Airline Focus

Emirates Boosts Middle East Routes

February 27, 2012 0

Emirates’ Middle East operations will receive a boost this August as the carrier increases daily capacity by almost 29% to both Kuwait and Doha. Operations to Doha will now have six services per day and […]

Airports

Reuben Brothers Acquire Heliport

February 24, 2012 0

Reuben Brothers acquired the London Heliport in Battersea, UK, from Andrew Davis on February 23.  The acquisition was made by Aldersgate Investments Limited and extends the group’s existing aviation interest, including ownership of London Oxford […]

Airports

Frankfurt Strike To End

February 22, 2012 0

Strike action by apron controllers, which has disrupted operations at Frankfurt Airport, is due to end at 2200CET tonight (February 22).  The strike was previously expected to continue until the weekend. The decision was made […]

Airports

BAA Releases 2011 Results

February 22, 2012 0

Airports operator BAA, the owner of London Heathrow and Stansted, has released its results for 2011. The two airports served 87.4 million passengers last year – 3.7% more than in 2010 – with a 2% […]

Airports

Washington’s Airports Set Records

February 22, 2012 0

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport served a combined total of 42 million passengers in 2011, according to figures released by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Jack Potter, the Authority’s President […]

Events

ATCA Washington

February 22, 2012 0

The conference is open to the general public. The topics are appropriate for a wide variety of individuals – air traffic controllers, policy developers and decision-makers, government and industry executives, ATC technology users and developers […]

Events

Expo Aero Brazil- Sao Jose dos Campos Air Show

February 22, 2012 0

Expo Aero Brazil – Sao Jose dos Campos Air Show – International Fair of Aeronautics is the ideal event for the latest innovations in the market. It is the place where the major technological trends […]

Airports

Frankfurt Strike Continues

February 21, 2012 0

Strike action at Frankfurt Airport, operated by Fraport, is expected to continue until the weekend.  A group of 200 apron controllers, members of the GdF union, are striking over a pay dispute. The latest walk-out […]

Airports

Eye Scanners Switched Off

February 17, 2012 0

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has withdrawn Biometric eye scanners from use at Birmingham and Manchester airports in the UK.  The Iris Recognition Immigration System (IRIS) was first introduced at Heathrow in 2005 and installed […]

Air Traffic Control

Frankfurt Hit By Strike Action

February 16, 2012 1

      Strike action by about 200 apron controllers – members of the GdF trade union – at Frankfurt Airport has been extended into a second day.  Almost 300 flights are now reported to […]