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Category Name: Airports

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 ASCERTAIN The development of Schiphol is not in balance with the environment because Schiphol Airport grows faster than agreed, while the noise abatement remains; From the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) shows that instead of a spectacular […]

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AirportWatch October 2015 News Bulletin

The october edition of AirportWatch News Bulletin reports what has been happening lately about the 3rd runway at Heathrow airport. Here's what you'll find inside: Page 1 - Huge rally against Heathrow 3rd runway demonstrates intense cross-party opposition in London - Top Civil Servant, Sir Jeremy Heywood, ‘warned ministers not to comment’ on Heathrow runway [...]
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AirportWatch Europe

Founded in 2000, Airportwatch is an umbrella organisation campaigning for a sustainable and equitable aviation policy in Europe. Airportwatch can count on powerful organisations like Aviation Environment Federation, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, WWF UK to cite a few… for support in the struggle. Airport watch produces news bulletins every 6 weeks or so to [...]
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Threatening the existence of regional airports will not solve the problem of low-cost airlines

“Attacking regional airports is not the solution to the problem of fiscal and social dumping by low cost airlines”, said Franck Proust MEP on Tuesday afternoon during a panel discussion that was held in the European Parliament. “Rather than endangering the survival of regional airports, the European Commission should regulate the relationship between traditional companies […]

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