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Twente Airport became first Dutch airport partner of Flyv

Twente Airport and Flyv signed a MoU to explore how Twente can be better connected to other European airports using flyv’s on-demand air taxi services. The parties will work together to determine standards and ground operations for the network Flyv wants to develop in this growing market segme...

Hamburg Airport joins international “Hydrogen Hub at Airport” network

The first German and the 12th member of the international "Hydrogen Hub at Airport" network is Hamburg Airport, promoting further expansion of hydrogen infrastructure in aviation. The network’s membership already includes members from the airports, airlines and energy...


Air bp-Jio expands in India with new location at Rajkot International Airport

Air bp is pleased to return to the Dubai Airshow as speaker and gold sustainability conference sponsor with the news that it has expanded its Joint Venture, Air bp-Jio, in India with a new fuel facility at the brand new Rajkot International Airport (Hirasar).  Rajkot International Airport (HSR/VAHS) is an international hub and a greenfield airport at Hirasar in the state o...

Auckland Airport joins Heart Aerospace Industry Advisory Board

New Zealand’ largest airport and one of the country’ most important infrastructure assets, Auckland Airport, joins Heart Aerospace’s Industry Advisory Board to support the electrification of air travel. Auckland Airport is currently undergoing the most significant upgrade in its history, including the installation of aircraft charging facilities (ground power units...

Bomb threats, air traffic disruptions - have a plan and be prepared - security expert' advises

Around a hundred of airports were evacuated numerous times over a week in France. Travelers' reactions, sometimes surprising. Air traffic disruptions, flight cancellations, delays, lost connections. How to react, how to do our best to ensure safety and continue flying in complete security and confidence. If it's a question of air travel safety, I always can get the expert' opinio...

Accelerating vertiport integration into airports globally - Urban-Air Port joins forces with NACO

NACO Netherlands Airport Consultants signed a MoU with Urban-Air Port, making it the first specialist aviation planning consultancy to support UAP in exploring how its pioneering ground infrastructure technology can be integrated into airport masterplan projects around the world. NACO will further support UAP on airport land-use planning, regional vertiport network business modelling, eVTOL d...

An international procurement for construction of New Riga Airport Terminal has been announced

Riga Airport announced first stage of construction procurement – qualification of applicants for construction of Airport's new terminal. The purpose of the procurement is to choose a builder who will construct new building of the passenger terminal of Riga Airport, baggage handling and sorting complex, new access roads, a multi-storey car park and the connection of the Airport with...

Volocopter soars under the blue skies of Tampa

Tampa International Airport and Volocopter, have successfully kicked-off a multilayered flight test campaign with a crewed Volocopter 2X. This marks the first-ever flight test of eVTOL aircraft in an operational and large international airport in the U.S., and the first eVTOL test in the state of Florida. The flight test campaign consisted of aircraft downwash an...

Copenhagen Airport joins Heart Aerospace’ Industry Advisory Board

Copenhagen Airport, joins Heart Aerospace’ Industry Advisory Board to provide input on the design, development, and commercialization of the Swedish company’s regional electric airplane, the ES-30. Heart Aerospace’ Industry Advisory Board consists of airlines, governments, leasing companies and airports from all over the world, each representing a key part of...

Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi International Airport welcome first guests to Terminal A

Etihad Airways operated first commercial flight from Abu Dhabi International highly-anticipated new Terminal A today. The flight used one of the airline’s Airbus A350-1000, with 359 guests onboard. Etihad and Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed the guests who made history as they enjoyed the seamless experience of checking in at Terminal A for the first time. The cerem...

British Airways’ first flight to Latvia touches down at Riga Airport

British Airways’ first flight from London Heathrow to Latvia, in more than 15 years, touched down at Riga International Airport yesterday at 19.00 local time.The inaugural service received a warm local welcome as it taxied to stand, with traditional drummers greeting customers as they stepped off the aircraft. This winter, British Airways will operate three times a week between its...

Air Canada inaugural flight from Vancouver arrived in Dubai

Air Canada' inaugural flight departed from Vancouver on Oct. 28 and has arrived in Dubai, linking Western Canada with the Middle East. Mark Galardo, Executive Vice President, Revenue and Network Planning, at Air Canada, commented: "We are very pleased to launch Air Canada's newest international route connecting Vancouver ...

Enabling contactless travel experience for all airline passengers using facial recognition- SITA and Fraport

SITA and Fraport are enabling all airlines at Frankfurt Airport to jointly use face biometrics as identification from check-in to boarding the aircraft. Frankfurt is the first airport in Europe to offer biometric touchpoints to all airline passengers, enabling streamlined, frictionless passage throughout the airport. Using SITA’ Smart Path biometric solution, powered by NEC, your f...

Riga Airport winter flight schedule includes new routes and total of 75+ destinations

With the switch to wintertime this weekend, on 29 October, Riga Airport will change to the autumn/winter flight schedule, offering passengers more than 75 direct destinations. Several new routes are also expected. Starting new flight season, British Airways is returning to Riga after a long break, and these flights will connect Riga with Heathrow Airport in London. This connection is imp...

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