European Commission

By Jens Flottau
The industry must be allowed to grow in order to self-finance its transition to greater sustainability—but it must do so responsibly.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Several airlines have made changes to their routings or schedules following Iran’s attack on Israel over the April 13-14 weekend and related airspace closures.
Airlines & Lessors

By Graham Warwick
The European Commission has adopted a package of legislation for drones and electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Victoria Moores
“Many people want to travel green, and we have to find a way to make that work," DG MOVE Director General Magda Kopczyńska says.
Sustainability

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The commission and major sustainable aviation fuel producer send reassurance on mandate volumes.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Thierry Dubois
Demonstrators built under Clean Sky 2, the project’s predecessor, were exhibited at the annual forum as a source of motivation.
Emerging Technologies

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The European Commission is scrutinizing IAG’s plan to buy into Spanish carrier Air Europa via an in-depth investigation into competition concerns.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Airlines for Europe (A4E) had used their recent annual summit to call for more regulatory support in the region for SAF production.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Stephen Perry
Had these transactions happened, the industry today would be almost unrecognizable.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Tony Osborne
Now in its fourth year, the European Commission-led EDF aims to support defense research, development and cooperation among member states.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The EC has set a one-month deadline in a month for the parties to submit remedies that could ease their concerns.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Carriers say sustainable aviation fuel mandates are not enough and call for incentives to keep up with the U.S. and other competitors.
Sustainability

By Tony Osborne
The EU could fund the development of an HGV demonstrator to help build a better understanding of how to develop a defense against such systems in the future.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Bill Carey
Using satellites for radio communications over oceans promises air traffic management efficiencies.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Helen Massy-Beresford
After years of negotiations, a tentative deal on European airspace reforms has been reached, but airlines say it is a missed opportunity.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The region’s airlines countered that the deal does not go far enough.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Tony Osborne
The plan also includes the creation of a European Defense Industry Program.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Helen Massy-Beresford
This means the probe has been suspended while officials wait for more information and its end-date will be pushed back.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Tony Osborne
Safran’s Helicopter Engines business is working with Germany’s MTU Aero Engines to secure EDF support for an R&T program focused on rotorcraft propulsion.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Helen Massy-Beresford
State aid worth $37 million for Romanian LCC Blue Air did not meet European Union state aid rules and must be recovered, the European Commission has said.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Adrian Schofield
Korean Air has agreed to sell off Asiana Airlines' cargo business and support T'Way's European expansion to secure approval from Brussels for the takeover.
Airlines & Lessors

By Guy Norris
Decarbonization initiatives are getting underway in Europe, setting the clock ticking toward legally enforced changes.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Aviation players have cheered the news that sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) will be included in the Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA).
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The announcement was the second such ruling affecting the Air France-KLM group in recent months.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
In September 2023, France informed the EC that it planned to amend the restructuring plan for Paris Orly-based Corsair.
Safety, Ops & Regulation