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Five Canadian gateways in 2020 by Lufthansa Group with Ottawa as new addition

Great news!  Lufthansa Group begins flights to and from Ottawa, Canada – Frankfurt, Germany!  Ottawa joins the four other Lufthansa Group Canadian gateways: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary.  The new Ottawa rou...

North Europe travelers have new SAS flight to Los Angeles

Great news for everyone, who's looking for a flight from North Europe to Los Angeles -SAS is opening a year-round route to Los Angeles from Copenhagen! The first flight will be in January 2020. Big demand from leisure travelers in Denmark and a more attractive timetable with daily flights mea...


Hamad International Airport - redefining the airport experience

Hamad International Airport focused its efforts on making travel as dynamic, interactive and entertaining as possible, delivering the biggest 'Summer in Qatar' programme yet. The programme ran from July to August engaging more than seven million passengers. HIA featured a heritage zone, which engaged passengers through more than 260 hours of cultural and traditional performances in...

World-class SITA technology improves flight information updates at Long Island MacArthur Airport

As part of its continuous attention to improve customer experience, Long Island MacArthur Airport, owned by the Town of Islip, is investing in world-class passenger information systems from IT provider SITA. The new systems will include sophisticated flight information screens and voice paging throughout the airport. SITA, which is the global IT provider to airlines and airports, is a long-stan...

A new method that could upgrade airport security

Researchers from the University of Surrey have revealed a new ultra-fast method to detect materials that could be used to build explosives. The new detection method is able to analyse a wider range of materials than current thermal based detection systems used in today’s airports, while reducing false positive reports.  In a comprehensive two-part paper published by the journal P...

Gatwick Airport initiates planning process to use its existing Northern Runway

Gatwick Airport has formally started the process to bring its existing Northern Runway into routine use by submitting a notice to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) of its intention to prepare an application for development consent.  This action establishes the ‘Gatwick Airport Northern Runway’ project on the PINS website and is the first step in the Development Consent Order (DC...

Vistara Inaugurates Flights to Dubai

Vistara and a JV of Tata and Singapore Airlines, inaugurated its daily service between Mumbai and Dubai. Dubai is Vistara’s second international destination in its network, with which the airline becomes the only one to offer the choice of Premium Economy class for travel between India and the UAE (in addition to Business and Economy class). Mr. Himanshu Gupta, Chief Commissione...

First Two New Air Canada Routes To Be Operated With Game Changing Airbus A220-300

Air Canada announced the first two new routes to be operated with the Airbus A220-300, the only non-stop service between Montreal and Seattle and between Toronto and San Jose, California, both beginning in spring 2020. As well, the carrier also provided a first look at the interior features of its newest aircraft, which will offer customers a choice of Business a...

Boarding between U.K. and United States - latest updates from Virgin Atlantic and Delta

For all passenger flying between UK and United States - some immportant updates, which can improve your travel experience! Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K and U.S. from next summer, which sees Delta join Virgin Atlantic at Gatwick Airport for the first time together.  It means that between the two airlines, capacity across the Atlantic has increased...

Prague Airport Is Introducing Digital Signage

Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, and naturally Czech and English. Digital signage, which was launched for passengers at Prague Airport and is located at the entrance to pier B in Terminal 1, is available in six language versions. The signage offers information displayed on digital screens and reflects the current traffic and passenger flow throughout the day. The new technology is now being teste...

Cambridge Airport - new director, plans for growth

Since last month Cambridge Airport has new Director - Kevan Craske. He has full responsibility for airport operations, air traffic services and fire and security, having been in post on an interim basis since the spring. Let us present you some points of his plans to increase business at the airport.  Among his initiatives are major upgrades to the airport&rsq...

New five-year investment plan at Gatwick to improve resilience and create future capacity

Gatwick is publishing its new five-year Capital Investment Programme (CIP) which highlights more investment in automation and technology as an enabler of sustainable growth. New initiatives include robotic parking and automated boarding technology, which will speed up boarding and give passengers more choice about how they spend their time.  Gatwick’s total investment since 2009, com...

Over 3 million air passengers have been served in Azerbaijan since the beginning of the year

Azerbaijani international airports’ passenger traffic hit 3.06 million people in the first seven months of 2019. Of these, 2.6 million accounted for the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, which is 9% more than the same figure last year. The second busiest airport is Nakhchivan - 367 thousand passengers from January to July, and the third - the airport of Ganja, which served 85 thousand...

American Airlines announces new direct service between Prague and Chicago

Václav Havel Airport Prague will have another direct connection with the United States of America starting with the 2020 summer flight schedule. American Airlines announced the launch of new seasonal service between Prague and Chicago. The airline will operate the route with modern Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.  “I am delighted that we are continuing to successful...

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Cairo joins the Emirates A380 network

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