Aviation: The Impact of Open Skies on Air Traffic in EU-US

The Impact of Open Skies on Air Traffic in EU-US The number of direct routes between the U.S. and Western Europe has grown 40% since 2010, according to an analysis by Sydney-based Centre for Aviation. Centre for Aviation credited the 2008 EU-U.S. open-skies agreement for the net increase of 88 Western Europe-U.S. city pairs over the past six years. “Certainly […]

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Aviation players to convene in Kigali

Aviation stakeholders will meet in Kigali, Rwanda from 07-09 May 2016 at the 5th Aviation Stakeholders Convention. The conference is being organised by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) in partnership with RwandAir with the view to fostering dialogue, building sustainable networks in supply chain management, creating a competitive environment for aviation business in the continent. Convened under the patronage of […]

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Ethiopian All Female Flight: Daughters of Lucy flies to Kigali

Ethiopian Airlines will mark International Women’s day, March 8, with an All-Women Operated Flight dispatched on the Addis Ababa – Kigali route. The flight is aimed at further strengthening Ethiopian corporate conviction of “Women Empowerment for a Sustainable Growth”. The Sky Lucies will operate the flight fully on the ground and in the sky…. from flight deck crew members and […]

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Airline chiefs to press for cuts in air traffic control and airport charges

By Barry O’Halloran Airline chiefs such as Michael O’Leary and Willie Walsh are putting aside their rivalries to campaign for cuts in airport and air traffic control charges. A new organisation, Airlines for Europe (A4E), made up of Ryanair, Aer Lingus parent IAG, Air France-KLM, Easyjet and Lufthansa, launched in Amsterdam yesterday with a call for lower costs and more efficiency […]

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