Timothy Spence in Le Bourget, France

Trade & Society 21-06-2013

Winging it: EU researchers look for novel ways to cut aircraft noise

SPECIAL REPORT / As jet engines grow quieter, European researchers are turning to other parts of aircraft to reduce noise to spare those living near airports and to make the final moments before landing more comfortable for passengers. EURACTIV reports from the Paris Air Show.
Trade & Society 20-06-2013

EU’s single sky ambitions remain grounded by national air traffic jams

SPECIAL REPORT / Labour actions by French air traffic controllers who oppose longstanding EU plans to overhaul air traffic management demonstrate that efforts to improve aviation efficiency and reduce nuisances in Europe’s crowded airspace will not happen easily. EURACTIV reports from the Paris Air Show.
Transport 19-06-2013

Airbus, Boeing in long-haul race to market green aircraft

Aviation superpowers Airbus and Boeing are battling to dominate the transcontinental jet market, each vowing to outdo the other in delivering quieter, more fuel-efficient aircraft. EURACTIV reports from the Paris Air Show.
Development Policy 18-06-2013

EU-backed air service delivers aid where no one else dares to fly

It has no regular airline schedule, no first-class lounge and flies only to isolated areas prone to conflict or natural disaster. Backed by EU financing, a special United Nations aviation service flies only to the frontline of humanitarian need. EURACTIV reports from the Paris Air Show.
Transport 17-06-2013

Heavy metal thunder: Aircraft grow quieter as rock drones on

SPECIAL REPORT / When jet-powered passenger aircraft first went into service in the 1950s, their engines were as loud as rock bands. Times have changed, but public discord over noise has not. EURACTIV reports from the Paris Air Show.
Contribute