reducing the carbon footprint of aviation, one … More ››