US Requires Enhanced Screening to Replace ‘Laptop Ban’

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On June 28 the US Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, announced heightened security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States. The US authorities … More ››

Stansted Announces Community Consultation Events


London Stansted has announced a programme of local community consultation events to gather the views of local residents to help shape its plans to make … More ››

Boeing 737 MAX 8 Approval for Monarch Aircraft Engineering

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Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of Monarch, a low-cost airline and holiday company, has announce it has gained approval to add the … More ››

Airlines Rebrand their Brussels-based Association as AIRE

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On June 13, 19 airlines announced they had joined forces under a new name. LOT Polish Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and the 16 … More ››

3i Takes Ownership of Belfast City Airport


A fund managed by 3i Group plc (“3i”) took ownership of George Best Belfast City Airport (IATA: BHD) on June 1. 3i is an international … More ››

IAI’s TaxiBot Certified for Airbus A320 Family Operations

A TaxiBot vehicle is senn during the certification tests on an A320 at Airbus facilities in Toulouse. (IAI)

Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) TaxiBot, the semi-robotic pilot-controlled aircraft tractor for dispatch towing, has obtained EASA certification for handling the Airbus A320 aircraft family. TaxiBot, … More ››

Prague Airport Enhances Checked Bag Explosives Checks

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Prague Airport (IATA: PRG) has announced it is to introduce swab checks for trace elements of explosives inside hold baggage. As a result, from May … More ››

EASA Proposes New Airport Certification Specifications


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 ››

ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly Concluded in Qatar

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The 12th Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly concluded yesterday with two resolutions adopted and Board Directors elected. The two resolutions were unanimously adopted … More ››

Gatwick Establishes Ombudsman Service to Resolve Disputes

Gatwick has appointed an ombudsman to try and resolve disputes between the airport and PRM passengers.

Gatwick Airport has established an ombudsman service to resolve disputes between the airport and the services it provides to help Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM), … More ››