Airports

Welsh Government Buys Cardiff Airport

March 27, 2013 0

The First Minister of Wales has announced that the Welsh Government has purchased Cardiff Airport for a total investment of £52 million.  This follows a period of due diligence and negotiation with TBI, the airport’s […]

Airline Focus

Emirates and Qantas Welcome ACCC Decision on Partnership

March 27, 2013 0

Emirates and Qantas have welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) approval of their partnership for a period of five years.  The decision follows a six month review process by the ACCC that included […]

Airports

Search and Rescue Will Return to Manston

March 27, 2013 0

Manston Airport, near Ramsgate in Kent, is once again to be a base for the UK’s Search And Rescue (SAR) service, following the Government’s decision to appoint Bristow Helicopters Ltd to deliver the service from […]

Aircraft

First A320 With Sharklets for airberlin group

March 27, 2013 0

Germany’s airberlin group has took delivery of its first Airbus A320 equipped with fuel saving wing tip devices, called Sharklets.  The aircraft will join the fleet of the Austrian based airline NIKI, which is owned […]

Airports

ADAC Awards Taylor Woodrow Abu Dhabi Contract

March 26, 2013 0

The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has appointed Taylor Woodrow International Construction LLC to carry out major expansion work at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The new contract is part of the Capacity Enhancement Programme (CEP) […]

Aircraft

Gatwick is A380 Ready

March 26, 2013 0

Gatwick Airport has officially opened its new £6.4 million pier-served A380 stand.  To celebrate the occasion, on March 26, Emirates operated a one-off A380 aircraft into Gatwick, giving stand 110 on pier six the final […]

Airports

Budapest Airport Supports Earth Hour

March 25, 2013 0

In support of the global environmental initiative ‘Earth Hour’, Budapest Airport closed one of its runways, switched off its associated lights and reduced energy consumption in passenger circulation areas and in the nearly 300 buildings […]

Airports

HIAL Introduces Free Wi-Fi Across Network

March 25, 2013 0

Regional airport group Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) has become the first in Scotland to provide free Wi-Fi for passengers. The publicly owned company, which operates a network of 11 airports across Scotland, including […]