Airline Focus

Servisair’s Extra UK Lounges

March 11, 2010 0

EXECUTIVE AIRPORT lounge operator, Servisair, has strengthened its presence at London Gatwick’s North Terminal and Birmingham International Airport while adding a new lounge location, London Luton, to its growing portfolio. The Gatwick lounge is Servisair’s […]

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New Aviation Gallery For Changi

March 11, 2010 0

A NEW aviation gallery opened at Singapore Changi’s Terminal 2 on February 12. A Changi Airport Group statement said the facility, situated on level three of the building, provides aviation enthusiasts and members of the […]

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The Truth About Body Scanners

March 11, 2010 0

Rory Doyle from Smiths Detection answers some of the many misconceptions about the introduction of the latest airport security systems. In a world of ever-increasing travel, the likelihood of further alleged terror attempts such as […]

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Cairo: A New Continental Hub?

March 11, 2010 0

Ron Kuhlmann visits Cairo and discovers a revitalised airport eager to establish itself as the new gateway to the Middle East and Africa. Cairo − the name reeks of history and intrigue.  Millennia after his […]

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Middle East Review

March 11, 2010 0

Tom Allett provides a round-up of news and views from the Middle East. Despite the oil reserves that have made the region home to some of the richest countries in the world, the global economic […]

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INDIAN REVIEW

February 11, 2010 0

Indian Airports in a new decade, by Group Captain Kapil Bhargava (Retd). Despite the Hindu philosophy of detachment from the material world, a good life demands a flourishing economy.  Fortunately, India has begun recovering from […]

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Compulsory Scan Rules Introduced

February 11, 2010 0

NEW RULES introduced in the UK mean that selected passengers at Heathrow and Manchester airports will have to go through full body scanners before boarding their flights.  Those who are selected for a scan but […]

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Haiti Airport Lifeline

February 11, 2010 0

TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE International Airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, found itself thrust into the limelight recently following the devastating earthquake that hit the country on January 12.  The huge magnitude 7 quake left the city in ruins […]

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New Luanda International Terminal Operational

February 11, 2010 0

THE NEW passenger terminal at Luanda’s 4 de Fevereiro International Airport in Angola began operations on January 5, 2010. The work to expand and modernise the airport has increased the number of boarding areas, counters […]

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Mixed Fortunes At Moscow's Main Airports

February 11, 2010 0

DOMODEDOVO AIRPORT remains the main hub for traffic in the Russian capital, Moscow, despite reporting a notable decline in passenger numbers during the past year.  For the full 2009 calendar year, Domodedovo handled 18.6 million […]