Category Archives: Emergency Services

One Passenger Dies after Engine Explodes on Southwest Airlines Jet

A passenger has died after being injured when the port engine of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 exploded in flight on April 17. Statements made … More ››

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Campaign to Save Birmingham Airport’s Original Terminal Building

A campaign and online petition has been launched to save Birmingham Airport’s historic first terminal building which has an uncertain future. The Elmdon terminal building … More ››

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All Hands on Deck as Loganair Restores Air links to the Scottish Highlands and Islands

Teams from Loganair and Glasgow Airport were working through the night to prepare for the airline’s first departure in almost 48 hours because of the … More ››

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AA Passenger Agent’s Instinct Saves Children from Online Predator

American Airlines has issued a statement that should help alert all airport and airline employees to the dangers of human trafficking.   The airline officially signed … More ››

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Airport names Cornwall Air Ambulance as Charity of the year

Cornwall Airport Newquay (IATA: NQY) is taking being a good neighbour to new heights by choosing Cornwall Air Ambulance as its charity of the year. … More ››

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Oshkosh Striker ARFF Vehicles set for Bolivian Airports

Oshkosh Airport Products has delivered three more Oshkosh Striker 6 X 6 aircraft rescue and fire-fighting (ARFF) vehicles to airports administered and operated by Servicios … More ››

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Nadeem Muhammad Guilty of Ryanair Pipe Bomb Attempt

A 43-year old man has been found guilty of possessing explosives with intent to endanger life or property. Prosecutors at Manchester Crown Court, UK, said … More ››

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London Luton Airport Announces new Security Planning System

London Luton Airport (LLA) has announced a new contract with Copenhagen Optimization (CopOpt) to introduce its Better Security platform, in order to improve the efficiency … More ››

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New Checkpoint Facilities for San Diego Airport

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Board has voted to move forward construction of a new Federal Inspection Services facility (to house Customs and … More ››

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New Airport Fire Station for Denver

On January 26 Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN) and Denver Fire officially opened Denver Fire Station 35 – the airport’s fifth on-site fire station and … More ››

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