News

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft – 2010 Report

February 21, 2011 0

Representatives from BAE Systems all reported on a good 2010 for the company at the annual Regional Aircraft media briefing, which was held on HMS Belfast, moored in the River Thames in London. Steve Doughty, […]

News

Go-ahead for Philadelphia

February 15, 2011 0

THE FAA has approved a huge $5.2 billion expansion of Philadelphia International Airport. Work is expected to begin in 2012 and be completed in 2025. The project includes a fifth runway and the lengthening of […]

Airports

100 Years: The Celebration

February 10, 2011 0

To celebrate its 100th birthday, 500 guests attended a reception in the Grand Hall of the city’s Town Hall on January 10.  Attendees included the Governing Mayor of the Free & Hanseatic City of Hamburg, […]

Airports

Famous Faces

February 10, 2011 0

Like many other airports that serve major cities, Hamburg International has welcomed its fair share of famous faces. There are wonderful treasures buried in the airport’s photo archive.  World stars like Sammy Davis Jr, Aretha […]

Airports

Just Another Day at the Airport!

February 10, 2011 0

A round-up of strange tales from the last 100 years at Hamburg Airport!   Wedding Dress Found Every airport worker knows that his or her workplace is a mini-city that reflects everyday life – anything […]

Airports

Hamburg is 100!

February 10, 2011 0

Hamburg, thought to be the oldest airport that is still at its original location, is celebrating its 100th birthday.  Tom Allett and Katja Tempel look back over its century of history.     The airport’s […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

Somalia Sunshine

February 10, 2011 0

Carroll McCormick explains how a solar-powered runway lighting and NAVAID system guarantees reliability at an airport in Mogadishu. Faced with the need for night-time flights, yet unable to rely on a conventional supply of power, […]

Airports

A New Direction for Aviation Policy?

February 10, 2011 0

Stephen Vaughan reports from December’s UK aviation policy conference in London. With the current British Government having firmly pledged not to expand airport capacity in the south-east of England, a recent seminar examined the possibilities […]

Security

US Trials New Body Scanning Software

February 10, 2011 0

THE US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is testing a new type of body scanner software at several US airports.  Previous versions of airport security body scanners had been criticized for being too revealing, hence the […]

Airports

Munich Sets Records

February 10, 2011 0

MUNICH’S ANNUAL press conference, held in February, revealed that the airport was back on a positive track in 2010.  Approximately 35 million passengers – a gain of 6% over the previous year – used the […]