Airports

Dallas/Fort Worth Service Contract Awarded to Vanderlande

August 31, 2012 0

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), USA, has named Vanderlande Industries as the official Operations and Maintenance provider for its Terminal E in-line baggage handling system (BHS), as well as its 35 passenger boarding bridges (PBBs). […]

Airports

Chicago O’Hare and Birmingham Become Sisters

August 31, 2012 0

Chicago O’Hare International Airport, USA, and Birmingham Airport, UK, have become sister airports, formalising a working relationship and committing to the development of new opportunities, particularly the reinstatement of direct flights between the two. A […]

Air Traffic Control

Indra Awarded Azerbaijan ATC Contract

August 30, 2012 0

Azerbaijan’s air navigation service provider AZANS has awarded Spanish company Indra the contract to install a new air traffic control centre at its capital city Baku’s airport. The centre will be equipped with Indra’s air […]

Airports

Federal Grants for Atlantic City

August 30, 2012 0

Officials at Atlantic City International Airport have announced the receipt of grants that will allow for improvements to perimeter fencing and the purchase of new aircraft rescue and fire-fighting (ARFF) equipment.  The allocation was obtained […]

Airports

Edinburgh Introduces Body Scanning

August 30, 2012 1

Following the British Government’s recent moves towards introducing body scanning security measures at UK airports, Edinburgh has announced that its passengers may be body scanned as part of the airport’s normal security procedures from Saturday […]

Aircraft

China Signs $3.5bn Airbus Deal

August 30, 2012 0

China’s Xinhua news agency has announced that the Chinese Government has signed US$3.5bn contract to purchase 50 airliners from Airbus.  A deal has also been struck to assemble the aircraft in China. They are part […]

Airline Focus

Aerolíneas Argentinas Joins SkyTeam

August 30, 2012 0

Global airline alliance SkyTeam has welcomed Aerolíneas Argentinas as its 18th member.  The carrier is the first from South America to join the alliance and adds 40 destinations to the SkyTeam network. Skyteam’s Managing Director […]

Aircraft

Philippine Airlines Places Major Airbus Order

August 29, 2012 0

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has placed a firm order with Airbus for 34 A321ceo, ten A321neo and ten A330-300 aircraft.  The purchase is part of a major fleet modernisation programme and deliveries will start in 2013. […]

Airline Focus

Lufthansa Cabin Crew Strike

August 29, 2012 0

Cabin crew representatives for German airline Lufthansa have outlined strike plans for the next few weeks, following the collapse of pay talks between the airline and the UFO union. The union, which represents 18,000 Lufthansa […]

Airline Focus

Australia and Europe to Link Emissions Trading Systems

August 29, 2012 0

The Australian Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, the Hon Greg Combet MP, and the European Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, announced yesterday (August 28) that Australia and Europe will be linking their […]