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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 lon...

Bringing hydrogen power to airport ground support equipment - Universal Hydrogen collaborates with JBT AeroTech

Universal Hydrogen and JBT AeroTech announced a joint development agreement for the design and development of an H2AmpCartTM. The H2AmpCartTM will be a hydrogen fuel cell-powered mobile battery charger for existing electrified airport GSE. To meet environmental and local communit...


New Airlines and New Destinations: Munich Airport offers passengers a choice of 172 destinations

Munich Airport' new winter flight schedule will begin at the same time as the clock change and last from Sunday, October 29, 2023 to Saturday, March 30, 2024. During this period, passengers will be able to choose between 43 long-haul and 116 medium-haul destinations, as well as 13 cities in Germany. Deutsche Lufthansa, the biggest airline at Munich Airport, will be offering new desti...

Europe new on-demand regional airline flyvbird partners with Sweden Norrköping Airport

Flyvbird, marketed as flyv, announced strategic route development partnership with Sweden Norrköping Airport as it strengthens plans to deliver low-cost, on demand regional air services. Sweden will be the second country after Germany to embrace the innovative flyv model in an agreement that will start with its nine-seat Tecnam Traveller P2012 based at Norrköping. In line...

Farnborough Airport embarks on one of the largest solar installations in the South East

The innovative and extensive plans will see solar panels mounted on Farnborough Airport iconic curved hangar roofs, as well as its state-of-the-art terminal building, the Airport control tower, its Ground Support Facility building, and its award winning 169 room hotel, the Aviator Hampshire. The installation will also enable the Airport’s operational fleet of electric vehicles to b...

Aspiring to be among Europe greenest airports - London Oxford Airport secures green light for R&D Science Park

London Oxford Airport is looking forward to breaking ground on its all new, self-funded R&D Science Park in January 2024. This follows the successful planning application of the £48 million development, which was approved last summer.  Demolition of the original buildings has already started, paving the way for the new 200,000 sq.ft. facility, which the airport hopes will appea...

Thales to modernise Zambia air traffic control with latest TopSky ATC solution

Thales is working with Zambia Airports Corporation Limited to modernise the TopSky – ATC systems at the ATC centres at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Lusaka and Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport, Livingstone. Thanks to the Datalink CPDLC and ADS-C solutions, Zambia’s ATC centres and pilots will be able to communicate via data messages instead of conventional voice radi...

Prague Airport celebrates the 100th anniversary of Czech Airlines

It has been 100 years since the story of Czech Airlines, which is in many ways connected with the history of Prague Airport, began to be written. Václav Havel Airport Prague is therefore happy to join the celebrations. Czech Airlines was founded on 6 October 1923. In 1937, it moved its base to Prague Airport, then the Ruzyně Airport.  Jiří Pos, Chairman of the Prague Airport...

New generation Northern European hub for traffic, business, and tourism - Riga Airport

Baltic gateway, Riga Airport, every single project is aiming quite clear goal - to create a progressive airport city of the future providing not only traditional aviation services, but also creating an environment for the development of various businesses, offering multi-modal transport connections, and contributing to the residents and the economy of the region. Riga Aviation Forum 2023...

Study ranks Munich Airport as one of the best transfer airports in Europe

Munich Airport remains one of the best-connected airports in Europe. According to a recent study by OAG (Official Airline Guide), a leading institution for data collection in the aviation and travel industry, the Bavarian aviation hub takes sixth place in Europe in terms of the number and quality of flight connections. This positions Munich among the best transfer airports after London Heathrow...

Experience the future of flight: Ampaire takes center stage at Palo Alto Airport Day

Ampaire is back in the lower 48 states with its hybrid electric EEL demonstrator aircraft. After the remarkable success on the challenging Alaska trip, the company is set to draw attention to its groundbreaking aircraft at Palo Alto Airport Day, an event that embodies the spirit of innovation and progress. As part of the airport day, Ampaire’s Founder and CEO, Kevin Noertker, will...

Riga Airport announces a discussion on qualification requirements for the procurement of New Terminal construction

Riga Airport has announced a discussion on the construction procurement qualification requirements with applicants. The new terminal building of Riga Airport with a modern passenger check-in hall, security and border control area, shops and cafes, baggage handling facility; new access roads for private and public transport, a multi-story car park and a connection to the Rail Baltica ...

Air Marakanda announces first direct flights between Samarkand and China

Airport management company Air Marakanda, which manages the Samarkand International Airport, has announced the opening of a new flight operated by China Southern Airlines between Urumqi and Samarkand. The airline will be the first carrier operating flights to Samarkand from China. Starting 16 Oct. it will become possible to fly to the capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in no...

Consortium lays pathway for green hydrogen aviation to take flight in New Zealand

A new report called ‘Launching green hydrogen powered aviation in Aotearoa New Zealand’ demonstrates how the consortium members could work together to remove up to 900,000 tonnes of carbon emissions every year by 2050 through the use of hydrogen-fuelled aircraft flying New Zealand domestic routes.The Report has just been released by the New Zealand Hydrogen Aviation Consortium –...

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