Category Archives: Environment

Stuttgart Airport Presents Electric Baggage tug at the Hannover Messe

Stuttgart Airport will illustrate its environmentally friendly efforts by exhibiting a new lithium-ion battery powered baggage tug at the Hannover Messe from April 24 to … More ››

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Maiden Flight for Boeing 787-10

Boeing’s 787-10 Dreamliner took to the skies for the first time on March 31 at Boeing South Carolina, beginning its flight test programme. The aeroplane … More ››

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First Flight for Airbus A319neo

The first Airbus A319neo performed its maiden flight on March 31st. The smallest member of the A320neo Family, powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines, took … More ››

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American Airlines Takes Delivery of LEKTRO’s 5,000th Electric Tug

Aircraft tow-tractor manufacturer LEKTRO reached a milestone on March 2 delivering its 5,000th aircraft tug to American Airlines at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). LEKTRO … More ››

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Reykjavik Airport Experiences Huge Overnight Snowfall

The city of Reykjavik, Iceland, experienced an exceptionally heavy snowfall during the night of February 25/26. The city‘s international airport, Keflavik (IATA: KEF), had ‘only’ … More ››

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Government Outlines Policy for Heathrow Third Runway

The British Government has published its draft National Policy Statement (NPS) on a third runway for Heathrow Airport. It sets out the government’s views on … More ››

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FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, … More ››

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NATS: Heathrow Holding Times Reduced Thanks to new Technology

Efforts to reduce the amount of time aircraft spend in holding stacks before landing at Heathrow Airport are paying off, according to new statistics from … More ››

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SAS Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A320neo

On October 25, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) took delivery of its first of 30 A320neo aircraft ordered, becoming the first Scandinavian carrier to operate the type. … More ››

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Government Approves Third Runway for Heathrow

The British government has approved a third runway at Heathrow to expand UK airport capacity. The Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling said the decision was “truly … More ››

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