Airline Focus

VeriPax In Service At Changi

October 30, 2009 0

Cathay Pacific has become the first airline at Singapore Changi Airport to use the ARINC VeriPax Passenger Reconciliation System.  Designed for stand-alone use at security checkpoints, VeriPax verifies printed-paper boarding passes by comparing the printed […]

Airports

New Premium Lounge

October 30, 2009 0

Etihad Airways of the United Arab Emirates has opened a new premium lounge at London’s Heathrow airport as part of the airline’s flights moving from Terminal 3 to Terminal 4.  The lounge gives passengers an […]

Airports

ATC Contracts

October 30, 2009 0

Thales UK has secured contracts with Belfast International and Cardiff airports for the programme management, supply and installation of co-mounted primary surveillance and monopulse mode S secondary surveillance radars, complete with Eurocat air traffic control […]

Airports

East Midlands Pioneers BioMethane Bus

October 30, 2009 0

East Midlands Airport is the first in the UK to introduce a BioMethane-powered bus.  The Cobus 3000 vehicle is used to transport passengers to and from remote aircraft parking stands and runs on methane recovered […]

Airline Focus

FLUX Expansion

October 30, 2009 0

From August 24, 2009, the number of airports in the United States at which automated border passage is available to FLUX participants increased from seven to 20.  FLUX offers passengers the option of rapid, automated […]

Contracts

Aviall Receives Unitron Contract

October 30, 2009 0

Unitron has announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Aviall Services, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, for the sale of its all electric environmentally ‘Green’ 28 VDC and 400 […]

Airports

Changi Marks Deepavali In Style

October 30, 2009 0

This Deepavali season, Singapore’s Changi Airport was illuminated with a burst of vivid hues and dazzling lights as the Changi Airport Group (CAG) commemorated the traditional Hindu festival with a variety of themed garden displays […]

Airline Focus

Copenhagen Charges Frozen

October 30, 2009 0

Copenhagen Airports signed a new charges agreement in mid-September that runs for five and a half years, which freezes landing charges for the next 18 months.  The agreement is supported by most of the  airlines […]

Airports

Peel Moves Stakes

October 30, 2009 0

Peel Airports, owners of Doncaster-Sheffield/Robin Hood Airport announced on October 6 that it was putting 49% of its stake in the facility is up for sale.  The company also owns Liverpool John Lennon and Durham […]

Airports

Growth At Marsa Alam

October 30, 2009 0

Marsa Alam Airport in Egypt has announced 16% year-on-year growth in total passenger numbers for July 2009.  Flight movements have grown by 17% year-on-year. “The success of Port Ghalib, the Red Sea’s new luxury resort, […]