Airports

Heathrow Completes T2 Retail Line-up

February 27, 2014 0

  Heathrow’s new Terminal 2, known as ‘The Queen’s terminal’ is set to open in June.  When Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) issued the tenders for concession space, they challenged successful bidders to set new standards […]

Airports

Oslo: On Track to Double in Size

February 27, 2014 0

  After breaking ground in 2011, construction of Oslo Gardermoen Airport’s (IATA:OSL) new departures and arrivals hall, railway station and pier reached the halfway mark in late February.  When the expansion project is completed in […]

Airline Focus

Troubled Qantas Agrees Deal With Brisbane

February 27, 2014 0

Qantas and Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) have reached a commercial agreement covering terminal and runway access at Brisbane Airport, which includes arrangements for the airline to dispose of its long-term lease on its terminal. The […]

Aircraft

Airbus to Raise A320 Family Production Rate

February 26, 2014 0

  Airbus has decided to increase production of its best-selling single-aisle aircraft family to 46 a month in Q2 2016, up from the current rate 42.  The company says the new higher production rate will […]

Aircraft

Birmingham Hosts Last Commercial DC10 Flight

February 25, 2014 0

On February 24 Birmingham Airport, UK, helped to commemorate the retirement of the DC10 airliner from commercial service.  Bangladesh Biman Airlines, the last passenger DC10 operator, had originally planned to retire its last DC10 to […]

Airline Focus

New Uniforms for Royal Brunei

February 21, 2014 0

  Royal Brunei Airlines has unveiled new heritage-inspired uniforms for cabin crew, in the latest phase of its rebranding programme.  The airline describes its new collection as: “reflecting tradition, while evoking a modern simplicity.” The […]

Airports

French Protesters Say “Non” to Grand Ouest Airport

February 21, 2014 0

Residents in western France are resisting the construction of a planned airport by occupying its intended site at Notre-Dame-des-Landes.  Around 200 people, farmers and inhabitants who refuse to leave, occupy houses or expropriated land in […]

Airports

New Food, Beverage and Retail at Reagan National Airport

February 20, 2014 0

  Ronald Regan National Airport has announced “sweeping retail and restaurant changes” are coming to Terminal by the spring of 2015, the culmination of a comprehensive physical upgrade to the facility. The Metropolitan Washington Airports […]