Airports

Abu Dhabi to Host Routes 2012

September 18, 2009 0

Abu Dhabi has been selected to host The 18th World Routes, to be held in September 2012.  The decision was formerly announced in China at this year’s event, which was hosted by Capital Airports Holding […]

Airports

Denver’s Busiest Month

September 18, 2009 0

A total of 5,109,342 passengers were recorded at Denver International Airport  (DIA) in July, a 2.2 % increase from the 5,000,505 travelers who used the airport during the same month last year.  This marks DIA’s […]

Airports

New Retail Facilities At Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

September 18, 2009 0

The second major step in the transformation of the Helsinki-Vantaa terminal extension has taken place with the opening of a new shopping area and a large My City Helsinki restaurant world. “Finnair customers arriving at […]

Airports

Jersey Lounge Officially Opened

September 18, 2009 0

Jersey Airport’s new airside departures lounge was unveiled on Friday September 11, 2009, at a ceremony attended by the island’s Chief Minister, Senator Terry Le Sueur.  Accompanied by the Minister for Economic Development, Senator Alan […]

Airports

Dynapac Compactors ‘take off’ For Laos

September 18, 2009 0

Six Dynapac vibratory compactors are being used by main contractor Italian-Thai Development during the upgrading and extension works to Pakse International Airport, in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The airport, one of the three international […]

Airports

Geneva’s New ‘Lost & Found’ Bag Kiosk

September 18, 2009 0

In August, Swissport International introduced a new self-service facility for reporting lost baggage at Geneva.  Its new Lost & Found Self-Service Kiosk, linked to the Worldtracer database, enables unfortunate travellers who find that their baggage […]

Airports

NATS Unveils Contingency Tower

September 18, 2009 0

NATS Services Ltd (NSL) has developed and put into service the world’s first full safety certified remote airport contingency control room that can keep flights moving through Heathrow airport in the event of a serious […]

Airports

Kemble Rebrands as Cotswolds

September 18, 2009 0

Kemble Airport in Gloucestershire, UK, has been rebranded as Cotswolds Airport by its owner, Ronan Harvey.  Formerly Royal Air Force Kemble, the airfield was home to the Red Arrows display team in the 1970s but […]

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 […]

Air Cargo

New Air Cargo Facility For Houston

September 18, 2009 0

The Houston Airport System (HAS) is to open a new 61,484 sq ft (5,712m2) cold-storage air cargo facility at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).  From November 1, Tradewinds Cargo Handling will accept perishable imports flown […]