Air Traffic Control

New Mexico City Airport Project Cancelled

October 31, 2018 0

The construction of a new airport for Mexico City has halted after a public vote to decide its fate.  About a third of the $13.3 billion project is already complete but, during his election campaign, […]

Airports

Soft Opening for the new Istanbul Airport

October 29, 2018 0

Turkey’s President Erdoğan led the ceremony to mark the official opening of the new Istanbul Airport (IATA: ISL) on October 29. The new facility has yet to be named but it will ultimately replace the […]

Aircraft

First Airbus A380 Service for Hamburg Airport

October 29, 2018 0

Emirates has launched the first scheduled commercial A380 service into Hamburg Airport (IATA: HAM). The inaugural Emirates A380 flight, flown by Hamburg-born Captain Hauke Smid and UAE national First Officer Sultan Hussain, departed from Dubai […]

Air Traffic Control

Serco Awarded Contract Extension at MOD St Athan

October 25, 2018 0

Serco, the international services company, has been awarded a one year extension to its contract to provide a range of support services at Ministry of Defence (MOD) St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan in […]

Airports

Busy Winter Ahead for Munich Airport

October 24, 2018 0

A new service from Munich Airport in Germany to Colombia starts on November 17, when South American airline Avianca launches a new connection from Bogotá to Munich. It is the carrier’s first-ever non-stop service from […]

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Boeing Delivers First 787-9 to Juneyao Airlines

October 22, 2018 0

Shanghai-based Juneyao Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on October 19.  It is also the first widebody commercial jet operated by a privately-held Chinese airline. “This delivery is our airline’s biggest milestone […]