Europe’s biggest airlines form new lobbying group

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The newly formed alliance said it is demanding "a significant reduction" in the charges which are "paid by hundreds of millions of EU travellers."

The new association is called Airlines for Europe (A4E) and brings together the most significant airlines in Europe, together with the low-cost ones.


Lufthansa, Air France-KLM, the International Airlines Group (IAG) together with EasyJet and Ryanair will form a lobby group to influence policies regarding the European aviation.

According to AFP news agency, the name of the new association will be Airlines for Europe (A4E) and according to a statement it will “represent the interests of its members when dealing with the EU institutions, international organizations and national governments on European aviation issues.”

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