Aircraft

Etihad Goes Wireless

September 28, 2011 0

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Airline Focus

Runway Extension Started

September 26, 2011 0

  Construction for a 984ft (300m) runway extension at London Southend Airport began on September 11, 2011. Due to be completed by the end of the year, the extension will give the airport a total […]

Airline Focus

Small but Beautiful

August 15, 2011 0

Ahead of his retirement in September 2011, Oman Air’s CEO Peter Hill tells Airports International about his “rewarding” time at the carrier and his hopes for its future. Speaking at this year’s Aberdeen Asset Management […]

Air Traffic Control

Airbus to Acquire Metron Aviation

July 27, 2011 0

Airbus has entered an agreement to acquire Metron Aviation, a provider of advanced Air Traffic Management (ATM) products and services for the global aviation industry. The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approvals, will help […]

Aircraft

A380 to Serve Rome

July 27, 2011 0

Emirates will be introducing its Airbus A380 aircraft on its daily Rome services from December 1, 2011. The announcement of Emirates’ first permanent scheduled A380 service to Italy comes on the back of its June […]

Airline Focus

SFO Welcomes the A380

June 16, 2011 0

SAN FRANCISCO International Airport (SFO) welcomed its first regular daily Airbus A380 service on May 10, with the arrival of Lufthansa flight 454 from Frankfurt, Germany.  The A380 will serve the route until October 31 […]

Air Cargo

Qatar Takes Stake in Cargolux

June 16, 2011 0

QATAR AIRWAYS plans to acquire a 33% stake in Luxembourg freight carrier Cargolux Airlines International, according to its CEO Akbar Al Baker during a press conference in Dubai.  He said the move was in order […]