Aircraft

No Survivors From Air Algerie AH5017

July 25, 2014 0

The French President, Francois Hollande has said there are no survivors from the 116 passengers and crew on Air Algerie flight AH5017 that crashed in Mali during the early hours of Thursday July 24.  Air […]

Airports

Heathrow Launches National Connectivity Task Force

July 25, 2014 0

Lord John Shipley of Gosforth has been appointed as the independent chair of the National Connectivity Task Force which was first announced by Heathrow in its May submission to the Airports Commission. The July 25 […]

Airline Focus

Turkish Airlines Launches Gazipaşa/Alanya Flights

July 25, 2014 0

Turkish Airlines began direct services from Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Antalya Gazipaşa Airport, Turkey, on July 25.  A twice-daily return service is now operational with immediate effect. Operated by TAV Airports, Antalya Gazipaşa Airport handled […]

Airline Focus

Aegean Moves to Heathrow’s Terminal 2

July 25, 2014 0

On July 23, Aegean Airlines transferred it operations to Heathrow’s Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal, which opened on June 2. Aegean celebrations linked to its inaugural T2 flight were led by the airline’s Master of […]

Aircraft

ECA Issues Statement on Malaysian flight MH17

July 24, 2014 0

The European Cockpit Association (ECA) has issued a statement saying the pilots it represents share the concerns of the international stakeholders and reiterates the need for a thorough and independent investigation of the circumstances surrounding […]

Aircraft

AEA Calls For Debate on Airspace Security Guidance

July 24, 2014 0

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) has called for an urgent international debate about airspace security guidance for airlines.  It says the downing of Malaysian Airlines’ flight MH17 and recent flight cancellations to Tel Aviv […]

Airports

Halifax Stanfield Makes Airport History

July 23, 2014 0

Halifax Stanfield International Airport is the first airport in North America to offer self-serve baggage drop for all passengers. “This new, fully automated, self-serve baggage drop system uses the latest technology to simplify the check-in […]

Aircraft

Fatal TransAsia Airways Crash in Taiwan

July 23, 2014 0

A TransAsia ATR 72 airliner has crashed after what is being reported as a failed emergency landing in Taiwan.  The country’s CNA news agency said that 54 passengers and four crew were on board.  At […]