By Tangi QUEMENER and Jurgen HECKER, Paris (AFP) Feb 11, 2021 on Space Daily The French government has decided to cancel a planned expansion of the country’s biggest airport, Paris’s Charles de Gaulle, a minister said in remarks published Thursday. Barbara Pompili, France’s environment minister, told Le Monde newspaper that boosting the airport’s capacity was […]
Over the next few years there will be changes to flight paths at most airports in Europe. This is because flight paths across the world are being modernized. Air traffic controllers are moving from a ground-based system to a satellite system to guide planes. The new system will allow planes to be guided more accurately. […]
More than 100 million people in Europe are exposed to harmful levels of environmental noise pollution. Long-term exposure to environmental noise contributes to 48 000 new cases of heart disease and 12 000 premature deaths every year in Europe. In addition, 22 million people suffer chronic high annoyance, and 6.5 million suffer chronic high sleep […]
The Dutch government recently presented a new Aviation Bill. It led to massive criticism because it is entirely based on growth without asking how much aviation does the Netherlands actually need. So we present an alternative vision that will not destroy the economy, but that benefits everyone.