Airports

Stansted Wins G1 Court Backing

July 24, 2009 0

The court of Appeal has thrown out the latest attempts by campaign group Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) to block the airport’s G1 planning application.  This is the fifth time their core arguments against the development […]

Airline Focus

FFG & Servair = FFS at JFK

July 24, 2009 0

On June 17 the international airline and retail catering company Flying Food Group (FFG) announced it was strengthening its long-term strategic partnership in the US with Servair by creating a new company named Flying Food […]

Airports

New Lounge Facilities at Jersey

July 24, 2009 0

May 23 was the opening date for a redeveloped international departures lounge and arrivals concourse at Jersey Airport in the UK’s Channel Islands. The refurbishment of the existing facilities, which took just eleven weeks to […]

Airports

New Life For Gatwick’s Beehive

July 24, 2009 0

London/Gatwick’s original terminal building, universally nicknamed the Beehive due to its distinctive shape, is now being offered as rented office space. Serviced office provider Orega has signed up three tenants to its new business centre, […]

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 […]

Airline Focus

BA Opens New LHR T3 Lounge

June 12, 2009 0

British Airways’ new lounge for premium passengers and top-tier oneworld members opened at Heathrow’s Terminal 3 on May 11. The 300-seat Galleries Club Lounge is for eligible customers travelling to Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Helsinki, Vienna […]

Airports

Vancouver Launches Tracking Tool

June 12, 2009 0

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has become the first airport in Canada to offer a new online tool that allows members of the public to see real-time and historical flight and noise data collected by the […]

Airports

Airport Security “Getting Ridiculous”

June 12, 2009 0

Security at airports is “getting ridiculous,” said Peter Griffiths, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) regional Vice President for Europe at a recent conference in Paris.  Adding that passengers: “almost had to strip” to get […]

Airports

Luton brings in £1 drop-off fee

May 8, 2009 0

London Luton Airport is to charge motorists a £1 charge for dropping off passengers at its terminal building. The charge will enable drivers to spend up to 10 minutes in the airport’s recently refurbished drop-off […]