Air Traffic Control

Cyprus Hijack Ends: Man Arrested

March 29, 2016 0

The hijacking of a EgyptAir flight that forced it to be diverted to Cyprus has ended. The Cypriot authorities say all hostages were released or escaped unharmed before the alleged hijacker surrendered to the police. […]

Airline Focus

ICAO Condemns Brussels Attacks

March 23, 2016 0

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has expressed its strong condemnation of Tuesday’s terrorist bombings in Brussels, stressing its deep condolences for the victims of the tragic assaults and its solidarity with the people and […]

Air Traffic Control

Miami Welcomes the Airbus A350

March 23, 2016 0

Miami International airport (IATA: MIA) welcomed its first Airbus A350 service when TAM Airlines flight 9610 arrived from Sao Paulo. TAM is only the fourth airline in the world to receive and operate the Airbus […]

Air Traffic Control

Munich Airport Reports Record Earnings

March 23, 2016 0

Strong growth in passenger traffic and the continuing boom in airfreight lifted Munich Airport to yet another very successful year in 2015. On March 23 the airport (IATA: MUC) announced a year-on-year increase in Group […]

Aircraft

IATA Files Formal Complaint in EC Investigation

March 23, 2016 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced it has become a complainant in an investigation being conducted by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition (DG-COMP) into alleged abuses of dominant positions by manufacturers […]

Air Cargo

Explosions hit Brussels’ Zaventem Airport

March 22, 2016 0

Two explosions have struck the departures area of the terminal building at Brussels Zaventem airport (IATA: BRU). Thankfully, a third explosive device failed to detonate. The blasts occurred shortly after 08:00 local time on March […]

Air Cargo

New Orlando Terminal Plan Approved

March 18, 2016 0

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) Board has unanimously approved a US$1.8bn spending plan to build a new South Terminal Complex (STC) at Orlando International Airport in Florida. On March 16 a revised Capital Improvement […]