ELFAA

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ELFAAEuropean Low Fares Airline Association
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The European Low Fares Airline Association, which represents low-cost carriers such as Ryanair and easyJet, said the European Union should replace its 39 air traffic control agencies with one pan-EU organization -- replicating the system in the United States.
"The credit concerned is being deployed to support an ambitious programme of fleet renewal and expansion of the SAS network, significantly distorting competition with SAS's competitors, which have no recourse to such state support," explains John Hanlon, secretary-general of the European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA), which is behind the complaint.
The reaction of the European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA), whose members include Ryanair and EasyJet, to the Commission's announcement is logically far more negative than that of the Association of European Airlines (AEA), whose members are much more active on the medium and long-haul market.
EasyJet, Europe[sup.1]s second-biggest discount carrier, is a member of the European Low Fares Airline Association, which also includes Ireland-based Ryanair Holdings Plc, Europe[sup.1]s No.
Other airlines are said to be angry at the decision, with the European Low Fares Airline Association arguing that its members will be damaged by Alitalia being "artificially kept alive", reports The Associated Press.
The AEA (Association of European Airlines), ELFAA (European Low Fares Airline Association) and ERA (regional airlines) have all expressed relief.
ELFAA, the European Low Fares Airline Association, has released its analysis of the 'airports package' presented by the European Commission, on 1 December 2011 (revision of existing legislation on slots, ground handling services and noise - see Europolitics 4315 and 4316).
(1) Association of European Airlines (AEA), European Regions Airline Association (ERA), European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA), European Business Aviation Association (EBAA)
The European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA) sent a letter, on 12 November, to Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia urging him to carry out an urgent and full investigation into alleged unfair and illegal state aid in the airline sector.
In the latest episode of the war' between the traditional and low-cost airlines, the European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA) said, on 17 March, that it had called on the European Commission to carry out "full and swift" investigations into "offending state aid cases concerning Sweden's SAS, Hungary's Malev, Spain's Spanair and the Czech airline CSA.
The European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA) announced that it had formally lodged a complaint with the European Commission, on 8 January, for the state aid granted to the airline Alitalia and its successor CAI (Compagnia Aerea Italiana).
IATA (the International Air Transport Association) and ELFAA (European Low Fares Airline Association) had both questioned the validity of Regulation 261/2004.
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