Category Archives: Cargo

Bagpipes Herald ‘Caledonian Girls Revival’ Fund-Raising Initiative

On January 16 the sound of the bagpipes at London Biggin Hill Airport heralded a revival of the famous ‘Caledonian Girls’ of British Caledonian Airways … More ››

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Inaugural Transatlantic Flight for Singapore Airlines’ Airbus A350-900

Tuesday January 17 saw the inaugural transatlantic flight of Singapore Airline’s first UK Airbus 350-900 aircraft. The aircraft will fly on Singapore Airline’s Manchester routes, … More ››

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Widerøe Orders up to 15 Embraer E190-E2 Airliners

Embraer has signed a contract with Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, for up to 15 E190-E2 family jets. The contract consists of three … More ››

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Iran Air Takes Delivery of its First of 100 Airbus Aircraft

On January 11, Iran Air took delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse. The delivery is the first … More ››

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Construction Contract Awarded for the Future Mexico City Airport

The Mexican Government has awarded a US$4.2 billion construction contract for the new Mexico City International Airport terminal to the Grupo Carso consortium. It comprises … More ››

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Gatwick Increases Single Runway Record

Gatwick Airport has announced that it has increased its lead as the world’s most efficient single-runway airport – with 43 million passengers travelling through the … More ››

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Birmingham, UK, Tops 2016 Punctuality League

Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX) has been named the world’s most punctual airport in 2016 by air travel intelligence company OAG, with 91.28% of arriving and … More ››

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Christmas Strike Action by BA Cabin Crew Suspended

Strike action by British Airways cabin crew set to take place over the Christmas holiday has been suspended says the Unite union. Unite’s cabin crew … More ››

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New Uniform for Iberia Ground Staff

Iberia Airport Services unveiled a new staff uniform on December 21. A photo-shoot to mark the occasion was held on the apron of its hub … More ››

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Flybe to Make Heathrow Schedule Debut

European regional carrier Flybe is to operate it first scheduled services from Heathrow next year. The move will provide more than 40 scheduled flights a … More ››

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