Category Archives: Airports

London Mayor Urges Government to Choose Gatwick for New Runway

On a visit to Gatwick, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, underlined his support for the construction of a second runway at the airport. The … More ››

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Airbus Launches the “I Fly A380” Website

Airbus, manufacturer of the world’s largest airliner has launched a website that now makes flying on the iconic double decker a matter of choice, not … More ››

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Belfast City Airport Awards ATC Contract to NATS

George Best Belfast City Airport (IATA: BHD) has announced that NATS became its new air traffic services provider with effect from July 1. It is … More ››

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Ground Handling: dnata Acquires Air Dispatch

Air services provider dnata has reached an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Air Dispatch (which is part of the Chapman Freeborn Group). Air … More ››

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IATA: Latest Passenger Figures up but Terror and Brexit Fears Exist

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for May 2016 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) … More ››

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US Moves Closer to Launching Havana Schedules

On July 7 the US Department of Transport (DOT) moved closer to delivering on President Obama’s promise to re-engage with Cuba by restoring scheduled air … More ››

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American Airlines Announces First International Routes for Boeing 787-9 Fleet

American Airlines has announced its Boeing 787-9 fleet will make its debut international flight between Dallas Forth Worth (IATA: DFW) and Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport … More ››

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First A320neo Visit for Vagar Airport

Vagar Airport, the international gateway to the Faroe Islands, has received its first visit from an Airbus A320neo. Lufthansa introduced the new aircraft-type to the … More ››

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Authority Transition for Gerald R Ford International Airport

After 60 years of governance from Kent County, Michigan, Gerald R Ford International Airport Authority (IATA: GRR) is now operating as an airport authority. The … More ››

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UK Runway Decision on Hold Again

The decision to determine the location of a new runway to serve the capacity needs of South East England has been delayed until at least … More ››

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