Airports

Luton Launches Commercial Tender Programme

February 27, 2015 0

London Luton Airport (LLA) has launched a major new commercial tender programme as it more than doubles the amount of retail space at the airport to over 93,646 sq ft (8,700m²). The new retail space, […]

Airline Focus

Profit Jump for IAG

February 27, 2015 0

The International Airlines Group (IAG), owner of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, has reported a big rise in its annual profit. IAG declared pre-tax profits of €828m (US$929m) for the year ending December 31 and […]

Airports

Head of Airports Commission to be RBS Chairman

February 26, 2015 0

The head of the UK’s Airports Commission, Sir Howard Davies, has been confirmed as the next Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland. Sir Howard will complete his work with the Airports Commission before taking […]

Air Cargo

Swissport Ghana to Start Operations

February 26, 2015 0

Ground and cargo handling services provider Swissport International has announced the opening and operational start of Swissport Ghana. Swissport Ghana is an equally owned joint venture company between Swissport International and Ghana Airport Cargo Centre […]

Airline Focus

Press Day for TaxiBot

February 20, 2015 0

Regular readers of Airports International have been able to follow the development of the Innovative TaxiBot tow tractor since the vehicle’s public launch. What makes this towbar-less 800hp strong hybrid-electric aircraft tractor different from others […]

Aircraft

Airbus A350 XWB Makes Madrid Début

February 20, 2015 0

The A350 MSN2, one of Airbus’ five A350 XWB test aircraft, landed at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport for first time on February 19. The aircraft arrived to demonstrate its all new features to Iberia, the […]

Aircraft

Embraer Delivers First E-Jet to American Airlines

February 12, 2015 0

At a ceremony held at the Company’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, on February 11 Embraer delivered to American Airlines the first of 60 firm order E175 jets under the contract signed between the […]