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Qatar Airways Receives First A380

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Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its first A380, one of ten on order, at a ceremony in Hamburg hosted by Airbus.  In the presence … More ››

Schiphol Renovates Departure Lounge 2

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On Septmber 15 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol launched the complete renovation of its Departure Lounge 2.  With a new layout, the lounge will increase its retail … More ››

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

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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 ››

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

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 ››

New Cargo Apron for Warsaw Chopin Airport

A new cargo apron has been completed at Warsaw’s Chopin Airport.  The airport says it hopes its expanded its infrastructure will enable the airport to … More ››

Ground 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 ››

Ethihad Launches Arrivals Lounge in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has enhanced its premium service offering at Abu Dhabi International Airport with the opening of … 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

Schiphol Renovates Departure Lounge 2

On Septmber 15 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol launched the complete renovation of its Departure Lounge 2.  With a new layout, the lounge will increase its retail … More ››

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 ››

Airliner Focus

Qatar Airways Receives First A380

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its first A380, one of ten on order, at a ceremony in Hamburg hosted by Airbus.  In the presence … More ››

Cyprus Airways Returns to Stansted

Stansted Airport marked the return of Cyprus Airways scheduled flight services to and from Larnaca with a water arch salute by the Airport Fire Service … More ››

Airports

Schiphol Renovates Departure Lounge 2

On Septmber 15 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol launched the complete renovation of its Departure Lounge 2.  With a new layout, the lounge will increase its retail … More ››

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 ››

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 ››