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Agility completes £763 Million acquisition of Menzies Aviation, creating world largest aviation services provider

 Agility has finalized its acquisition of UK-based John Menzies PLC and will combine the business with its National Aviation Services business to create a world leader in aviation services in 58 countries. Once integrated, the combined company will operate as Menzi...

Riga Airport Sustainability Strategy: reduced environmental impact, open governance and social responsibility

Riga Airport has developed a corporate Sustainability Strategy, which aims to reduce Airport's environmental impact, improve service quality, ensure an inclusive and safe working environment, promote fair commercial practices, and strengthen cooperation with the local community over the next eig...

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Jetstar first A321 LR touches down in Australia

After a four year count down, Jetstar Airways first brand new, state-of-the-art Airbus A321LR NEO aircraft has touched down in Melbourne this morning, lifting the bar for low fares travel in Australia.The long-range, fuel-efficient aircraft, which has come directly from the Airbus production line in Hamburg Germany, will significantly enhance the inflight experience for customers, with a...

SITA unveils eVisa and ETA to transform borders and boost growth

SITA launches of SITA eVisa and SITA Electronic Travel Authorization to meet the rapidly growing demand from governments for digital visa systems to stimulate national economies after COVID-19, strengthen security and improve the travel experience. Governments globally are shifting to modern travel authorization solutions, like electronic visas and Electronic Travel Author...

DHL Express breaks ground for Munich gateway facility

DHL Express Germany marked the official start of construction for its new Munich Airport facility with a groundbreaking ceremony. The building, which is being built on parking lots P 80 and P 80 West, will boast a gross floor area of over 11,000 square meters. This will make the facility almost seven times larger than the warehouse DHL Express currently rents at Munich Airport's cargo center....

E195-E2 makes debut touchdown at London City Airport

After departing the Farnborough Airshow, Embraer latest aircraft, the E195-E2, made its debut landing at London’s iconic City Airport (LCY); demonstrating the aircraft’s steep approach capability. The visit, in anticipation of the aircraft’s certification for steep approach into London City at the end of this year, included ground handling tests and other preparations for th...

Airport Dimensions opens flagship sleep ’n fly concept at Dubai International

Airport Dimensions has opened its fourth and largest sleep ’n fly lounge in Concourse B of Terminal 3 at the world’s busiest international airport, Dubai International.The new lounge from sleep ’n fly - pioneers and developers of the airport sleep lounge concept - allows guests to relax, refresh, and recharge as they travel. This latest opening at DXB marks the beginning of...

British consortium to build world first advanced electric flight ecosystem

Vertical Aerospace, Virgin Atlantic, Atkins, Skyports and NATS, along with Connected Places Catapult and leading academic institutions Cranfield University and WMG, University of Warwick, announced the creation of the Advanced Mobility Ecosystem Consortium. Together, the organisations will develop key technology and infrastructure in a project that will significantly accelerate the introduction of...

Asia largest professional cargo airport starts operation

Huahu Airport in central Chinese province Hubei's Ezhou City, the first professional freight hub airport in Asia and the fourth in the world, is scheduled to be put into operation on July 17. By then, departing from Ezhou, passengers and goods can reach the whole country overnight and reach overseas destinations in two days. Ezhou Huahu Airport i...

A solar panel park will be built on the roof of the Riga Airport terminal

Riga Airport has announced a procurement for the solar panel park construction project development, author supervision and construction. The electricity generated by the solar panel park – up to 576 thousand-kilowatt hours per year – will be fully self-consumed by the airport for the terminal and its surrounding infrastructure.  Interested traders are encouraged to prepare an...

Cathay Pacific lands first commercial flight at Third Runway at Hong Kong International Airport

Cathay Pacific operated the very first commercial flight to land at the new Third Runway of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The landing of flight CX3251 from Shanghai (Pudong), operated by our Boeing 747-400F freighter, at 08:27 local time on 8 July 2022 was conducted as part of the operation familiarisation on the Third Runway. This allows stakeholders from the aviation community to b...

Munich hub among the five best transfer airports in the world according to ACI report

Munich Airport offers an excellent quality of connectivity and reaches 5th rank in the "Airport Industry Connectivity Report 2022" of the international airport association ACI referring to the selection of available destinations. The report is published annually and evaluates the scope and quality of potential connections of international airports. Compared to the previous year, Munich A...

Riga Airport to acquire an advanced explosives detection system for screening hand luggage

Continuing the implementation of projects for the development of safe and environmentally friendly airport infrastructure, Riga Airport will use the savings from the EU Cohesion Fund to purchase a new explosives detection system for screening passengers' hand luggage. This is provided for in the amendments to the contract on the use of financial resources of the Cohesion Fund signed with the C...

Etihad Airways ‘Sustainable 50’ A350 made inaugural flight to New York

Etihad Airways celebrated the arrival of its new Airbus A350-1000 in the United States following the inaugural commercial flight from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on 30 June. The aircraft, which accommodates 371 passengers, is one of five new Airbus A350s to join Etihad’s fleet this year. From now, all Etihad fligh...

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Airport Dimensions opens flagship sleep ’n fly concept at Dubai International

Airport Dimensions has opened its fourth and largest sleep ’n fly lounge in Concourse B of Terminal 3 at the world’s busiest international airport, Dubai International.The new lounge...

British consortium to build world first advanced electric flight ecosystem

Vertical Aerospace, Virgin Atlantic, Atkins, Skyports and NATS, along with Connected Places Catapult and leading academic institutions Cranfield University and WMG, University of Warwick, announced th...

Asia largest professional cargo airport starts operation

Huahu Airport in central Chinese province Hubei's Ezhou City, the first professional freight hub airport in Asia and the fourth in the world, is scheduled to be put i...

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Agility completes £763 Million acquisition of Menzies Aviation, creating world largest aviation services provider

 Agility has finalized its acquisition of UK-based John Menzies PLC and will combine the business with its National Aviation Services business to create a world leader in...