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Iconic London Biggin Hill Airport celebrates 100th anniversary

It was on 13th February 1917 that the War Office first established a military camp on the site at Biggin Hill in South London that is the origin of the airport. The Biggin Hill Spitfire flight was an opportunity for guests to remember with pride and gratitude ‘Churchill&...

Hamburg Airport reopens after toxin sickens 68 people

Germany’s Hamburg Airport terminals 1 and 2 were temporarily closed Sunday, Feb. 12 after passengers and staff complained of nausea at the central security checkpoint. According to an airport statement, “Around 130 emergency services personnel from the fire service and the German Red...

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ASL’s Legacy 450 approved to operate in London City airport

ASL has received the approval from the London Airport Authorities to perform commercial charter flights in and out of the famous airport of London City (LCY) with its Embraer Legacy 450, thereby becoming the first Legacy 450 (operator) in the world to obtain this approval (the stretched model Legacy 500 being already approved). The aircraft, serial number 55010003,...

Arctic airport’s reconstruction may cost 1.5 billion rubles

The reconstruction of the Khatanga airport, north of the Krasnoyarsk territory, may cost 1-1.5 billion rubles ($17-25 million), Krasnoyarsk’s Minister of Transport Sergei Yeremin told a meeting of the regional polar commission on Friday. "Investments in complete reconstruction of the airport will make 1-1.5 billion rubles," he said. "We are looking for a potential investor....

Muscat International Airport completion by end-2017: minister

Ahmad Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications, affirmed on Sunday that 96 per cent of the new Muscat International Airport terminal is completed. Al Futaisi added that the terminal will be in operation by the end of this year. The new Muscat International Airport is expected to have a capacity to handle more than 12 million passengers every year and is expected to reach 48 milli...

London Oxford Airport launches 'Try and Fly' offers at Schedulers & Dispatchers

London Oxford Airport, one of the UK's busiest business aviation hubs, returns to Schedulers & Dispatchers in Fort Worth, TX, USA this week with a trio of tempting offers for first time visitors as it joins its long-standing fuel supplier Air BP on Booth 500. For visitors traveling to or from North America direct to OXF/EGTK, the airport is offering:- • "Try and Fly" d...

airBaltic to Launch Riga – Kazan

The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and Kazan, Russia on April 26, 2017. The new route will offer convenient travel options for travellers from the Baltics and Russia. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We are delighted to open Kazan – it will add to our excellent Moscow and St. Petersburg services in Russia. The new route will st...

KLM Returns to London City Airport for the first time in almost 8 years

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and London City Airport launched a new route between London City and Amsterdam, with the inaugural flight landing at 07:20 this morning. The first flight from Airport Amsterdam Schiphol received a festive welcome at London City Airport with the aircraft flying Dutch and UK colours as it taxied to the arrival gate. On board were Boet Krieken, Managing Director,&n...

Norwegian expands summer 2017 flights at Edinburgh

Low-cost airline Norwegian has put on sale an increased number of low-cost flights from Edinburgh this summer including the return of its newest route to Barcelona from £34.90. Norwegian is placing the Scottish capital at the centre of its rapid UK growth and ahead of planned transatlantic flights to the USA to be announced in the coming weeks, the airline is also expanding its...

World’s longest flight: Qatar Airways launches Auckland service with Boeing 777

Qatar Airways has launched its first service to Auckland, New Zealand with the return leg set to be the longest scheduled commercial flight by flying time, according to the airline’s website. Flight QR920 departed Doha’s Hamed International Airport today, a spokeswoman confirmed, and was scheduled to arrive in Auckland tomorrow at 07.30am local time. The flight was expected...

Passenger traffic at DWC surges 84.5 per cent in 2016

Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central (DWC), Dubai’s second international hub, witnessed a strong surge in 2016, climbing 84.5 per cent according to the traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. DWC welcomed a total of 850,633 passengers in 2016, up 84.5 per cent compared to 461,063 passengers recorded in 2015. During the fourth quarter, passenger traffic at DWC...

Take off with Air France on non-stop flights to Athens, Stockholm and Ibiza on departure from Marseille

To meet high demand during the summer, Air France will serve Athens, Stockholm and Ibiza with non-stop flights on departure from Marseille as from 24 July 2017. In this way, the Company’s customers will benefit from three new summer routes served up to 4 times weekly. These flights will be operated by Airbus A320 with a capacity of 178 seats. Flight schedules (in local time) during the...

Bliss Jet to offer individually ticketed New York-London Stansted flights by business jet

Bliss Jet, a brand new indirect air carrier, is preparing to launch a bespoke, individually ticketed seat service by business jet between London Stansted and New York’s LaGuardia Airport this Spring. With 800,000 first and business class seats offered by airlines between London and New York each year, the route is one of the most robust in the world. Now, for $11,995 each way – a fa...

AZAL will continue flights to Ganja and Gabala

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will continue regular flights on the Baku-Ganja route from February 15, as well as on the Baku-Gabala route from February 17. Baku-Ganja flights will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, and flights to Gabala - on Fridays and Sundays. Departure from Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD) - at 11:05, arrival at Ganja International Airport...

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Iconic London Biggin Hill Airport celebrates 100th anniversary

It was on 13th February 1917 that the War Office first established a military camp on the site at Biggin Hill in South London that is the origin of the airport. The Biggin Hill...

ASL’s Legacy 450 approved to operate in London City airport

ASL has received the approval from the London Airport Authorities to perform commercial charter flights in and out of the famous airport of London City (LCY) with its Embraer Legacy 450...

Hamburg Airport reopens after toxin sickens 68 people

Germany’s Hamburg Airport terminals 1 and 2 were temporarily closed Sunday, Feb. 12 after passengers and staff complained of nausea at the central security checkpoint. According to an airport...