Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lambert is First in US to Use Bio-Friendly De-Icing Fluid

Lambert-St Louis International Airport is the first in the United States to use a new bio-based de-icing fluid that is more environmentally-friendly and cost-effective for … More ››

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Ryanair’s Proposed Takeover of Aer Lingus Blocked for Third Time

The European Commission has prohibited the proposed takeover of Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus by the low-cost airline Ryanair.  It concluded that the acquisition, which … More ››

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New Quito International Airport Opens

The new Mariscal Sucre International Airport  (MSIA) in Quito, Ecuador, has officially opened following an inauguration by the country’s President, Rafael Correa. The last flight … More ››

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Budapest Opens new Air Traffic Control Centre

The new Hungarian air navigation centre was inaugurated in Budapest on February 27, 2013, bringing the Hungarian air navigation service provider’s complex investment programme to … More ››

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Dubai Achieves Monthly Record

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 5,559,760 passengers in January 2013, setting a new monthly record for the UAE airport and representing a 14.6% increase from the … More ››

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Terberg DTS Acquires CAT 9

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 … More ››

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Etihad Buys Jet Airways’ Heathrow Slots

Etihad Airways has announced the airline has concluded a transaction with Jet Airways to purchase the Indian carrier’s three pairs of Heathrow slots for US$70 … More ››

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Gulf Air Restructuring “on Track”

Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, has announced that despite a difficult operating environment, the restructuring measures it introduced in December have started yielding results. A … More ››

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Abu Dhabi Sees Running Start for 2013

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has released its January traffic report for the Emirate’s international airport, showing a 19.6% increase in passenger traffic year-on-year. More … More ››

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European Airport Traffic Suffers “Alarming” Decline

European airport trade body ACI Europe has released its traffic results for 2012, a year marked by a progressive slowdown in passenger traffic and continued … More ››

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