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EurECCA, GCAQE and ETF common letter Aircraft cabin air quality

April 2, 2023
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We are writing on behalf of almost a half million aviation workers represented by the GCAQE, ETF, and EurECCA regarding your written response to the recent European Hansard on the subject of aircraft cabin air quality.
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Airline industry and EASA must implement new cabin air safety standards 

November 15, 2022
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Aviation workers and safety experts are calling on airlines, manufacturers, and the EU Aviation Safety Agency to immediately implement new cabin air quality standards designed to protect staff and passengers from chemical fumes. After more than seven years of work on the issue, the European Committee on Standardisation (CEN) has published a technical report including recommendations on how to prevent exposure to fumes through improvements in the design, maintenance, and operation of aircraft.
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EurECCA is concerned about the decision of the EU Commission on slot utilization rules

August 3, 2021
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EurECCA is concerned about the decision of the EU Commission on slot utilization rulesThe EU Commission has presented its latest plans on the slot utilization rules. EurECCA sees this as a significant tightening of the acute situation of air transport. Airlines will have to use at least 50% of their slots. The EU Commission has presented its latest plans on
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Coordinated COVID-19 measures needed to save jobs and upcoming summer season

February 25, 2021
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Coordinated COVID-19 measures needed to save jobs and upcoming summer seasonCoordinated COVID-19 measures needed to save jobs and upcoming summer season, say European aviation and tourism stakeholders Ahead of the 1 March Extraordinary meeting of Ministers of Tourism, 14 European stakeholders in aviation and tourism have urged the Portuguese presidency of the EU to put their efforts into the coordination of all restrictive
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Joint ministerial declaration on COVID-19 Recovery

December 14, 2020
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Joint ministerial declaration on COVID-19 RecoveryEurECCA welcomes the joint declaration on “COVID-19 Recovery: Towards Socially Responsible Connectivity” signed yesterday during the Preparatory Summit of the European Council by Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Portugal.   EurECCA supports the promotion of a European air connectivity that is: socially responsible, is based, without compromising the protection of workers’ rights, on
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European Aircrew & Passengers Welcome the Completion of the Standard on Aircraft Cabin Air Quality

October 26, 2020
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European Aircrew & Passengers Welcome the Completion of the Standard on Aircraft Cabin Air QualityList of Signatories:  European Cabin Crew Association (EurECCA) – Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE) – Independent Consumer Campaigner A diverse group including a European Association, representing National Cabin Crew Trade Unions, a Global Aviation Users Coalition and a Consumer Advocate representing passengers (1), have today called upon
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EurECCA calls on Commissioner Valean to temporarily adapt Regulation 261/2004

April 20, 2020
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EurECCA calls on Commissioner Valean to temporarily adapt Regulation 261/2004EurECCA is calling for temporary flexibility under the EU passenger rights Regulation 261/2004, conditional on a commitment of the beneficiary airlines to maintain jobs & manage the crisis in a socially responsible manner. With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the aviation sector is going through a global crisis in general
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EurECCA calls for coordinated response to protection of cabin crew virus in light of COVID-19

March 19, 2020
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EurECCA calls for coordinated response to protection of cabin crew virus in light of COVID-19Brussels, 19 March 2020 – The global aviation sector is experiencing an unprecedented crisis.  Despite recommendations, many flights continue to operate at their maximum capacity and cabin crew are put at risk by carrying out their duties without protection or clear protocols.  While EurECCA fully supports