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Travel Specialist Enters Airline Business

September 2, 2008 0

One of the largest tour operators in the CIS is in advanced discussions to set up an in-house airline to support growing demand for charter flights within the region. Pegas Touristik is in the final […]

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New FAA Safety Proposals

August 28, 2008 0

The FAA is to adopt further safety measures aimed at preventing runway incursions. Among the proposals are the use of ‘traffic lights’ at runway/taxiway intersections at major airports, to give a clear indication to pilots […]

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Logan Teleflex Wins Moscow Baggage Contract

August 18, 2008 0

Russia’s second largest airport, Sheremetyevo International in Moscow, has awarded a contract worth over £2.25 million to Logan Teleflex, a UK-based manufacturer and integrator of automated baggage handling systems. It covers a baggage handling system […]

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Bratislava Developments

August 14, 2008 0

Two years after a new social democratic government was elected in the Slovak Republic, it has stopped the privatization of Bratislava Airport and its sale to Vienna Airport. The government has signalled that some vital […]

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ACI Data Shows Growth in 2007

August 13, 2008 0

Airports Council International (ACI) has released its provisional traffic data for 2007 based on information supplied by 1,200 of the world’s airports. Nearly 4.8 billion passengers were handled in 2007, an increase of 6.8% on […]

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Heathrow T4 Work Begins

August 12, 2008 0

Work is underway on the next stage of BAA’s plans to transform London/Heathrow. The first steelwork has gone up, marking the beginning of the process to renovate and expand British Airways’ former home, Terminal 4. […]

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Brussels’ New Ops Director

August 11, 2008 0

On September 1, Brussels Airport will welcome its new Director of Operations (DOO), Ruben Sicking (40), formerly Director of Airside Operations at Amsterdam Schiphol. The DOO position is new to Brussels Airport and co-ordinates all […]

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New Heathrow Fire Station

August 7, 2008 0

London Heathrow, the world’s busiest international airport, has opened a state of the art fire station at a new location, close to the airport’s Runway 27. The £4 million (US$7.8m) facility will provide the airpor’ts […]

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Ground Manoeuvring Collision At Manchester

August 6, 2008 0

Two airliners have been involved in a ground manoeuvring collision at Manchester Airport, UK. The wing tip of a Futura Boeing 737 is reported to have hit the rear fuselage of a Lufthansa Airbus A320 […]

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More Flights For Leeds Bradford

August 5, 2008 0

Air Southwest has increased the number of flights from Plymouth City Airport, Devon, to Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA). The Plymouth-based low-fare airline already flew daily to the Yorkshire airport and has adding a second […]