Air Traffic Control

Norway’s First Electric-Powered Flight

June 19, 2018 0

On June 18, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, Norway’s Minister of Transport and Communications and airport operator Avinor’s CEO, Dag Falk-Petersen, took part in Norway’s first electric-powered flight.  The flight represents a key milestone in efforts to electrify […]

Air Traffic Control

Air Tattoo Takes RAF100 ‘International’

June 18, 2018 0

One of the biggest public demonstrations of RAF air and ground capability will be on display at this summer’s Royal International Air Tattoo as part of international celebrations marking the Royal Air Force centenary. The […]

Air Traffic Control

Airbus A330neo Begins Route Proving Tour

June 18, 2018 0

The A330neo, Airbus’ newest widebody aircraft, has embarked on a worldwide tour to demonstrate its readiness for airline operations.  As final step in the aircraft certification phase these function and reliability tests, also known as […]

Aircraft

Airbus Introduces Fourth A320 Family Production Line

June 14, 2018 0

Airbus has inaugurated the fourth Hamburg A320 Family production line.  The company said the facility’s new technology is a key enabler for ramping up the single aisle production programme to 60 aircraft per month by […]

Airline Focus

World Cup Fever at Frankfurt Airport

June 14, 2018 0

The World Cup kicks off in Russia today with a total of 32 nations vying for the coveted trophy and football fans traveling through Frankfurt Airport will not have to miss out: there will be […]

Airline Focus

New Five-Year Plan for London Gatwick

June 13, 2018 2

London Gatwick Airport has announced a new five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) at the British-Irish Airports Expo event in London.  The airport will spend £1.11 billion up to 2023, with £266 million planned for 2018/19 […]

Air Cargo

Outsize Cargo Challenge at Amsterdam

June 13, 2018 0

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl), has handled two charter flights for its customer AirBridgeCargo Airlines, each carrying 65ft 6in (20m)-long machinery components weighing 41,447lbs (18,800kg). The outsize loads were carried on two of […]

Airline Focus

Hamburg Airport Offers ‘Gate Delivery’ Food  

June 13, 2018 0

Hamburg Airport (IATA: HAM) is the first commercial airport in Germany to launch a test phase for the new ‘Gate Delivery’ service: passengers can order snacks and drinks online to be delivered directly to their […]