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AIRE Position Paper on ETS Aviation and ReFuelEU

This document is the position on the revision of EU ETS and ReFuelEU and the impact it is going to have on aviation sector. Both documents are a part of the “Fit for 55” EU legislative package that aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030. Our main comments...

AIRE position on slot relief measures for Winter 22/23 in Europe

Brussels, May 24 2022: Members of AIRE were very pleased to see the publication of Call for Evidence regarding an update of the slot relief measures beyond the current IATA Summer 2022 Season. As the industry was hopeful for a good Summer with the vaccination rates...

Position on “Fit for 55” package

On 14 July 2021, as part of the Fit for 55 package of legislative proposals, the European Commission presented proposals for amending existing legislation and 4 new proposals, three of which will be processed in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure,...

Position on the revision of Regulation 261/2004

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an unprecedented decrease in Passenger demand and flying across the world. Within a few days in March 2020, air traffic was almost suspended worldwide and limited to repatriation flights. Airlines had to cancel many passenger flights....

How to improve air passenger rights during the COVID-19 crisis ?

Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 Wednesday, 14 July 2021, European Parliament, Brussels Joint hearing  Committee on Petitions and Committee on Transport and Tourism Right to compensation and right to information Rafał Milczarski President of AIRE Airlines International...

EU – IATA Winter 2021 Season Slot Utilisation Target

EU – IATA Winter 2021 Season Slot Utilisation Target  The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an unprecedented decrease in Passenger demand and flying across the world. This had huge implications on airline’s networks, fleet, staff and many other tangible and intangible...

COVID-19 rescue measures; AIRE priorities

    Mr Filip CORNELIS Director Air Transport DG MOVE European Commission Demotstraat 24 1040 Brussels Belgium Brussels 17th March 2020   Subject: COVID-19 rescue measures; AIRE priorities Dear Mr Cornelis, I refer to the conference call that the...

AIRE priorities for the new European Commission

Environment A unique worldwide off-setting scheme to address airlines’ CO2 emissions The airline sector is the only industry having volunteered to set up a very ambitious scheme tackling its CO2 emissions. The agreement within ICAO to set up CORSIA represents an...