Airports

Demolition Commences on Gatwick’s Pier 1

June 3, 2013 0

London Gatwick commenced demolition of its second oldest pier, Pier 1, on Friday (May 31), as part of its £1.2 billion (US$1.8bn) transformation. In partnership with Vinci Construction UK, the new design aims to deliver […]

Aircraft

Birmingham Airport Maintains Track-Keeping Performance

May 8, 2013 0

Birmingham Airport has maintained its “excellent” track-keeping performance, with 99% of all departing aircraft staying ‘on track’ in 2012, beating its annual target of 95%. The airport has invested heavily in monitoring aircraft track-keeping and […]

Airports

Southend Airport Enters the Retail Cloud

May 7, 2013 0

The Stobart Group, owner of Southend Airport, UK, has deployed a cloud-based software system to help manage retail operations at the airport.  More than 720,000 passengers have travelled through the airport in the past year. […]

Airports

LJLA Welcomes Google Indoor Maps

April 15, 2013 0

The UK’s Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) has introduced a new service to help passengers navigate their way through the terminal, taking advantage of the improved on-site facilities. It is the latest UK airport to […]

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

Terberg DTS Acquires CAT 9

February 27, 2013 0

UK-based Terberg DTS (UK) Ltd, a global supplier of specialist vehicles and support, has acquired CAT 9 Ltd, also from the UK.  CAT 9 is known in both the civilian and military sectors for the […]

Airline Focus

An Independent Perspective

February 25, 2013 0

Aviation organisation, the Air League, has revealed its opinion on the UK’s air industry in a document released in February.  The paper, entitled ‘An Independent Perspective on the Government’s Aviation Strategy’, has been accepted as […]

Airports

Thermo-Conductive Scanner Completes Test

February 25, 2013 0

Bristol Airport has conducted a recent passenger screening trial.  Tom Allett reports on passenger and operator response.   Essential pat-down searches during passenger security checks have proved unpopular, but with continuing advances in technology such […]