Airports

Swedish Airports For Sale

June 12, 2009 0

The Swedish Government has decided to sell six of its state-owned airports. The facilities in question are: Ängelholm Helsingborg, Jönköping, Karlstad, Örnsköldsvik, Skellefteå and Sundsvall Härnösand, which collectively handled approximately 1.3 million passengers in 2008. […]

Airports

Vancouver Launches Tracking Tool

June 12, 2009 0

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has become the first airport in Canada to offer a new online tool that allows members of the public to see real-time and historical flight and noise data collected by the […]

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Algerian Airports Face Closure

June 12, 2009 0

Up to 14 airports in Algeria are under threat of closure due to losses incurred from the global economic crisis.  Many facilities in the North African country are allegedly on the verge of bankruptcy in […]

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Airport Security “Getting Ridiculous”

June 12, 2009 0

Security at airports is “getting ridiculous,” said Peter Griffiths, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) regional Vice President for Europe at a recent conference in Paris.  Adding that passengers: “almost had to strip” to get […]

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Luton brings in £1 drop-off fee

May 8, 2009 0

London Luton Airport is to charge motorists a £1 charge for dropping off passengers at its terminal building. The charge will enable drivers to spend up to 10 minutes in the airport’s recently refurbished drop-off […]

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Pathfindas heading to Japan

May 8, 2009 0

Herbert Systems have secured their first Asian order of airport equipment for five extended length baggage handling Pathfindas from Japan.  This follows on from a visit by the customer’s delegates to the Herbert Systems factory […]

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Oxford Upgrades To Cat 5 Fire & Rescue

May 8, 2009 0

Oxford Airport, UK, has been approved to provide rescue and fire (RFFS) services for Cat 5 aircraft for the first time. Cat 5 status allows for the charter and provision of niche aircraft shuttles in […]

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Norbert Dentressangle Extends Manchester Contract

May 8, 2009 0

European logistics and transport company, Norbert Dentressangle, has extended its original three-year contract with the Manchester Airport Group (MAG). The volume of goods handled on behalf of airport retailers has risen steadily, leading to the […]

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Jervis B Webb Awarded Dallas Contract

May 8, 2009 0

The Jervis B Webb materials handling company, a subsidiary of Daifuku Co Ltd, and has announced a contract worth approximately $16 million with Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to install a new automated in-line baggage […]

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CONRAC Showcases New Bezel Products

May 8, 2009 0

Germany’s CONRAC displayed its latest generation of flat screens for digital signage, which are largely characterised by their almost frameless design which have a bezel width of less than 0.6 inches (15mm). The company says […]