Passenger Terminal

Milestone for Future Berlin BER Airport

April 17, 2019 0

The smoke extraction system, also known as overriding programmable logic control (OPLC) for Berlin’s much delayed future airport had its final test at the end of last week. The test was overseen by the responsible […]

Airline Focus

UK CAA Reveals Latest Disruptive Passenger Statistics

March 22, 2019 0

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has revealed that the number of disruptive passenger incidents reported in 2018 has remained stable despite the surge in overall passenger numbers. A total of 415 incidents were reported […]

UAS/Drones

New UK Extended Drone no-fly Zone Rules

March 13, 2019 0

New legislation to extend the ‘no-fly’ zone around UK airports came into force on March 13. It is now illegal to fly a drone within 5km of an airport, with major penalties for those who […]

Emergency Services

Fraport Opens Training Centre at Ljubljana Airport

March 8, 2019 0

Airport operator Fraport has inaugurated a €6 million training centre at its Aviation Academy at Ljubljana Airport (IATA: LJU) in Slovenia. Fraport says the facility will allow it to expand its international training activities to […]

UAS/Drones

Gatwick Suspends Flights After Drone Sightings

December 20, 2018 0

Gatwick Airport’s runway remains closed and all flights are currently suspended following reports of drones making numerous flights over Gatwick’s airfield since 2100 on Wednesday evening. It is estimated that more than 100,000 of journeys […]

Air Traffic Control

Serco Awarded Contract Extension at MOD St Athan

October 25, 2018 0

Serco, the international services company, has been awarded a one year extension to its contract to provide a range of support services at Ministry of Defence (MOD) St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan in […]

Air Cargo

Southeast US Airports Braced for Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018 0

More than 1,000 pre-emptive flight cancellations have been made as airports in the southeast United States await the arrival of Hurricane Florence.  Although the storm has been downgraded to a Category 2 event, wind speeds […]

Air Cargo

New Aviation Security Course Launched

September 13, 2018 1

The training arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), CAA International (CAAi), has announced a new Security Management Systems (SeMS) two-day training course. The SeMS Framework was introduced in 2014 by the UK […]