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SITA Airport Management streamlines operations at Luton Airport, saving time and cost

Within weeks of implementing SITA Airport Management, London Luton Airport (LLA) is reaping the benefits of streamlining the way it manages its day-to-day operations. SITA’s technology has helped the airport reduce the time and cost required to manage and plan routine operations such as a...

Airbus signs agreement to study hydrogen hub in Singapore

Airbus has signed a Cooperation Agreement with Changi Airport Group, global industrial gases and engineering company Linde and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to study the potential for a future hydrogen hub in the city state.  The agreement was signed at the Singa...


Runway 2027 - new strategy of Riga Airport: investments, development, sustainability

The medium-term Airport strategy until 2027 called “Runway 2027” provides that while developing the range of destinations, increasing the number of passengers and cargo turnover, investing in an advanced and sustainable Airport infrastructure and services, Riga Airport has set a goal to become a significant aviation centre of the Northern Europe within the following years, that way pro...

SITA commits to setting science-based targets

SITA announced its commitment to the Science Based Targets initiative Net-Zero Standard and Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign to tackle its climate impact at the pace and scale required by climate science. The firm will set robust and ambitious science-based emission reduction targets in a bid to reach net-zero by 2050 and align with limiting global warming to 1.5°C.  ...

Dutch Transavia to launch service from Riga Airport

At the end of March, the Dutch low-cost airline Transavia Airlines C.V. will start flights from Riga to Amsterdam, becoming the 14th airline to offer passenger flights from Latvia this year. “Transavia's flights from Riga to Amsterdam will help Riga strengthen its direct connection to one of Europe's most sought-after transit airports, which is a benefit for the passenge...

American Airlines & British Airways unveil plans for enhancements to the World-class customer experience at JFK Terminal 8

American Airlines and British Airways announced more details regarding plans to co-locate operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s (JFK) Terminal 8 beginning Dec. 1, 2022. Enabled by a $400 million investment to redevelop, expand and enhance the terminal, the move will bring the Atlantic Joint Business partners closer together. Jointly, the terminal investments and co-locat...

SAS marks 30th anniversary of Vilnius-Copenhagen route

SAS, together with Lithuanian Airports, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the direct regular route between Vilnius and Copenhagen. On January 21st, 1992, SAS for the first time connected the Lithuanian and Danish capitals. Nowadays, the route is operated twice daily. Aurimas Stikliūnas, Head of Aviation Services at Lithuanian Airports, commends the long-term relationship with what is one o...

Jetex & Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport joint venture to develop World First Pure Green FBO

Jetex and Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport announce the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement whereby both parties will work towards the development of a world-class executive aviation terminal and fixed base operation at Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport (EDON).Berlin is one of the top ten private aviation markets in Europe with more than 20,000 annual executive jet movements. “FBO Berlin Neuhar...

VINCI Airports takes over the operation of Manaus International Airport

VINCI Airports has taken over the operation of Manaus airport, under a 30-year concession contract awarded by Brazilian civil aviation in April. The effective cooperation between VINCI Airports and Infraero - a public airport infrastructure company - has enabled a smooth transition. Six other airports in the region - Porto Velho, Rio Branco, Boa Vista, Cruzeiro do Sul, Tabatinga and Tefé -...

Extreme temperatures and frozen rain: climate change impact on de-icing

For years now, there has been an ongoing conversation about the impact that the aviation industry has on our environment. Yet recently, more and more businesses have been opening up about the other side of this unfortunate coin – climate change impact on aviation. Aviator Airport Alliance shares how changes in the climate might impact ground handling operations. There is no denying &...

Swissport acquires Aruba Aviation Ground Services in latest expansion in the Dutch Caribbean

At the beginning of this year, Swissport has finalized the acquisition of AGS Aviation Ground Services in Aruba and assumes the Dutch Caribbean company’s ground handling operations at Queen Beatrix International Airport in Oranjestad (AUA). With the acquisition of AGS Aviation Ground Services, a ground handling services company first incorporated in Aruba in 1991, Swissport extends its se...

SmartSky Networks, GE Aviation, and Mosaic ATM address advanced air mobility safety

SmartSky Networks announced a collaboration with GE Aviation and Mosaic ATM to enhance Flight Management Systems (FMS) and Air Traffic Management (ATM) for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The combined work effort, conducted under a NASA Innovation Award, uniquely connects the airborne and cloud-based FMS to optimize airspace management while maintaining critical flight safety controls and serves...

COVID-19 crisis shifts the focus of IT spend to automation, sustainability, and digital health

While IT budgets have stayed largely flat in 2021, airport and airline CIOs are betting on technology to support their recovery from COVID-19, with a significant increase in spending on digitalization and sustainability as key priorities by 2024. This is according to new findings from SITA’s 2021 Air Transport IT Insights, published today, which represents the views of more than 180 IT...

Riga Airport handled 2.35 million passengers in 2021

Operational data on Airport performance show that the number of passengers handled at Riga Airport in 2021 exceeded 2.35 million, which is an increase of 17% as compared to 2020; in comparison to 2019, the number of passengers dropped by 70%. Passenger carriage shows a gradual stabilization London, Tallinn, Frankfurt, Kiev and Amsterdam were the most popular destinations from Riga in 2021. L...

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