Austrian air navigation services provider Austro Control is in charge of implementing EGNOS-based procedures at the country’s airports. So far, EGNOS-based approach procedures, including rotorcraft procedures, have been implemented at seven airports/heliports and there are plans to make this implementation more widespread in the future.
The European Commission has found that the marketing agreements concluded between the local Association for the Promotion of Touristic and Economic Flows (APFTE) and Ryanair at the airport of Montpellier are illegal under EU State aid rules. Ryanair now has to return €8.5 million of illegal State aid.
This is part of a series looking at the priorities of the European Council and President-Elect of the European Commission ahead of the start of a new legislative term in the autumn. Orgalim Director General Malte Lohan discusses the role of Europe’s technology industries in supporting the EU policy objectives that matter most to European citizens.
A summary of the discussion on the Finnish Presidency priorities is now available.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the European Commission’s evaluation of the Airport Charges Directive (ACD) which highlights the need to further strengthen the Directive to protect consumers.
EUROCONTROL we are proud of their tools that help measure, monitor and mitigate the impact of aviation on the environment – doing their bit to help the global aviation community reduce noise, emissions and air pollution, the latter being the theme of this year’s World Environment Day.
EASA and EUROCONTROL have agreed to cooperate more closely to provide EUROCONTROL technical standards to support implementation of EU regulatory requirements. EUROCONTROL has been providing standards in support of Single European Sky for many years but with the evolution of the EASA regulatory framework into airports and air traffic management including oversight, a closer relationship with EASA is essential.
The World Aviation Festival is the #1 global event on the digitalisation of the airline and airport business model. Over 4500 attendees join us each year to discuss AI, digital transformation, distribution, evolving business models, retailing, marketing, loyalty and so much more.
Today the European Commission reappointed EUROCONTROL as the Network Manager for air traffic network functions of the Single European Sky from 2020 until 2029. The Network Manager cooperates closely with air navigation service providers (ANSPS), airports, airlines and the military across 43 states. Its objective is to contribute to safer, more sustainable and efficient air transport.