Airport Industry

Massive infrastructure investment for Philadelphia

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The City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation, American Airlines and the other commercial air carriers operating at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) have reached agreement on … More ››

British Airways back at Birmingham


  When flight BA7025 took off from Birmingham Airport for Florence, Italy, on May 20 it marked a significant return to regional flying for British … More ››

‘Laptop’ Ban Won’t be Extended to European Flights

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The current ban on electronic items in cabin baggage which affects flights to the US from eight countries won’t be extended to include services operating … More ››

3-D Display of the World’s Air Traffic Inaugurated at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

The new Open Sky flight-mapping feature at Stockholm Arlanda. (Photo: Victoria Ström)

I n an effort to visualize the growing number of destinations that can be reached directly from the airport, Stockholm Arlanda Airport has unveiled Open … More ››

Gatwick Airport Chooses CTX 9800 Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems

Piotr Redlinski / CAPA Pictures / Safran

Smiths Detection, formerly Morpho Detection – Safran, has announced a contract with London Gatwick Airport Limited to supply and service nine high-speed CTX 9800 DSi … More ››

US Cargo Acquisition for dnata


Ground handling specialist dnata has announced it has reached an agreement with Lynx Holdings LP to acquire its AirLogistix USA cargo handling operations at George … More ››

First Passenger Charter Flight to St Helena

(Photo: St Helena Airport)

Air Partner, the aviation services group, was recently appointed to charter a return flight from Cape Town to the Atlantic Ocean island of St Helena, … More ››

Face Recognition Technology Test at Helsinki Airport

(Photo: Finnair)

Finnair and Finavia, together with Futurice, have announced they are testing the use of face recognition technology for the check-in process of Finnair flights at … More ››

First Glasgow – Bergen Service Launched

Kay Ryan, Loganair’s Commercial Director, Paul White, Glasgow Airport’s Business Development Manager  and Sharon Williams, Loganair Cabin Crew, celebrate the launch of the new  Glasgow-Bergen service.

The first service between Glasgow Airport and the Norwegian city of Bergen departed on May 5, provided by Scotland’s airline Loganair. Operating a twice-weekly summer … More ››

Explosive Detection Systems Order for New Istanbul Airport


The management team from the New Istanbul Airport has ordered 24 MV3D Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems (EDS) from L3 Security & Detection Systems. L3’s … More ››