Airports

New Life For Gatwick’s Beehive

July 24, 2009 0

London/Gatwick’s original terminal building, universally nicknamed the Beehive due to its distinctive shape, is now being offered as rented office space. Serviced office provider Orega has signed up three tenants to its new business centre, […]

Airline Focus

Dnata Switzerland Wins Brussels Airlines' Geneva Contract

July 24, 2009 0

Brussels Airlines has signed a three-year deal with Dnata Switzerland for ground handling services at Geneva. Urs Zorn, CEO, Dnata Switzerland AG, said: “We are extremely pleased to provide our comprehensive handling services to Brussels […]

Airports

BAA Edinburgh Appoints VT

July 24, 2009 0

Defence and support services company VT Group (VT) has begun a contract with BAA to manage Edinburgh Airport’s fleet of vehicles and ground support equipment (GSE).  As part of the deal, VT is to ensure […]

Airports

Belfast Investment

June 12, 2009 0

Passengers at Belfast International Airport are set to benefit from a £10 million (US$16.1m) facelift as major construction work gets underway to update and improve facilities throughout the terminal. Work on the privately funded project […]

Airports

Passenger Increase at Dubai

June 12, 2009 0

Dubai International Airport is continuing to experience an increase in passenger traffic despite the current global economic downturn, and recorded a growth in the first quarter of 2009.  With over 9.5 million passengers handled, this […]

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 […]