Category Archives: Legislation

New Name for Lisbon Airport

On Sunday May 15 Lisbon Airport, Portugal (IATA: LIS), will be renamed as Humberto Delgado Airport. The airport’s management company, ANA, says the move comes … More ››

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New Private Hire Vehicles Rules in Place at Heathrow

From June 2016, private hire vehicles waiting to pick up Heathrow passengers will be offered parking in a dedicated, on-airport facility. The airport says this … More ››

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St Helena Airport Opening Postponed

On April 26 the St Helena Government confirmed that further safety and operational work is required prior to the official opening of the island’s new … More ››

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Cyprus Hijack Ends: Man Arrested

The hijacking of a EgyptAir flight that forced it to be diverted to Cyprus has ended. The Cypriot authorities say all hostages were released or … More ››

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ICAO and ACI to Enhance Cooperation on Airport Security

ICAO and Airports Council International (ACI) have announced a new agreement aimed at reinforcing cooperation on airport security. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will … More ››

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Consortium to buy London City Airport

A Canadian-led consortium has signed an agreement to buy London City Airport (IATA: LCY). The consortium comprises AIMCo, OMERS, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Wren … More ››

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Lufthansa Technik Receives EASA Part 21/J Approval for Airbus A350

The Lufthansa Technik design organisation has extended its scope of work under the company’s existing Part 21/J approval of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) … More ››

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Government Delays UK Runway Decision Again

The British Government has delayed a decision about whether to build a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport until the summer of 2016. This latest … More ››

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Flybe Pushes to Use RAF Northolt

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has called on the British Government to review the Ministry of Defence’s refusal to give consideration to opening up RAF … More ››

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Upbeat Assessment for London Ashford Airport Expansion

More than 60 pre-commencement conditions attached to the planning permission for a runway extension at London Ashford Airport have been successfully discharged and work to … More ››

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