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Why Airlines Don’t Want to Fly ‘Ghost Flights’ Into European Airports This Winter

With little business travel expected this fall and winter, many airlines are betting the late October through March period will be among most devastating, financially, in their history. Yet, if required, they may fly empty airplanes into European airports just to retain landing rights that someday will have value.

They would prefer for not to, though, which is why key stakeholders in Europe are asking the European Commission again to loosen restrictions on how often airlines must fly to an airport before they lose takeoff and landing rights. Several trade groups in Europe, including ACI EUROPE, which represents airports and...

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