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Ruud Ummels elected to serve on the ACI-WBP advisory board

To70 is proud to announce that Ruud Ummels has been elected to serve on the ACI World Business Partners Advisory Board.  For the next three years, he will represent the European ACI World Business Partners on the Advisory Board, facilitate business opportunities for the membership,...

The problems of setting aircraft noise limits

Earlier this month, the World Health Organisation (WHO) published its long-awaited Environmental Noise Guidelines for the European Region. In it, the recommended maximum annual average level for aircraft noise is lower than for other modes of transport, lower than current EU policy, and lower than...

A New Office and Managing Director in Brussels

We are delighted to announce the establishment of a new To70 office in Brussels and the appointment of Mr. Wim de Breucker as our local managing director. With a long history of working in the airline, airport and ground handling industry, and in depth knowledge...

Europe’s growth in aviation travel continues apace

In this year’s annual update on the growth of the aviation industry, it is clear the aviation industry is still maintaining its momentum of healthy growth. The biggest news: a record-breaking 2 billion passengers welcomed in 2016! Thanks to the 5+% growth of 2015 continuing...

Enhancing ground infrastructure to handle 50,000 more flights

When a busy main-port airport in a busy city in a busy country needs to handle large medium-term growth expectations, how do you make that happen? Major airport expansion isn’t an option, obviously. But there are other ways to grow without getting bigger. Growth impact Significant growth...

Self-connect; a new way of connecting flights?

Many travellers might associate the process of transferring flights with alliances like SkyTeam, Oneworld or Star Alliance and major hub-airport like Amsterdam Schiphol, London Heathrow or Paris Charles de Gaulle. Would you ever think of low-cost carriers and transfer? True low-cost carriers no longer exist; Ryanair...

Happy New Year!

First of all we want to take a moment to address our clients and relations: Thank you for the trust over the last year, may the New Year bring us more wonderful opportunities to work together. Happy New Year, for you and your loved ones! Last...

The challenges of aviation growth

Since a picture is worth a thousand words we have prepared this infographic on aviation growth. This infographic gives an overview of the current facts and figures at a single glance. Key elements are the growth in low cost carriers and the spectacular growth of...