Passenger Terminal

Heathrow: August Strike Action Postponed

August 14, 2019 0

Heathrow Airport has said that strike action scheduled for August 23 and 24 has been postponed. The Unite union, which represents about 4,000 airport staff, said that the proposed strikes have been suspended while its […]

Passenger Terminal

Hong Kong Flights Resume

August 14, 2019 0

Hong Kong International Airport (IATA: HKG) is resuming normal operations after two days of widespread cancellations. Several hundred passenger flights were cancelled on Monday and Tuesday (August 12+13) after protesters occupied landside areas of the […]

Passenger Terminal

Berlin BER Passes the “Black Building Test”

August 14, 2019 0

During the night of August 12 – 13 the new Brandenburg Airport successfully passed its “black building test”. This required a controlled power cut in the main terminal (T1) to check the safety power supply […]

Passenger Terminal

Hong Kong Airport Cancels Departing Passenger Flights Again

August 13, 2019 0

Renewed protests at Hong Kong International Airport have led the airport’s operating company, the Hong Kong Airport Authority, to suspend all further departing passenger flights for the evening of August 13. Inbound passenger flights are […]

Ground Handling

Menzies Aviation Acquires GTO Global Logistics 

August 12, 2019 0

Menzies Aviation has acquired GTO Global Logistics Inc, a Canadian logistics services provider based in Vancouver. GTO, which provides airfreight, ocean LCL (less than a container load), domestic /cross border road services, storage and customs […]

Airline Focus

AirAsia Receives its First A330neo

August 9, 2019 0

AirAsia has taken delivery of its first A330neo aircraft, to be operated by its long-haul affiliate AirAsia X Thailand. The aircraft was delivered via lessor Avolon and is the first of two A330neos set to […]

Airline Focus

UK-based Ryanair Pilots Vote for Strike Action

August 8, 2019 0

The UK-based pilots of low-cost airline, Ryanair, have voted to strike because of a dispute about pay and conditions. The British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa) has announced two walkouts, one from 22-23 August, with a […]