A celebration of European airports: 20th anniversary of EU enlargement and the key benefits of aviation

Europe’s airports are joining the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the EU’s biggest enlargement in two decades, presenting evidence of the virtuous circle of closer integration that is increasing demand for air travel, in turn boosting social cohesion across Europe. On 1 May 2004, ten countries joined the European Union as newly acceded Member […]

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Thousands of flights suffer GPS jamming near Russia

Over 2,300 Ryanair flights in Eastern Europe have been affected by GPS jamming. Aviation authorities say the jamming is coming from Russia. Some 46,000 flights have been affected in the eight months to the end of March, according to data from the flight disruption website GPSJAM.org. Most of the cases occurred during flights in Eastern […]

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Ryanair renews its partnership with Vistair for 5 years

Ryanair has renewed its partnership with Vistair, a leading provider of advanced business content management and security systems for the aviation industry, for a further five years. As part of this renewed agreement, Ryanair will continue to use Vistair’s industry-leading document management system, DocuNet, to streamline the production, distribution and maintenance of operations manuals as […]

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Airline passenger capacity forecasted for 47% growth in 2022

Global aviation analytics firm Cirium, has released its second annual Airline Insights Review, which reveals an industry in recovery and poised for a projected 47% growth in capacity (the number of seats flown) in 2022. This steep increase indicates capacity could return to 2015 levels by the end of next year. Last year, the pandemic […]

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ACI Europe: Europe’s airports have lost 1,26 billion passengers

On the eve of ACI EUROPE’s 31st Annual Congress and General Assembly, the airport association has set the scene with the release of its latest traffic data, revised forecasts, and the publication of the Airport Industry Connectivity Report 2021. Europe’s airports have lost 1.26 billion passengers so far this year1 – a decrease of -62% […]

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Russian experts to arrive in Egypt next week to negotiate aviation safety issues

The next visit of the Russian experts to Sharm el-Sheikh airport on air safety issues will take place in the coming week, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov told representatives of the United Russia faction in the State Duma (lower house of the Russian parliament). “In April, even in the coming week, we will send specialists […]

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Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia launch search for Aviation biofuel opportunities

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia launch search for aviation biofuel opportunities Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia today announced a partnership to investigate options for locally produced aviation biofuel. The trans-Tasman alliance partners are issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to the market to explore the opportunity to procure locally-produced aviation biofuel. Air New […]

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