Air Traffic Control

Protest as Plymouth City Airport Closes

December 23, 2011 0

A group of over 50 pro-airport protesters gathered at Plymouth City Airport in Devon, UK, today to mark the closure of the facility they had fought to save. Earlier this year its operator, the Sutton […]

Airline Focus

IATA “Disappointed” with EU Court Decision on ETS

December 22, 2011 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed its “disappointment” at the December 21 decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) which upheld European Union (EU) plans to include international aviation […]

Airline Focus

No.1 Lounge Deal

December 22, 2011 1

Cyprus Airways has partnered up with lounge operator No.1 Traveller to offer its Business Class passengers, along with Corporate Gold or Gold Sunjet cardholders, access to the No.1 Stansted airport lounge. The partnership commenced on […]

Airports

Binding Agreement for bmi Purchase

December 22, 2011 0

International Airlines Group (IAG) and Lufthansa AG have reached a binding agreement for IAG to acquire British Midland Limited (bmi), following the announcement on November 4. The bmi mainline unit of the business will cost […]

Airports

The Way Forward for Environmental Management

December 21, 2011 0

Environmental impact continues to be an increasingly important global issue, with greater pressures to minimise that impact coming from all sides, including governments, regulators, shareholders and employees.  Airports need to work hard to reduce the […]

Airline Focus

BA Chooses ASIG

December 21, 2011 0

Aviation services provider ASIG has announced that it has been selected as aircraft refueller at London Stansted Airport by UK airline British Airways (BA), for its scheduled cargo operation.  ASIG already undertakes refuelling operations for […]

Airline Focus

Africa Flights Increased

December 21, 2011 0

Brussels Airlines is planning to increase its flights to and from five African destinations (Yaoundé and Douala, Abidjan, Nairobi, Bujumbura and Kinshasa) from April 2012. Early next year, the carrier is also launching an in-flight […]

Events

The Airport Show

December 20, 2011 0

Launched in 2001, the Airport Show has grown continuously to become one of the largest airport construction, operations, technology and services events in the world. The Airport Show in its 12th edition, organised by Reed […]

Airline Focus

Biggest Airline LATAM Approved

December 16, 2011 0

The merger of Brazilian airline TAM and Chilean LAN has been approved, creating the largest carrier in the Latin American region. The new airline, LATAM, was first proposed in 2010 and is now valued at […]

Airports

SITA Assists Hanoi Airport

December 16, 2011 0

Noi Bai International Airport in Vietnam’s capital city, Hanoi, can expect smoother handling with the announcement that Hanoi Ground Services, a subsidiary of Northern Airports Corporation, is implementing SITA Departure Control Services. The system is […]