New Owners for Vladivostok Airport

Vladivostok International airport

A consortium comprising the Russian industrial group, Basic Element, together with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Changi Airports International (CAI), has acquired the … More ››

Boeing and Gatwick Airport Propose to Build New Maintenance Hangar

GATWICK  -JMilstein

Boeing and London Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW) have announced plans to build a commercial aviation maintenance hangar at the airport. The proposed facility, subject to … More ››

IATA Moves to Help Cut Illegal Airport Wildlife Tracking Shipments

Boeing 747

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launch of an Airport Wildlife Trafficking Assessment Tool which will help defeat smugglers of endangered species. … More ››

Agreement Reached on US Preclearance at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Stockholm Arlanda

The Swedish and US governments have signed a bilateral agreement to introduce US border control at Stockholm Arlanda Airport (IATA: ARN). In conjunction, the airport … More ››

UK Government to Make Runway Recommendation Next Week

Heathrow Departures (HAL)

On October 25, after years of delays, the British Government will announce whether it favours expanding runway capacity at either Heathrow or Gatwick airport. However, … More ››

Monarch Airline Agrees £165m Investment

Monarch A320

UK airline Monarch has agreed a deal to receive a £165m investment from its majority shareholder, Greybull Capital. The move has enabled Monarch to renew … More ››

Aviation Industry Agrees Historic Emissions Deal


Government, industry and civil society representatives have agreed on a new global market-based measure (GMBM) to control CO2 emissions from international aviation. The historic move … More ››

Lufthansa Supervisory Board Approves Full Acquisition of Brussels Airlines

A320neo-at FRA

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved the exercising of a call option to acquire the remaining 55% of shares in SN Airholding, … More ››

IATA: Collaboration Needed to Stem Unruly Passenger Incidents

On September 28, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that reports of unruly passenger incidents on board aircraft increased in 2015. Some … More ››

New Transit Rules Make Visiting Qatar Easier

Hamad Airport Qatar DOH

Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar’s Ministry of Interior have announced a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha in a … More ››