Air Cargo

Istanbul New Airport Completes ORAT Test

October 19, 2018 1

The Istanbul New Airport (INA) has completed its Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) programme in time for its October 29 ‘soft opening’. The INA will become the world’s largest airport under one roof. A […]

Airports

More Electric Vehicles Deployed at London Airports

October 19, 2018 0

UK Power Networks Services has introduced the first electric vehicles (EVs) and charge points into its fleet at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airport depots, and EV charge points at its London City Airport depot. The […]

Air Traffic Control

Gatwick Plans Routine use of its Existing Standby Runway

October 18, 2018 0

A draft master plan issued by Gatwick Airport explores the use of its existing standby runway. Gatwick is well-known for being the world’s busiest single-runway operation and recently lost out in a hard-fought battle for […]

Airline Focus

Heathrow Prepares for Largest Biometrics Roll out  

October 18, 2018 0

Heathrow Airport has announced it is launching its first end-to-end biometrics trial which will bring facial recognition to each point of a departing passenger’s journey. The airport said the £50 million project will add to […]

Airline Focus

Cypriot Airline Cobalt Air Suspends Operations

October 18, 2018 0

Cobalt Air, based at Larnaka Airport, Cyprus, has suspended its operations. A statement on the company’s website says: “Cobalt regrets to announce that it will be cancelling all Flights as of 23:50pm on October 17, 2018 due […]

Air Cargo

Ryanair Changes Ground Handler at Stansted

October 17, 2018 0

Ryanair has announced that it has chosen OmniServ as its future ground handler at London Stansted Airport (IATA: STN). From February 1, 2019, OmniServ (operating as Blue Handling) will provide all of Ryanair’s check-in, baggage […]

Aircraft

Eight A330neo Airliners for Kuwait Airways

October 16, 2018 0

Kuwait Airways, the national carrier of the state of Kuwait, has signed a Purchase Agreement (PA) for eight A330-800 aircraft. The agreement was signed by Yousef Al-Jassim, Kuwait Airways Chairman and Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer, […]

Air Cargo

Financial Boost for Chatham Islands Airport

October 11, 2018 0

The long-awaited upgrade of New Zealand’s most remote regional airport moved one step closer last week when the Board of Chatham Island Airport Ltd signed an agreement with the Provincial Development Unit for NZ$98,000 of […]