EU airlines seek landing slots relief to avoid 'ghost flights'

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Airlines in Europe are calling for relaxed rules on takeoff and landing slots. European Commission said 50% of flights must be flown for each individual flight number each day of the week in order to retain the slot. Lufthansa has cut 33 000 flights over the winter season but will still need 18,000 flights to meet its slot use requirement.
4 months ago

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EU airlines seek landing slots relief to avoid 'ghost flights'

The emergence of the omicron variant has slowed air travel on an already weak winter demand, leaving some carriers to experience nearly empty flights. Some EU airlines are hoping for relief from the European Commission.

4 months ago·Germany
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