Category Archives: Airports

British Airways back at Birmingham

  When flight BA7025 took off from Birmingham Airport for Florence, Italy, on May 20 it marked a significant return to regional flying for British … More ››

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‘Laptop’ Ban Won’t be Extended to European Flights

The current ban on electronic items in cabin baggage which affects flights to the US from eight countries won’t be extended to include services operating … More ››

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3-D Display of the World’s Air Traffic Inaugurated at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

I n an effort to visualize the growing number of destinations that can be reached directly from the airport, Stockholm Arlanda Airport has unveiled Open … More ››

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Gatwick Airport Chooses CTX 9800 Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems

Smiths Detection, formerly Morpho Detection – Safran, has announced a contract with London Gatwick Airport Limited to supply and service nine high-speed CTX 9800 DSi … More ››

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US Cargo Acquisition for dnata

Ground handling specialist dnata has announced it has reached an agreement with Lynx Holdings LP to acquire its AirLogistix USA cargo handling operations at George … More ››

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First Passenger Charter Flight to St Helena

Air Partner, the aviation services group, was recently appointed to charter a return flight from Cape Town to the Atlantic Ocean island of St Helena, … More ››

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Face Recognition Technology Test at Helsinki Airport

Finnair and Finavia, together with Futurice, have announced they are testing the use of face recognition technology for the check-in process of Finnair flights at … More ››

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First Glasgow – Bergen Service Launched

The first service between Glasgow Airport and the Norwegian city of Bergen departed on May 5, provided by Scotland’s airline Loganair. Operating a twice-weekly summer … More ››

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Explosive Detection Systems Order for New Istanbul Airport

The management team from the New Istanbul Airport has ordered 24 MV3D Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems (EDS) from L3 Security & Detection Systems. L3’s … More ››

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Record April for Vagar / Faroe Islands

Vagar Airport (IATA: FAE), says that after a slow start to 2017, the number of passengers travelling through the gateway to the Faroe Islands is … More ››

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