Monthly Archives: October 2017

AMP Capital Buys Leeds Bradford Airport

AMP Capital, on behalf of investors in its global infrastructure equity platform, has agreed to acquire 100% of Leeds Bradford Airport, UK, (IATA: LBA) from … More ››

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Green Light for Boeing’s Gatwick Hangar

Boeing’s proposed plan with Gatwick Airport to build a new aircraft hangar has been granted permission to go ahead by Crawley Borough Council, with full … More ››

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Southend to boost Flybe summer flights next year by 80%

London Southend Airport is to boost the number of flights on Flybe routes by 80 per cent next summer. The airport has published next year’s … More ››

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Brisbane Receives First Singapore A350 Visit

Singapore Airlines’ brand new A350-900 aircraft touched down at Brisbane Airport (BNE) on October 17, signalling the beginning of upgraded Airbus services for three of … More ››

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Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Airbus and Bombardier are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme. A corresponding agreement was signed on October 16 – the agreement brings … More ››

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First Dreamliner for Qantas

Qantas has unveiled its first 787-9 Dreamliner at a special ceremony in Seattle. The aircraft, registered VH-ZNA, is scheduled to land in Sydney on the … More ››

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New infrastructure at Biggin Hill Airport set for completion by Christmas

London Biggin Hill Airport has announced that work on its 60,000sq. ft hangar, 10,000sq. ft high end office block and 70,000sq. ft additional ramp space … More ››

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New Daily Passenger Record for Frankfurt

In September 2017, some 6.2 million passengers travelled through Frankfurt Airport (IATA: FRA) – an increase of 5.4% on the previous year. This was the … More ››

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St Helena’s First Commercial Flight Inbound

The South Atlantic island of St Helena will welcome the first commercial flight landing at its airport on Saturday, 14 October. The Airlink Embraer E190-100IGW … More ››

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EASA Inaugurates Singapore Office

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has opened a regional office in Singapore to help strengthen the partnership between the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore … More ››

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