Category Archives: Legislation

New Code of Practice for UK Airport Shops

The UK’s Airport Operators Association (AOA) and the UK Travel Retail Forum (UKTRF) have launched a Code of Practice (CoP) for Airport Retailers to ensure … More ››

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Changi ‘Passengers’ Arrested After Allegedly Trying to buy iPhones Without Flying

On September 16 two Singaporean nationals were arrested at Changi Airport after they allegedly tried to buy iPhone 7s from an airside shop without subsequently … More ››

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Belgium Working to Replace Airport Entrance Security Measures

On September 12 ACI Europe met with Jan Jambon, Vice-Prime Minister of Belgium and Security & Interior Minister, to discuss security measures at Belgian airports … More ››

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Birmingham Airport Lights up ATC Tower in Gold for Child Cancer Awareness

Birmingham Airport, UK, is supporting childhood cancer by being part of its awareness campaign. From September 1 Birmingham Airport’s Air Traffic Control Tower (ATC) will … More ››

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British Airways Re-introduces Tehran Flights

Following the recent relaxation of sanctions on Iran, British Airways launched a new six times a week service to Tehran on September 1. Sean Doyle, … More ››

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New Director General for IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Alexandre de Juniac has officially taken on the role of Director General and CEO of the … More ››

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Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

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EANA S.E. Becomes Argentina’s Air Navigation Service Provider

Empresa Argentina de Navegación Aérea S.E. (EANA), a Ministry of Transport company, has taken over full management of Argentina’s air traffic services. The company says … More ››

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Green Light for London City Airport Expansion

The British Government has given the go-ahead for a £344million expansion plan for London City Airport (IATA: LCY). The announcement was made on July 27 … More ››

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MH370: Search May be Suspended

The long-running search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 may be suspended rather than given up if debris from the Boeing 777 airliner is … More ››

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