Monthly Archives: April 2017

Twelve Million in Twelve Months for Birmingham

Birmingham Airport, UK, (IATA: BHX) has recorded a new milestone as it broke through the 12 million passenger mark for the first time. The record … More ››

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Stuttgart Airport Presents Electric Baggage tug at the Hannover Messe

Stuttgart Airport will illustrate its environmentally friendly efforts by exhibiting a new lithium-ion battery powered baggage tug at the Hannover Messe from April 24 to … More ››

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Swissport International and easyJet Extend Ground Handling Services Contract in Geneva

Ground services provider Swissport International has renewed its ground handling services contract with easyJet at Geneva Airport. Swissport provides easyJet with ground handling services including … More ››

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London Luton Airport Announces new Security Planning System

London Luton Airport (LLA) has announced a new contract with Copenhagen Optimization (CopOpt) to introduce its Better Security platform, in order to improve the efficiency … More ››

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CSeries completes London City trials

Bombardier has completed a series of landings at London City (LCY) with its new CSeries, marking the end of trials aimed at certifying the aircraft … More ››

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HIA Joins the Elite

Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA) has become only the sixth facility in the world to gain Skytrax’s ‘5-Star Airport’ ranking, joining Singapore, Seoul, Hong Kong, … More ››

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Austrian Expansion on Hold

Vienna Airport has appealed against a court ruling banning the construction of a third runway at the Austrian hub.  The facility has been lobbying for … More ››

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Wizz Air Expands Budapest Network

Wizz Air has introduced five new destinations to its network from Budapest.  The Hungarian low-cost carrier is connecting the capital with Skopje in Macedonia, Podgorica … More ››

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ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly Concluded in Qatar

The 12th Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly concluded yesterday with two resolutions adopted and Board Directors elected. The two resolutions were unanimously adopted … More ››

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A First in Germany: Aeroplane Lands Using Only Satellite Navigation

At 10am on April 6, Bremen Airport (IATA: BRE) was the setting for a German first. It was the first time that a passenger aircraft … More ››

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