Air Traffic Control

Indra to Equip Oman

May 31, 2012 0

Spanish IT company Indra will install its new air traffic control (ATC) station at the Muscat and Salalah ATC centres in the Sultanate of Oman, as part of a 2010 contract signed with the country’s […]

Airports

Cavotec Wins Orders

May 30, 2012 0

The Cavotec global engineering group has won a breakthrough order for electrical converter systems at Rajiv Gandhi Hyderabad International Airport, India, and a major order for advance ground support equipment at Memphis International Airport, USA. […]

Airline Focus

TNT Chooses Multihog

May 30, 2012 0

TNT Airways is using a Multihog multi-purpose implement carrier fitted with a range of attachments at the company’s European Express Centre at Liege Airport, Belgium.  The addition of the Multihog to TNT’s fleet is part […]

Air Cargo

Schiphol Welcomes Back Thai Cargo

May 28, 2012 0

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has welcomed the inaugural flight of Thai Cargo’s new weekly Boeing 747 freighter services. The aircraft – delivered in early May – was escorted to the ramp by a fleet of airport […]

Airports

Glasgow Airport Launches Customer Charter

May 28, 2012 0

UK-based Rainbow HR is helping Glasgow Airport to launch its customer charter – the first of its kind in the country. The team was brought in to help the airport in its efforts to become […]

Airline Focus

Virgin America Fined

May 25, 2012 0

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has assessed a civil penalty against airline Virgin America for filing incomplete complaints registered by passengers with disabilities, and for not responding adequately to those complaints.  The carrier has […]

Airports

Royal Runway

May 25, 2012 0

A giant Union Jack featuring a profile image of Her Majesty the Queen has been unveiled on London Heathrow’s runway to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee.  The 5,813sq ft (540m2) flag will welcome the 780,000 passengers […]

Airports

World-First Trial at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport

May 24, 2012 0

France’s Toulouse-Blagnac is the world’s first airport to trial SIM-based Near Field Communication (NFC) to allow passengers to pass through its checks, controls and gates using only their mobile phones.  Using the security of the […]

Airline Focus

Miami’s new ‘Front Door’

May 24, 2012 0

Passengers flying American Airlines to Miami International Airport (MIA) will be welcomed to the US by a new three-level, 400,000sq ft (37,161m2) Federal Inspection Service (FIS) area twice the size of the existing Concourse E […]

Airports

SSP Wins Phoenix Contract

May 24, 2012 0

SSP America, the North American division of food and beverage specialist SSP, has announced a ten-year $800 million contract with Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport: “that will bring the diverse culinary arts of Phoenix’s most celebrated […]