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Qantas Launches World’s Largest Aircraft on World’s Longest Route

Qantas A380

On September 29 Qantas launched services with the world’s largest passenger aircraft – the Airbus A380 – on the world’s longest route, between Sydney and … More ››

Phase One of Stansted Departure Lounge Opened

Stansted ribbon cut 29SEP14

Phase one of Stansted Airport’s new international departure lounge was officially opened on September 29 by MAG Chief Executive Charlie Cornish and Stansted Airport’s Managing … More ››

Blackpool Airport May Close in October

Blackpool Airport

Blackpool Airport has announced airport operations may have to cease on October 15 if it fails to find a buyer.  On August 28, 2014, it … More ››

Airfield / Airport Lighting

Manston’s Airport Equipment to be Auctioned

Equipment and infrastructure from the recently-closed Manston Airport in Kent will be sold by auction on July 30-31. The equipment listed for sale by auctioneer … More ››

Detroit Metropolitan to Convert to LED

  Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) plans to replace all 6,050 lighting fixtures in both parking structures and increase the number of fixtures by 19% – … More ››

Baggage Handling

Miami Baggage Attendant’s Generosity Earns Him Employee of the Month

Envoy Air bag attendant Lavel Lyons was named Miami International Airport’s Employee of the Month recently for his generosity in helping two passengers with their … More ››

Ryanair to bid for Cyprus Airways

Kenny Jacobs, Chief Marketing Officer for low-cost carrier Ryanair has said the airline plans to bid for loss-making Cyprus Airways, which is up for sale. … More ››

Cargo

Blackpool Airport May Close in October

Blackpool Airport has announced airport operations may have to cease on October 15 if it fails to find a buyer.  On August 28, 2014, it … More ››

AeroGround Signs Adria Airways Agreement

AeroGround Flughafen München GmbH, the ground handling subsidiary of the Munich Airport operating company (FMG), has signed an agreement with the Slovenian airline Adria Airways … More ››

Ground Handling

Blackpool Airport May Close in October

Blackpool Airport has announced airport operations may have to cease on October 15 if it fails to find a buyer.  On August 28, 2014, it … More ››

Recycled Cooking Oil Powers Finnair Flight

Finnair will operate its flight from Helsinki to New York on September 23 with an Airbus A330 using environmentally sustainable biofuel, coinciding with the UN … More ››

Security

Several Airlines Suspend Flights to Israel

Several US and European carriers have suspended flights to Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport following the US FAA’s decision to order three US airlines to stop … More ››

Eight Dead in Kabul Airport Suicide Bombing

A suicide bomber is reported to have killed four people, including at least three foreign security guards, during an attack adjacent to Kabul airport.  Government … More ››

Passenger Terminal

Phase One of Stansted Departure Lounge Opened

Phase one of Stansted Airport’s new international departure lounge was officially opened on September 29 by MAG Chief Executive Charlie Cornish and Stansted Airport’s Managing … More ››

Blackpool Airport May Close in October

Blackpool Airport has announced airport operations may have to cease on October 15 if it fails to find a buyer.  On August 28, 2014, it … More ››

Airliner Focus

Qantas Launches World’s Largest Aircraft on World’s Longest Route

On September 29 Qantas launched services with the world’s largest passenger aircraft – the Airbus A380 – on the world’s longest route, between Sydney and … More ››

Blackpool Airport May Close in October

Blackpool Airport has announced airport operations may have to cease on October 15 if it fails to find a buyer.  On August 28, 2014, it … More ››

Airports

Phase One of Stansted Departure Lounge Opened

Phase one of Stansted Airport’s new international departure lounge was officially opened on September 29 by MAG Chief Executive Charlie Cornish and Stansted Airport’s Managing … More ››

Blackpool Airport May Close in October

Blackpool Airport has announced airport operations may have to cease on October 15 if it fails to find a buyer.  On August 28, 2014, it … More ››

IT

SkyTeam Upgrades Check-In Service at Tokyo Narita Airport

The SkyTeam airline alliance, has tripled the number of self-service kiosks available to customers travelling from Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Passengers can now use one … More ››

SITA Wins Indian Airport Contract

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has chosen SITA’s Airport Management System for use at ten airports across India; Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Calicut, Jaipur, Mangalore, … More ››