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IATA calls for review of bankruptcy laws to lessen incidents of stranded passengers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for countries to take a second look at bankruptcy regulations to lessen incidents involving stranded passengers. However, the industry trade body said no to a proposal of a rescue fund that would repatriate customers. The call stems from some high-profile airline insolvencies that happened in Europe last year. Britain’s Monarch and Germany’s Air Berlin both belly up last year. However, the process …

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EasyJet expresses confidence EU-UK flying rights to be maintained after Brexit

EasyJet Chairman, John Barton, remains steadfast in his belief that airline flying rights between the UK and the EU would be maintained even after Brexit. Barton was sharing his thoughts on the matter shortly after easyJet won shareholder approval for a scheme that would guarantee that easyJet becomes EU controlled, allowing it continue flying between and within countries on the continent after Brexit. EasyJet’s annual meeting resulted in the agreement …

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Ryanair to place “Brexit clause” into ticket sales for summer of 2019

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair is set to include a “Brexit clause” in ticket sales for the summer of 2019, cautioning passengers that their tickets would be valid if the lingering issue that surrounds Britain’s exit from the EU is not resolved. Flying rights to, from and within the 28-nation bloc is currently covered by the EU-wide “Open Skies” pacts. However, with Brexit looming on the horizon, that arrangement has been …

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European Aviation Safety Agency Basic Regulation revamp progresses

The European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) planned revamp of its Basic Regulation showed promise after members of the European Parliament Transport and Tourism Committee voted in favor of the new framework. Approval by the members of Parliament came to be after a settlement was reached over the framework late last year. “The committee’s endorsement is a crucial step forward toward concluding this multi-year process, and bringing many of the important …

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UK Transport Secretary believes country can get a good aviation deal post Brexit

The UK’s Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, remained optimistic of the country’s chances of securing a “good deal” on aviation post Brexit. Grayling explained that his optimism comes from knowing that it would be in the interest of all European nations to settle on an “open, liberal arrangement for aviation” after the UK leaves the bloc. Grayling disclosed that official discussions regarding the future economic relationship between the UK and the …

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Brexit still a burning issue for airports, says ACI Europe

ACI Europe recently provided an overview of the issues that the airport industry faces in the months to come. ACI Europe President, Michael Kerkloh, who also happens to be the CEO of Munich Airport, spoke at the New Year Reception at the European Parliament, and expressed optimism about European aviation, mostly due to the exceptional traffic growth during 2017. He also echoed the organization’s support for more Open Skies, which …

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Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal expecting European Commission to lift airline ban

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has resolved the concerns of the European Commission (EC) regarding its air safety deficiencies, after presenting evidence during the technical meeting that was recently held in Brussels, Belgium. With this development, the CAAN said that it expects the order that has kept Nepali carriers from flying into major European cities to be lifted soon. “We are very well prepared. We made a detailed presentation …

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