Category Archives: Legislation

MPs Back Heathrow Expansion – Again

Controversial plans to build a third runway at London’s Heathrow airport have won majority support from MPs after a four-hour debate in Parliament. The government … More ››

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Munich’s Dr Kerkloh Re-elected as President of ACI EUROPE

As part of the 28th ACI EUROPE & WORLD Annual General Assembly and Congress which took place in Brussels earlier this week, the General Assembly … More ››

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Junior Trade Minister Resigns Over Heathrow Expansion

The UK’s junior trade minister, Greg Hands MP, has resigned from the government so that he can oppose the expansion of Heathrow Airport. Parliament is … More ››

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Cerberus Capital Management to Acquire Worldwide Flight Services

Cerberus Capital Management, (Cerberus) has announced that one of its affiliates has entered into an agreement to acquire Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) from Platinum Equity. … More ››

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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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