Webinar

How airspace closures triggered by the Russian war against Ukraine are impacting European aviation

How airspace closures triggered by the Ukraine crisis are impacting European aviation

Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has brought devastation to the country and misery to millions of Ukrainian citizens – and created a gigantic hole in Europe’s airspace that has huge implications for network traffic.

The closure of Ukraine’s airspace, and the unavailability of Russian airspace to most carriers have caused a wave of cancelled or uneconomic lengthy rerouted flights, while spiking oil prices are starting to hit airline profitability hard – dashing optimism that European aviation was back on track to recover this year to close to pre-pandemic levels.

Our strategic webinar on the impact of airspace closures on European aviation will be exploring the huge strategic, political and operational ramifications of the ongoing war with three key players.

  • Henrik Hololei, Director General of Transport and Mobility, European Commission;
  • Rafal Milczarski, CEO of LOT Polish Airlines;
  • Raine Luojus, CEO of Fintraffic ANS and CANSO EC3 Chair.

EUROCONTROL Director General Eamonn Brennan will be moderating the strategic discussion.

How airspace closures triggered by the Russian war against Ukraine are impacting European aviation

Watch the recording of this strategic webinar that took place on 25 March 2022.

The impact on European Aviation

Eamonn Brennan EUROCONTROL

Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has brought devastation to the country and misery to millions of Ukrainian citizens – and created a gigantic hole in Europe’s airspace that has huge implications for network traffic.

The closure of Ukraine’s airspace, and the unavailability of Russian airspace to most carriers have caused a wave of cancelled or uneconomic lengthy rerouted flights, while spiking oil prices are starting to hit airline profitability hard – dashing optimism that European aviation was back on track to recover this year to close to pre-pandemic levels.

Our strategic webinar on the impact of airspace closures on European aviation explores the huge strategic, political and operational ramifications of the ongoing war with three key players.

  • Henrik Hololei, Director General of Transport and Mobility, European Commission;
  • Rafal Milczarski, CEO of LOT Polish Airlines;
  • Raine Luojus, CEO of Fintraffic ANS and CANSO EC3 Chair.

EUROCONTROL Director General Eamonn Brennan moderates the strategic discussion.

Panellists

Henrik Hololei
Speaker

Henrik Hololei

Director General of Transport and Mobility, European Commission.

Rafal Milczarski
Speaker

Rafal Milczarski

CEO of LOT Polish Airlines.

Raine Luojus
Speaker

Raine Luojus

CEO of Fintraffic ANS and CANSO EC3 Chair.

Eamonn Brennan
Moderator

Eamonn Brennan

Director General EUROCONTROL.

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