Category Archives: Airports

Air Freight Makes Slow Start in 2015

On March 3, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing a 3.2% expansion in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) … More ››

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New Birmingham-Beijing Flights Announced

Birmingham Airport, UK, will host a programme of charter flights from Beijing this summer, carrying almost 4,000 Chinese tourists into the UK. Hainan Airlines will … More ››

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Oshkosh Strikers for Mexican Airports

Oshkosh Airport Products Group has placed four new generation Oshkosh Striker aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles in service at airports across southeastern Mexico. The … More ››

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£16m Heathrow Taxiway Contract Awarded

Construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall has been appointed by Heathrow Airport to work on the £16 million improvement project on phase one of Sierra … More ››

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Possible Strike by Norwegian Pilots from Saturday February 28th

Airport operator Avinor has warned travellers that if negotiations between the carrier Norwegian and the Norwegian Pilot Union fail to result in an agreement by … More ››

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Luton Launches Commercial Tender Programme

London Luton Airport (LLA) has launched a major new commercial tender programme as it more than doubles the amount of retail space at the airport … More ››

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Head of Airports Commission to be RBS Chairman

The head of the UK’s Airports Commission, Sir Howard Davies, has been confirmed as the next Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland. Sir Howard … More ››

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Swissport Ghana to Start Operations

Ground and cargo handling services provider Swissport International has announced the opening and operational start of Swissport Ghana. Swissport Ghana is an equally owned joint … More ››

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Press Day for TaxiBot

Regular readers of Airports International have been able to follow the development of the Innovative TaxiBot tow tractor since the vehicle’s public launch. What makes … More ››

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Airbus A350 XWB Makes Madrid Début

The A350 MSN2, one of Airbus’ five A350 XWB test aircraft, landed at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport for first time on February 19. The aircraft … More ››

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