Operations

Bahrain Airport Company Renumbers Aircraft Parking Stands

October 16, 2019 0

The Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (IATA: BAH), has renumbered its aircraft parking stands, replacing the existing numbering system with a more modern alphanumeric one that helps […]

Air Traffic Control

Systems Interface Wins Ugandan Contract

October 16, 2019 0

The UK company, Systems Interface, has been awarded a contract by SBC (Uganda) Limited for the supply, installation and commissioning of a CAT1 ground to air Navaid system at the new Kabaale International Airport. The […]

Appointments

New CAA Group Director

October 4, 2019 0

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has appointed Rob Bishton as its new group director of safety and airspace regulation from November 6. Mr Bishton has been at the CAA since 2014, where he is […]

Air Traffic Control

New Owners for Farnborough Airport

October 2, 2019 0

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (“MIRA”), via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 (“MEIF6”), has acquired Farnborough Airport (IATA: FAB) from a consortium of private investors. Farnborough Airport is the birthplace of aviation in the UK. […]

Operations

Cairo to Receive its First Scheduled A380 Flights

October 1, 2019 0

Emirates will be operating its A380 service to Cairo International Airport on October 2, 2019, making it the first scheduled commercial airline to operate an A380 flight into Egypt. With the intent to make the […]

Air Traffic Control

The New Beijing Daxing Airport Opens

September 26, 2019 0

Beijing’s new £8.8bn Daxing Airport (IATA: PKX) has opened its doors. Located around 30 miles (48km) south of the Chinese capital, it covers approximately 7.5 million sq ft (700,000m²), has four runways and 268 aircraft […]

Emergency Services

London Luton Airport Extends Air Ambulance Support

September 6, 2019 0

A second air ambulance service is set to receive a boost from London Luton Airport and Harrods Aviation Ltd. Harrods Aviation Ltd, a specialist private aviation operator at Luton, has agreed to waive all parking […]