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New Passenger Screening Checkpoint at Austin-Bergstrom

A new passenger screening checkpoint is now open at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, USA. The new checkpoint opened on July 1, 2015, with four security lanes … More ››

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Gatwick Expansion ‘Remains Only Deliverable Option’

Responding to the Airports Commission Final Report on July 1, Gatwick Airport said it remained confident that it will still be chosen for expansion as … More ››

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Davies Report Recommends Third Runway for Heathrow

The UK’s Airports Commission, led by Sir Howard Davies, has recommended a third runway should be built at London’s Heathrow. The commission’s report describes the … More ››

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Vietnam Airlines Becomes World’s Second A350 Operator

Vietnam Airlines has become the second airline in the world to operate the all-new A350 XWB, following a special ceremony in Toulouse on June 30. … More ››

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Phase 2 of Sydney T1 Transformation Underway

Sydney Airport has commenced phase two of its T1 improvement programme. The work follows consultation with stakeholders and address requests for more direct paths through … More ››

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“Not Just a Second Runway” Says Gatwick Architect

With a final recommendation on the UK’s next runway expected shortly, new images have been unveiled of Gatwick’s plans with architect Sir Terry Farrell saying … More ››

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Connectivity and Consumers: EU Aviation Strategy

On the occasion of the 25th ACI Europe Annual Assembly, Congress and Exhibition taking place in Prague, Arnaud Feist, President of ACI Europe and CEO … More ››

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Fiji Airways Launches Wellington Route

Fiji Airways operated its inaugural flight between Nadi and Wellington on June 25. The launch marks the beginning of a year round flight to one … More ››

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ICAO Confirms New E-Cigarette Restrictions

The International Civil Aviation Organization has amended the 2015-2016 edition of its Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (ICAO Doc … More ››

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Miami Airport Collects Bomb Hoax Cash

To demonstrate that making a bomb threat in an airport is no laughing matter, on June 3 Miami International Airport officials displayed enlarged checks in … More ››

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