Airports

Gatwick: Towards 2020

October 5, 2012 0

After decades of being London’s ‘bridesmaid’ Gatwick is enjoying something of a revival, though the current lack of political support for airport development is affecting all UK airports. Tom Allett reports. Despite being the UK’s […]

Airports

The Heathrow Shuffle

October 5, 2012 0

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were barely over before the starting gun was fired on a fresh challenge that sent the UK’s airports policy sprinting up the political agenda.  What may have been […]

Air Cargo

Boeing Forecasts Air Cargo Growth

October 5, 2012 0

Boeing has predicted that the global air cargo market will expand at a 5.2% annual rate over the next 20 years. According to the company’s World Air Cargo Forecast 2012/2013, growth will be driven by […]

Airline Focus

US Senate Exempts US Carriers from EU ETS Scheme

October 5, 2012 0

The US Senate has passed a bill that enables the US Transportation Secretary to tell US airlines not to participate in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). The move came one week after […]

Airline Focus

UK Flights’ Punctuality Falls in Q2

October 5, 2012 0

Data released by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shows that between April and June 2012, the overall on-time performance (defined as the proportion of flights arriving or departing early or up to 15 minutes late) […]

Airline Focus

UK Flights' Punctuality Falls in Q2

October 5, 2012 0

Data released by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shows that between April and June 2012, the overall on-time performance (defined as the proportion of flights arriving or departing early or up to 15 minutes late) […]

Airline Focus

First Domestic Flight Takes Off from Abu Dhabi

October 5, 2012 0

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) marked the first domestic flight in the UAE on September 19, as Rotana Jet took off from Abu Dhabi International Airport at 10:00, bound for Fujairah International Airport. The carrier […]

Airline Focus

JetBlue Breaks Ground on JFK Arrivals Project

October 5, 2012 0

US low-cost carrier JetBlue has broken ground on its new arrivals hall at New York / JFK’s Terminal 5.  The building, which will include six international arrivals gates – three new and three converted from […]

Airports

Wick Rebranded ‘Wick John O’ Groats Airport’

October 4, 2012 0

Wick Airport, Scotland, UK, was renamed Wick John O’ Groats Airport on October 4 in a bid to promote it as the gateway to the UK’s most northerly mainland settlement. The move was suggested by the Airport […]