Passenger Terminal

Berlin BER Passes the “Black Building Test”

August 14, 2019 0

During the night of August 12 – 13 the new Brandenburg Airport successfully passed its “black building test”. This required a controlled power cut in the main terminal (T1) to check the safety power supply […]

Air Traffic Control

EU-Wide Rules on Drones Published

June 11, 2019 0

On June 11, 2019 common European rules on drones, Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/945 & Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947, were published to ensure drone operations across Europe are safe and secure. The European Union […]

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 […]