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No Survivors From Air Algerie AH5017

The French President, Francois Hollande has said there are no survivors from the 116 passengers and crew on Air Algerie flight AH5017 that crashed in … More ››

Heathrow Launches National Connectivity Task Force

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Lord John Shipley of Gosforth has been appointed as the independent chair of the National Connectivity Task Force which was first announced by Heathrow in … More ››

Turkish Airlines Launches Gazipaşa/Alanya Flights

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Turkish Airlines began direct services from Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Antalya Gazipaşa Airport, Turkey, on July 25.  A twice-daily return service is now operational with … 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

Halifax Stanfield Makes Airport History

Halifax Stanfield International Airport is the first airport in North America to offer self-serve baggage drop for all passengers. “This new, fully automated, self-serve baggage … More ››

Siemens Wins Heathrow Design, supply and Integration Contract

A design, supply and integration contract to produce a new integrated baggage traffic system for Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 IB Project (T3 IB) has been … More ››

Cargo

Airport Security Focuses Upon Electronic Items

Following last week’s announcements concerning enhanced security checks for US flights, electronic devices are to be subjected to extra security.  The move follows US demands … More ››

Swissport to Sell its Ground Handling Activities in France

Swissport France Holding SAS and Servisair SAS, both part of the Swissport Group, has announced the intention to sell its ground handling activities in France … More ››

Ground Handling

Aena to Renew Airport Fuel Licenses

Spanish airport operator Aena has begun the process of renewing licenses for third-party ground handling fuel services at 39 airports. Aena has invited all stakeholders … More ››

Siemens Wins Heathrow Design, supply and Integration Contract

A design, supply and integration contract to produce a new integrated baggage traffic system for Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 IB Project (T3 IB) has been … 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

Heathrow Launches National Connectivity Task Force

Lord John Shipley of Gosforth has been appointed as the independent chair of the National Connectivity Task Force which was first announced by Heathrow in … More ››

Turkish Airlines Launches Gazipaşa/Alanya Flights

Turkish Airlines began direct services from Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Antalya Gazipaşa Airport, Turkey, on July 25.  A twice-daily return service is now operational with … More ››

Airliner Focus

No Survivors From Air Algerie AH5017

The French President, Francois Hollande has said there are no survivors from the 116 passengers and crew on Air Algerie flight AH5017 that crashed in … More ››

Turkish Airlines Launches Gazipaşa/Alanya Flights

Turkish Airlines began direct services from Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Antalya Gazipaşa Airport, Turkey, on July 25.  A twice-daily return service is now operational with … More ››

Airports

Heathrow Launches National Connectivity Task Force

Lord John Shipley of Gosforth has been appointed as the independent chair of the National Connectivity Task Force which was first announced by Heathrow in … More ››

Turkish Airlines Launches Gazipaşa/Alanya Flights

Turkish Airlines began direct services from Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Antalya Gazipaşa Airport, Turkey, on July 25.  A twice-daily return service is now operational with … More ››

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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 ››