Opposition to Slot Changes

An independent study has claimed that the European Commission’s (EC) proposed amendments to slot allocation regulation in the EU are based on incomplete and inaccurate … More ››

Spanish Privatisation Failure

The new Spanish conservative government recently suspended plans to privatise Spain’s two main airports, Madrid’s Barajas and Barcelona’s El Prat, which will remain in public … More ››

News ATS Ups Capacity in Karlsruhe

German air navigation service provider Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS) introduced a P1/VAFORIT air traffic services (ATS) system at the upper area control centre (UAC) in … More ››

BAA Loses Stansted Appeal

Airport operator BAA has lost its appeal against the Competition Commission’s (CC) ruling that it must sell London’s Stansted Airport.  The appeal was dismissed by … More ››

Welsh Airport Potential

An inquiry by the Welsh National Assembly’s Enterprise and Business Committee will examine the importance of Welsh ports and airports to the country’s economy.  It … More ››

MPs Call for Third Runway at Heathrow

  A group of more than 30 UK Members of Parliament (MPs) has backed a report from the Free Enterprise Group, which calls for a … More ››

SITA First for Airports

In what it claims is a first for the airport industry, IT solution specialist SITA has achieved Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) … More ››

eXaminer Certified Standard

L-3 Security & Detection Systems has announced that its eXaminer 3DX-ES explosives detection system (EDS) has passed the European Union Commission Regulation Standard 3 for … More ››

More Legislation for Russian Carriers

THE RUSSIAN Ministry of Transport has drafted legislation that would require all domestic airlines operating scheduled flights to have liability insurance.  If enacted, the bill, … More ››

Air Zimbabwe Aircraft Impounded

TWO AIR Zimbabwe aircraft were impounded in December, apparently over outstanding debts.  South African company, Bid Air, impounded one of the carrier’s Boeing 737-500s at … More ››