air transport law

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What if your shopping were delivered by drones? [Science and Technology Podcast]

Updated on 02 June 2016 Written by Lieve Van Woensel and Guillermo Garrido-Lestache, With the proliferation of drones and their capacity to increase the efficiency and precision of multiple tasks, in what ways could they become a driving force for the European economy and society? Known as Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) or Unmanned Aerial … Continue reading

Civil drones in the European Union

Written by Maria Juul Drones are aircraft which are operated with no pilot on board. Initially developed for military and defence purposes, they are increasingly used for various civil purposes, including photography, rescue operations, infrastructure monitoring, farming and aerial mapping. Being aircraft, drones have to comply with aviation safety rules. International civil aviation rules adopted … Continue reading

Strengthening air passenger rights in the EU

Written by Maria Juul Over recent decades, the liberalisation of air transport in the EU has brought notable benefits to air passengers, including some lower air fares and a wider choice of airlines and services. At the same time, however, increased numbers of passengers and planes travelling through bigger and more crowded airports, and fragmented … Continue reading

The Added Value of EU policy for Airline services and air passenger rights

Updated on 07 July 2014 Over the last three decades, the institutions of the European Union have played a crucial role in developing a functioning single market for air passenger services in Europe. Specific policies have been pursued at European level to open up the previously fragmented and largely protected national aviation markets which existed … Continue reading

Air passenger rights

6 language versions available in PDF format Fluggastrechte Derechos de los pasajeros del transporte aéreo Les droits des passagers aériens Diritti dei passeggeri aerei Prawa pasażerów lotniczych Air passenger rights Airlines often fail to offer passengers the rights to which they are entitled to in cases of denied boarding, long delays, cancellations or mishandled baggage. … Continue reading

Time to deliver the Single European Sky: SES 2+

Updated on 11th July 2014 The liberalisation of the EU’s aviation market in 1993 has made air transport more accessible and affordable, with an obvious impact on growth in air services. Since then, air traffic in the EU has already increased by 54%, and according to recent figures, it is expected to grow 50% by … Continue reading

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