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World’s first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration handled at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa Cargo the first airline to support the eDGD standard · Pilot phase of Dakosy’s INFr8 shipping portal successfully launched. Lufthansa Cargo, using the INFr8 platform, has handled the world’s first dangerous goods shipment with an electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration...

Abu Dhabi International Airport rolls out ‘Super-Fi’ internet connectivity

Abu Dhabi Airports announced its airport-wide roll out of ‘Super-Fi’ that will increase internet upload and download speeds to a maximum of 200 mbps per user at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). The Super-Fi internet access, which is among the fastest airport Wi-Fi services in th...


A New Campaign in the New York Center to Promote Incoming Tourism from the USA to the Czech Republic

As a result of marketing collaboration connected with incoming tourism, Prague Airport, CzechTourism, Prague City Tourism and the tourism hub for Central Bohemia have launched an advertising campaign in New York. The campaign aims to present Prague and Central Bohemia in the US as an attractive and safe destination and promote incoming tourism from the US.  The campaign to promote tourism...

Emirates opens new lounge at Rome’s International Airport

Emirates’ premium and loyal customers travelling from Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport can now look forward to greater levels of comfort and convenience, with the opening of the airline’s new lounge. All Emirates’ First Class and Business Class customers, as well as Skywards Platinum and Gold members, travelling on the airline’s two flights a day from Rom...

VINCI Airports to acquire the majority shareholding in London Gatwick Airport

Signature of an agreement to acquire a 50.01% shareholding in London Gatwick Airport (“LGW”) · Strategic move into the London airport system, the world’s largest metropolitan aviation market · Second largest airport in the UK and eighth busiest in Europe, with a total traffic of 45.7 million1in 2018 · VINCI Airports expands its n...

Riga Airport Welcomes Its Seven Millionth Passenger

Riga Airport is winding up the year 2018 with a new record – on Thursday, 27 December, the Airport welcomed its seven millionth passenger Anete Kinčus flying airBaltic to Geneva. “While we are welcoming our this year’s seven millionth passenger, this symbolic figure has probably already been exceeded by several hundred. Riga Airport handles an average of 20 000 passengers a da...

VINCI Airports completes financing for Belgrade airport concession and takes over operations

VINCI Airports has satisfied all the conditions precedent in the contract and is officially taking over the concession at Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade. VINCI Airports signed a 25-year concession contract covering the airport’s financing, operation, maintenance, extension and upgrade, and stating the conditions it has since satisfied, on 22 March last. To complete this transaction,...

New aircraft assembly shop for L-410 and Daimond DA 42T was launched within the territory of the Uktus Airport

  On December 19, 2018, the ceremonial opening of a new assembly shop for L-410 regional aviation aircraft and Diamond DA 42T training aircraft of the Ural Works of Civil Aviation took place within the territory of the second phase of the Special Economic Zone “Titanium Valley” (Uktus Airport). Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce of the Russian Federation Oleg Bocharov,...

DXB welcomes its billionth passenger

Following the official announcement earlier from HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Airports and representatives from across the aviation sector and the emirate of Dubai gave the airport’s billionth warm welcome to nine-year-old Arjun and his family who arrived this morning from Orlando, Florida on Emirates fligh...

SWISS offers five new summer destinations from Geneva

From 22 June, SWISS will expand its route network from Geneva by offering its passengers five new popular destinations for the summer season. The airline adds Brindisi in Puglia, the Portuguese city of Faro, the Greek island of Mykonos as well as Alicante and Ibiza in Spain, to its range of destinations. Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will operate five new intra-European routes this summ...

Etihad Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Barcelona

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its scheduled services from Abu Dhabi to Barcelona, effective 22 February 2019, replacing the Airbus A330-200 currently operating the recently launched route.  The deployment of the larger 787 Dreamliner to Barcelona has been timed to coincide with the Mobile World Conference taking place in the city from 25-28 February, during w...

Lugano Airport gets double deal with Luxaviation Group

Lugano Airport gets double deal with Luxaviation Group - strategic cooperation agreement between Luxaviation Group , Lugano Airport and Colombo Wealth Management and FBO cooperation agreement for its FBO management company ExecuJet. What means this strategic cooperation? Luxaviation Group together  with Colombo Wealth Management will work with Lugano Airp...

New AW139 for Heli Shuttle at London Biggin Hill Airport

The London Heli Shuttle, operated by Castle Air at London Biggin Hill Airport , is extending its fleet to 10 helicopters with the addition of a new AgustaWestland AW139. The London Heli Shuttle was established in 2015 to offer the airport’s customers the fastest and most convenient route to central London. The service has been in high demand ever since. Now, the addition of the twin-en...

Prague Airport Breaks Another Record By Reaching 16 Million Handled Passengers A Year

The third historical record in a row has been broken at Václav Havel Airport Prague when the number of serviced passengers per year reached 16 million milestone on Wednesday December 12. This confirms the current trend that Prague Airport has been growing faster than the European average of airports in the same category. By the end of the year, the number of passengers serviced at Prague Ai...

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Fraport Traffic Figures - Starting the New Year on a Growth Path

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed nearly 4.7 million passengers in January 2019, thus starting the year with 2.3 percent traffic growth.  Without strike and weather-related flight cancellatio...

Seasonal Norwegian Service from New York to Athens and Chicago to Barcelona

Norwegian will introduce new nonstop service from New York to Athens and Chicago to Barcelona for the 2019 summer season. Service from Chicago'...

Etihad Airways to deploy latest generation 787 Dreamliners on all its flights to China

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily service from Abu Dhabi to Chengdu, effective 1 July 2019, replacing the Airbus A330-200 currently o...