50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Airports / Routes news

Latest on Airports, Routes and Destinations

Latest Airports / Routes news

American Airlines becomes only U.S. carrier to fly between New York and Tokyo

Traveling to Japan will get easier this summer with new service from American Airlines between New York (JFK) and Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND). Last week, the United States Department of Transportation formally approved American’s application to become the only U.S. carrier op...

Tāwhaki National Aerospace Centre provides mission-critical boost for aerospace sector

Aotearoa has reinforced its place in the global aerospace industry with the opening of the Tāwhaki National Aerospace Centre and new sealed runway at Kaitorete. New infrastructure coupled with technical support will super charge Aotearoa fast-growing aerospace sector and help meet int...

More from Airports / Routes

January 2024 Riga Airport handled 420 thousand passengers

RIX Riga Airport handled 420 thousand passengers this January, which is five thousand more than a year earlier. According to preliminary data on the Airport's performance, almost 338 thousand passengers used Riga Airport for direct flights, but the number of transit passengers remains stable at 20 % and exceeded 82 thousand in January. The average occupancy of passenger flights in...

Traffic from Munich Airport to Asia surpasses pre-pandemic level

The high demand for air travel is reflected in the increasing number of aircraft movements at Munich Airport. For example, the airport will see record numbers of services to Asia in the 2024 summer flight schedule starting on March 31: A total of nine airlines are currently planning 107 weekly flights to 14 destinations in ten countries in East and South Asia. Before the pandemic, in the 2019 summ...

BARIG welcomes capital city airport Berlin Brandenburg as new partner

With Berlin Brandenburg Airport, BARIG welcomes another airport in its partner portfolio. In this context, the association of airlines operating in Germany is intensifying the exchange with relevant system partners from a wide range of aviation sectors to jointly meet the manifold challenges of the industry. As airport for the German capital region, Berlin Brandenburg Airport registered...

ZeroAvia awarded California Energy Commission grant to develop high efficiency liquid hydrogen refueling trucks

ZeroAvia has been awarded $3.25 million in funding by the California Energy Commission to develop a first-of-a-kind mobile liquid hydrogen refueling truck for heavy-duty applications, including aviation and maritime. Funding for the project comes from the Gas R&D Program administered by the CEC and authorized by the California Public Utilities Commission. Working at Livermo...

Riga Airport to implement ambitious development and rebranding projects

RIX Riga Airport will start the implementation of ambitious development plans this year – the construction of the new passenger terminal and work on the creation of RIX Airport City will begin. The company's vision is to become the future travel hub of Northern Europe, which will promote the competitiveness of Latvia in the region and the development of the national economy. To impl...

EASA proposes first EU-wide regulation on ground handling

EASA published the first-ever proposal to regulate ground handling across European Union airports, to increase the safety, cybersecurity and consistency of all the actions that happen on the ground before and after a flight, delivering benefits to passengers and their airlines. This Opinion, for the first time, proposes a regulation that will affect approximately 300 000 worker...

Fraport and Lilium to collaborate on development of commercial eVTOL network

Fraport and Lilium will explore required planning and approval steps for state-of-the-art infrastructure for the implementation of commercial eVTOL operations at airports. Fraport is active at 30 international airports across four continents. The partnership will start by preparing Germany and the industry for the introduction of regional electric air mobility through working with indust...

Eurowings turns to SITA to enhance passenger satisfaction and improve baggage operations

Eurowings signed a five-year contract to deploy SITA Bag Journey for real-time tracking information of passenger bags through the entire journey. This will help improve the baggage experience for passengers, improve baggage operations, and reduce the overall cost of mishandled baggage. SITA Bag Journey provides an end-to-end view of the bag journey, from when a passenger checks in t...

London Gatwick becomes first international airport to open dedicated electric vehicle charging station

London Gatwick became the first international airport to open an Electric Forecourt, a dedicated electric vehicle charging station, with the new GRIDSERVE facility available for all to use. The brand-new site has 30 high-power and low-power electric vehicle chargers available via contactless payment - ideal for passengers, staff, local residents, commuters, or business fleets - alongside...

Families with children can now enjoy more comfortable security checks at Riga Airport

From the beginning of this year, a separate screening line has been set up at the passenger security checkpoint of Riga Airport – a family line for passengers travelling with children under the age of seven.​ The family line is located between the already existing fast-track security screening line and the line for all passengers.​ It can be used both by travellers with children up to t...

VINCI Airports and Government of Dominican Republic extend airport concession contract for 30 additional years

VINCI Airports, concessionaire of 6 airports in the Dominican Republic since 2016 through its subsidiary Aerodom, has just been granted by the Government of the Dominican Republic a 30-year extension of its concession contract, originally scheduled for 2030. Under the extended concession contract, from 2030 to 2060, VINCI Airports will be responsible for financing, operating, maintaining...

Most on-time airlines and airports of 2023 unveiled by Cirium

In an industry synonymous with operational complexity, Cirium, the world's most trusted source of aviation analytics, today announces its much-anticipated 2023 On-Time Performance Review that celebrates operating excellence. This year's winners, hailing from every corner of the globe, have not only risen to the occasion but have set new benchmarks in operational performance and punctuality...

Upcoming events

AIRCRAFT INTERIORS MIDDLE EAST 2024

05/03/2024 - 06/03/2024
United Arab Emirates, Dubai

AERO Friedrichshafen 2024

17/04/2024 - 20/04/2024
Germany, Friedrichshafen

Mobile Apps development The drones news

Top of the week

American Airlines becomes only U.S. carrier to fly between New York and Tokyo

Traveling to Japan will get easier this summer with new service from American Airlines between New York (JFK) and Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND). Last week, the United States Department...