Airline Focus

ICAO and ACI to Enhance Cooperation on Airport Security

February 29, 2016 0

ICAO and Airports Council International (ACI) have announced a new agreement aimed at reinforcing cooperation on airport security. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will see the UN aviation agency working more closely with ACI […]

Air Cargo

Consortium to buy London City Airport

February 26, 2016 0

A Canadian-led consortium has signed an agreement to buy London City Airport (IATA: LCY). The consortium comprises AIMCo, OMERS, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Wren House Infrastructure Management Limited, the infrastructure investing arm of the […]

Airports

Record Concession Revenues for Denver

February 26, 2016 0

Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN) generated more than $335.7 million in gross concessions revenue in 2015, marking the third consecutive year of record-setting sales. DEN’s shopping, dining and services programme ended 2015 with $335,763,083 in […]

Aircraft

Penultimate A330 Delivered to AirTanker

February 25, 2016 0

AirTanker took delivery of its penultimate A330-200 at RAF Brize Norton on February 24. The aircraft arrived from the Airbus Defence and Space facility in Getafe, Spain, and will now undergo its military to civil […]

Airline Focus

Dubai Opens Concourse D

February 25, 2016 0

Dubai International (IATA: DXB), the world’s busiest for international passenger traffic, increased its capacity from 75 million to 90 million on February 24 with the opening of Concourse D. The new facility is the result […]

Aircraft

First Major Lufthansa A380 Overhaul Completed

February 24, 2016 0

Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP) has completed the first major overhaul required by a Lufthansa Airbus A380. The intermediate layover (IL)-check was carried out upon the German carrier’s first A380, registered D-AIMA and named Frankfurt am […]

Air Cargo

Cheaper Fuel Delivers Air France-KLM Profit

February 19, 2016 0

Air France-KLM has announced its first profit since 2010 and says the results were boosted by lower fuel costs and higher passenger numbers. The airline recorded an operating profit of €816m for 2015 compared with […]

Airports

Progress for Proposed CDG Express

February 17, 2016 0

Long-standing plans to develop a fast rail link between Charles de Gaulle Airport (IATA: CDG) and the city of Paris have received a significant boost. On February 17 the airport operator Aéroports de Paris and […]

Aircraft

Germania Celebrates 30th Anniversary

February 17, 2016 0

Berlin-based airline Germania will mark 30 years of operations under its current identity on June 1. To mark this special occasion, Germania has introduced an aircraft with a special livery. Its “Jubilee” Boeing 737 was […]

Aircraft

Philippine Airlines Selects the A350 XWB

February 17, 2016 0

Philippine Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the order of six A350-900s, with another six purchase options. The news was announced at the Singapore Airshow on February 17. Philippine Airlines will […]