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New General Aviation Terminal opened at Tirana Airport

A brand new General Aviation Terminal has been opened at Tirana Mother Teresa Airport (TIA/LATI) in Albania. The GAT is officially called “Private Terminal & Exclusive Club” and offers an exclusive lounge, VIP meeting room, cigar room, shopping area and waiting area. T...

Bournemouth Airport launches official cargo operation, Cargo First

Bournemouth Airport is cementing itself as the fastest developing cargo airport in the UK, and the one of the country’s newest trade links, with the official launch of its dedicated cargo handling service, Cargo First.  From a standing start with almost no cargo in April 2020, Bournemo...


Riga Airport continues to develops digital services

Continuing the development of Riga Airport's digital services, in April the new Airport e-shop was launched, offering quick, convenient, and cost-effective purchase of services such as parking, RIX Fast Track security check and visit to the Primeclass Business Lounge. The new e-shop is available on the Airport's website (www.riga-airport.com), and its biggest advan...

Lufthansa, Fraport and Munich Airport call for effective and fair EU climate policy

In its climate protection package, Fit for 55, the European Commission proposes three measures for aviation: introducing a kerosene tax, tightening emissions trading, and introducing an increasing blending mandate for sustainable aviation fuels. By 2050, aviation is to be CO2-neutral. Lufthansa Group, Fraport and Munich Airport all support the EU’s ambitious climate protect...

A dedicated helicopter facility at London Oxford Airport by Volare Aviation

Volare Aviation has formally opened a dedicated helicopter maintenance, management and refurbishment facility in Hangar 14, Bay 2, at its London Oxford Airport home. Up to 12 twin-engined executive helicopters can be worked on simultaneously in the 16,000 sq ft space.  The business offers expertise in interior and exterior work on pre-owned Leonardo, Airbus and Sikorsky models - fro...

85 years of More Than Just Travel Dreams fulfilled by Prague Airport

Václav Havel Airport Prague celebrates its 85th birthday with a special programme for the public. Its rich history, which includes hundreds of thousands of landings, tens of millions of handled passengers, and historical twists and turns, will be reminisced through an interactive exhibition, special airport tours, and podcasts with period witnesses and the current chairman of the board, Jiř...

Aeroplex Group Partners introduces unleaded aviation fuel at Santa Monica Airport

Aeroplex Group Partners announced the successful transition to unleaded aviation gasoline, Swift UL94, at Santa Monica Airport’s (SMO) self-service fuel station. In support of the national effort to reduce lead emissions from piston-engine aircraft, the City of Santa Monica-owned airport is the first in the region to offer a viable fuel replacement option for 100LL aviation gasolin...

flydubai launches flights to Pisa in Italy and resumes operations to Catania in Sicily

flydubai announced the start of flights to Pisa in Italy, becoming the first UAE carrier to operate this route from Dubai. The carrier will also resume its operations to Catania in Sicily growing its network in Italy to three points including Naples. Flights to Pisa International Airport (PSA) and Catania International Airport (CTA) start on 24 June with a three-times weekly service. Emira...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport to be protected from drones

An integrated system to counter unauthorized flights of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) blocking their radio signals over the territory of the airfield will be implemented at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. The appearance of drones over airfields or near the runways can cause interruptions and delays of flights, moreover collision with drones or drones getting sucked into engine can d...

30th anniversary of cooperation - Riga Airport & Finnair

30 March 2022, marks 30 years since the Finnish airline Finnair resumed regular flights from Riga to Helsinki. The first resumed flight to Riga in 1992 was opened by the then Speaker of the Finnish Parliament; the airline's management was also on board, and among the passengers was also a man who had flown on the last Finnish aircraft from Riga to Helsinki back in 1940.  &ldq...

London Biggin Hill Airport benefits from Centrik fully integrated operational management

A long-standing Centrik customer, London Biggin Hill reviewed its use of the system, moving from purely safety management to adopting the system’s modular structure to control every aspect of the day-to-day running of the airport. This process also included integrating the Centrik systems used by other resident businesses, allowing for seamless cross-sharing of all safety, risk and complianc...

Dubai Airports to close DXB northern runway for refurbishment

Dubai Airports tconfirmed plans to close Dubai International  northern runway for a 45-day period between May 9 and June 22, 2022 to carry out complete refurbishment that will ensure continued safety and efficient operations. While regular runway maintenance is scheduled on a weekly basis, more extensive upgrades such as the one planned require a complete closure of the runway. The la...

Thales to enhance operational efficiency at Linate and Malpensa Airports in Milan

Thales will provide SEA with a digital platform for its Airport Operations Centres in Milano Linate and Milano Malpensa. With a combined 35 million passengers pre-pandemic, and a total of 173 global destinations, SEA is taking steps to optimise its operations by centralising a complete picture of airport operations. Today’s international airports are complex systems that need to be monito...

Two new airports joined DRONAMICS drone-delivery network

DRONAMICS announced the expansion of its European Droneport Network with two new locations. The new partners are Mannheim City Airport (Germany) and UAS Denmark Test Center hosted at Odense’s Hans Christian Andersen Airport (Denmark). Both will host the Dronamics Black Swan cargo aircraft, enabling same-day delivery service and providing access to more than 6 million people wi...

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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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