European Commission Moves Closer To Slot Rule Suspension

Credit: Heathrow Airport
The European Commission (EC) will deliberate on Mar. 18 whether to suspend slot rules for congested airports, in order to provide relief to airlines amid falling demand in some markets as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Industry sources told Aviation Daily the EC has “indicated in private” that...
Kerry Reals

Kerry Reals is a UK-based aviation journalist with 15 years’ experience covering all aspects of the airline and aerospace sector for a variety of industry publications. She is a freelance contributor to Aviation Week & Space Technology, Aviation Daily and Air Transport World, focusing on the European airline industry, with an emphasis on how the sector is working to improve sustainability and reduce its carbon footprint.

Jens Flottau

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

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