Airports

Dubai World Central set to open in 2010

June 12, 2009 0

According to the Dubai government, the Dubai World Central (DWC) – a 54sq mile (140km2) aviation and logistics city in Jebel Ali – will open for business in June 2010.  Paul Griffiths, CEO of the […]

Airports

France Implements One-Stop Security

June 12, 2009 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed France’s adoption of One-Stop Security; an IATA security strategy based on threat and risk assessment, innovation, technology and cost-efficiency.  This method means passengers that have already been […]

Airports

New India’s Airport Authority Chairman

June 12, 2009 0

Mr Vijai Agrawal (pictured) has replaced Mr Kannayan Ramalingam as Chairman of the Airports Authority of India.  Born on June 2, 1955, Mr Agrawal holds Master of Engineering (Power Electronics and Electrical Drives) and Bachelor […]

Air Traffic Control

Cambridge To Provide Coventry ATS

June 12, 2009 0

At the end of April, Marshall Airport Cambridge (MAC) officially took over responsibility for the provision of Air Traffic Services at Coventry Airport in a contract which enables MAC to manage all air traffic control, […]

Airports

Second SideCat For Frankfurt

June 12, 2009 0

Fraport, the launch customer for the SideCat XL Passenger PRM ambulift, has placed an order for another unit for Frankfurt Airport. “The service for handicapped passengers has become remarkably more comfortable and easier with the […]

Air Cargo

Hanover’s New Strategy

June 12, 2009 0

Hanover Airport has started an ambitious expansion programme aimed at increasing its share of the cargo and logistics market. A €110 million (US$152m) investment by 2010 will enable the western (cargo) side of the airport […]

Airports

Stansted Fire Service Upgrade

June 12, 2009 0

Stansted, the UK’s third busiest airport has significantly boosted its fire-fighting capabilities following the completion of a £1 million (US$1.5m) investment programme. During a special ceremony held at the airport, BAA’s Chief Executive Colin Matthews […]

Airline Focus

BA Opens New LHR T3 Lounge

June 12, 2009 0

British Airways’ new lounge for premium passengers and top-tier oneworld members opened at Heathrow’s Terminal 3 on May 11. The 300-seat Galleries Club Lounge is for eligible customers travelling to Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Helsinki, Vienna […]

Airports

Cavotec Reports Turkish Progress

June 12, 2009 0

Airport systems manufacturer Cavotec MSL has recorded a series of ground support equipment orders from three Turkish airports in recent months.  The deals will see the delivery of hydrant pit systems to Sabiha Gökçen, Antalya […]

Air Traffic Control

Thales UK Wins Manchester Contract

June 12, 2009 0

Thales UK’s facility in Chessington has signed a contract to supply and install two Cat III 420 Instrument Landing Systems (ILS)*1 and a Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)*2 to Manchester Airport.  Thales now has orders for […]