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Air France Celebrates 30 Years at Birmingham Airport

Caption: (from left to right) - Juliana Wright, account manager at Air France, with Paul Kehoe, Birmingham Airport chief executive, Tim Roulston, Air France field sales manager and Jo Lloyd, commercial director at Birmingham Airport.

Air France has celebrated 30 years of operating to Paris Charles de Gaulle from Birmingham Airport, over which time the airline has carried more than … More ››

New Wizz Air Hangar at Budapest

Budapest Airport has opened a new maintenance hangar built exclusively for its home-based carrier Wizz Air. The airline has signed a15 year lease agreement. Built … More ››

Sharjah MRO Deal Signed

Eagle Express 747 fromSaudia

Volga-Dnepr Gulf (VDG), which represents Volga-Dnepr Technics in the Middle East region, has signed a contract with Malaysian charter operator Eagle Express to provide maintenance … More ››

Airfield / Airport Lighting

Davies Report Recommends Third Runway for Heathrow

The UK’s Airports Commission, led by Sir Howard Davies, has recommended a third runway should be built at London’s Heathrow. The commission’s report describes the … More ››

FAA Implements New Runway Safety Programme

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced it intends to increase its recent success with improving runway safety by working with airport sponsors on … More ››

Baggage Handling

Successful Lithium Battery Test Conducted

AmSafe Bridport says it has successfully conducted a full scale test withstanding a lithium-ion battery fire, within its certified fire containment cover (FCC) system and … More ››

Consortium Awarded New Baggage Contract at Paris Charles de Gaulle

The Beumer Group and Alstef will install a new baggage handling system to handle checked-in luggage from the airport’s existing Terminal 2E to Satellite 3 … More ››

Cargo

Birmingham Receives Third Daily Service From Emirates

Emirates commenced its third daily service to Birmingham Airport, UK, on August 1. Flight EK41 from Dubai arrived at Birmingham International Airport (IATA: BHX) at … More ››

Successful Lithium Battery Test Conducted

AmSafe Bridport says it has successfully conducted a full scale test withstanding a lithium-ion battery fire, within its certified fire containment cover (FCC) system and … More ››

Ground Handling

LAWA to Transfer Ownership of Ontario Airport

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the city department responsible for managing LAX, Ontario and Van Nuys airports, has agreed to return Ontario Airport’s ownership back … More ››

New Lounge Opens at Heathrow’s Terminal 5

Heathrow, together with The Collinson Group and Swissport have announced the opening of the first independent, shared use lounge at Terminal 5. Aspire, the Lounge … More ››

Security

Prague Airport Enhances Border Control Facilities

The Czech border police has expanding the EasyGO project at Prague’s Václav Havel airport by adding an additional ten eGates. After implementing the first automated … More ››

New Passenger Screening Checkpoint at Austin-Bergstrom

A new passenger screening checkpoint is now open at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, USA. The new checkpoint opened on July 1, 2015, with four security lanes … More ››

Passenger Terminal

Air France Celebrates 30 Years at Birmingham Airport

Air France has celebrated 30 years of operating to Paris Charles de Gaulle from Birmingham Airport, over which time the airline has carried more than … More ››

LAWA to Transfer Ownership of Ontario Airport

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the city department responsible for managing LAX, Ontario and Van Nuys airports, has agreed to return Ontario Airport’s ownership back … More ››

Airliner Focus

Air France Celebrates 30 Years at Birmingham Airport

Air France has celebrated 30 years of operating to Paris Charles de Gaulle from Birmingham Airport, over which time the airline has carried more than … More ››

New Wizz Air Hangar at Budapest

Budapest Airport has opened a new maintenance hangar built exclusively for its home-based carrier Wizz Air. The airline has signed a15 year lease agreement. Built … More ››

Airports

Air France Celebrates 30 Years at Birmingham Airport

Air France has celebrated 30 years of operating to Paris Charles de Gaulle from Birmingham Airport, over which time the airline has carried more than … More ››

New Wizz Air Hangar at Budapest

Budapest Airport has opened a new maintenance hangar built exclusively for its home-based carrier Wizz Air. The airline has signed a15 year lease agreement. Built … More ››

IT

Cypriot Airports Extend Online Services

Hermes Airports Ltd, the operator of the two International Airports of the Republic of Cyprus, has introduced an online parking reservation system for both Larnaka … More ››

US Airport Infrastructure ‘Needs $75.7 Billion’

US airports have an estimated $75.7 billion in infrastructure investment through 2019 necessary to accommodate growth in passenger and cargo activity, rehabilitate existing facilities, and … More ››