Airline Focus

Lufthansa Group Orders 40 More Aircraft

March 13, 2019 0

The Lufthansa Group’s Supervisory Board has approved the purchase of 40 new aircraft for the group’s airlines. The 20 Boeing 787-9 and 20 additional Airbus A350-900 aircraft are to be delivered between late 2022 and […]

Passenger Terminal

Helsinki Airport Introduces the Aukio

February 7, 2019 0

Passengers at Helsinki Airport have been able to use a new expansion area since February 8. Named Aukio, it is the space at the heart of the long-haul expansion area, through which departing passengers reach their flights […]

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 […]

Airports

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 […]

Aircraft

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 […]

Air Traffic Control

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 […]