AECFA and New Tax starting 15th of September

Aena logos at Barcelona airport / Lali Masriera

Last Tuesday 17th of June, Spanish Ministry of Fomento (Development) designated Asociación Española para la Coordinación y Facilitación de Franjas horarias (AECFA) as Slot Coordinator and Facilitator of the Spanish Airports within the Aenanet.

Further to our post of 20th of January this change in the coordinator is in order to meet the European Regulation 95/93 about slot coordination in European airports which pretends an independent coordination from airlines and airports.

The new association is primary made up of Aena (50%) and a number of airlines (50%):
IberiaIberia ExpressVuelingAir NostrumAir EuropaRyanairSwiftairThomson AirwaysCondorThomas Cook Airlines Ltd.Binter Canarias Naysa and Canair

The assignation of AECFA as Spanish coordinator and Mr. Ignacio Monasterio (currently slot coordinator and facilitator within Aena organization) as Director of Coordination has been published today in the Spanish Official Gazette (B.O.E.) and will be effective as from next 15th of September when the new tax will be in force.

We take this opportunity to wish all the best to the new Spanish Coordinator and the new Director of Coordination.

Photo: Aena logos at Barcelona airport / Lali Masriera

Source: B.O.E.