The airport industry briefing
The latest news, views and numbers you need to know this month
News in Numbers
“We value international aviation’s important contribution to global commerce, travel and tourism, and to economic growth globally. Now it must do so sustainably. Failure here puts the future of aviation itself at risk.
“We cannot ignore the threat that rising temperatures pose to our planet. This year alone we have seen extreme weather events affect all of our regions.
“As one of the fastest growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions, aviation has an important role to play in tackling climate change.”
“Europe needs strong air connectivity now more than ever. But the competitiveness and resilience of European aviation is under strain.
"Rising fuel prices and infrastructure costs are putting pressure on affordable air transport for European travellers, tourist markets, and exporters.
"To ensure that the European economy is well-supported by efficient regional and global connectivity, it is essential that the regulatory agenda being pursued across Europe is approached with great care and a focus on competitiveness.”