EU to tighten up rules on airport slots

Airlines face stricter EU rules on the use of takeoff and landing slots and gain the right to trade them under draft EU legislation meant to tackle a “capacity crunch” at airports.

1st December, 2011
EU to tighten up rules on airport slots
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Airlines would face a stricter European Union rule on the use of takeoff and landing slots and gain the right to trade them under draft EU legislation meant to tackle a “capacity crunch” at airports.

Aer Lingus owns a large number of slots at London’s Heathrow Airport and also has a well-established European network that includes a number of the main hubs on the continent.

Current EU law requires carriers to...

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