Category Archives: Legislation

Norway’s First Electric-Powered Flight

On June 18, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, Norway’s Minister of Transport and Communications and airport operator Avinor’s CEO, Dag Falk-Petersen, took part in Norway’s first electric-powered flight. … More ››

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Finavia Tenders for new Commercial Operators at Helsinki Airport

Finavia, the operator of 21 airports in Finland, has opened a public procurement procedure and is calling for new commercial operators at Finland’s largest international … More ››

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London Luton Airport Calls for Improved Rail Links

Having handled 1,498,281 passengers in May London Luton Airport (LLA) has called for improved rail links to help solve London’s capacity problems. The figures represent … More ››

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Government Approves Heathrow Third Runway Plan

The British Government’s Cabinet has approved plans to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport.  The plans had previously been approved by the government’s economic … More ››

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IATA Promotes Open Border Strategy

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to intensify efforts to spread the economic and social benefits of aviation by removing onerous … More ››

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IATA Calls for Stronger Economic Regulation of Australian Airports

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for economic regulation of airports in Australia to be strengthened. In a keynote address to the Australasian … More ››

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New Drone Laws Regarding UK Airports

The British Government has announced new laws to restrict all drones from flying above 400 feet and within 1 kilometre of airport boundaries. The Government … More ››

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Orlando Airport Partially Reimbursed for Federal Security Upgrades

Orlando International Airport has announced it is scheduled to receive $6.4 million from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as partial repayment for security upgrades following … More ››

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Campaign to Save Birmingham Airport’s Original Terminal Building

A campaign and online petition has been launched to save Birmingham Airport’s historic first terminal building which has an uncertain future. The Elmdon terminal building … More ››

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IATA: A Step Significant Step Towards Digitising Dangerous Goods

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says it has taken a significant step forward in the digitalisation of the dangerous goods supply chain following the … More ››

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