Airline Focus

IATA: Collaboration Needed to Stem Unruly Passenger Incidents

September 28, 2016 0

On September 28, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that reports of unruly passenger incidents on board aircraft increased in 2015. Some 10,854 unruly passenger incidents were reported to IATA by airlines […]

Air Cargo

Birmingham Airport Makes £100 Million Infrastructure Improvements

September 27, 2016 1

Birmingham Airport, UK, has announced that it is investing £100m on improvements to its facilities and infrastructure, including hold-baggage screening, self-service check-in, surface access, additional car parking and air traffic control. The most significant programme […]

Airline Focus

New Transit Rules Make Visiting Qatar Easier

September 27, 2016 0

Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar’s Ministry of Interior have announced a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha in a move to promote Qatar as a world-class stopover destination. The […]

Air Traffic Control

Avinor Wins Torp Sandefjord Airport ATC Contract

September 26, 2016 0

The Norwegian air navigation service provider Avinor has been awarded a five year contract to supply ATC tower services for Torp Sandefjord Airport (IATA:TRF). Gisle Skansen, CEO Torp Sandefjord Airport commented: “We are very content […]

Air Cargo

Canberra Goes International

September 23, 2016 0

Canberra is now an international destination, following the arrival of Singapore Airlines’ inaugural flight SQ291 from Changi on September 21. This four-times per week service has been dubbed the Capital Express as it continues on […]

Airports

New Code of Practice for UK Airport Shops

September 22, 2016 0

The UK’s Airport Operators Association (AOA) and the UK Travel Retail Forum (UKTRF) have launched a Code of Practice (CoP) for Airport Retailers to ensure greater transparency on how customers benefit from the VAT relief […]