Airports

New Retail Facilities At Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

September 18, 2009 0

The second major step in the transformation of the Helsinki-Vantaa terminal extension has taken place with the opening of a new shopping area and a large My City Helsinki restaurant world. “Finnair customers arriving at […]

Airports

Jersey Lounge Officially Opened

September 18, 2009 0

Jersey Airport’s new airside departures lounge was unveiled on Friday September 11, 2009, at a ceremony attended by the island’s Chief Minister, Senator Terry Le Sueur.  Accompanied by the Minister for Economic Development, Senator Alan […]

Airports

Dynapac Compactors ‘take off’ For Laos

September 18, 2009 0

Six Dynapac vibratory compactors are being used by main contractor Italian-Thai Development during the upgrading and extension works to Pakse International Airport, in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The airport, one of the three international […]

Airports

Geneva’s New ‘Lost & Found’ Bag Kiosk

September 18, 2009 0

In August, Swissport International introduced a new self-service facility for reporting lost baggage at Geneva.  Its new Lost & Found Self-Service Kiosk, linked to the Worldtracer database, enables unfortunate travellers who find that their baggage […]

Airports

NATS Unveils Contingency Tower

September 18, 2009 0

NATS Services Ltd (NSL) has developed and put into service the world’s first full safety certified remote airport contingency control room that can keep flights moving through Heathrow airport in the event of a serious […]

Airline Focus

NCR Partners With US Airways

September 18, 2009 0

The NCR Corporation has announced that US Airways is the first airline to deploy its TouchPort 80 self-service kiosk that allows passenger check-in at outdoor locations.  US Airways is deploying 54 kiosks in 15 US […]

Air Cargo

An-225 Sets Record Cargo Lift

September 18, 2009 0

The largest commercial freight aircraft in the world, the Antonov An-225, has entered the record books having flown a 53ft (16.23m) by 14ft (4.27m) generator from Germany to Armenia, the heaviest load to be transported […]

Airline Focus

Qantas Profits Crash

September 18, 2009 0

In line with many of the world’s major airlines Qantas, Australia’s national carrier, has been hit by the economic downturn, reporting an AUS$ 181 million profit before tax for the year to June 2009, a […]

Airline Focus

Fines For US Carriers

September 18, 2009 0

The US Department of Transportation (DoT) has imposed fines on both Hawaiian Airlines and US Airways after they failed to tell ticket buyers when flights were being operated under a code-share agreement with another airline.  […]

Airline Focus

SkyEurope Files for Bankruptcy

September 18, 2009 0

Slovak-based budget airline SkyEurope suspended all of its operations on August 31 and has now filed for bankruptcy. A statement from the airline says that the situation has been caused by: “recent actions of suppliers, […]