Airline Focus

Flight Path to the Future

March 11, 2010 0

Emma Kelly reviews the Australian Government’s recent Aviation White Paper. At the end of 2009, the Australian Government laid to rest some questions on future airport capacity for the Sydney area but raised a number […]


Compulsory Scan Rules Introduced

February 11, 2010 0

NEW RULES introduced in the UK mean that selected passengers at Heathrow and Manchester airports will have to go through full body scanners before boarding their flights.  Those who are selected for a scan but […]

Baggage Handling

New IE2 Motors Now Available

January 6, 2010 0

IN DECEMBER 2009, Nord Drivesystems began to supply motors that are compliant with energy efficiency class IE2 (High Efficiency) as per IEC 60034-30.  In Europe, IE2 replaces the previous EFF1 certification and will be mandatory […]


Frankfurt to Become Airport Carbon Accredited

July 24, 2009 0

On June 16, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) announced its application to become Airport Carbon Accredited at the launch of the carbon emissions programme during the 19th ACI Europe Annual Congress in Manchester, UK.  The voluntary Airport […]


Stansted Wins G1 Court Backing

July 24, 2009 0

The court of Appeal has thrown out the latest attempts by campaign group Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) to block the airport’s G1 planning application.  This is the fifth time their core arguments against the development […]