Category Archives: Airports

Birmingham Receives First Direct China Charter

On July 22 Birmingham Airport welcomed the UK’s first direct flight from China into a non-London airport and inaugurated the use of its recently extended … More ››

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Eight Dead in Kabul Airport Suicide Bombing

A suicide bomber is reported to have killed four people, including at least three foreign security guards, during an attack adjacent to Kabul airport.  Government … More ››

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Aena to Renew Airport Fuel Licenses

Spanish airport operator Aena has begun the process of renewing licenses for third-party ground handling fuel services at 39 airports. Aena has invited all stakeholders … More ››

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Pro-Russian Rebels Allow Access to Malaysian Crash Site

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have said they will allow investigators access to the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 which crashed yesterday. … More ››

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TAV Triples the Capacity of Gazipaşa Airport

Turkey’s Antalya Gazipaşa Airport hopes to become: “the new hub of the Mediterranean region” after the completion of a new expansion programme. Operated by TAV … More ››

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Siemens Wins Heathrow Design, supply and Integration Contract

A design, supply and integration contract to produce a new integrated baggage traffic system for Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 IB Project (T3 IB) has been … More ››

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Airport Security Focuses Upon Electronic Items

Following last week’s announcements concerning enhanced security checks for US flights, electronic devices are to be subjected to extra security.  The move follows US demands … More ››

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Swissport to Sell its Ground Handling Activities in France

Swissport France Holding SAS and Servisair SAS, both part of the Swissport Group, has announced the intention to sell its ground handling activities in France … More ››

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Enhanced Airport Security for US Flights

In response to US Government warnings of a: “credible threat” from new kinds of terrorist bombs, security checks are to be tightened at airports with … More ››

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IATA: Air Travel Demand Stays Strong in May

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for May showing demand growth of 6.2% compared to May 2013.  While this … More ››

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