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EASA Proposes New Airport Certification Specifications

The European Safety Agency, EASA, has proposed new certification specifications (CS) for aerodrome design to enable large aeroplanes to operate at existing airports. An EASA … More ››

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Reykjavik Airport Experiences Huge Overnight Snowfall

The city of Reykjavik, Iceland, experienced an exceptionally heavy snowfall during the night of February 25/26. The city‘s international airport, Keflavik (IATA: KEF), had ‘only’ … More ››

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Proposed New York Airport Improvements

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has unveiled a new Proposed Capital Plan outlining several major investments for its aviation infrastructure. … More ››

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FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, … More ››

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Ground Broken on New Istanbul ATC Tower

On October 27, Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication, inaugurated the ground-breaking ceremony of Istanbul New Airport’s Air Traffic Control Tower. The tower, … More ››

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UK Government to Make Runway Recommendation Next Week

On October 25, after years of delays, the British Government will announce whether it favours expanding runway capacity at either Heathrow or Gatwick airport. However, … More ››

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Planned Runway Maintenance Announced for Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, USA, (IATA: PHX) will close its north runway (Runway 8/26) from Thursday October 6 to Sunday November 6 for several … More ››

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Birmingham Airport Lights up ATC Tower in Gold for Child Cancer Awareness

Birmingham Airport, UK, is supporting childhood cancer by being part of its awareness campaign. From September 1 Birmingham Airport’s Air Traffic Control Tower (ATC) will … More ››

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Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

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Green Light for London City Airport Expansion

The British Government has given the go-ahead for a £344million expansion plan for London City Airport (IATA: LCY). The announcement was made on July 27 … More ››

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