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 ››

Chinese Airlines Refuse EU Tax

According to a report by the BBC, the China Air Transport Association (CATA) has said that its members, which include Air China, China Southern Airlines … More ››

IATA “Disappointed” with EU Court Decision on ETS

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed its “disappointment” at the December 21 decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) … More ››