Category Archives: Air Traffic Control

St Helena Airport Opening Postponed

On April 26 the St Helena Government confirmed that further safety and operational work is required prior to the official opening of the island’s new … More ››

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Cyprus Hijack Ends: Man Arrested

The hijacking of a EgyptAir flight that forced it to be diverted to Cyprus has ended. The Cypriot authorities say all hostages were released or … More ››

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Mozambique Debris “almost certainly” From Missing MH370

Australian and Malaysian officials say that two pieces of debris found separately in Mozambique are “almost certainly” from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which … More ››

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Miami Welcomes the Airbus A350

Miami International airport (IATA: MIA) welcomed its first Airbus A350 service when TAM Airlines flight 9610 arrived from Sao Paulo. TAM is only the fourth … More ››

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Munich Airport Reports Record Earnings

Strong growth in passenger traffic and the continuing boom in airfreight lifted Munich Airport to yet another very successful year in 2015. On March 23 … More ››

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Explosions hit Brussels’ Zaventem Airport

Two explosions have struck the departures area of the terminal building at Brussels Zaventem airport (IATA: BRU). Thankfully, a third explosive device failed to detonate. … More ››

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Athens International Airport to Participate in “Earth Hour” 2016

For the eighth year in a row, Athens International Airport will join the WWF’s global initiative “Earth Hour” which takes place on Saturday, March 19. … More ››

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Good Start for Europe’s 2016 Passenger Figures

ACI Europe’s January 2016 traffic report shows that passenger numbers across the European airport network were up by an average of 6.3%. In the European … More ››

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New ATC Provider for Gatwick

Responsibility for air traffic control services at London’s Gatwick Airport changed hands at midnight on February 29. The handover from Gatwick’s previous long-term provider, NATS, … More ››

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Denver Recorded Record Figures

Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN) set an all-time record for passenger traffic in 2015 with more than 54 million travellers, marking the second consecutive year … More ››

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