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Sunday, October 26, 2008

Europe Forcing Airlines to Buy Emissions Permits

BRUSSELS - European Union governments gave formal approval Friday to a potentially costly system of capping greenhouse gases from any airline flying into or out of the trade bloc - just as the airline industry reported new evidence of the impact of a worsening economy.

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Saturday, March 15, 2008

Europe gives US airlines 'go green' ultimatum

US airlines must pay for their carbon dioxide emissions or face a curb on flights to the European Union, the EU transport commissioner has warned.

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Thursday, November 29, 2007

2 airlines removed from EU blacklist

The European Union removed Pakistan International Airlines and Surinam's Blue Wing airlines from its safety blacklist on Wednesday. (page not found)

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Friday, November 09, 2007

Airlines told they must reveal passenger data

The EU unveiled a range of measures yesterday to combat terrorism, draft laws which would criminalise use of the internet to incite or recruit for acts of terrorism and compel airlines to supply information, to be stored for 13 years, on all air passengers flying into or out of the EU.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2007

French President Backs CO2 Trading For All Airlines Flying To EU

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said that he supports calls to make airlines trade carbon permits, saying that their imprint on the environment could no longer be ignored. (page not found)

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Thursday, March 22, 2007

EU backing for 'open skies' deal

European Union transport ministers have formally backed the 'open skies' aviation agreement which will ease restrictions on travel between the United States and Europe.

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Sunday, March 04, 2007

BA and Virgin knock open sky deal

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have criticised the European Union's 'open skies' deal with the US amid concerns that the deal will favour US carriers.

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Saturday, February 24, 2007

EU to ban Pakistan airlines planes

The European Union is set to block all but seven of Pakistan International Airlines' 40-plane fleet from flying to Europe because of safety concerns.

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