British Airways back at Birmingham

May 23, 2017 0

  When flight BA7025 took off from Birmingham Airport for Florence, Italy, on May 20 it marked a significant return to regional flying for British Airways. It was the first of four new regional routes […]

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EASA Proposes New Airport Certification Specifications

April 25, 2017 0

The European Safety Agency, EASA, has proposed new certification specifications (CS) for aerodrome design to enable large aeroplanes to operate at existing airports. An EASA statement said modern aircraft have very precise guidance systems for […]

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Reykjavik Airport Experiences Huge Overnight Snowfall

February 28, 2017 0

The city of Reykjavik, Iceland, experienced an exceptionally heavy snowfall during the night of February 25/26. The city‘s international airport, Keflavik (IATA: KEF), had ‘only’ about 8.5inches (22cm) of snow and suffered little disruption. However, […]

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Proposed New York Airport Improvements

January 12, 2017 0

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has unveiled a new Proposed Capital Plan outlining several major investments for its aviation infrastructure. Released on January 11, the new PCP covers all land, […]

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FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

December 2, 2016 0

The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens. Since 2008, Flybe staff […]

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Ground Broken on New Istanbul ATC Tower

October 28, 2016 0

On October 27, Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication, inaugurated the ground-breaking ceremony of Istanbul New Airport’s Air Traffic Control Tower. The tower, designed by Pininfarina and AECOM and the winner of the […]

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UK Government to Make Runway Recommendation Next Week

October 19, 2016 0

On October 25, after years of delays, the British Government will announce whether it favours expanding runway capacity at either Heathrow or Gatwick airport. However, its recommendation will be followed by a: “full and fair […]