Airline Focus

Growth Initiative for Copenhagen

February 4, 2013 0

A new growth committee for Copenhagen Airport, Denmark, has been chosen to identify ideas and concrete initiatives to ensure continuing growth in the number of routes and improvement of international accessibility.  Established by the airport, […]

Airline Focus

Etihad Triples Profit

February 4, 2013 0

The national carrier of the UAE, Etihad Airways, has reported net profit of US$42 million in 2012, up 200% on 2011 which saw $14m. Total revenue increased 17% from $4.1bn to $4.8bn, as the airline […]

Legislation

Scanner Receives CEP Approval

January 24, 2013 0

The ProVision Automatic Target Detection (ATD) checkpoint security scanner from L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) has met European standards, following testing under the European Civil Aviation Conference Common Evaluation Process (CEP). Thomas M Ripp, […]

Airline Focus

PHL and US Airways Announce Lease Extension

January 24, 2013 0

The City of Philadelphia and US Airways have agreed on the terms of a two-year lease extension until June 30, 2015, for Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). The agreement allows for $734 million in new capital […]

Legislation

Transport Canada Approves L-3 Equipment

January 23, 2013 0

L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) has announced that three of its air cargo systems have been added to the Transport Canada Air Cargo Security Qualified Equipment & Services List.  It means that the company’s […]

Air Cargo

Durham to Resubmit Funds Bid

January 17, 2013 0

Chiefs at UK-based Durham Tees Valley Airport (DTVA) have confirmed that they will be resubmitting their bid for government support for a major redevelopment project. A new round of the Regional Growth Fund programme opened […]

Airline Focus

Interim Authorisation for Qantas/Emirates Partnership

January 17, 2013 0

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has granted interim authorisation for the Qantas and Emirates partnership first proposed in September 2012. The partnership still remains subject to final authorisation from the ACCC, but Qantas […]

Aircraft

First for Goldhofer

December 4, 2012 0

Goldhofer has announced it is the first aircraft tow-tractor manufacturer to receive Boeing’s approval to tow the Boeing 787 Dreamliner with its towbarless tractors (TLT). The announcement comes after Goldhofer, together with the 787’s launch […]

Airports

BAA Identity Dropped

December 4, 2012 0

The initials BAA disappeared from the UK airport scene on October 15.  From that date the facilities previously run under the BAA banner – London Heathrow, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Southampton – will each use their […]

Airline Focus

EU Postpones ETS Extension

December 4, 2012 0

In mid-November 2012, the European Union (EU) postponed planned extension of its Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) for a year, in hope that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will create a global emissions deal. The […]