Airports

Second SideCat For Frankfurt

June 12, 2009 0

Fraport, the launch customer for the SideCat XL Passenger PRM ambulift, has placed an order for another unit for Frankfurt Airport. “The service for handicapped passengers has become remarkably more comfortable and easier with the […]

Air Cargo

Hanover’s New Strategy

June 12, 2009 0

Hanover Airport has started an ambitious expansion programme aimed at increasing its share of the cargo and logistics market. A €110 million (US$152m) investment by 2010 will enable the western (cargo) side of the airport […]

Airports

Stansted Fire Service Upgrade

June 12, 2009 0

Stansted, the UK’s third busiest airport has significantly boosted its fire-fighting capabilities following the completion of a £1 million (US$1.5m) investment programme. During a special ceremony held at the airport, BAA’s Chief Executive Colin Matthews […]

Air Cargo

Jettainer & Swiss WorldCargo Extend Partnership

June 12, 2009 0

On June 1, 2009, Swiss WorldCargo, the air cargo division of Swiss International Air Lines Ltd, and Jettainer extended their ULD management agreement for another five years. The two companies issued a statement saying the […]

Baggage Handling

New BHS For China’s Lijiang

June 12, 2009 0

Logan KSEC has won a 9 million RMB (US$1.3m) contract for an integrated baggage handling system (BHS) for the new passenger terminal at Lijiang Airport, China. The new BHS will be designed in the UK […]

Airline Focus

BA Opens New LHR T3 Lounge

June 12, 2009 0

British Airways’ new lounge for premium passengers and top-tier oneworld members opened at Heathrow’s Terminal 3 on May 11. The 300-seat Galleries Club Lounge is for eligible customers travelling to Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Helsinki, Vienna […]

Airports

Cavotec Reports Turkish Progress

June 12, 2009 0

Airport systems manufacturer Cavotec MSL has recorded a series of ground support equipment orders from three Turkish airports in recent months.  The deals will see the delivery of hydrant pit systems to Sabiha Gökçen, Antalya […]

Air Traffic Control

Thales UK Wins Manchester Contract

June 12, 2009 0

Thales UK’s facility in Chessington has signed a contract to supply and install two Cat III 420 Instrument Landing Systems (ILS)*1 and a Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)*2 to Manchester Airport.  Thales now has orders for […]

Airports

BAA Appeals Competition Commission Ruling

June 12, 2009 0

Spanish-owned airport operator BAA has appealed against the decision by the UK Competition Commission ordering it to sell three airports.  Following a major investigation into BAA’s dominance in the UK market the agency revealed in […]

Airline Focus

Korean Air Refurbishes Fleet

June 12, 2009 0

Seoul-based Korean Air Lines will start the second phase of its extensive refurbishment plan to upgrade its mid- and long-haul jet fleet.  The carrier will be equipping its airliners, with what it calls next-generation premium […]