Miami Introduces Facial Recognition Departures

February 6, 2019 0

Passengers departing from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Munich on Lufthansa flight 461 can now board with the quick click of a camera instead of a boarding pass and passport, thanks to the airport’s launch […]

Air Traffic Control

2018 Busiest Year on Record for UK Air Traffic

February 6, 2019 0

Last year was the busiest on record for air traffic across the UK, according to UK air navigation services provider NATS, with higher levels of traffic than 2007, the previous peak year prior to the […]

Air Cargo

New Cargo Airline, CargoLogic Germany, joins BARIG

January 31, 2019 0

CargoLogic Germany, a cargo airline that is in the process of being established, is now a member of the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (BARIG). The association, based at Frankfurt Main Airport, represents the […]

Baggage Handling

New Self-bag-drop Installation at Montréal-Trudeau Airport

January 31, 2019 0

Canada’s Montréal-Trudeau Airport (YUL), has announced the introduction of an automated baggage handling system called Air.Go from Materna intelligent passenger solutions (ips). A total of 16 self-bag-drop kiosks have been in operation at YUL since […]

Baggage Handling

BEUMER-PCL Awarded GTAA Baggage 2025 Contract

January 31, 2019 0

PLC Construction in North America has, in joint venture with the BEUMER Group, signed a master agreement with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) for Toronto Pearson International Airport’s Baggage 2025 initiative. To accommodate growth […]

Ground Handling

Air BP Adds La Perdiz to its Airport Network

January 29, 2019 0

Air BP has added La Perdiz (LEIZ) airport on the La Nava estate to its Spanish network. Air BP now supplies Jet A-1 fuel at La Perdiz, one of Spain’s most exclusive country destinations. Customers […]

Passenger Terminal

Berlin BER Continues Towards October 2020 Opening

January 29, 2019 0

At its first meeting of 2019, the supervisory board of the much-delayed Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg airport noted progress had been made towards “eliminating the deficiencies” that have plagued the airport’s development. A company statement said […]


EASA Certifies A330neo for “Beyond 180 Minutes” ETOPS

January 28, 2019 0

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the A330-900 for ETOPS (Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations) ‘beyond 180 minutes’ diversion time. The approval, which includes ETOPS 180min capability in the aircraft’s basic specification, now […]