Airports

German Tow-tractor Giants Join Forces

January 31, 2013 0

The two giants of the German tow-tractor industry, Goldhofer and SCHOPF are no longer competitors after Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft of Memmingen announced it has taken over the SCHOPF group, which is headquartered in Ostfildern near Stuttgart. […]

Airline Focus

Ryanair Loses Ash Cloud Court Case

January 31, 2013 0

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Ryanair should have fully compensated one of its passengers whose flight home was cancelled during the volcanic ash cloud shut-down that followed the eruption of Iceland’s […]

Features

Iberia Unveils new Long-haul Cabins and Services

January 31, 2013 0

Iberia, Spain’s national flag carrier, has unveiled the new products and services it will be rolling out in coming months.  The move includes all-new Business and Economy class sections in the Spanish airline’s long-haul fleet […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

ADB Wins Basra Airfield Lighting Contract

January 31, 2013 0

The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) and AFM Group have selected ADB Airfield Solutions to modernise Basra International Airport, the country’s second busiest in Iraq. ADB will deliver and install equipment and systems that support […]

Airline Focus

Changi Airport Handles Record Passengers

January 31, 2013 0

Singapore Changi Airport had its busiest month ever in December 2012 to cross the 50-million passengers movements mark for the first time in the airport’s 31-year history. Passenger traffic for 2012 totalled 51.2 million, increasing […]

Airports

Abu Dhabi Sees Record Retail Revenue

January 30, 2013 0

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), operator of the Emirate’s five airports, has revealed that Abu Dhabi Duty Free retail revenue reached AED 809.5 million (US$220m) in 2012, a 24% increase year-on-year, setting a new record […]

Aircraft

Air Seychelles Debuts Enhanced A330 Livery

January 29, 2013 0

Air Seychelles has unveiled a new addition to its livery with the delivery of its second Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The carrier’s name now adorns the aircraft’s underbelly, for brand visibility from the ground while the […]

Airports

Iberia Airports Services Extends Ground Handling Contract

January 29, 2013 0

Iberia Airport Services (IAS), the Spanish airline’s ground handling unit, has extended its contract to provide airport services to the German carrier Germanwings. The contract, renewed for a two-year period, covers ramp services to aircraft […]

Airports

Safeskys Wins RAF Contract

January 28, 2013 0

UK bird control specialist Safeskys has announced it has been awarded a five-year contract for its services at three Royal Air Force airfields in Scotland, UK. RAF Lossiemouth in Morayshire is the home to two […]