Outrageous: Infrastructure Costs Increasing $2.3 Billion in a Crisis

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that planned increases in charges by airports and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) will stall recovery in air travel and damage international connectivity. Confirmed airport and ANSP charges increases have already reached $2.3 billion. Further increases could be ten fold this number if proposals already tabled by airports […]

CANSO welcomes adoption of rescue package for European ANSPs

CANSO – the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation which represents the air traffic management industry – welcomes the adoption by European States of a rescue package for air navigation service providers (ANSPs). The current crisis has caused aviation traffic in Europe to plunge by 90%, putting the whole sector in jeopardy. Last week, EUROCONTROL Member […]

Airlines grateful for air traffic control charges delay

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) thanked Eurocontrol member states and European Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) for agreeing to delay payments due for air navigation services in February through to May this year. The payments would have totalled more than 1.1 billion Euros. With airlines suffering from a severe liquidity crisis due to a […]