Airports

Maintaining Manchester

October 5, 2012 0

Martyn Cartledge spent a night with the team resurfacing one of Manchester Airport’s two runways. It’s the early hours, it’s raining and I’m standing on a windswept building site… and I’m beginning to wonder why.  […]

Airports

“Forget The South East, Think Birmingham Airport”

October 5, 2012 0

As fresh arguments continue over the Heathrow problem, CEO Paul Kehoe tells Roy Allen that many should consider the merits of fast-developing Birmingham Airport. Birmingham Airport lies just six miles (10km) from the heart of […]

Airports

"Forget The South East, Think Birmingham Airport"

October 5, 2012 0

As fresh arguments continue over the Heathrow problem, CEO Paul Kehoe tells Roy Allen that many should consider the merits of fast-developing Birmingham Airport. Birmingham Airport lies just six miles (10km) from the heart of […]

Aircraft

Tbilisi Second Runway Renovations Started

September 6, 2012 0

TAV Georgia, a subsidiary of TAV Airports, has started renovation works for the second runway at Tbilisi Airport.  Once completed, the runway will be able to accommodate larger aircraft, as part of an agreement with […]

Airports

Will Government Reshuffle Provide Heathrow Boost?

September 4, 2012 0

As the British Government returns to Parliament after the summer break, Prime Minister David Cameron has begun the coalition’s first major reshuffle since it was formed after the UK’s general election in 2010. Although there […]

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 […]

Airports

Great News for Munich Airport

July 26, 2011 0

Munich Airport has received planning permission to build a third runway. FMG, Munich Airport’s operating company, welcomed the approval decision by the District Government of Upper Bavaria on July 26. FMG CEO, Dr Michael Kerkloh, […]

Airports

Life On The Fast Lane

June 16, 2011 0

Tom Allett joined Munich Airport’s friction testing team for a demonstration of its summertime duties.   WHILE FRICTION testing teams are always in demand during the winter months, it’s worth remembering that these important safety […]