Airports

New Flight Planning Lounge at Oxford

January 28, 2013 0

Dubai-based Jetex Flight Support will open a new flight planning lounge at London Oxford Airport, UK, in mid-February. Only using Jetex materials and information, the existing Oxfordjet Lounge will be rebranded as the Jetex Lounge […]

Aircraft

Signature Breaks Ground on Luton FBO

January 28, 2013 0

Business aviation service provider Signature Flight Support has broken ground on a new fixed base operation (FBO) complex at London Luton Airport. Luton is the busiest business and general aviation airport in the UK, and […]

Air Cargo

Dubai now Third Busiest for Passengers

January 28, 2013 0

Following its busiest month and year on record, Dubai International Airport has announced it has taken over as the world’s third ranked airport for international passenger numbers, moving ahead of Hong Kong International Airport in […]

Airports

Athens: New Services and Upgrades

January 25, 2013 0

Athens International Airport (AIA) has introduced aesthetic and functional upgrades as well as new services in its Main Terminal building. A new central information point to welcome passengers has been created on the arrivals level, […]

Airports

Mumbai Duty Free Contract Awarded

January 25, 2013 0

GVK-managed Mumbai International Airport Private Limited (MIAL) has awarded the duty free retail contract for the future Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA). The Aer Rianta International consortium will run the core duty […]

Airline Focus

New European Routes at Birmingham

January 25, 2013 0

UK airline bmi regional will start flying to Gothenburg, Lyon and Toulouse from Birmingham Airport. The carrier’s Chief Executive, Cathal O’Connell, said:  “The launch of these routes is a continuation of bmi regional’s promise to […]

Aircraft

Boeing Makes Statement on US NTSB 787 Investigation

January 25, 2013 1

Boeing says it welcomes the progress being made in the 787 investigation discussed on January 24 by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in Washington, DC.  The manufacturer issued a statement acknowledging the regulatory […]

Legislation

Scanner Receives CEP Approval

January 24, 2013 0

The ProVision Automatic Target Detection (ATD) checkpoint security scanner from L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) has met European standards, following testing under the European Civil Aviation Conference Common Evaluation Process (CEP). Thomas M Ripp, […]

Airline Focus

PHL and US Airways Announce Lease Extension

January 24, 2013 0

The City of Philadelphia and US Airways have agreed on the terms of a two-year lease extension until June 30, 2015, for Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). The agreement allows for $734 million in new capital […]

Airports

Barcelona-El Prat Welcomes Two New Stores

January 24, 2013 0

Operator AENA Airports has opened two new retail units at Barcelona-El Prat Airport, as part of its Terminal 2 redevelopment project. Catalan fashion and accessories brand Desigual will open a 2,691sq ft (250m2) store in […]