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Study ranks Munich Airport as one of the best transfer airports in Europe

Munich Airport remains one of the best-connected airports in Europe. According to a recent study by OAG (Official Airline Guide), a leading institution for data collection in the aviation and travel industry, the Bavarian aviation hub takes sixth place in Europe in terms of the number and quality of...

Experience the future of flight: Ampaire takes center stage at Palo Alto Airport Day

Ampaire is back in the lower 48 states with its hybrid electric EEL demonstrator aircraft. After the remarkable success on the challenging Alaska trip, the company is set to draw attention to its groundbreaking aircraft at Palo Alto Airport Day, an event that embodies the spirit of innovation a...

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Riga Airport announces a discussion on qualification requirements for the procurement of New Terminal construction

Riga Airport has announced a discussion on the construction procurement qualification requirements with applicants. The new terminal building of Riga Airport with a modern passenger check-in hall, security and border control area, shops and cafes, baggage handling facility; new access roads for private and public transport, a multi-story car park and a connection to the Rail Baltica ...

Air Marakanda announces first direct flights between Samarkand and China

Airport management company Air Marakanda, which manages the Samarkand International Airport, has announced the opening of a new flight operated by China Southern Airlines between Urumqi and Samarkand. The airline will be the first carrier operating flights to Samarkand from China. Starting 16 Oct. it will become possible to fly to the capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in no...

Consortium lays pathway for green hydrogen aviation to take flight in New Zealand

A new report called ‘Launching green hydrogen powered aviation in Aotearoa New Zealand’ demonstrates how the consortium members could work together to remove up to 900,000 tonnes of carbon emissions every year by 2050 through the use of hydrogen-fuelled aircraft flying New Zealand domestic routes.The Report has just been released by the New Zealand Hydrogen Aviation Consortium –...

Air bp scoops Australian Aviation Sustainability Initiative of the Year award 

Air bp has won Australian Aviation’s 2023 Sustainability Initiative of the Year Award.  Air bp was recognised for introducing the first all-electric hazardous goods vehicle and refueller approved for use in Australia. The all-electric refueller has been in operation at Brisbane Airport since August 2022 and represents one small step in Air bp’s sustainability journey as it co...

IC İçtaş Construction breaks ground on Vietnam Long Thanh Airport project

With 55 years of experience, IC İçtaş Construction, which has undertaken many challenging projects both domestically and internationally, took part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Long Thanh International Airport project with the participation of Vietnam Prime Minister, Pham Minh Chinh. The airport, which will be located to the east of Ho Chi Minh City, is be...

Profit of Riga Airport in the first half of the year – EUR 2.2 million

According to the unaudited interim report for January-June 2023, Riga Airport closed the first half of 2023 with a profit of EUR 2.2 million.The turnover of the Airport in the first half of this year was EUR 34.43 million, or 37 percent more than previous year. It consisted of EUR 20.47 million in revenue from aviation services (+25 % as compared to 2022) and almost EUR 14 million in rev...

Cologne Bonn Airport switches to Neste MY Renewable Diesel in its entire diesel-powered ground fleet

Cologne Bonn Airport has switched to Neste MY Renewable Diesel in its diesel-powered ground fleet. Neste's renewable diesel is made from 100 percent renewable raw materials, and it is in particular used for powering large and heavy vehicles such as the airport’s fire trucks, which are not easy to electrify. In total, switching to Neste MY Renewable Diesel will allow the ai...

SWISS helps Zurich Airport mark its 75th anniversary

SWISS warmly congratulates its home hub of Zurich Airport on its 75 years of eventful aviation history. Switzerland’s largest airline is delighted to be part of the ‘Flughafenfest’ celebrations and help entertain its attendees with various activities and some unique insights into the fascinating aviation world. Visitors will be able to follow a series of aircraft turnarounds with...

Riga Airport and Lithuanian Airports to upgrade their electrical supply systems

In the next three years, Riga Airport and the Lithuanian airport company "Lietuvos oro uostai" will upgrade the electrical supply systems of their aerodromes by attracting European Union funding in the amount of 3.65 million euros in a joint project. Laila Odiņa, Chairperson of the Board of Riga Airport commented: "The goals of airport climate neutrality and environmental sustain...

SAFEsky case study - guns at airport security

Some news attracts our attention more than others. One of the latest cases: Two loaded firearms were discovered by the Transport Security Administration (TSA) personnel in a passenger’s carry-on backpack at Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA). During the routine screening at the security checkpoint, TSA officers detected the firearms in the bag of a male traveler who was tic...

Dominion Energy, Airports Authority break ground on solar and energy storage project at Dulles International Airport

Officials from Dominion Energy and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority  were joined by federal, state and local leaders to break ground on the Dulles Solar and Storage project at Dulles International Airport. Once completed, it will be the largest renewable energy project ever developed at a U.S. airport. It will generate up to 100 megawatts (MW) of solar energy...

Gathering Baltic and European industry leaders and experts - Riga Aviation Forum 2023

On September 14 and 15, a high-level aviation conference, Riga Aviation Forum, will gather European and Baltic aviation leaders, managers and experts of the most influential companies in the industry . First day will be dedicated to strategic and industry approach to future development of Baltic aviation. ACI Europe, IATA, Eurocontrol and Baltic aviation leaders will discuss the strategic dev...

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