Monthly Archives: July 2017

Airbus Foundation and THAI Organise Goodwill Flight

The Airbus Foundation and Thai Airways International (THAI) have organised a goodwill flight to transport school supplies for underprivileged children aboard the airline’s latest A350 … More ››

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Self-service Bag-drop for Bristol

A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport (BRS) on Wednesday 12 July 2017, saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. The … More ››

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RFP for LAX People Mover

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) has authorized Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Automated … More ››

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Heathrow Hits All-time High With 77 Million Passengers

Heathrow Airport says it welcomed a record 6.76 million passengers in June (+2.3% from June 2016), boosting the number of passengers travelling through in the … More ››

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Masterplan Unveiled for new Costa Rican International Airport

Mott MacDonald has delivered the masterplan for a new US$3.5 billion international airport in Alajuela, Orotina, Costa Rica to the Centro American Corporation of Air … More ››

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New Helsinki Airport Expansion Unveiled

The new south pier of Helsinki Airport (IATA: HEL) was opened for passengers and air traffic on Monday, July 10. The first flight from the … More ››

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Canada’s Air Transat Will be the First North American Airbus A321LR Operator

Ten Airbus A321LR aircraft will be joining the fleet of Canadian airline Air Transat, making it the first North American operator of the longest-range single-aisle … More ››

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Vienna Airport and Austrian Airlines Extend Ground Handling Cooperation

Flughafen Wien AG, the operating company of Vienna Airport, and Austrian Airlines, are extending their contract for ground handling services. The two companies say the … More ››

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Four Airlines Removed From ‘Laptop Ban’

The US authorities have removed four airlines from its ‘Laptop ban’ list. Back in March, the US banned all electronic items larger than a smart … More ››

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IATA: Passenger Demand Moderates from Recent Peak but Stays Strong

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for May 20117 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) … More ››

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