Aircraft

British Airways Delivers a new Cranfield Facility

October 24, 2014 0

Cranfield University in the UK has announced it has an impressive new research and teaching facility – a Boeing B737-400 airliner – which has been donated by British Airways following its retirement from service. The […]

Airline Focus

Frankfurt Main’s Terminal 2 is 20 Years Old

October 23, 2014 0

October 24, 2014, marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal Its owner/operator, Fraport, says it was the first terminal in the world to be designed for a new generation of wide-body […]

Airline Focus

IATA Reports Passenger Growth

October 21, 2014 0

IATA’s latest passenger statistics record largely encouraging passenger figures during August.  Growth in international air passengers improved in August with a rise of 4.5% compared to a year ago, up on the July result of […]

Aircraft

Qantas Unveils World First Seating

October 21, 2014 0

Qantas customers are set to enjoy a new standard of luxury on international flights to Asia, Hawaii and key domestic routes, with the airline unveiling the final design of new Business Suites to feature on […]

Airports

Amsterdam Schiphol Provides Electrically-powered Taxis

October 17, 2014 0

Passengers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol can now opt for electrically-powered taxis operated by BBF Schipholtaxi or BIOS-groep.  The two companies jointly offer passenger transport services with a fleet of 167 Tesla Model S taxis. Schiphol […]

Airline Focus

HAL to Sell Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports

October 16, 2014 0

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited (“Heathrow”) has agreed to sell its 100% interest in Aberdeen International Airport Limited, Glasgow Airport Limited and Southampton International Airport Limited to a consortium formed by Ferrovial and Macquarie for £1,048 […]

Environment

Airports Support EU Coordinated Response on Ebola

October 14, 2014 0

Brussels, October 14, 2014: In the midst of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa, rising public concerns about its potential spread and an evolving array of national responses in Europe, the European airport trade […]

Airline Focus

Halifax Stanfield Marks Sombre Anniversary

October 14, 2014 0

Halifax Stanfield International Airport today marked events that took place ten years ago. On that fateful Thursday morning October 14, 2004, an MK Airlines Boeing 747-200F cargo jet, with seven crew members on board, went […]

Aircraft

Boeing Begins Production of First 737 MAX Parts

October 14, 2014 0

Boeing has started production of the first 737 MAX fuselage stringers at Boeing Fabrication Integrated AeroStructures in Auburn, Washington.  Stringers run the length of the fuselage structure giving it stability and strength. After forming, Boeing […]