Airports

Gatwick's Runway Refurbishment on Schedule

June 29, 2012 0

The media was given access to Gatwick’s ongoing runway refurbishment programme during the night of June 28/29.  After the last departure lifted off just before 22:00 the inbound traffic was diverted to the standby runway, […]

Airports

Panther for Modlin

June 27, 2012 0

Warsaw’s Modlin Airport has taken delivery of a new Rosenbauer Panther 6×6 wheel-drive fire truck.  It is a disc-brake version; the airport’s third Panther vehicle and is seen here prior to delivery from the manufacturer’s […]

Air Traffic Control

Air Traffic Control Cooperation

June 27, 2012 0

NAV Portugal and airport operator ADM Mozambique signed a Protocol of Cooperation on June 7 in Maputo, Mozambique, in order to modernise the air traffic control (ATC) systems at the country’s airports. In addition to […]

Events

Gulf Air Traffic Management

June 26, 2012 0

The Middle East aviation industry is growing at a rapid rate creating airspace management challenges for air navigation service providers across the MENA region. GATM will bring recognised senior airspace policy experts together to address […]

Air Cargo

LATAM Merger Complete

June 25, 2012 0

LAN Airlines SA – now renamed LATAM Airlines Group SA – and TAM SA have completed the exchange offer and merger to combine their businesses.  LATAM Airlines Group says it will offer passengers more flights […]

Air Traffic Control

Airport Infra Expo 2012 Review

June 25, 2012 0

Caroline Cook visited São Paulo to attend the second edition of Brazil’s airport infrastructure event. When it was launched in 2011, the Airport Infrastructure Expo (AIE) was the first exhibition in Latin America to focus […]

Airports

Phoenix-Mesa Reveals Plans

June 21, 2012 1

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, USA, has outlined four phases of new terminal development during an Airport Authority’s Board of Directors meeting.  The proposed work will cost an estimated $1.4 billion and accommodate growing passenger numbers […]

Airports

L-3 eXaminer Contracts Won

June 20, 2012 0

L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) has received multiple contracts for its eXaminer XLB explosives detection system (EDS) from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the Airport Authority of Thailand and the Bucharest Otopeni International Airport. With the […]

Airports

ExecuJet Pets

June 20, 2012 0

ExecuJet Europe has launched a complimentary pet handling service at London Cambridge Airport, allowing domestic cats and dogs to travel internationally without quarantine or overseas vet inspection. The airline and airport have been approved by […]

Airline Focus

Ryanair Bids for Aer Lingus

June 20, 2012 0

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has announced its intention to make an all-cash offer of €1.30 (US$1.65) per share for the entire share capital of fellow Irish carrier Aer Lingus, valuing the company at €694 million ($880m). […]