Aircraft

Air France Serves LHR With A380

June 21, 2010 0

AIR FRANCE has started to utilise one of its Airbus A380s on up to four flights per week between Paris/CDG and London/Heathrow this summer.  In order to help train new flight crews and minimise aircraft […]

Aircraft

Frankfurt A380 Trials For LHT

May 15, 2010 0

AN AIRBUS A380 has undergone trials with Lufthansa Technik (LHT) at its maintenance facility in Frankfurt.  “After seven years of preparation to maintain the A380 in the future, this is very important for us,” said […]

Aircraft

Handling The Big Jets

February 11, 2010 0

Tom Allett looks at the latest machines from the Goldhofer stable. Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft, based at Memmingen, Germany, is a famous name in the aircraft tow tractor business.  The company began work on the very first […]

Aircraft

Widebodies For Karaganda

January 6, 2010 0

KARAGANDA INTERNATIONAL Airport in Kazakhstan has been given clearance to accept large widebody freighter aircraft, such as the Boeing 747-400F and McDonnell Douglas MD-11F, following a recent runway inspection.  Luxembourg operator Cargolux is understood to […]

Air Cargo

An-225 Sets Record Cargo Lift

September 18, 2009 0

The largest commercial freight aircraft in the world, the Antonov An-225, has entered the record books having flown a 53ft (16.23m) by 14ft (4.27m) generator from Germany to Armenia, the heaviest load to be transported […]

Aircraft

A380 Visits Birmingham, UK

September 18, 2009 0

  On September 9, the world’s largest airliner, the Airbus A380, paid a visit to Birmingham International Airport, UK, as part of the site’s 70th anniversary celebrations. Emirates replaced its usual A340 service for the […]

Aircraft

All Quiet in Dubai

May 8, 2009 0

Airports International looks at how Emirates Airline has taken extreme measures to minimize the acoustic impact of engine ground runs. After many years of carrying out engine runs at various locations at the Dubai International […]

Air Cargo

Bahrain: Towards 2030

May 8, 2009 0

Tom Allett reports from Bahrain, an airport with regional ambitions. Located in the Persian Gulf, near the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of Bahrain is an archipelago of 40 islands with Manama as […]