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Eurocontrol confirms the readiness of LGS and Riga Airport to apply the A-CDM procedures

Riga Airport, as the first and currently the only airport in the Baltic countries, started using the A-CDM procedures already this April, which allowed the airport to improve the quality of its services and flight safety for both airspace users and passengers. The implementation of A-CDM was ca...

Permanent supply of sustainable aviation fuel in France at Paris-Le Bourget Airport - TotalEnergies

With the launch of a new offering at Paris-Le Bourget airport, TotalEnergies is the first in France to provide a permanent supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to a French airport. The 30% biofuel blend will serve demand from TotalEnergies Aviation’s local customers, primarily business, s...

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Set to transform Frankfurt Airport - SITA biometric-enabled kiosks and baggage messaging services

SITA announced a large-scale technology deployment at Frankfurt Airport to enhance the passenger experience and increase the airport's operational efficiency. The deployment features the installation of 87 biometric-enabled SITA TS6 Kiosks and is expected to be completed later this year. SITA's versatile TS6 check-in kiosks allow passengers to check in quickly and obtain...

Net zero technology and decarbonization of airports: Envision Digital and SITA

Envision Digital and SITA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly build end-to-end net zero carbon solutions for airports worldwide. The collaboration will harness Envision Digital’s strengths in digitalization, data management, and artificial intelligence applied to energy and smart building solutions, and SITA’s strengths in air transport technology and o...

What VoloCity will look like - Fiumicino Airport to Rome zero emissions in 20 minutes

From Fiumicino Leonardo Da Vinci airport to the center of Rome, and vice versa, in just 20 minutes, and with zero emissions in flight. This is one of the main advantages of VoloCity, the innovative air taxi created by the German company Volocopter, which will be on display in Piazza San Silvestro, in the heart of Rome, from 2 to 4 November.  The new vehicle is scheduled to take-off wi...

Number of flights at Riga Airport grows in October

Operational data on Airport performance show that in October, almost 4 800 aircraft were handled at Riga Airport, carrying 351 thousand passengers or half of the number handled in October 2019, and 2 500 tonnes of cargo, which is seven percent more than in October 2019. The number of both passenger and cargo flights increased by several percentage points in October as compared to th...

Cheers & tears - Qantas International flights take-off

Nearly 600 days after Australia closed its international borders, Qantas commercial passenger flights have taken to the skies to reconnect Australia to the rest of the world. QF12 from Los Angeles touched down in Sydney at 6.00am today with no border or quarantine restrictions for incoming passengers who are fully vaccinated. QF1 (Sydney to London via Darwin) will be the first Qantas Internat...

Stuttgart to become regional hub for Lilium planned German network

Stuttgart Airport is expected to become a hub for regional electric flights with zero operating emissions, following the agreement between Stuttgart Airport and Lilium. Stuttgart is joining the planned southern German network which already consists of the Munich and Nuremberg airports, as previously announced. The Munich-based Lilium has already dedicated part of the planned production o...

Deutsche Aircraft D328eco final assembly line construction progresses

Deutsche Aircraft and Leipzig/Halle Airport reached a newmilestone in the project agreement for the establishment of a newstate-of-the-art FAL for the D328eco located on the premises of the airport.The construction application for the FAL has been delivered to Saxony building authorities and approval is expected in December and the ground-breaking event is planned for the second half of 2022. W...

First commercial hydrogen-electric flight between London and Rotterdam expected in 2024

The aviation sector is planning zero emission commercial passenger flights between Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTHA) and London with a 19-seater aircraft in 2024. The aircraft, currently under development by ZeroAvia, will fly entirely on hydrogen. ZeroAvia, Royal Schiphol Group, Rotterdam The Hague Innovation Airport Foundation and the airport itself have announced a partnership t...

Ultra-low emission aircraft turn initiative reduces CO2 emissions by 97%*

easyJet and Bristol Airport announced they have achieved close to zero emission aircraft turnarounds through the use of electric powered ground equipment instead of Diesel. The initiative is part a collaboration between easyJet and Bristol Airport to decarbonise ground operations at the airport.  The trial results have shown a 97% reduction in CO2 emissions using the daily data produced throu...

Bringing electric Air Taxis to Italy - Atlantia, Aeroporti di Roma, and Volocopter

Volocopter the infrastructures’ holding company Atlantia and Aeroporti di Roma, the largest airport operator in Italy, announced their partnership today to bring electric air taxis to Rome. Alongside the Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) and ENAV, the companies are pushing for sustainable innovation in aviation.  Urban air mobility will be part of the solution for heavily...

The future of urban air mobility - Vertical eVTOL gear up for operations at Heathrow by mid-2020s

Vertical Aerospace announces a collaboration with Heathrow Airport to explore how Vertical's VA-X4 eVTOL vehicle could operate from Heathrow by the mid-2020s. The agreement between Heathrow and Vertical is a significant milestone for Britain's zero-emissions aviation industry. Both parties will work closely to explore how this new technology can...

DHL Express inaugurates new logistics hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport

DHL Express has further cemented its presence in the UAE by launching the construction of a new stand alone, logistics hub, at the Abu Dhabi International Airport (ADIA). The 15,000sqm facility, on a 30,000sqm airside/landside plot, located in ADIA’s Future Cargo Area, is being developed in partnership with Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone Authority (ADAFZ) - a wholly owned subsidiary of Ab...

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Cheers & tears - Qantas International flights take-off

Nearly 600 days after Australia closed its international borders, Qantas commercial passenger flights have taken to the skies to reconnect Australia to the rest of the world. QF12 from Los Angele...

Stuttgart to become regional hub for Lilium planned German network

Stuttgart Airport is expected to become a hub for regional electric flights with zero operating emissions, following the agreement between Stuttgart Airport and Lilium. Stuttgart is joining the p...

Ultra-low emission aircraft turn initiative reduces CO2 emissions by 97%*

easyJet and Bristol Airport announced they have achieved close to zero emission aircraft turnarounds through the use of electric powered ground equipment instead of Diesel. The initiative is part a co...

Bringing electric Air Taxis to Italy - Atlantia, Aeroporti di Roma, and Volocopter

Volocopter the infrastructures’ holding company Atlantia and Aeroporti di Roma, the largest airport operator in Italy, announced their partnership today to bring electric air taxis to Rome....

The future of urban air mobility - Vertical eVTOL gear up for operations at Heathrow by mid-2020s

Vertical Aerospace announces a collaboration with Heathrow Airport to explore how Vertical's VA-X4 eVTOL vehicle could operate from Heathrow by the mid-2020s. The agreemen...

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Eurocontrol confirms the readiness of LGS and Riga Airport to apply the A-CDM procedures

Riga Airport, as the first and currently the only airport in the Baltic countries, started using the A-CDM procedures already this April, which allowed the airport to improve the quality of its servic...

Vietnam Airlines began regular commercial direct flights to the United States

Vietnam Airlines announced the success of the first direct flight to the United States, fulfilling a key development milestone of the Vietnamese flag carrier. The inaugural flight, No.VN98,...