Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dallas/Fort Worth Service Contract Awarded to Vanderlande

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), USA, has named Vanderlande Industries as the official Operations and Maintenance provider for its Terminal E in-line baggage handling system … More ››

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Chicago O’Hare and Birmingham Become Sisters

Chicago O’Hare International Airport, USA, and Birmingham Airport, UK, have become sister airports, formalising a working relationship and committing to the development of new opportunities, … More ››

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Indra Awarded Azerbaijan ATC Contract

Azerbaijan’s air navigation service provider AZANS has awarded Spanish company Indra the contract to install a new air traffic control centre at its capital city … More ››

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Federal Grants for Atlantic City

Officials at Atlantic City International Airport have announced the receipt of grants that will allow for improvements to perimeter fencing and the purchase of new … More ››

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Edinburgh Introduces Body Scanning

Following the British Government’s recent moves towards introducing body scanning security measures at UK airports, Edinburgh has announced that its passengers may be body scanned … More ››

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China Signs $3.5bn Airbus Deal

China’s Xinhua news agency has announced that the Chinese Government has signed US$3.5bn contract to purchase 50 airliners from Airbus.  A deal has also been … More ››

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Aerolíneas Argentinas Joins SkyTeam

Global airline alliance SkyTeam has welcomed Aerolíneas Argentinas as its 18th member.  The carrier is the first from South America to join the alliance and … More ››

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Philippine Airlines Places Major Airbus Order

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has placed a firm order with Airbus for 34 A321ceo, ten A321neo and ten A330-300 aircraft.  The purchase is part of a … More ››

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Lufthansa Cabin Crew Strike

Cabin crew representatives for German airline Lufthansa have outlined strike plans for the next few weeks, following the collapse of pay talks between the airline … More ››

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Australia and Europe to Link Emissions Trading Systems

The Australian Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, the Hon Greg Combet MP, and the European Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, announced yesterday … More ››

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