Airports

Amsterdam Schiphol ‘WWII Bomb’ Found

August 29, 2012 0

Pier C at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has been evacuated and closed this morning (August 29) after construction workers found what appears to be a World War II bomb. A statement from the airport says that […]

Airline Focus

Miami Adds First Ever Prague Service

August 29, 2012 0

Travel Service Airlines will commence twice-weekly passenger services from Prague, Czech Republic, to Miami International Airport (MIA), USA, from November 14, 2012.  It is the first carrier to provide direct flights between the two destinations. […]

Airline Focus

Singapore Airlines to Redefine Lounges

August 28, 2012 0

Singapore Airlines has appointed architectural and interior design firm ONG&ONG to develop a new design concept to be applied to all of the airline’s airport lounges across the world.  The appointment is part of a […]

Features

Airport Angst – it doesn’t have to be this way…

August 28, 2012 0

To manage current demands and prepare for future demands, airport operators and border forces need to fully understand their operating environment and its heritage, write Mark Crego and Richard Camman of Accenture. If you’ve ever […]

Airline Focus

Changi Welcomes Drukair of Bhutan

August 28, 2012 0

On August 28, Changi Airport welcomed the arrival of Drukair, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bhutan, which is situated in the Himalayas between China and India.  A special inaugural flight from the Bhutanese […]

Air Cargo

Freight Policy Council Launched

August 28, 2012 0

US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced the launch of the Freight Policy Council, which will focus on improving the condition and performance of the US freight network.  The council will develop a national, intermodal […]

Airports

Vanderlande Wins Hanoi Baggage Contract

August 24, 2012 0

Vanderlande Industries has won the contract to deliver a baggage handling system to the new Terminal 2 at Hanoi International Airport, Vietnam.  The company was chosen by Japanese contractor Taisei Vinaconex Joint Venture (TVJV), consultant […]

Airports

East Midlands UK First

August 24, 2012 0

East Midlands Airport (EMA) has become the first UK airport to reach its target of carbon neutral ground operations. The Manchester Airports Groups (MAG) -owned airport first made the commitment in 2006 and has implemented […]

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Airline Focus

Qantas Reports Loss, Adjusts Aircraft Orders

August 24, 2012 0

Australian flag carrier Qantas Group has reported a loss of AUS$244 million in the year ended June 30, 2012 – the first annual loss the airline has recorded since it was privatised in 1995. The […]

Airports

HSBC Campaign Lands in North America

August 24, 2012 0

HSBC Bank Canada and The Calgary Airport Authority have unveiled one of the most extensive branding campaigns to ever take place at Calgary International Airport (YYC). Entitled ‘In The Future’, HSBC’s latest global brand campaign […]