Category Archives: Legislation

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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London Mayor Urges Government to Choose Gatwick for New Runway

On a visit to Gatwick, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, underlined his support for the construction of a second runway at the airport. The … More ››

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IATA: Latest Passenger Figures up but Terror and Brexit Fears Exist

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for May 2016 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) … More ››

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US Moves Closer to Launching Havana Schedules

On July 7 the US Department of Transport (DOT) moved closer to delivering on President Obama’s promise to re-engage with Cuba by restoring scheduled air … More ››

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Authority Transition for Gerald R Ford International Airport

After 60 years of governance from Kent County, Michigan, Gerald R Ford International Airport Authority (IATA: GRR) is now operating as an airport authority. The … More ››

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UK Runway Decision on Hold Again

The decision to determine the location of a new runway to serve the capacity needs of South East England has been delayed until at least … More ››

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IATA Calls for Solution on Schengen – US/Canada Visa

The International Air Association (IATA) has called on EU and North American governments to resolve what it describes as a looming crisis for the EU–US/Canada … More ››

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