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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 […]

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BA / American-Tie Up?

August 4, 2008 0

British Airways (BA) has announced it is hoping to agree a “tie-up” with its US oneworld Alliance partner American Airlines (AA). The news follows an earlier announcement that BA and the Spanish airline Iberia were […]

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Lufthansa Cargo’s Frankfurt Facility

August 1, 2008 0

The foundation stone for Lufthansa Cargo’s new freight centre at Frankfurt’s CargoCity South has been laid. The Lufthansa Cargo Service Center, with warehouse capacity of about 215,300 sq ft (20,000m2) and more than 86,100 sq […]

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BA and Iberia To Merge?

July 31, 2008 0

British Airways (BA) and Iberia held talks at the end of July with a view to an all-share merger between the two companies. The negotiations were supported unanimously by both boards. Each individual brand would […]

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BAA Opens Stansted Extension

July 30, 2008 0

The first phase of a £50 million extension to the passenger terminal at London’s Stansted Airport has been opened. The enlarged facility provides nearly 64,600 sq ft (6,000m2) of additional space for arriving passengers, including […]