Airline Focus

New Palma Base for Ryanair

December 13, 2011 0

Budget carrier Ryanair has today announced that it will open its 49th EU base at Palma Airport in March 2012, with four based aircraft operating 47 routes.  The airline also says it will serve 2.8 […]

Airline Focus

Air Jamaica Returns to Miami

December 13, 2011 0

Air Jamaica made a return to Miami International Airport, USA, on December 9, 2011.  The return service with flights out of Jamaica, operated by Caribbean Airlines, will run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Caribbean […]

Airports

New Safety Guidelines

December 12, 2011 0

The Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) in conjunction with the Health and Safety Executive, both from the UK, has launched new guidelines for the safe operation of escalators and moving walkways. The aim is to ensure […]

Airports

OCS at Luton

December 12, 2011 0

London Luton Airport has awarded a three year contract to OCS to provide services for people with reduced mobility (PRM). “This is OCS’ first contract with [the airport],” said OCS Operations Director, Eddie Ratcliffe.  “We […]

Airports

Changi Baggage Contract

December 12, 2011 0

Changi Airport Group (CAG) has awarded Pteris Global Limited a contract to supply a High Level Computer Control (HLC) scheme for the baggage handling system in Terminal 1 at Singapore Changi Airport. The HLC system, […]

Airports

Vanderlande Contract for Jeddah

December 12, 2011 0

Vanderlande Industries has won a €125 million (US$167.4m) contract to supply and install the baggage handling system for the new terminal at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The order forms part of […]

Airports

Singapore Festivities

December 12, 2011 0

Singapore Changi Airport has decorated its Terminals 2 and 3 with giant, live perennial plants shaped in the form of iconic world landmarks, as part of its Christmas festivities. The topiaries, which stand up to […]

Airports

Routes Europe 2013

December 12, 2011 0

Budapest Airport, Hungary, has announced it will host the eighth Routes Europe in 2013.  This international route development forum is organised by UBM Aviation Routes Limited and provides an opportunity for airlines, airports and tourism […]

Airports

Gatwick Reaches Out

December 12, 2011 0

Tom Allett attended the unveiling of Gatwick’s new look North Terminal. I’d guess that every airport watcher knows that Gatwick, 28 miles (45km) south of London, operates the world’s busiest single runway operation.  It is […]

Airports

Kelowna Airport Expansion

December 12, 2011 0

CANADA’S KELOWNA International Airport has started constructing the first phase of its multi-million dollar expansion.  The ‘Kelowna Air Terminal Building Expansion Project’ includes an extension to the north of the terminal for a new Canadian […]