Airlines for Europe (A4E) has rebuked the European Union (EU) for extending the maximum threshold for Europe's air navigation service providers (ANSP) from 0.5 minutes to 0.9 minutes per flight, the weakest performance targets ever. With the new targets in place for the next two years, a minimum of 9.9 million minutes of delays per year will be acceptable versus 5.5 million minutes. Airlines experienced a record 19 million minutes of delays in 2018, 105% higher than in ...

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