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ECA Issues Statement on Malaysian flight MH17

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands on part of the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane after it crashed near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014.  The Malaysian airliner flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels in which Russia and the West back opposing sides. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev.

The European Cockpit Association (ECA) has issued a statement saying the pilots it represents share the concerns of the international stakeholders and reiterates the need … More ››

AEA Calls For Debate on Airspace Security Guidance

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The Association of European Airlines (AEA) has called for an urgent international debate about airspace security guidance for airlines.  It says the downing of Malaysian … More ››

Iberia Moves to Terminal 3 at São Paulo’s Guarulhos Airport

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Iberia has announced it will operate from Terminal 3 at São Paulo’s Guarulhos Airport in Brazil from August 7. Spain’s national carrier will occupy seven … 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

Iberia Moves to Terminal 3 at São Paulo’s Guarulhos Airport

Iberia has announced it will operate from Terminal 3 at São Paulo’s Guarulhos Airport in Brazil from August 7. Spain’s national carrier will occupy seven … More ››

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 ››

Airliner Focus

AEA Calls For Debate on Airspace Security Guidance

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) has called for an urgent international debate about airspace security guidance for airlines.  It says the downing of Malaysian … More ››

Iberia Moves to Terminal 3 at São Paulo’s Guarulhos Airport

Iberia has announced it will operate from Terminal 3 at São Paulo’s Guarulhos Airport in Brazil from August 7. Spain’s national carrier will occupy seven … More ››

Airports

ECA Issues Statement on Malaysian flight MH17

The European Cockpit Association (ECA) has issued a statement saying the pilots it represents share the concerns of the international stakeholders and reiterates the need … More ››

AEA Calls For Debate on Airspace Security Guidance

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) has called for an urgent international debate about airspace security guidance for airlines.  It says the downing of Malaysian … 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 ››