Monthly Archives: January 2018

Maiden Flight for Airbus A321LR

Airbus’ first A321LR (Long Range), MSN7877, has accomplished its maiden flight following a mission lasting 2 hours and 36 minutes.  The aircraft powered by CFM … More ››

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Vilnius Airport to Start Terminal Modernisation

After completing its runway reconstruction last summer, this year Vilnius Airport is about to start the reconstruction of its passenger terminal. The airport says the … More ››

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Abu Dhabi Unveils Revamped Lounge

Abu Dhabi International Airport (IATA: AUH) has unveiled its revamped Plaza Premium Lounge – Al Dhabi in Terminal 1, with 47% increase in seating capacity, … More ››

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Ryanair Recognises BALPA Union

Ryanair has confirmed that it has signed a formal union recognition agreement with the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), making it the sole representative body … More ››

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Virgin Atlantic Unveils Latest Addition to its Fleet

Virgin Atlantic has unveiled the first of four new Airbus A330-200 to join its fleet. “Daydream Believer” (G-VMNK) arrived into Gatwick for finishing touches before … More ››

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Airbus A350-1000 Demonstration Tour Underway

The A350-1000, the newest member of Airbus’ widebody family, has embarked on a three-week Demonstration Tour to the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific region. The tour follows the … More ››

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New Self Bag Drop at Hamburg Airport

Hamburg Airport has introduced a fully automated baggage drop facility with the aim of speeding-up the passengers’ journey through the terminal. Ten “self bag drop” … More ››

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ENAV and IATA to Develop an Airspace Strategy for Italy

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ENAV, the Italian Air Navigation Service Provider, have agreed to develop and implement an Italian National Airspace Strategy. … More ››

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Air France CDG Lounge Upgrade

On January 25 Air France reopened the first part of a redesigned, much larger and totally renovated Business class lounge at its Paris Charles de … More ››

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ACI EUROPE: “Brexit still a burning issue for airports, airline protectionism also looms large”.

At its annual New Year Reception in the European Parliament on January 23, ACI EUROPE provided an overview of the burning issues the airport industry … More ››

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