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In EU poll 62% say yes
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Ban short-haul flights for climate?

Ban short-haul flights for climate?BRUSSELS - A majority of European citizens would support a ban on short-distance flights to fight climate change, according to a survey the European Investment Bank (EIB) said on Tuesday. The European airline industry faces increased public scrutiny on its efforts to lower its carbon footprint.
Coronavirus outbreak
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U.S. clampdown on travel heaps new woes on airlines

U.S. clampdown on travel heaps new woes on airlinesWASHINGTON - A clampdown on European travel to the United States will heap more pressure on airlines already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, analysts said, raising the odds of government relief packages as billions of dollars of tourist spending vanish.
Corsia
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UN aviation agency weighs restrictions on carbon credits

UN aviation agency weighs restrictions on carbon creditsMONTREAL - The United Nations is weighing restrictions for a scheme designed to help airlines offset their carbon emissions, curbing industry funding for older projects whose environmental benefits have been disputed by climate activists. The move would be a blow to operators of older projects in countries including Brazil and India.
Balpa
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Why aviation needs a fast lane in post-Brexit talks

Why aviation needs a fast lane in post-Brexit talksLONDON - British pilots are urging the EU and UK negotiating teams to come to an early agreement on aviation in the forthcoming talks to avoid "catastrophic disruptions" in air transports. Unlike other industries aviation is not governed by a WTO mechanism - a crucial safety net to fall back if trade talks lapse.
Scrutiny
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FAA to boost safety oversight for Southwest Airlines

FAA to boost safety oversight for Southwest AirlinesDALLAS - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it should have done a better job of ensuring Southwest Airlines had certified completion of maintenance on 88 used Boeing 737 jets, as noted in a report by the U.S. Transportation Department's Inspector General released on Tuesday.
Analysis
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Why PS752 is unlikely to lead to global airspace rules

Why PS752 is unlikely to lead to global airspace rulesMONTREAL - Why was the Ukrainian airliner mistakenly shot down near Tehran by Iranian forces last week for the loss of 176 lives even allowed to take off from a country that had just fired missiles towards its neighbour? And why didn't the airline just delay or cancel the flight?
Climate change
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Nine EU countries call for European aviation tax

Nine EU countries call for European aviation taxBRUSSELS - Nine European Union states have called on the bloc's incoming executive Commission to introduce an EU-wide tax on aviation so as to charge a polluting industry more for its emissions and put all member states on level pegging. The industry set itself an ambitious 2050 target.
JATR
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FAA must ramp up staffing

FAA must ramp up staffingWASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had insufficient personnel to oversee the certification of new Boeing airplanes and should make significant reforms in how it approves new aircraft, an international aviation panel said Friday. The FAA asks for funding to boost its staffing.

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