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2016 Farnorough International Airshow
Climate change 02-09-2016

Aviation and the Environment: Farnborough International Airshow 2016

The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long aerospace and defence trade exhibition. This video is a collection of interviews at the 2016 airshow around the topics of greening aviation and Brexit.
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Transport 06-02-2014

EU Parliament approves more rights for air passengers

The European Parliament approved on Wednesday stricter rules to protect the rights of air passengers. MEPs want to make it easier for travelers to claim economic compensation from their airlines in the event of a delayed or cancelled flight.
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Transport 14-03-2013

Commission moves to limit claims under aviation bill of rights

Stranded airline passengers should not be able to claim for more than three nights of accommodation under European Commission proposals that would protect airlines from potentially huge compensation bills.
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Renewable energies 06-03-2013

Solar Impulse lands in Brussels

The solar-powered Solar Impulse plane landed in Brussels late on Friday on its first international flight, 13 hours after leaving Payerne airport in western Switzerland. The landing was delayed by about 40 minutes by strong winds. Take-off on Friday morning had already been delayed by fog. Bertrand Piccard, the man behind the Solar Impulse idea, described the flight as a "historic moment", and stressed its symbolic importance for flight using renewable energy.
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Transport 11-10-2012

Brussels warns unified EU airspace plans off track

Brussels is planning to sanction EU countries who fail to co-operate towards creating a pan-European air space. In a bid to eliminate fragmentation and increase efficiency, the European Commission launched the so-called European Single Sky plan over 10 yeras ago. It aimed at condensating 27 national airspaces into 9 blocks. But member states are nowhere near meeting their targets.

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