N e w s
In April 2013 traffic was similar to April 2012. With some of the Easter flight decline moving into March, April saw stronger traffic but still a very small decline of -0.1%. This was the strongest performance since the current downturn started in Winter 2011.
Traffic decreased in March by 5.6% compared to March 2012. The traffic was the lowest level for the month concerned since 2004. The “Good Friday” dip that typically occurs during the Easter period, an extra week of the winter schedule occurring during the month and two airline strikes (Lufthansa and Iberia) contributed to the traffic decline in March 2013.
Due to the October amendment of PANS ATM Doc 4444 regarding special VFR flights we would like to remind you about the expiry of the deviation from the original ICAO Doc 4444 which is published in AIP Poland (GEN 1.7.4444).
The Management Board of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) today announced the appointment of Mr. Patrick Ky as Executive Director of EASA with effect from 1 September 2013. Mr. Patrick Ky is currently Executive Director of the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking and has driven the set-up and execution of Europe’s ambitious air traffic management modernisation programme since October 2007.