Airports

TAV Airports More Than Doubles Net Profit

February 26, 2013 0

TAV Airports Holding announced a net profit of €124 million (US$157m) in 2012, compared to a net profit of €53 million ($69.3m) in 2011. Sani Şener, CEO, commented:  “We finished the year operating 12 airports […]

Airports

Fiji Acting Chief Appointed

February 25, 2013 0

Naushad Ali has been appointed Acting CEO of Airports Fiji Limited (AFL).  He replaces Tony Gollin, who resigned in December to return to New Zealand.  Mr Ali worked at AFL for four years as its […]

Airline Focus

BA Director of Engineering

February 25, 2013 0

British Airways (BA) selected Andy Kerswill as Director of Engineering, following Garry Copeland’s promotion to Managing Director of Operations. Mr Kerswill returns to BA following a spell as Managing Director of subsidiary BA CityFlyer.  He […]

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New Servair Chairman

February 25, 2013 0

Michel Emeyriat has taken over from Patrick Alexandre as Chairman and Managing Director of airline catering company Servair. Trained as a civil engineer, Mr Emeyriat joined Air France in 1990 as Ground Operations Management Controller, […]

Airports

Cyprus CEO Change

February 25, 2013 0

At the end of February, Craig Richmond will replace Alfred van der Meer (pictured) as CEO of Hermes Airports Limited, which operates the two largest airports in Cyprus, Paphos and Larnaka International.  Mr Richmond is […]

Airports

Dubai World Central Signs MoU

February 25, 2013 0

The world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis, Dubai World Central (DWC), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Australian firm Aircraft Support Industries (ASI).  The companies will jointly provide clients with built-to-suit and related services in […]

Airports

Passenger Processing at Brussels

February 25, 2013 0

Global engineering giant ARINC Incorporated has provided new passenger processing systems at Brussels Airport in Belgium. Its common use passenger processing systems (CUPPS) compliant vMUSE systems have been installed on nearly 500 workstations and ARINC […]

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IAS Extends Ground Handling Contract

February 25, 2013 0

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

Airports

Athens Upgrades

February 25, 2013 0

Athens International Airport (AIA), Greece, 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 […]

Airports

New CDG Lounge

February 25, 2013 0

Etihad Airways has unveiled an US$8 million premium lounge at Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris.  Located in Terminal 2, the lounge is available to passengers using the UAE flag carrier’s double daily service […]