A new report commissioned by the European Travel Technology Services Association (ETTSA) and ECTAA (European Travel Agents and Tour Operators Association) dismantles the fact that direct distribution is ‘cheaper’ for an airline than indirect distribution. Download: Airline Distribution Costs – Infrata
Brussels – 16 November 2017 – The Airport Access Conference 2017, an event jointly organised by Airport Regions Conference (ARC) and Global AirRail Alliance (GARA), took place on 14th of November 2017, in Brussels. Aviation and air-rail stakeholders, such as airport regions, airports, airlines and railways, gathered to exchange knowledge on surface access and new …
Warsaw – 24 November 2017 – The second transnational meeting of the Landside Airports Accessibility (LAirA) project was held in Warsaw, between 22-24 November. Project partners had the opportunity to showcase their efforts that led to the first key deliverables of the project. Additionally, partners had the chance to take part in a study visit of the Warsaw/ Modlin Airport.
Paris -25 October 2017 – ANIMA project has officially started. ANIMA is a project funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union which aims to mitigate the impact of aviation noise through novel approaches. On the occasion of the project’s kick-off meeting, all ANIMA partners have gathered in Paris to proceed with the start-up activities. The coordinators of three other related projects, ARTEM, RUMBLE and AERIALIST, joined the meeting in order to strengthen European inter-project cooperation. The project manager of INEA (Innovation & Networks Executive Agency) was also present and contributed to raise awareness on the research policy on transport in H2020.
Following Ryanair’s decision to cancel flights, Charleroi features amongst the nine most affected airports. This is along with Barcelona, Dublin, Lisbon, London Stansted, Madrid, Milan Bergamo, Portugal’s Porto International Airport and Rome Fiumicino Airport.
This is a research report published by Airport Cooperative Research Program. The report provides guidance for selecting and applying dispersion models to study local air quality health impacts resulting from airport-related emissions.
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has announced that August 2017 is now officially the busiest ever record in Ireland as total flights recorded 110,020 movements, with air traffic up at all the country’s airports of Dublin, Cork and Shannon. Read more: Busiest-ever August record for the Irish Aviation Authority – TR Business
The terms of the Paris Agreement are set in stone; the EU, China and Canada agreed at a summit in Montreal this weekend, while Washington was forced to deny that the US is planning to stay in the accord. Read more: Trump told that Paris Agreement is ‘irreversible and non-negotiable’ – Euractiv
a majority of voters in Berlin opted in a non-binding referendum on Sunday for keeping the city’s Tegel airport open, complicating the legal and political situation surrounding the airport’s closure.
Dag Falk-Petersen, the chairman of Norwegian airport operator Avinor, asserts that it is “highly realistic” that electric planes will fly commercial flights by 2025. He implies that Norwar could lead the transition towards a more sustainable aviation industry that depends on electrification.