Category Archives: Legislation

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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Green Light for Lithuania’s Airport Concession Project

On June 2, Lithuania’s Parliament, the Seimas, approved a draft law that will enable three state-owned airports to be managed by private concessions. The three … More ››

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Air Connectivity Essential for Landlocked Countries

Aviation is a catalyst for socio-economic development and is particularly critical to the economies of landlocked countries, said ICAO Secretary General Dr Fang Liu. Dr … More ››

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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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