News

Paris Air Show: Boeing’s 777F

June 15, 2009 0

June 14: Air France’s newest Boeing 777 Freighter arrived ahead of Monday’s opening of the 48th International Paris Air Show.  The 777 Freighter will be on display during the show, highlighting its fuel efficiency and […]

Airports

Belfast Investment

June 12, 2009 0

Passengers at Belfast International Airport are set to benefit from a £10 million (US$16.1m) facelift as major construction work gets underway to update and improve facilities throughout the terminal. Work on the privately funded project […]

Airports

Passenger Increase at Dubai

June 12, 2009 0

Dubai International Airport is continuing to experience an increase in passenger traffic despite the current global economic downturn, and recorded a growth in the first quarter of 2009.  With over 9.5 million passengers handled, this […]

Airports

Dubai World Central set to open in 2010

June 12, 2009 0

According to the Dubai government, the Dubai World Central (DWC) – a 54sq mile (140km2) aviation and logistics city in Jebel Ali – will open for business in June 2010.  Paul Griffiths, CEO of the […]

Airports

France Implements One-Stop Security

June 12, 2009 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed France’s adoption of One-Stop Security; an IATA security strategy based on threat and risk assessment, innovation, technology and cost-efficiency.  This method means passengers that have already been […]

News

Singapore expands A380 routes

June 12, 2009 0

June 11: Singapore Airlines will fly the Airbus A380 on the Singapore to Hong Kong route from July 9. Hong Kong will be the fifth international destination and second Asian city to be served by […]

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Air France replacing sensors on A330s

June 12, 2009 0

June 11: Air France Chief Executive Officer Pierre-Henri Gourgeon confirmed that Air France is speeding up its programme to replace the anemometric sensors on its fleet of A330s following the loss of Flight 447 in […]

Appointments

New Swissport Appointments

June 12, 2009 0

J J Andres Alvez, (pictured) Swissport’s new Executive VP who took over from Urs Sieber on June 1, has made the following new appointments within his Europe/Middle East/Africa/Asia Ground Handling Division. Mark Skinner becomes SVP […]

Airports

New India’s Airport Authority Chairman

June 12, 2009 0

Mr Vijai Agrawal (pictured) has replaced Mr Kannayan Ramalingam as Chairman of the Airports Authority of India.  Born on June 2, 1955, Mr Agrawal holds Master of Engineering (Power Electronics and Electrical Drives) and Bachelor […]

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Hochtief wins Wroclaw Contract

June 12, 2009 0

It was confirmed on June 3 that Hochtief Polska and Hochtief Construction had been selected to build a new terminal at Wroclaw International airport in Poland. Budgeted at approximately €68 million, the project is due […]