Airports

Stansted Offers Free WiFi

April 5, 2013 2

As part of the drive to transform the passenger experience at Stansted Airport, UK, new owner Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has introduced free WiFi service for passengers. The WiFi network ‘_stanstedairport’ is free for 60 […]

Airports

MAG to Buy Stansted

January 23, 2013 0

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited, formerly BAA, has agreed to sell London’s third-busiest airport, Stansted Airport Limited, to Manchester Airports Group (MAG) for £1.5 billion (US$2.4bn).  The sale is expected to close by the end of […]

Air Traffic Control

UK Flights’ Punctuality Falls in Q2

September 25, 2012 0

Data released by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shows that between April and June 2012, the overall on-time performance (defined as the proportion of flights arriving or departing early or up to 15 minutes late) […]

Airports

The Panther…Four Figures and Up To Eight Wheels

June 18, 2012 0

Rosenbauer’s Panther fire-fighting vehicle has surpassed the 1,000-order milestone. Tom Allett reports. Ceremonial keys for the 999th, 1,000th and 1,001st Rosenbauer Panther fire-fighting vehicles to be ordered were presented at a ceremony at Linz Airport, […]

Airports

BAA Forced to Sell?

July 19, 2011 0

The Competition Commission (CC) has said in its final ruling that airport operator BAA must sell London’s Stansted and either Glasgow or Edinburgh airport in Scotland. Spanish-owned BAA sold Gatwick Airport to Global Infrastructure Partners […]