Legislation


Green Light for London City Airport Expansion

The British Government has given the go-ahead for a £344 million expansion plan for London City Airport.

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 ››

MH370: Search May be Suspended

(Boeing 777 9M-MRO went missing on a flight between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing on March, 8 ,2014. (KEY- Alan Warnes)

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 ››

London Mayor Urges Government to Choose Gatwick for New Runway

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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 ››

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

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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 ››

US Moves Closer to Launching Havana Schedules

JetBlue is to operate scheduled services between Orlando and Havana.  (Photo: Andy Martin)

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 ››

Authority Transition for Gerald R Ford International Airport

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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 ››

UK Runway Decision on Hold Again

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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 ››

IATA Calls for Solution on Schengen – US/Canada Visa

Boeing 747

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 ››

Green Light for Lithuania’s Airport Concession Project

Vilnius Airport

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 ››

Air Connectivity Essential for Landlocked Countries

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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 ››