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In wake of terror, EU considers airline security

PHeymont ·
Proposals in the EU Parliament calling for more information about airline passengers to be made available to national authorities are on the table; they would make the Passenger Name Record (PNR) of all passengers arriving and departing EU available....
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EU Commission gives OK for Aer Lingus takeover

PHeymont ·
The European Commission today cleared the last barrier for the sale of Ireland's Aer Lingus to British Airways' holding company, International Airlines Group. The deal already had approval from Aer Lingus's board, the Irish government and Ryanair,...
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Ryanair, unions at odds in Spain and Denmark

PHeymont ·
Ryanair, the leading low-cost air carrier in Europe has its hands full on labor issues these days. A continuing strike of ground workers in Spain has left Ryanair without baggage service in Madrid, Danish unions have received court permission to...
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France to Reinstate Border Controls for a Month

Travel Rob ·
          Photo of Paris by PHeymont   France will reinstate border controls for a month as part of larger security measures around the UN Climate Conference Nov. 30- Dec. 11 in Paris. Europe's...
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EasyJet may make itself a 'dual citizen' after Brexit

PHeymont ·
Europe's second-biggest no-frills carrier isn't waiting to see how Brexit works out; it's following multiple paths to continued European operations.
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Ryanair, Easyjet say Brexit would end cheap fares

PHeymont ·
As claims of benefit and loss fly back and forth as the referendum date approaches, budget airlines warn that leaving could cost vacationers.
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On-line in the Air: Rules still vary

PHeymont ·
Just back the other day from a week in Spain, flying both ways on Iberia. Unlike the U.S. carriers that now allow gate-to-gate use of electronics (as long as they're in airplane mode) Iberia very firmly told me to put away my phone and Kindle until the seat-belt light was off—just like the old days! Has anyone else had recent experience with non-U.S. airlines and their policies. I know the EU regulatory authorities have issued rules that are pretty much the same as the FAA's, but apparently...
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Europe's roaming price caps kick in

PHeymont ·
As Europe's next round of reduced roaming charges kicks in, some questions remain for non-EU travelers.
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Ryanair hates bailouts (it didn't get one)

PHeymont ·
Ryanair, which has not received formal government support, is suing several EU governments claiming bailouts for their airlines are illegal.
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