A circular runway?
Can a circular runway have advantages in the fight against noise pollution, or does it only facilitate extra flights andRead more.
Dutch government under pressure
Dutch government urged by airlines to drop tax proposals as NGOs take it to court over ICAO aircraft CO2 standard,Read more.
The Illusion of Green Flying
From the Austrian website http://www.ftwatch.at/flying_green/ “Aviation is the fastest way to the climate crisis. Yet air travel is growing rapidly,Read more.
‘Aviation mafia in the Netherlands’
By: Bert Wagendorp 2 December 2017 (Wagendorp is a prominent news columnist in de Volkskrant, a leading Dutch newspaper, WLRead more.
Flying is too cheap…
Now you can fly from Amsterdam to Malaga and return for € 56 *. This means € 0.015 per kilometre!Read more.
Airbus able to downgrade EU rules
Transport&Environment on her website: Emails show Airbus writes aircraft CO2 rules; Commission, France, Germany and Spain complicit. This shows onceRead more.
Aviation will burn through world’s CO2 budget
If the aviation industry is allowed to continue growing as it does now, by 2070 the travel sector alone emitsRead more.
New residents around Schiphol are silenced
IJburg-like locations will also be developed in the western part of Amsterdam In the coming years, a few hundred thousandRead more.
France is blocking environment policy
Environmental impact of aircraft: France is blocking progress France Nature Environnement (FNE) and Transport et Environment (T&E) two most importantRead more.
In Dutch media we see a large stream of negative articles concerning Schiphol Airport. Politicians are not amused. State SecretaryRead more.
Biofuels no solution for aviation sustainability
The ICAO plan for aviation biofuels targets was rejected by 25 member countries, reported Transport + Environment on October 14.Read more.
Good aviation news from EU Parliament
Andrew Murphy from T+E, with who UECNA cooperates closely on aviation issues, reports a positive outcome on the aviation ETSRead more.
Milestones & Celebrations…
The aviation sector is talking about ‘Monthly Records!’, ‘Milestones’ and ‘Celebrations’. We are not so happy…Read more.
Mainz’ claim failed, aircraft noise goes on
An administrative court refused the claim of the town Mainz, Germany, against aircraft noise from Frankfurt Airport. ‘This town hasRead more.
Important decision on Heathrow awaited
The Aviation Environment Federation published a news item on Heathrow’s third runway:Read more.
Eurocontrol presents alarming figures
4.2% More flights in Europe during the first half of 2017 compared with the same period last year and that’sRead more.
How aircraft noise disturbs your life
HACAN – the Heathrow Association for the Control of Aircraft Noise – has today released 12 videos it shot whereRead more.
Justice orders the end of flights over Brussels
The Brussels government and several municipalities of the capital, and with them their residents, won their case against Brussels Airport:Read more.
Germany wants more protection against aircraft noise
According to the law on the protection of aircraft noise from 2007, the German federal government issued the annual reportRead more.
Close Berlin Tegel – avert noise and dangers
‘185,500 take-offs and landings a year lead across parts of the city of Berlin – at least 240,000 air trafficRead more.
T+E and UECNA together against emissions
Next week there is an important voting concerning the European emission trading scheme. This week we contacted our countrymen inRead more.
Residents’ claims for Bundestag elections
Show political responsibility, implement noise control measures! On September 24 there are Bundestag elections in Germany and the parties inRead more.
CPH now prize winning against air pollution
In addition to our last message we contacted Lars Brogaard of the union of airport workers at Copenhagen Airport (CPH),Read more.
Study about pollution in airports still worrying
People working at airside at airports are exposed to potentially health damaging air pollution. The National Board of Industrial InjuriesRead more.
Day Against Aircraft Noise in Germany
Here you will find a press release of today’s Day Against Noise, together with the list of claims of theRead more.
Safety on the ground at stake
Lony Wesseling, former Vice President of UECNA, was interviewed on Dutch television about the results of a report of theRead more.
Warning against noise pollution declared legal
Frankfurt Airport and Lufthansa sponsored an open air classic music festival in the Rhine-Main area. Fluglärm Mainz, an initiative groupRead more.
Active group in Rhein-Pfalz area
The Rheinland-Pfalz Exhibition in Mainz, Germany, has once again a booth on the aircraft noise problems in the Rhein-Main areaRead more.
French State sued for failure to comply with END
Several French environmental or residents organisations near the Parisian airports including the French umbrella NGO – UFCNA – fighting forRead more.
AirportWatch bulletin – February 2017
Airportwatch just published their latest bulletin : Bulletin N°93 Feb. 2017Read more.
UECNA speaks at Noise Conference
Noise Conference, 24 April 2017, Brussels, Belgium About the conference Prolonged exposure to road, railway and aircraft traffic noise canRead more.
Pollution – A warning from the European CommissionRead more.
Climate change impact stops Vienna airport expansionRead more.
France is re-thinking its airports network
With 108 airports hosting passengers flights of which 57 offer regular air services, France could be considered sufficiently if notRead more.
Petition against growth of Schiphol Airport
On February 7 citizens around Schiphol presented a petition to the Dutch parliament’s Lower Chamber WE Residents Environment Schiphol ASCERTAINRead more.
EU doubts about COP21 CO2 rules
Aviation is far away from reaching Paris climate targets after the European Commission proposed not to regulate CO2 from flightsRead more.
Frankfurt : 200th demonstration of the citizen on January 30, 2017
Every Monday, every week, the residents in the vicinity of Frankfurt airport demonstrate against the expansion of the airport. OnRead more.
The dark side of air transport
A good brochure on emissions by aviation affecting climate change and citizens’ health with some consideration on economic aspects. WrittenRead more.
The elephants in the room
Aviation is not included in the discussion at COP 21! Although aviation plans to double its traffic in the nextRead more.
A Petition to Include Air Transport in the COP 21Read more.