Airports

Airport Link Roads Funded by British Government

November 29, 2011 0

In his Autumn Statement, delivered to the UK’s House of Commons on November 29, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that the British Government is to fund two major airport road link improvements. It will […]

Airline Focus

APD Further Increase

November 29, 2011 0

The UK Chancellor George Osborne announced today (November 29) in his Autumn Statement that Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax will increase to double the rate of inflation from April 1, 2012. APD has been in […]

Airline Focus

American Airlines’ Parent AMR Files for Chapter 11

November 29, 2011 0

American Airlines’ (AA) parent company AMR Corporation, based in Texas, USA, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  The move is an attempt to cut debt and reduce labour costs, whilst the airline is expected […]

Airline Focus

Air Malta Returns to Libya

November 29, 2011 0

Air Malta resumed scheduled air services to Libya on November 28 with a flight carrying 175 passengers to Tripoli International Airport.  Flight KM696 landed at Tripoli at 11:55am and return flight KM697 touched down in […]

Airline Focus

UK Strike Causes Flight Change

November 28, 2011 0

UAE-based Etihad Airways has made several changes to its London-bound flights ahead of the UK-wide 24-hour strike by public sector workers – including Border Agency staff – on Wednesday (November 30). Three flights have been […]

Airline Focus

Public Sector Strikes Threaten UK Airports

November 25, 2011 0

Public sector workers throughout the UK are planning to go on strike on November 30, 2011, in protest at proposed changes to their pensions and the country’s airports are anticipating serious disruption as a result.  […]

Airline Focus

Singapore Changi now connected to all ASEAN countries

November 24, 2011 0

On November 24 Singapore Changi Airport welcomed the arrival of a new Lao Airlines service from Vientiane, the 11th new city link for Changi this year. With the commencement of thrice-weekly services between Singapore and […]

Events

International Airport Expo 2012

November 22, 2011 0

International Airport Expo 2012 organised by IAEMA (International Airport Equipment Manufacturers’ Association) to be held at The Rio all suite hotel & casino, Las Vegas. Throughout the event there will be GSE focused workshops as […]

Airline Focus

Astraeus Airlines in Administration

November 22, 2011 0

Astraeus Airlines, based in Crawley, UK, has announced that it has ceased operations and has gone into administration.  The airline – wholly owned by an Icelandic travel group – was founded in 2002 and switched […]

Events

Aerodrome India 2012

November 22, 2011 0

Aerodrome India is an International Exhibition & Forum on Airport Infrastructure, Operations, Security & Connectivity solution under one roof. Co-organised by Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies and Industries (SIATI) and Association of Private Airport Operators […]