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New ACI Europe Appointments

Dr Michael Kerkloh, President and CEO of Munich Airport was elected President of ACI Europe on June 14. The appointment was announced at the Council’s … More ››

British Airways back at Birmingham

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  When flight BA7025 took off from Birmingham Airport for Florence, Italy, on May 20 it marked a significant return to regional flying for British … More ››

EASA Proposes New Airport Certification Specifications

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The European Safety Agency, EASA, has proposed new certification specifications (CS) for aerodrome design to enable large aeroplanes to operate at existing airports. An EASA … More ››

IATA Figures Show Continuing Growth in Air Cargo Demand

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On April 5, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for February 2017 showing an 8.4% increase … More ››

AOA: Aviation deal must be a priority in the Brexit negotiations

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Working closely with the European trade association for airports, ACI EUROPE, the UK’s Airport Operator’s Association (AOA) says is setting out the importance of prioritising … More ››

IATA Urges Governments to Support Aviation’s Ability to Drive Economic Growth

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to support the vital role aviation plays in connecting people and commerce around the globe. “Our … More ››

IATA Reveals 2016 Passenger Figures

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On February 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2016 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose … More ››

Bagpipes Herald ‘Caledonian Girls Revival’ Fund-Raising Initiative

The ‘Caledonian Girls’ mark the naming of the aircraft at London Biggin Hill Airport and the launch of a new era for fund-raising for their two charities.  At extreme right is Robin Washington, owner of the Piper Archer, next to him is Alastair Pugh CBE (a former Managing Director of BCAL) performing the naming ceremony.  (BILLYPIX)

On January 16 the sound of the bagpipes at London Biggin Hill Airport heralded a revival of the famous ‘Caledonian Girls’ of British Caledonian Airways … More ››

IATA: UK Policy Can Point Way for Europe-Wide Airspace Improvements

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On December 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) declared its support for and participation in the Sky’s the Limit campaign for more efficient air … More ››

One-off Factors Contribute to Freight Growth: IATA

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2016 showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), … More ››