Airports

Ras Al Khaimah Awards ARINC Major Contract

September 30, 2012 0

ARINC Inc has won a multi-million dollar, 10-year contract to implement multiple airport systems at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, UAE.  The project, which involves the design, supply and installation of ARINC’s core suite of […]

Airports

Fraport Completes Test-phase for new Pier A-Plus

September 28, 2012 1

Fraport has announced that during the course of eight days in September 2012, 2,000 test passengers put Frankfurt Airport’s new Pier A-Plus at Terminal 1 to the test. Testing covered wayfinding, security control, passport control […]

Airline Focus

Gulf Air Appoints AVIAREPS in the US and Canada

September 28, 2012 0

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain has appointed AVIAREPS as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in the US and Canada. Gulf Air Chief Commercial Officer Mr Karim Maklouf commented, “With over 18 years of […]

Airline Focus

Etihad Increases Flight to Istanbul

September 28, 2012 0

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced it will fly daily between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul, Turkey, from January 1, 2013. The Abu Dhabi-based airline launched services to Istanbul with […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

ADB Deploys Turnkey Airfield Lighting Solution

September 27, 2012 0

ADB Airfield Solutions has deployed an end-to-end airfield ground lighting solution on the original runway at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, China. The lighting solution included precision approach path indicators (PAPIs), constant current regulators (CCRs) and […]

Airline Focus

Al Ain’s First Domestic Flight

September 27, 2012 0

Al Ain International Airport, UAE, welcomed its first domestic passenger service on September 26 when a 50-seat Rotana Jet Embraer 145 arrived from Abu Dhabi International Airport at 18:30.  This first domestic passenger flight to […]

Airline Focus

easyJet Revamps Onboard Menu

September 27, 2012 0

In response to passenger demand, UK airline easyJet has upgraded its Bistro menu, which is now available to all travellers onboard.  The menu will now include a greater variety of filling snacks with sweet treats […]

Aircraft

THAI Joins the A380 Club

September 27, 2012 0

Thai Airways International (THAI) has taken delivery of its first A380, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s largest and most eco-efficient airliner.  The aircraft was handed over to Captain Montree Jumrieng, Executive Vice […]

Airports

HVAC/Operations and Maintenance Contract at BWI

September 27, 2012 0

Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) has awarded a three-year contract, with two two-year options, to facilities and energy management provider GSH Group Inc.  The contract is for the provision of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) […]