Vincent Snauwaert graduated as a political scientist in 2017. He joined Airport Regions Council as Junior Public Affairs Officer before taking up his current role as Public Affairs Manager at TUI fly Belgium in 2018. Next to this role, Vincent is the Secretary General at the Belgian Air Transport Association (BATA) which groups Air Belgium, ASL Airlines Belgium, Brussels Airlines, DHL and TUI fly.

1 April 2022

Belgian embarkation tax exposes lack of environmental ambition

Let’s clarify one thing; the aviation sector wants to become and will become greener. The Belgian aviation industry has been making efforts for more than 20 […]
1 April 2022
British Airways

British Airways announces ‘breakthrough moment’ with first SAF delivery

British Airways has become the first airline to use sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced by UK-based company Phillips 66 Limited. The airline becomes the first one […]
31 March 2022

European Airline CEOs call for urgent action to assist aviation recovery and support decarbonisation

Two years since the Covid-19 pandemic began in Europe, and five weeks after the outbreak of war in Ukraine, Airlines for Europe (A4E) CEOs are navigating […]
29 March 2022

Slovakian flying taxi to start making 800-km trips in 2027

Slovakian company AeroMobil has unveiled the AM NEXT, calls the company calls world’s first four-seater flying taxi. Its official launch could happen as early as 2027. […]
29 March 2022

Airbus successfully flies 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel aircraft

Airbus has just performed a first flight powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on an A380 aircraft. Airbus’ A380 test aircraft MSN 1 took off […]
29 March 2022

Russia’s Aeroflot launches international network from Sochi

Due to restrictions imposed on Russia by EU countries, the UK, the US and other states, Russian airlines have been forced to reorganize. Aeroflot, Russia’s national […]
28 March 2022

Russia accused of “stealing” hundreds of leased aircraft

Eurocontrol, the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, is accusing Russia of “stealing” hundreds of passenger planes, which have been leased to European and […]
28 March 2022

Major Belgian Airlines denounce the timing of the new Belgian Embarkation Tax

On March 24, the Belgian government agreed on the implementation of the Belgian Embarkation Tax. Air Belgium, Brussels Airlines, and TUI fly Belgium expressed their disappointment […]
28 March 2022

€735 million for impactful solutions that can deliver sustainable aircraft by 2050

Key leaders from the aviation sector gathered during the Clean Aviation Forum event last week discussing general challenges to achieve net-neutrality. From increased cooperation between public […]
24 March 2022

Air New Zealand to start operating 17-hour route to New York

Air New Zealand has just announced that getting to New York will be a lot easier starting 17 September, when the airline’s new 17-hour flight is […]
24 March 2022

EasyJet is the latest airline to drop face mask requirement

With Covid-19 restrictions easing worldwide, easyJet is the latest airline to announce they will no longer have a mandatory mask policy. Recently, British Airways and Virgin […]
24 March 2022

Mack Rutherford follows his sister’s footsteps to break solo world flight record

At the beginning of this year, on 20 January, Zara Rutherford astonished the world by completing her trip around the world. She is the youngest female […]
23 March 2022

Re-routing around Ukraine is disrupting traffic flows across a wide area, says Eurocontrol

The unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has brought commercial flying there to a standstill, and stopped overflights of neighbouring Moldova. Elsewhere around the borders of Ukraine, Russia […]
23 March 2022

IATA unveils the first CO2 calculator tool in the industry

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Recommended Practice Per-Passenger CO2 Calculation Methodology. IATA’s Methodology, using verified airline operational data, provides […]
23 March 2022

Brussels Airport adds 6 new destinations and 4 airlines for the summer season

With the summer just around the corner, Brussels Airport offers an overview of the new summer schedule, which starts on Sunday 27 March. The airport will […]
22 March 2022

Neste and DHL Express announce one of the largest SAF deals in the aviation industry

DHL Express and Neste have announced a significant step towards decarbonizing aviation logistics by expanding their existing cooperation with a new strategic collaboration. In the next […]
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