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Possible Turnaround Restrictions for B787s

March 27, 2009 0

Although Boeing has approved all the equipment for the first flight of the B787 Dreamliner, it is to change some landing gear components on later production models. This is aimed at enhancing turnaround operations by […]

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Grim prospects for Airlines

March 25, 2009 0

March 24: Geneva – Amid an air of gloom in the aviation industry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) today announced a pessimistic outlook for the global air transport industry with potential losses of US$4.7 […]

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Irish workers to strike

March 25, 2009 0

The Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has been informed by the unions SIPTU and Mandate that its members plan to take industrial action at Dublin, Cork and Shannon Airports as part of the Irish Congress of […]

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Gatwick temporarily closes during bomb scare

March 23, 2009 0

March 23: Gatwick airport was put on full alert after a passenger found a note in the toilet of an in-bound Emirates Boeing 777 from Dubai saying a ‘suspicious device’ was onboard. The airport was […]

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Ryanair’s Dublin cuts

March 17, 2009 0

March 16: Ryanair announced a further series of route, flight and frequency cuts at Dublin Airport from July, as the impact of the €10 tourist tax and other Government price increases decrease passenger numbers. Ryanair […]

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UK Airport Traffic 2008

March 13, 2009 0

The UK’s airports reported a fall in commercial traffic in 2008, according to official statistics from the UK Civil Aviation Authority. The 58 licensed facilities handled 239,497,421 passengers between January and December 2008, a 1.95% […]

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Indonesia Plans Bali Airport Renovation

March 11, 2009 0

Indonesia’s Vice President, Jusuf Kalla, has announced a US$110.4 million development plan for Ngurah Rai Airport on the island of Bali, the country’s prime tourist destination. The project will include expanding the domestic terminal and […]

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Russian Airline and Airport Statistics 2008

March 5, 2009 0

The Russian commercial aviation sector continues to experience strong growth, with the country’s top 30 airlines carrying 10.8% more passengers in 2008 than in the previous year. They carried 46.5 million passengers during the 12-month […]