Category Archives: Airline Focus

IATA – Demand for Air Travel is Strongest in Five Years

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for 2015 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rose 6.5% for the … More ››

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Swiss Takes Delivery of First Boeing 777-300

Swiss International Air Lines took delivery of the first of nine new Boeing 777-300ERs on January 29. The aircraft was flown direct from Seattle to … More ››

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Fraport and Lufthansa Launch Frankfurt Digital Shop

Lufthansa and Fraport have partnered to create new digital shopping possibilities for passengers at Frankfurt Airport. The two companies say it will provide more comfort, … More ››

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Auckland Airport Taxiway Maintenance

Auckland Airport has temporarily reduced the operating length of its runway for an eight-week period to enable maintenance work to be undertaken on a neighbouring … More ››

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FedEx Express Opens Nordic Gateway at Copenhagen Airport

FedEx Express officially opened its new gateway facility at Copenhagen Airport (IATA: CPH) on January 28. The new building will serve inbound and outbound shipments … More ››

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Airbus Confirms Iranian Airliner Deal

Airbus has confirmed that Iranian officials have signed two agreements covering new aircraft orders and a comprehensive civil aviation co-operation package. The agreements were signed … More ››

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Three-Month Countdown to the Opening of Munich’s T2 Satellite

Munich Airport (IATA: MUC) has announced that its new satellite facility for Terminal 2 will be commissioned on April 26, 2016. That date has now … More ››

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British Government Reaffirms South East Runway Commitment

The British Government has reaffirmed its commitment to build a new runway in South East England. Delivering a speech at the British Air Transport Association … More ››

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Polish Airport Fuel Network Expanded

The LOTOS-Air BP Polska joint venture has added Olsztyn Mazury Regional Airport (IATA: SZY), near Syzmany, to its Polish fuelling network. The new location will … More ››

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Monarch Signs Norwegian Line Maintenance Deal

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of The Monarch Group, has signed a line maintenance technical handling agreement with Norwegian. The agreement, which … More ››

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