News

Trapani Closed During Military Ops

March 23, 2011 0

ON MARCH 20, the Italian Civil Aviation Authority announced that Trapani Airport on the western tip of Sicily was closed to civilian traffic until further notice. The last commercial flight left the airport at 07:30 […]

Airline Focus

Etihad Appoints Egypt Manager

March 23, 2011 0

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Magdi Labib as Country Manager for Egypt, with responsibility for Etihad commercial operations throughout the country. Mr Labib has more than 21 years […]

Airline Focus

Servair’s new Director

March 23, 2011 0

French airline catering and logistics company Servair announced the appointment of Yann Schilling as Director of Servair Solutions on February 18. Mr Schilling is taking charge of the subsidiary responsible for the integration of catering […]

Airports

New MD for Oxford

March 23, 2011 0

ON JANUARY 31 London Oxford Airport (LOA) announced the appointment of Chris Orphanou as Managing Director.  Chris commenced his new strategic role effective February 7, reporting to the Board of Oxford Aviation Services Ltd. LOA […]

Airports

Southend Update

March 23, 2011 0

Construction work has started on the new multi-million pound terminal building at Southend Airport.  The first girders for the structure were lifted into place on January 18. It will have a curved roof and a […]

Airports

SSP F&B for LCY

March 23, 2011 0

SSP HAS secured a multi-million pound deal to operate five cafés and restaurants at London City Airport, commencing on April 1, 2011.  Two new cafés will begin trading by the summer, and three existing outlets […]

Airports

EMA Extends OCS Partnership

March 23, 2011 0

EAST MIDLANDS Airport (EMA) has extended its contract with OCS to provide services for passengers with reduced mobility (PRMs) for a further two years from July 2011, bringing the total contract value to over £3 […]

Airline Focus

Gulf Air to Basra

March 23, 2011 0

ON MARCH 2, Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, launched services to Basra, Iraq, on a four times per week basis. The first Basra flight departed Bahrain at 10.15am in the […]

Airports

Clean Fuel at Stansted

March 23, 2011 0

ON MARCH 8, the energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power held a launch open day for investors, analysts, media and existing and potential commercial partners.  The event took place at London Stansted Airport […]

Airports

ACSA Expands Vanderlande Contract

March 23, 2011 0

THE AIRPORTS Company of South Africa (ACSA) has signed two five-year service contracts with Vanderlande Industries for work at Johannesburg’s O R Tambo International Airport (ORTIA).  The first renews the existing maintenance contract for the […]