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British Airways owner IAG sees profits rise

International Airlines Group - owner of British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus - reports higher annual profits from cost-cutting and cheaper fuel.

International Airlines Group - owner of British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus - reports higher annual profits from cost-cutting and cheaper fuel.

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Q&A: What can the air travel industry do to reduce noise pollution?

We asked Sharon Mahony, expert in collaborative environmental management at EUROCONTROL what the air travel industry could do to reduce noise pollution and what factors influence those…

We asked Sharon Mahony, expert in collaborative environmental management at EUROCONTROL what the air travel industry could do to reduce noise pollution and what factors influence those…

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Where Eagles Dare: France trains birds to bring down drones

The French Air Force is training baby eagles to bring down remote-controlled drones that have strayed into restricted airspace.

The French Air Force is training baby eagles to bring down remote-controlled drones that have strayed into restricted airspace.

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The challenges of small drones

Mike Lissone, Eurocontrol’s unmanned aircraft expert, talks about the challenge of spreading important aeronautical information to the growing number of people flying small drones…

Mike Lissone, Eurocontrol’s unmanned aircraft expert, talks about the challenge of spreading important aeronautical information to the growing number of people flying small drones…

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Iran's FM Zarif blasts Trump's travel ban

Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif has blasted Donald Trump’s travel ban on nationals from seven majority Muslim countries.

Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif has blasted Donald Trump’s travel ban on nationals from seven majority Muslim countries.

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This should make you a more confident airline passenger

When it comes to air transport, an emergency can quickly turn into a crisis situation. Be it severe weather, a security threat or a cyber attack. How does the industry prepare for a crisis?

When it comes to air transport, an emergency can quickly turn into a crisis situation. Be it severe weather, a security threat or a cyber attack. How does the industry prepare for a crisis?

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How to become an air traffic controller

Eurocontrol is launching a recruitment campaign for the Upper Area Control Centre in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Eurocontrol is launching a recruitment campaign for the Upper Area Control Centre in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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Life as an air traffic controller

A professional air traffic controller describes life at the Upper Area Control Centre in Maastricht.

A professional air traffic controller describes life at the Upper Area Control Centre in Maastricht.

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Lufthansa group hit by wave of industrial action

In Germany, cabin crew at Lufthansa’s low-cost carrier Eurowings have gone on strike forcing dozens of flight cancellations.

In Germany, cabin crew at Lufthansa’s low-cost carrier Eurowings have gone on strike forcing dozens of flight cancellations.

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Unions ground Alitalia flights from Rome's Fiumicino airport

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

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Solar Impulse lands in Spain after Atlantic crossing

A solar-powered airplane lands in Spain on Thursday morning (June 23) after its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.

A solar-powered airplane lands in Spain on Thursday morning (June 23) after its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.

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Lufthansa and Latam to suspend flights to Venezuela

German airline Lufthansa and Latin American carrier Latam plan to suspend flights to Venezuela due to its worsening economic situation.

German airline Lufthansa and Latin American carrier Latam plan to suspend flights to Venezuela due to its worsening economic situation.

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World's largest plane lands in Australia

This is the world’s biggest plane touching down in Australia for the first time. Thousands of people turned out in Perth to see the landing. The

This is the world’s biggest plane touching down in Australia for the first time. Thousands of people turned out in Perth to see the landing. The

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EU Commission calls for Schengen zone visa-free travel for Turks

As expected the European Commission, in a wide-ranging press conference to outline major changes to immigration, asylum and refugee policy, is

As expected the European Commission, in a wide-ranging press conference to outline major changes to immigration, asylum and refugee policy, is

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Strike causes major disruption at German airports

There is bad news for air passengers in Germany, with strike action causing major disruption at airports. Lufthansa was set to cancel almost 900

There is bad news for air passengers in Germany, with strike action causing major disruption at airports. Lufthansa was set to cancel almost 900