Airline Focus

UK Minister to Consider Airport Alcohol Restrictions

July 29, 2016 1

The UK’s new Aviation Minister, Lord Ahmad, has told the Press Association he will examine the way in which alcohol is sold at airports. His statement follows several recent incidents involving intoxicated passengers. Police statistics […]

Aircraft

Frankfurt Reopens Visitors’ Terrace

July 29, 2016 0

One of the most popular leisure attractions in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Region is now once again available for tourists and local residents to enjoy. Right in the middle of the summer season, the Visitors’ Terrace […]

Air Cargo

Malaysia Airlines Announces 737 MAX Orders

July 27, 2016 0

Boeing and Malaysia Airlines has announced an order for 25 737 MAX 8 airliners, valued at $2.75 billion dollars at current list prices. The order, previously attributed to an unidentified customer on the Boeing Orders […]

Air Traffic Control

Green Light for London City Airport Expansion

July 27, 2016 0

The British Government has given the go-ahead for a £344million expansion plan for London City Airport (IATA: LCY). The announcement was made on July 27 by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, Transport Secretary Chris […]

Aircraft

JetBlue Orders 30 Additional Airbus A321 Aircraft

July 26, 2016 0

New York-based JetBlue Airways has amended its purchase agreement with Airbus to include an additional 15 Airbus A321ceo (current engine option) and 15 A321neo (new engine option) aircraft. The airline, which already operates A321s, has […]

Air Traffic Control

MH370: Search May be Suspended

July 22, 2016 0

The long-running search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 may be suspended rather than given up if debris from the Boeing 777 airliner is not found in the current search area. The announcement follows […]

Aircraft

Airbus Launches the “I Fly A380” Website

July 14, 2016 2

Airbus, manufacturer of the world’s largest airliner has launched a website that now makes flying on the iconic double decker a matter of choice, not chance. Airbus says the A380 is the passengers’ favourite aircraft […]

Air Traffic Control

Belfast City Airport Awards ATC Contract to NATS

July 14, 2016 0

George Best Belfast City Airport (IATA: BHD) has announced that NATS became its new air traffic services provider with effect from July 1. It is the first time the airport has awarded a contract for […]

Air Cargo

20 Boeing 747-8 Freighters for Volga-Dnepr Group

July 14, 2016 0

Boeing and the Volga-Dnepr Group, which specialises in the transportation of outsize and heavy cargo, announced at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow finalisation of terms for the acquisition of 20 747-8 Freighters, which includes four […]