Airline Focus

IATA Enables Airlines to Share Turbulence Data

December 13, 2018 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched its Turbulence Aware data platform to help airlines avoid turbulence when planning routes tactically in flight. IATA said its Turbulence Aware augments an airline’s ability to forecast […]


Stuttgart Airport Completes Electric Airside Bus Fleet   

November 9, 2018 0

Stuttgart Airport (IATA: STR) has completed its airside passenger bus replacement programme and now operates an all-electric fleet.  The airport’s first battery powered bus was delivered in 2013, and Stuttgart has undertaken a steady transformation […]


UIA Retires its Last Boeing 737-300

November 9, 2018 0

On November 8, as part of its fleet renewal programme, Ukraine International Airlines’ (UIA) last Boeing 737-300, UR-GBD, operated its final flight under UIA’s call sign.  Subsequently, the carrier’s fleet now consists of 42 aircraft […]

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London Southend Airport Unveils Community Garden

November 8, 2018 0

A Community Garden featuring 2,000 red ceramic poppies, made by hundreds of children from 25 schools in the region, was unveiled at London Southend Airport on November 8. The dramatic installation on the lawn in […]


More Electric Vehicles Deployed at London Airports

October 19, 2018 0

UK Power Networks Services has introduced the first electric vehicles (EVs) and charge points into its fleet at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airport depots, and EV charge points at its London City Airport depot. The […]

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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 […]

Airline Focus

Auckland Annual Results: FY18

August 29, 2018 0

Auckland Airport has announced its financial results for the 12 months ended June 30, 2018.  Its performance highlights included: Passengers increased by 5.7% to 20.5 million. International and domestic MCTOW increased by 3.4% (up to […]