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Thales launches HELIXVIEW, a revolutionary airport scanner allowing passenger to not remove item from luggage

Airport security checkpoints are synonymous with the stressful and complex process of having to juggle with bags, liquids, and electrical appliances. Passengers are rediscovering the pleasures of flight… along with some of the more laborious aspects of catching a plane such as that delicate p...

Encouraging May - passenger numbers at Riga Airport reached two thirds of the pre-pandemic results

Operational data on the Airport performance show that this May, Riga International Airport handled 474 thousand passengers or 66 % of the pre-pandemic period. The Airport has served 1.67 million passengers since the beginning of the year. The share of direct passengers was 84 % in May...


SITA to deploy airline technology to manage repatriation of lost items at Passenger Terminal Expo 2022

SITA has signed an exclusive agreement with UKi Media & Events to trace and repatriate lost items at this year’s Passenger Terminal Expo, the world’s biggest airport exhibition being held in Paris from 15-17 June.  Using SITA WorldTracer Lost and Found Property, attendees will be able to use their mobile device to register any missing items, which are automatically m...

Heathrow Airport - the summer starts on 14 June 2022

On 14 June Heathrow Airport  Terminal 4 will reopen to travellers for the first time in over 2 years as part of our long-standing plan to ramp up airport capacity ahead of the summer.  Qatar Airways will be the first to move, followed by around 30 airlines over the following month.  We would like to thank our airline partners for working with us to consolidate operations during...

Partnership of global aviation and airport leaders to accelerate introduction of eVTOL operations in Brazil

A partnership of global leaders in aviation and airports announces its intention to explore the infrastructure requirements to bring eVTOL passenger flight to Brazil within this decade. The partnership includes: Avolon, the world’s second largest aircraft leasing company; Corporación América Airports , the largest global private sector airport operator by number of...

Norse Atlantic Airways launches ticket sales between London Gatwick and New York JFK

Norse Atlantic Airways has opened ticket sales for flights between London Gatwick and New York JFK on www.flynorse.com. UK customers will be able to take advantage of affordable fares and enjoy a quality service on board modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The daily direct service will commence on 12th August 2022.  Fares will start from as low as £255 return, including all a...

Norwegian launches scheduled flights from Riga to Trondheim, Norway

As of Wednesday, 1 June, the Norwegian airline will start regular flights up to three times a week on the route Riga – Trondheim. Flights are planned throughout the summer season, providing Baltic passengers with a regular connection from Riga to the third largest city in Norway and an exciting tourist destination. Norwegian has been operating at Riga Airport since the end...

London Oxford Airport continues investment in infrastructure to harmonize light GA & commercial bizav grow

London Oxford Airport is stepping up its infrastructure projects to support its historic general aviation (light aircraft /pilot training) customers and its expanding commercial business aviation activity.  The latter experienced more growth in 2021 in percentage terms than other UK peer airports – up by almost 40% - with over 5,100 flights a year.  Flight training activity, meanwh...

Munich Airport celebrates milestone birthday

30 years ago, on the night of May 17, 1992, Munich Airport moved to its current location about 30 kilometers northeast of Munich. Since then, Munich Airport has handled around 850 million passengers and almost six million tons of air freight on a total of nearly ten million flights to and from Munich. In the record year of 2019, Munich Airport recorded a total of nearly 48 million passengers and a...

SWISS & SBB intensify their strategic partnership: Munich-Zurich Airport to be the first international ‘SWISS Air Rail’ route

The ‘Airtrain’ is going international: SWISS is expanding its collaboration with SBB Swiss Federal Railways on its intermodal transport service, which will in future be known as ‘SWISS Air Rail’. From July 2022 onwards, SWISS customers can take advantage of the first-ever international rail/air connection in the form of a new train service between Munich Hauptbahnhof and Zu...

Air Corsica and CCI of Corsica announce the resume of Corsica-London flights

This Sunday, May 15, 2022 at Calvi Sainte Catherine airport, Luc BERENI, Chairman of the Air Corsica Management Board and Pierre NEGRETTI, Chairman of the Balagne Commission of the CCI of Corsica, accompanied by elected officials from the CCI and representatives of the Calvi Tourist Office, gathered to celebrate the resumption of flights between Calvi and the United Kingdom. Air Corsica had ope...

Aviation and tourism implications for the Caribbean

by Professor Gavin Eccles Aviation and Tourism are often referred to as being, ‘two-sides-of-the-same-coin’, meaning that they may differ in their vision, but one is not without the other.  Back in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, there were roughly 1.4 billion tourists, of which, around half travelled by aviation.  Without good c...

Riga Airport has handled more than 1.1 Million passengers this year

Operational data on the Airport performance show that this April, more than 419 thousand passengers used Riga Airport; in turn, in the first four months of the year the Airport has served more than 1.1 million passengers.  "The increase in the number of passengers in April is related to both new and renewed routes from Riga at the beginning of the summer season, as well as a higher fl...

Air Mobility Initiative lays the foundations for electric air transport of the future

To advance the development of regional and Urban Air Mobility, leading companies, universities, and research institutions as well as municipalities and organizations are joining forces to form the Air Mobility Initiative (AMI). The members of the Air Mobility Initiative include Munich Airport International, Airbus, City of Ingolstadt, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Flugsicherung, Diehl Aerospace, Dr...

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Riga Airport to acquire an advanced explosives detection system for screening hand luggage

Continuing the implementation of projects for the development of safe and environmentally friendly airport infrastructure, Riga Airport will use the savings from the EU Cohesion Fund to purchase a new...

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