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New record set by Azerbaijan airports in 2019

Azerbaijan’s international airports served record number of passengers. The total passenger traffic in 2019 hit 5.56 million people. Heydar Aliyev International Airport also set the record and served 4.73 million passengers last year. This is 7 percent higher than ...

Full Service FBO at Bratislava Airport launched by ABS Jets

ABS Jets has recently been approved by the Bratislava Airport Authority to provide full scale FBO services at Bratislava Airport . ABS Jets has operated in Bratislava since 2009, supervising business aviation ground handling services. This marks 10 years since ABS Jets established its Bratislav...


Direct airBaltic flight to connect Riga and Yekaterinburg

  airBaltic will launch a new summer seasonal route between Riga and Yekaterinburg in Russia on April 1, 2020. The new connection will offer more convenient travel options for travellers from the Baltics and Russiato airBaltic network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “We are delighted to a...

American Airlines and British Airways mark the official start of the JFK Redevelopment Plan

Atlantic Joint Business partners American Airlines and British Airways joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to announce the start of construction on a $344 million investment at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Terminal 8 at the Association for a Better New York luncheon in Midtown. “Our investment will put th...

The seventh freedom of air starting early 2020 at Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport

Starting January 1, 2020, Pulkovo Airport will introduce the seventh-freedom rights regime for foreign airlines to fly to St. Petersburg. The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation approved a list of 30 countries. “We are grateful for the tremendous support from the Government of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Transp...

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport Named World Most Punctual Airport

Travel data and analytics expert Cirium has named Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) the world's most punctual airport in the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review. SVO operated the most on-schedule departing flights, with 95 percent being on time. SVO was number one in both the category for Global Airports, and the category for Large Airports. The rankings come from Cirium...

BUGATTI on the forecourt of Strasbourg Airport

Elegance, high standards and speed, the Bugatti Centodieci is a dream. There is a place, where you can admire this technological feat, produced in just 10 copies, and take photos of the resting beast! Till February 28 you can admire Centodieci, a daring reinterpretation of the former supersport from the 1990s, the EB110, a copy of the latest Bugatti, produced only a few months...

London City Airport achieves carbon neutral status

London City Airport has reached a significant milestone in its efforts to create a more sustainable future for the airport, with its operations rated as carbon neutral by the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme. The respected international programme has awarded London’s most central airport ‘Level 3+ (Neutrality)’ status – its highest accreditation – in recogn...

Prague Airport reaches historic milestone ‒ 17 Million handled passengers

For the fourth time in a row, a historic record was set at Václav Havel Airport Prague on Friday, 13 December 2019. The number of handled passengers a year reached the 17 million mark before noon. The development of direct scheduled connections, including long-haul routes with the highest number in modern airport’s history, the ever-increasing aircraft load factor and capacity increas...

SITA deploys Scan&Fly self-service for LATAM Airlines

SITA is installing its Scan&Fly self-service bag drop for LATAM Airlines Group at 18 airports in five countries in the Americas as part of its work to transform its airport experience. The first eight kiosks are up and running at Brasilia International Airport and the remaining 97 units will be gradually implemented at other airports over the coming months. The technology means passengers...

Wizz Air Announces Proposed Establishment of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air Holdings announced that it has reached agreement in principle for the establishment of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in partnership with Abu Dhabi Development Holding Company PJSC ("ADDH"). The new airline will be Wizz Air's first airline established outside of Europe.  It is intended that Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will be formed via a joint...

Further development of route network at Heydar Aliyev International Airport

To develop the route network and increase passenger traffic, Heydar Aliyev International Airport is carrying out large-scale work on attracting large passenger airlines and opening new destinations, as reported at the airport.The airport management is actively negotiating with international passenger airlines, which are capable to operate regular flights from different cities of the world to Baku....

New airBaltic Direct Routes from Tallinn and Vilnius as of Summer 2020

airBaltic continues its expansion in the Baltics and announces the launch of four new direct destinations from Tallinn, Estonia, and five new destinations from Vilnius, Lithuania. In total, airBaltic will add 13 new routes to its summer season 2020 route map. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “As we continue to grow, we aim to provide the best connectivity to...

Air BP Airfield Automation went live in Brazil’s São Paulo state

Brazil is known as South America’s most influential aviation market, with one of the biggest business aviation fleets in the world, a large proportion of which are based in São Paulo. This market went live with Air BP  Airfield Automation digital technology across São Paulo state! It is estimated that around 150 of Air BP’s airport and operator cu...

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Sunshine State connected to Golden Gate on Qantas new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Queenslanders will fly direct from Brisbane to San Francisco for the first time, with Qantas operating a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on a brand-new route. Qantas International CEO Tino La Sp...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport meets high international standards of aviation security

A comprehensive audit of the level of compliance of aviation security measures applied in organizing of passenger and cargo flights to the United States took place at Heydar Aliyev International Airpo...

Munich Airport recognized for successful efforts to reduce CO2 emissions

The international climate protection organization CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has again recognized Munich Airport (FMG) for its highly effective climate protection efforts. For the third consecuti...

10th consecutive record-setting year for Munich Airport

Munich Airport continues to pile up records! In 2019 total traffic increased by 1.7 million, or 4 percent, to 47.9 million passengers. That was the largest increase posted by a...