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Recognition for residents’ group at Athens airport

It is with great pleasure and a lot of pride that Environmental Harmony announce the Cerification of their management system with regard to Measurement and Recording of Aircraft Noise. Environmental Harmony thus becomes the first Greek resident's association which is officially certified as capable of measuring and recording aircraft noise to the standard required by [...]
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Air traffic and health protection in times of pandemic

“It cannot be accepted that even in this situation the financial interests of the aviation industry are put above the health interests of the general public, as has been the case for decades with aircraft noise and air pollution!” said Carl Ahlgrimm, president of the federal association against aircraft noise. In the summer of 2020, [...]
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Balanced approached, the French failure

After air pollution ... Noise around the big airports, the other failure of the French state! 18 associations and collectives seized the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister to request the application of European legislation France does not respect EU regulation 598/2014, which came into force in 2016! This text requires Member States [...]
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France to scrap ‘obsolete’ Paris airport expansion

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 […]

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Flight paths are changing

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.  […]

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Support for airlines is bottomless pit

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.

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33 NGOs call for reduction impact of air transport

Dear Presidents of the European Commission, European Council, and European Parliament, In the context of the current climate and health crises, we, the undersigned organisations, demand that action be taken in response to the newly released updated analysis of the non-CO2 climate impacts of aviation by the European Commission, as required by the 2017 ETS […]

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Video: The Elephant in the Room

Dutch citizens have made a video about aviation policy in the Netherlands. The government is ignoring the public interests of residents living near Schiphol with regard to liveability, health, safety and climate. The policy is always aimed at the growth of the private airline company KLM. Schiphol is primarily a transfer airport.

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