Security

Newcastle Chooses Rapiscan

October 31, 2011 0

As part of its upgrade between November 2011 and April 2012, Newcastle International Airport (NIA), UK, has selected 620 DV x-ray screening equipment from Rapiscan Systems. The 620 DV is a checkpoint screening solution with […]

Airports

ADAC Wins Awards

October 31, 2011 0

Abu Dhabi Airports Company’s (ADAC) Quality Assurance Department has received two Star Awards for ‘Best Public Sector Complaint Management & Service Recovery’.  The awards were announced at the 2011 UAE Customer Service Week summit in […]

Air Cargo

Emirates SkyCargo Milestone

October 31, 2011 0

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, has announced that electronic air waybills (e-AWBs) are now being used for 100% of shipments from its Dubai, UAE hub. The use of e-AWBs are part of […]

Airline Focus

Frost & Sullivan Comment on Lufthansa Group

October 28, 2011 0

Lufthansa Group has released its nine-month financial results for 2011 and Lida Mantzavinou, Consulting Analyst for Frost & Sullivan Aerospace, Defence & Security Group, offers her thoughts:   “In its nine-month financial results, Lufthansa Group […]

Airline Focus

Strike Costs Qantas $68m

October 28, 2011 0

The industrial campaign taken by the licensed engineers’ union, pilots’ union and Transport Workers’ Union has so far purportedly cost Australian airline Qantas AUS$68 million (US$72.8m).  Furthermore, the airline says that the uncertainty caused to […]

Airports

Local Restaurants at Copenhagen Airport

October 28, 2011 0

SSP has won a seven-year contract for food and beverage outlets at Copenhagen Airport.  The new deal – worth £170 million (US$273.7m) – will see the city’s most popular restaurants, MASH and Le Sommelier, installed […]

Aircraft

Dreamliner’s First Commercial Flight

October 27, 2011 0

All Nippon Airlines (ANA), the launch customer for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, operated the type’s first commercial passenger flight on October 26.  The flight, from Tokyo to Hong Kong, took place some three years after the […]

Airports

Auckland Airport Annual Meeting

October 27, 2011 0

The Auckland Airport, New Zealand annual meeting was held on October 27 at the Telstra Clear Pacific Events Centre in Manukau City.  Chair of the Board Joan Withers addressed airport shareholders and discussed the highlights […]

Events

ATC Global 2012 Exhibition and Conference

October 27, 2011 0

ATC Global Exhibition and Conference is the largest ATM event in the international marketplace; committed to bringing together stakeholders from across the entire air traffic control industry. Now in its 22nd year, ATC Global will […]

Air Cargo

Agreement between Chongqing and Liege Airports

October 25, 2011 0

On October 25, 2011 Liege Airport, Belgium and the Chongqing Airport Group, China, announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to encourage cooperation and strengthen the exchanges between the two airports. […]