Airline Focus

Caribbean Airlines Fined for Tarmac Delay

April 3, 2013 0

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) said that Caribbean Airlines, based in Trinidad and Tobago, violated federal rules in August 2012 by not providing passengers with an opportunity to leave a plane that was delayed […]

Airports

Berlin Brandenburg: Delayed Beyond 2013

January 23, 2013 0

The opening of the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) has been delayed for a fourth time with no prospect of a launch this year. The airport’s joint owners, Berlin, Brandenburg and the German Government, met […]

Airline Focus

EU Postpones ETS Extension

December 4, 2012 0

In mid-November 2012, the European Union (EU) postponed planned extension of its Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) for a year, in hope that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will create a global emissions deal. The […]

Airports

Berlin Delayed to October 2013

September 10, 2012 0

The opening of Berlin Brandenburg Airport has been further delayed and will now open on October 27, 2013, at the start of next year’s winter schedule.  The airport’s new COO Horst Amann announced the news […]

Airports

Vienna’s Skylink Open for Business

June 18, 2012 0

It opened years behind schedule and way over its original budget target but now it is operational, Vienna’s Skylink terminal extension will undoubtedly serve the Austrian capital well.  Tom Allett reports. Vienna’s Skylink terminal extension […]

Airports

Berlin Opening Delayed

June 18, 2012 0

Andreas Spaeth reports that the opening of Berlin’s Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport is postponed until March 17, 2013. On May 8, the management of Berlin’s airports had to take the unexpected and embarrassing decision to […]