Canada Air transport: in Europe, a slow take-off

11:40  30 june  2020
11:40  30 june  2020 Source:   latribune.fr

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FOLLOWING the collapse of talks on the liberalisation of air transport between the EU and the US Africa has been less badly hit by the crisis so far than Europe and Asia, but the impact is projected to be Industry-watchers predict slow negotiations in several phases which could focus first on how to

Transport in Europe provides for the movement needs of over 700 million people[1] and associated freight. The European Rail Traffic Management System is an EU initiative to create a Europe -wide standard for The bus is the cheapest method of transportation and slower than the train in countries that have high-speed Air transportation is now often the cheapest way of travelling between cities.

Au niveau mondial, le trafic de passagers a atteint le fond en avril en plongeant de 94,3% (mesuré en kilomètres-passagers payants, ou RPK) par rapport à avril 2019. © Provided by La Tribune Globally, passenger traffic reached bottom in April plunging 94.3% (measured in paying passenger kilometers, or RPK) by compared to April 2019.

After the "uppercut" brought to the airlines by the Covid-19 , traffic is slowly picking up in Europe as borders are reopened, but thousands of jobs remain at risk.

A very slow recovery

According to Iata, the major international association in the sector, for reasons of both traffic restrictions and fears of travelers, traffic will first restart on the domestic markets, then continental and finally in fourth quarter on long-haul flights. It would not return to its 2019 level until 2023.

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According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), in 2016 there were a staggering 3.8 billion air travelers, a number it predicts will balloon to While growth in mature markets like Europe and North America will be more incremental, with existing passengers flying more, China, India, and

Safety precautions for air transport also tend to make it expensive. It cannot be relied upon for regular services in The heavier-than- air machines called aeroplanes were rather slow in being adopted for transport . Modern turbo-jet airliners need a run of nearly two miles long to take off , but helicopters

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European countries must for example decide on a proposed list of about fifteen states whose travelers will be admitted to the Union on July 1, which excludes the United States and which includes China subject to conditions.

In Europe, in the week from June 15 to 21, 7,706 flights were operated on average per day (-77.9% compared to the same period in 2019), mainly by Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Wizz Air, Wideroe , DHL and Air France, according to the Eurocontrol organization. The most significant traffic was at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, followed by Frankfurt, Schiphol (Amsterdam), Heathrow (London) and Istanbul.

Globally, passenger traffic reached bottom in April, plunging 94.3% (measured in paying passenger kilometers, or RPK) compared to April 2019.

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EASA | European Union Aviation Safety Agency: The European Union Authority for aviation safety. Take - off is the most risky phase of flight regarding the risk of Loss of Control in Flight accidents. Data on LOC-I accidents, both fatal and non-fatal, indicate that the highest number of accidents occurs

Sustainable transport . Infrastructure - TEN- T - Connecting Europe . Information for air travellers. When flying from an EU airport, you should keep in mind certain security requirements while packing your luggage for your trip and when going Take - off your jacket and/or coat for a separate screening

Which destinations in Europe?

The Portuguese capital Lisbon tops flight bookings in Europe during the first half of June, ahead of Paris, Amsterdam, Athens, Rome, Madrid, Frankfurt, Vienna, Barcelona and London, according to data released on Monday by the specialized company Forwardkeys.

A year ago, the British capital topped reservations. This relegation reflects the effect of the quarantine measures put in place, according to the company.

"The countries that have put in place quarantine measures have observed traffic reductions similar to a total flight ban," said Brian Pearce, chief economist at Iata.

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The organization of the airlines pleads in favor of the implementation by airports and the companies of sanitary measures (wearing a mask, taking temperatures, declaration of health, etc.).

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EU statistics on air transport provide information on the main airports, and the respective shares of freight, passenger and Air transport in EFTA and candidate countries. Refers to all passengers on board of the aircraft upon landing at the reporting airport or at taking off from the reporting airport.

Transport plays an important part in economic growth and globalization, but most types cause air pollution While the vast majority of aircraft land and take off on land, some are capable of take - off Although it is slow compared to other transport , modern sea transport is a highly efficient method of

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The worst yet to come?

Government aid "has saved thousands of jobs and allowed companies to maintain links. But I fear that the worst is yet to come", commented in mid-June, Rafaël Schvartzman, vice-president of Iata for Europe.

Usually, "companies rely on the summer season to build up financial reserves for the more difficult winter months [...]. There will be no summer reserves" this year, he said. he adds.

European companies are expected to record a net loss of $ 21.5 billion in 2020 (compared to a net profit of $ 6.5 billion in 2019), which could threaten "6 to 7 million aviation-related jobs in Europe ", according to Iata.

The coming or recent clear cuts in Europe

Friday, Air France must thus present the impact on employment of its "reconstruction plan" which will involve a drastic reduction in internal connections and will result, according to the unions, in thousands of posts deleted , without forced departures.

For his part Guillaume Faury, the executive president of Airbus, who reduced production rates by a third, warned that the group could be brought to to make "bitter" and "difficult" decisions for employment "before the end of July" .

In the past week, for example:

- The Swiss airport services group Swissport has announced the loss of more than 4,000 jobs in the United Kingdom.

- The interior design firm of Jet Aviation will cut around 200 jobs at its site at the Basel-Mulhouse Franco-Swiss airport.

- The Swiss operator of duty-free shops Dufry will reduce its personnel costs from 20% to 35%.

- The Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines companies will close the German subsidiary of their Sunexpress joint venture, threatening 1,200 jobs.

- The Austrian branch of Level, the low-cost long-haul subsidiary of the British group IAG has filed for bankruptcy.

RCMP attending scene of transport truck fire in Debert .
RCMP said there was no word on any injuries as of late Sunday night. A video on Twitter, apparently shot from a distance, shows an orange glow from flames. Propane truck on fire near Debert, NS on highway 104.  Multiple tanks exploding off truck & fire crews cannot get near scene due to danger. Fire now spreading in nearby woods. Mutual aid from other departments.  RCMP have highway closed both directions. Video: Joan Keller pic.twitter.com/KnpRim6dvo — Wade Perry (@wadeperry1969) June 22, 2020 More to come...

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