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World-class SITA technology improves flight information updates at Long Island MacArthur Airport

As part of its continuous attention to improve customer experience, Long Island MacArthur Airport, owned by the Town of Islip, is investing in world-class passenger information systems from IT provider SITA. The new systems will include sophisticated flight information screens and voice paging throu...

A new method that could upgrade airport security

Researchers from the University of Surrey have revealed a new ultra-fast method to detect materials that could be used to build explosives. The new detection method is able to analyse a wider range of materials than current thermal based detection systems used in today’s airports, while reduci...


Gatwick Airport initiates planning process to use its existing Northern Runway

Gatwick Airport has formally started the process to bring its existing Northern Runway into routine use by submitting a notice to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) of its intention to prepare an application for development consent.  This action establishes the ‘Gatwick Airport Northern Runway’ project on the PINS website and is the first step in the Development Consent Order (DC...

Vistara Inaugurates Flights to Dubai

Vistara and a JV of Tata and Singapore Airlines, inaugurated its daily service between Mumbai and Dubai. Dubai is Vistara’s second international destination in its network, with which the airline becomes the only one to offer the choice of Premium Economy class for travel between India and the UAE (in addition to Business and Economy class). Mr. Himanshu Gupta, Chief Commissione...

First Two New Air Canada Routes To Be Operated With Game Changing Airbus A220-300

Air Canada announced the first two new routes to be operated with the Airbus A220-300, the only non-stop service between Montreal and Seattle and between Toronto and San Jose, California, both beginning in spring 2020. As well, the carrier also provided a first look at the interior features of its newest aircraft, which will offer customers a choice of Business a...

Boarding between U.K. and United States - latest updates from Virgin Atlantic and Delta

For all passenger flying between UK and United States - some immportant updates, which can improve your travel experience! Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K and U.S. from next summer, which sees Delta join Virgin Atlantic at Gatwick Airport for the first time together.  It means that between the two airlines, capacity across the Atlantic has increased...

Prague Airport Is Introducing Digital Signage

Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, and naturally Czech and English. Digital signage, which was launched for passengers at Prague Airport and is located at the entrance to pier B in Terminal 1, is available in six language versions. The signage offers information displayed on digital screens and reflects the current traffic and passenger flow throughout the day. The new technology is now being teste...

Cambridge Airport - new director, plans for growth

Since last month Cambridge Airport has new Director - Kevan Craske. He has full responsibility for airport operations, air traffic services and fire and security, having been in post on an interim basis since the spring. Let us present you some points of his plans to increase business at the airport.  Among his initiatives are major upgrades to the airport&rsq...

New five-year investment plan at Gatwick to improve resilience and create future capacity

Gatwick is publishing its new five-year Capital Investment Programme (CIP) which highlights more investment in automation and technology as an enabler of sustainable growth. New initiatives include robotic parking and automated boarding technology, which will speed up boarding and give passengers more choice about how they spend their time.  Gatwick’s total investment since 2009, com...

Over 3 million air passengers have been served in Azerbaijan since the beginning of the year

Azerbaijani international airports’ passenger traffic hit 3.06 million people in the first seven months of 2019. Of these, 2.6 million accounted for the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, which is 9% more than the same figure last year. The second busiest airport is Nakhchivan - 367 thousand passengers from January to July, and the third - the airport of Ganja, which served 85 thousand...

American Airlines announces new direct service between Prague and Chicago

Václav Havel Airport Prague will have another direct connection with the United States of America starting with the 2020 summer flight schedule. American Airlines announced the launch of new seasonal service between Prague and Chicago. The airline will operate the route with modern Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.  “I am delighted that we are continuing to successful...

Push for change - Finnair flies its first biofuel flights from San Francisco to Helsinki

Finnair announced that it will fly the first biofuel flights backed by its “Push for change” carbon decreasing initiative this week. On both August 5th and 7th, the Finnair flight departing San Francisco Airport bound for Helsinki, Finland, will be flown with a biofuel mix of 12 percent, reducing the total C02 emissions for the two flights by approximately 32 tons. “The lau...

Busiest ever month for London City Airport

Summer time, travel time, airports are welcoming more and more passengers dreaming of their holidays. This July became a  record, a busiest-ever month for London City Airport. Strong growth on leisure routes including Mykonos, Skiathos and Florence helped a lot on this.  A total of 490,819 passengers chose London’s most central airport, 4% up (+19,300) compared...

New SWISS services to Osaka and Washington, D.C.

SWISS is to modify and expand its services in view of the coming delivery of two further Boeing 777-300ER aircraft which were purchased in 2018. Osaka (Japan) and Washington, D.C. (USA) will be added to the SWISS long-haul network, with non-stop service by Airbus A330/A340 aircraft, from March 2020. The Japanese capital of Tokyo will receive daily Boeing 777-300ER service from February 2020....

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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...