Air Traffic Control

NATS and Mitsubishi Research Institute Sign MoU

February 5, 2013 0

Air traffic services provider NATS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Mitsubishi Research Institute (MRI) in Japan. The agreement will see NATS and MRI explore opportunities for collaboration on various air traffic […]

Airline Focus

Virgin America Launches Silicon Valley Services

February 5, 2013 0

From May 1, 2013, Virgin America will operate four daily flights to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from Mineta San José International Airport (SJC). Operating Airbus A320 aircraft, seating up to 149 passengers, the carrier […]

Airline Focus

Growth Initiative for Copenhagen

February 4, 2013 0

A new growth committee for Copenhagen Airport, Denmark, has been chosen to identify ideas and concrete initiatives to ensure continuing growth in the number of routes and improvement of international accessibility.  Established by the airport, […]

Airline Focus

Etihad Triples Profit

February 4, 2013 0

The national carrier of the UAE, Etihad Airways, has reported net profit of US$42 million in 2012, up 200% on 2011 which saw $14m. Total revenue increased 17% from $4.1bn to $4.8bn, as the airline […]

Air Cargo

Lyon Handles World’s Largest Aircraft

February 1, 2013 1

An Antonov 225 freighter arrived at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport on January 31.  It was the first time that the French airport has handled the world’s largest aircraft type. This widebodied freighter is 275ft (84m) long […]

Aircraft

Malaysia Airlines Joins oneworld

February 1, 2013 0

Malaysia Airlines has rolled out its first aircraft decorated in the livery of the oneworld alliance, which the flag carrier joined today (February 1). The aircraft was unveiled at a special ceremony at Kuala Lumpur […]

Airline Focus

New Etihad Lounge at Paris CDG

February 1, 2013 0

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled an US$8 million premium lounge at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. The new lounge, located in Terminal 2, will be available to […]

Airline Focus

Garuda Announces Gatwick Link

February 1, 2013 0

Garuda Indonesia, the national airline for Indonesia, has announced that it has chosen Gatwick to operate direct flights between London and Jakarta.  This will make Gatwick the only UK airport to connect passengers directly to […]

Airports

Improved Baggage Handling at Chopin Airport

February 1, 2013 0

The average baggage delivery time at Chopin Airport, Warsaw, Poland, was reduced by more than half in 2012, following the airport’s involvement in the International Air Transport Association’s Baggage Improvement Programme (BIP). The airport was […]