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Ground-breaking airport hydrogen trial next critical step on journey to achieving zero emission aviation

A ground-breaking airside hydrogen refuelling trial, led by easyJet and supported by several cross-industry partners, has been successfully completed at Bristol Airport – the first airport trial of its kind at a major UK airport. Hydrogen was used to refuel and power ground support equipm...

Artificial intelligence improves aircraft handling at BER

Berlin Brandenburg became one of the first airports in the world and the first in Germany to have an intelligent, innovative system in operation to optimise handling processes on BER’s apron. The Digital Turnaround system uses live cameras and self-learning, AI-based software to analyse aircra...


New flight routes from Riga Airport this summer season

During this summer season, travelers will have an opportunity to go to a total of 105 direct flight destinations from Riga Airport. Several new flight routes to popular holiday destinations in southern Europe are expected; connectivity with the Balkan region will increase. With the beginning of the summer season, Riga Airport will become a base airport for Norwegian, while flydubai&...

Thales to equip Cibao International Airport in Dominican Republic with new Air Traffic Control Radar System

Instituto Dominicano de Aviación Civil, the Dominican Republic air services navigation provider awards a contract to Thales for a fifth Air Traffic Control Radar, a co-mounted ​ STAR NG and RSM NG for installation at the Cibao International Airport. Safe skies means safe transit through a number of given airspaces. It means that, at any given point in time, Air Traffic Control Ope...

ANRA Technologies establishes U-space Test Center in partnership with Estonian Aviation Academy

ANRA Technologies announced a strategic partnership with Estonian Aviation Academy with a mission to educate and train future aviation talent. ANRA Technologies and Estonian Aviation Academy will jointly co-develop, manage, and operate an Uncrewed Aircraft Systems testing facility in Tartu, Estonia, for the wide-scale development and deployment of UAS technologies for U-space implementat...

SkyDrive signs pre-order with Bravo Air & partner in developing commercial use cases originating from Augusta Regional Airport

SkyDrive and Bravo Air have signed a letter of intent for the purchase of up to 5 SD-05 aircraft. The agreement also includes the formation of a “Partnership” to conduct joint studies in the development of use cases originating from Augusta Regional Airport to scale Advanced Air Mobility within the region including the adaption of SkyDrive’s business model for air taxi...

Thales modernises air traffic management at Kazakhstan’s Astana and Almaty airports

Thales announces successful deployment in Kazakhstan of its Advanced Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A-SMGCS) in Astana Airport. This milestone marks a significant leap in aviation technology following the first similar successful implementation at Almaty Airport. A pivotal feature integrated into both systems is the installation of Multilateration (MLAT) technology &ndas...

dnata becomes first ground services provider to gain IATA’s CEIV lithium battery certification across 11 stations globally

dnata has received IATA Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators accreditation for the safe and compliant handling of lithium batteries.This achievement underlines the company’s commitment to meeting rigorous safety standards and regulatory requirements in the handling of potentially hazardous materials. dnata journey with IATA’s CEIV lithium battery programm...

Helsinki Airport once again selected as the best airport in Europe

Passengers have selected Finland’ Helsinki Airport as the best airport in Europe in terms of customer experience in the 15–25 million passenger size category. The ASQ Award (Airport Service Quality) given to airport company Finavia is based on an annual international survey involving 400 airports in 95 countries.  Finavia’s CEO Kimmo Mäki commented: &l...

Research reveals Europe’s worst Аirlines and Аirports with the most delays and cancellations

The team at BestBrokers aggregated on-time performance statistics for the entire year of 2023 from OAG, a UK-based global travel data provider. Then,ranked Europe’s major airports and airlines based on the percentage of delayed and cancelled flights they reported over the past twelve months. According to the research, Italy’s Air Dolomiti stands as the least re...

An innovative travel experience at Munich Airport shortly before takeoff: robot sells drinks and snacks

With the introduction of the JEEVES service robot, passengers at Munich Airport can shop at a self-driving robot. Originally designed for use in the hotel and healthcare sector, a robot of this type is now being used for the first time in the world as a "snackbot" at an airport. Snackbot "JEEVES" – the name is based on a loyal and competent servant from an English novel &...

Groupe ADP and Dassault Aviation join forces in support of SAF Paris-Le Bourget airport

Dassault Aviation subsidiary Dassault Falcon Service and Groupe ADP are joining forces to make Paris-Le Bourget airport a pioneer in sustainable aviation. The agreement also contains a section aimed at boosting the airport’s attractiveness in its employment pool. The five-year agreement signed by Groupe ADP, Dassault Aviation and DFS strengthens their action in decarboniz...

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 operating nonstop service between JFK and HND. Brian Znotins, American’s Senior Vice Presiden...

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 international demand. Domestic and international companies are already testing and trialling leadi...

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In a significant stride towards modernizing Bahrain airspace further, the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Civil Aviation Affairs recently implemented the latest vers...