Operations

Dubai Southern Runway Closed For 45-day Refurbishment

April 15, 2019 0

Scheduled resurfacing work at Dubai International Airport (DXB) means that its southern runway is closed from April 16 until May 30, 2019. All flights are operating from DXB’s northern runway during this period. The southern […]

Airline Focus

Singapore and ICAO Renew Aviation Training Partnership

April 9, 2019 0

Singapore and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have reaffirmed their commitment to train staff to work in the aviation sector. Mr Khaw Boon Wan, coordinating minister for infrastructure and minister for transport, and Dr […]

Airline Focus

Ryanair Opens London Southend Base

April 2, 2019 0

Ryanair officially opened its new base at London Southend (IATA: SEN) on April 2.  It will now station three of its Boeing 737 aircraft there to operate 14 routes, including Alicante, Corfu, Faro and Milan […]

Air Traffic Control

February Figures Show That Air Traffic Growth Continues

March 21, 2019 0

In February, UK air traffic services provider NATS handled 174,069 flights in UK airspace, an increase of 2.8% compared to February 2018, which equates to an extra 4,769 flights. NATS said this seemingly substantial increase […]

UAS/Drones

New UK Extended Drone no-fly Zone Rules

March 13, 2019 0

New legislation to extend the ‘no-fly’ zone around UK airports came into force on March 13. It is now illegal to fly a drone within 5km of an airport, with major penalties for those who […]

Airline Focus

UK Government Announces Policy on EU Air Services

March 7, 2019 0

The UK Government’s Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, has announced a policy statement to set out how the UK intends to provide the necessary permissions to member state airlines in order for them to operate to the UK. Back in […]