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Aviation 18-07-2017

EU and Britain to present post-Brexit plan on WTO membership

The European Union and Britain plan to put forward a joint proposal for reform of the terms of their World Trade Organisation (WTO) membership in September or October, an EU source said on Monday (17 July), as London negotiates to leave the EU.
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Aviation 28-03-2017

Europe struggles to tackle cyber attacks in aviation

Cyber threats to the aviation sector are rapidly becoming a major issue for airlines, aircraft manufacturers and authorities. But Europe is finding legacy problems and new challenges to address cyber risks for its air transportation systems.
Transport 28-11-2016

WTO: US provided illegal subsidies to Boeing

The EU, and aircraft manufacturer Airbus, scored a significant victory on Monday (28 November) after the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruled that the US government's financial assistance to Boeing is illegal.
Global Europe 23-11-2016

EU takes on US in tit-for-tat bank row

The EU will require big foreign banks operating in Europe to set aside billions in reserve funds in a tit-for-tat move against the United States that could also affect post-Brexit Britain, according to a draft proposal seen by AFP.
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Boeing: Current Market Outlook 2016-2035

Strong growth despite uncertainty Europe’s aviation market remained strong in 2015 despite significant economic uncertainties. Europe’s GDP grew by 1.9 percent in 2015 and is forecast to grow by 1.8 percent annually through 2035. The European aviation market is expected...
Transport 03-10-2016

US to press WTO to enforce ruling on Airbus subsidies

The Obama administration said Monday (3 October) that it will press the World Trade Organisation to enforce a panel report that found the European Union guilty of maintaining illegal subsidies to Airbus.
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Trade & Society 23-09-2016

Europe faces $10bn in retaliatory duties after WTO ruling in Airbus case

The US and Boeing declared victory after the Word Trade Organisation concluded yesterday (22 September) that subsidies for aircraft maker Airbus were illegal. However, the US said it was "ready to negotiate" before slapping retaliatory duties.
Randy Tinseth speaks to EURACTIV at the 2016 Farnborough airshow
Transport 15-07-2016

Boeing: ‘UK’s aviation policy is in question after Brexit’

US aircraft maker Boeing confirmed its commitment to the UK's aviation sector during the Farnborough Airshow. But in the long run, the uncertainty generated by the country's exit from the European Union will be hard for business, says its Vice-President, Randy Tinseth.
Transport 14-07-2016

UK aviation industry declares ‘business as usual’ despite Brexit

British aviation businesses, large and small, are split over the consequences of Brexit run. But they do agree that divorce negotiations between the UK and the EU need to be quick in order to avoid further uncertainty.
Transport 19-04-2016

Europe eyes Iran as alternative aviation route

The EU and Iran will discuss a horizontal agreement on air transport in the coming months, seen as a first step to bolster cooperation that could reduce the influence of United Arab Emirates and Qatar as hubs for long-haul flights.
Transport 10-02-2016

NGOs criticise impact of new aircraft fuel efficiency standards

Environmentalists criticised on Tuesday (9 February) the importance of new fuel efficiency measures agreed at international level, calling them "ineffective", due to the expected technological improvements in aircraft.
Transport 08-02-2016

ICAO seeks to end rift on new aircraft emission rules

Europe and the United States tried to bridge differences over emissions standards for aircraft on Sunday (7 February) as global aviation leaders prepared to adopt new rules that could affect Boeing and the Airbus Group's production of the largest jetliners and cargo aircraft.
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Transport 02-11-2015

China debuts first domestically-produced passenger aircraft

China's first big passenger plane rolled off the assembly line on Monday (2 November) as the Asian giant seeks to develop its own aviation sector and challenge foreign industry giants for prestige and market share.
Transport 14-10-2015

Beyond MH17, a century of air crash probes and new pressures

As the spotlight falls on Dutch crash investigators and their high-profile probe into the downing of a Malaysian airliner, air accident detectives worldwide are waging a much more discreet daily battle to keep flying safe.
Transport 18-06-2015

The ever-evolving cyber threat to planes

Hackers and cyber-terrorists present an ever-evolving threat to airlines, with experts constantly testing for new vulnerabilities - including the fear that drones could be used to throw a plane off course.
Transport 24-02-2015

Cooking oil’s use in aviation set to ‘grow and become bigger’

Used cooking oil is one of the latest biofuel alternatives used by aviation companies to reduce carbon emissions. But even if it is already used in planes, critics say production will remain insufficient to make a difference on a larger scale.
Transport 26-09-2014

Clear skies for aviation industry, turbulence ahead for EU airlines

The business outlook for civil aviation is looking bright thanks mainly to rising Asian demand for aircraft. But airlines are expected to have a harder time, with tougher competition in Europe leading to a consolidation of the sector, according to the latest industry forecast.
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.
Transport 18-01-2013

Safety teams evaluate grounded Boeing 787s

A day after European authorities grounded Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, a team of experts from US aviation agencies and Boeing arrived in Japan on Friday (18 January) to inspect the passenger jet that made an emergency landing on a domestic All Nippon Airways flight earlier this week.
Transport 16-01-2013

Safety agency monitoring problems with new Boeing aircraft

European aviation officials said on Wednesday (16 January) they are monitoring international safety investigations of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner as two Japanese carriers grounded their fleets following several scares.
Trade & Society 14-11-2012

Old airplanes find an afterlife as recycled resource

SPECIAL REPORT / Aircraft makers are increasingly turning to retired airplanes as a source of metals and other materials that can be recycled, possibly to fly again in new generations of aircraft.
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Transport 18-10-2012
Brexit 11-10-2012

German indifference helps sink EADS, BAE deal

Europe's two biggest aerospace companies will go back to the drawing board to find new strategies after Germany stymied the world's biggest arms and aviation company merger.
Transport 26-09-2012

EU: Boeing still benefits from subsidies

American aircraft manufacturer Boeing is still getting US subsidies despite Washington's claim to have stopped the handouts, the European Union said yesterday (25 September) in the latest round of the world's biggest trade dispute.