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To boost tourism & economy - easyJet new seasonal base at Faro airport

easyJet officially opened its seasonal base at Faro International Airport. Operating since 1 June, this is the airline’s third operating base in Portugal, added to those in Lisbon, operating since 2012, and Porto, since 2015. The launch event was attended by Johan Lundgren, CEO of easy...

Rising demand for flights: Munich Airport resumes operations in Terminal 1

Falling incidence levels and the progressing vaccination campaign, as well as the subsequent ease of travel, have stimulated air traffic at Munich Airport. At the end of the Pentecost vacations last Sunday, for example, the airport recorded its highest traffic volume in over nine months, with around...


ExecuJet opens an FBO in Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport

ExecuJet, part of Luxaviation Group is opening of a fixed-base operation services in Tel Aviv, Israel. The FBO is managed in partnership with leading Israeli aviation and tourism company Flyeast and will be part of the luxury Fattal Terminal at Ben Gurion Airport. Services offered will include VIP passenger processing, supervisory aircraft handling, concierge services, flight arrang...

London City Airport certified by EASA for Embraer E190-E2

In an important milestone for the E2 programme, the first of Embraer’s E2 family, the E190-E2, has been certified for Steep Approach; a requirement to operate at London City Airport (LCY). EASA certification was granted 11th May. London City Airport sits on the doorstep of the city’s global financial district and is known as a premier business airport, but also as a key sh...

Facility Grand Opening celebration - LNS Alliance Aviation

LNS Alliance Aviation—the sole full-service FBO at Lancaster Airport (KLNS)—announces the opening of its brand-new facility with a week-long celebration beginning June 21.The new 6,700-square-foot, two-story facility features a bright, natural aesthetic finished with mid-century-modern inspired fixtures and furnishings for a chic, yet comfortable, environment. The FBO was designed and...

Munich Airport VipWing celebrates 10th anniversary and reopening

Ten years ago - on June 1, 2011 - the VipWing at Munich Airport opened its doors for the first time to travelers who appreciate special service and exclusive attention. Due to the pandemic, the VIP Terminal had to remain closed for the past few months.  As of today, the VipWing can welcome back its guests from all over the world in accordance with the current hygiene regulations. With...

Copenhagen Flights Services & Aviator renews a partnership agreement with easyJet

Aviator Airport Alliance and a family member of Avia Solutions Group, renewed a partnership agreement with easyJet airlines for ground handling services. The contract was won through Aviator’s subsidiary Copenhagen Flights Services ApS (CFS). The company will provide easyJet airlines with full ground handling services, from check-in, to push back, to de-icing services, at Copenhage...

Q1 2021 at Riga Airport - 108 thousand passengers & turnover of EUR 4.3 Million

According to the Airport's unaudited interim report for the first quarter of the year, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the operation of Riga Airport in the first quarter of 2021 remained high, with the Airport operating with a turnover of EUR 4.3 million, which is 14% less than originally planned.  A total of 108 thousand passengers were served at the Airport in the first thre...

Discovery roundtrip on Airbus A220-300 with airBaltic

If I say that covid era is far from being the best time for travel and discovery of new aircraft, I guess there won’t be anyone to argue. The vaccination give hope for industry recovery to all airlines and tourism professionals, as well as everyone who need to travel for business. So, the time has come to finally discover new aircraft type for us – Airbus A220-300 during a round...

Riga Airport doubles its cargo volumes in April

As compared to April 2020, the volume of cargo handled at Riga Airport in April 2021 has increased by 102%, reaching 2155 tonnes. This is the highest recorded increase in cargo volumes this year, assessing the respective indicators of 2020 and 2021.  Of all cargo volume handled at Riga Airport in April, 680 tonnes were postal items, 800 tonnes – e-commerce cargo from t...

Cathay Pacific extends Dubai-Hong Kong flights

Cathay Pacific has announced the continuation of its recently relaunched flights between Dubai and its hub, Hong Kong, following its first flight which took off on 21 May 2021.  The first resumed flight was positively received by customers and the trade alike. Departing Dubai International Airport at 16:25 on Friday (21 May), passengers were welcomed on-board by...

flydubai adds Mykonos and Santorini to its summer schedule

flydubai announced the launch of two new summer routes. The carrier will operate three weekly flights to Mykonos International Airport (JMK) and Santorini (Thira) Airport (JTR) between 18 June and 29 September. The launch of flights to the two Greek islands brings the number of seasonal routes served by flydubai to six destinations including Bodrum and Trabzon in Turkey, Batumi in Georgi...

COVID-19 Crisis caused Riga Airport losses in the amount of 15.85 Million Euros last year

During the global pandemic and the resulting decrease in the number of passengers and flights, Riga International Airport closed the year 2020 with a loss of 15.85 million euros, according to the company's published audited annual report for 2020. Last year, the Airport handled 2.01 million passengers, which is 5.8 million or 74% less than originally planned. The number of serviced flights dro...

London Oxford Airport major development programme

As part of a new strategic plan, London Oxford Airport has commenced construction work on a new development phase, which will, when complete this autumn, be its most significant step forward to date. Central to the work is a 63,000 sq. ft. (6,000m2) 140m long hangar with two bays including rear offices, stores and workshops, capable of accommodating up to six Bombardier Global, Gulfstream or...

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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

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

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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, prom...