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airBaltic Launches Two New Direct Routes from Tallinn

airBalticon October 28, 2018 launched two new direct services from Tallinn to Stockholm and Oslo. Since the expansion in Estonia, airBalticnow bases two aircraft at Tallinn Airport. The new flights offer convenient connections between Tallinn and the two cities. Martin Gauss, C...

Václav Havel Airport Prague will offer connections to 114 destinations

As of Sunday, 28 October 2018, the winter flight schedule becomes effective. It will provide flights from Václav Havel Airport Prague to 114 destinations in 42 countries. New additions will include Belfast, Marrakesh, Amman, Sharjah, Pisa, Split and Dubrovnik. Altogether, Prague Airport will...


Emirates deploys its iconic A380 to St. Petersburg

The airline will temporarily operate the A380 on its Dubai - St. Petersburg route until October 28th Passengers travelling for the autumn holidays will now have the chance to experience the world’s largest commercial passenger jet Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, marked aviation history yesterday as the A380 landed in Russia’s northern capital, St. P...

ORAT trial completed at Istanbul New Airport

The last of The Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) trials before the launch on October 29, 2018, has been completed at Istanbul New Airport, which is set to become the world’s largest airport under one roof. Three Turkish Airlines planes were used in the test conducted with 3,000 people. The ORAT process, one of the most significant elements prior to an airport commences...

Recent Airport Facial Recognition Initiatives in Asia, North America, and Europe Reflect the Acceleration of Biometrics Beyond Border Control

Over the past three days Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson, London's Heathrow, and Shanghai's Hongqiao airports announced biometric facial recognition deployments aimed at improving the passenger experience while expediting the passenger journey. These announcements substantiate Acuity Market Intelligence forecasts projecting the global market for "Curb to...

Brand new at LSGG: «Indoor» GPS within the Geneva Airpark 5* hangar

Increased comfort, time-saving and safety for business aviation pilots. Geneva Airpark, the «5* residence for business jets», is continuing to invest in new equipment which not only means increased comfort and safety, but also saves time. Since August 2018, the large 10’000 sq meters Geneva Airpark hangar has been equipped with a dual GNSS system, designed by Bristish compa...

MILANO PRIME PRESENTS THE NEW GENERAL AVIATION TERMINAL IN MALPENSA AT NBAA-BACE

At NBAA-BACE 2018 - Booth #4079 - Milano Prime presents the new General Aviation Terminal in Malpensa, which is expected to open in June 2019. Milano Prime, the leader in Business & General Aviation commences construction of the General Aviation Terminal at Milano Malpensa intercontinental airport.  This will be a brand-new building, a 15,000 ft2 polyhedron characterized b...

TAG Farnborough Airport at NBAA 2018

TAG Farnborough Airport is Europe’s leading business aviation airport, a key gateway to London and the first business aviation airport in the world to be awarded carbon neutral status. The airport offers bespoke services as well as state-of-the-art facilities and continues to set new standards in the business aviation market.   Record increase in demand TAG Farnborough Airpor...

TAG Farnborough Airport announces winner of Flying Scholarship 2018

TAG Farnborough Airport has announced that 17-year-old Réshé Harrison has been awarded the TAG Flying Scholarship 2018 which provides training towards a Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL). The TAG Flying Scholarship is part of the airport’s “Aviation to Education” programme.  Now in its 11th year, the programme engages schools and colleges wi...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport served about 3.5 million passengers during nine months of 2018

During the first nine months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 3.49 million passengers. This indicator exceeds the same indicator of the previous year by 10 percent.  National air carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 1 million 512,000 passengers, while national low-cost airline Buta Airways – 345,000 passengers. 3 million passengers (86 percent of passenger...

Russia’s Zhukovsky Airport sees September traffic surge by 210 per cent

Launched in September 2016, and after only two years of operations, Moscow’s Zhukovsky Airport (ZIA) is already “approaching its operational break-even point,” according to the director for Ramport-Aero, the airport’s management company. Located as close as 25 km south-east of the Russian capital, Zhukovsky’s biggest asset appears to be its ‘regional’ n...

AsBAA breakthrough on slots at Hong Kong International Airport

AsBAA, Asia’s non-profit representative body for the business and general aviation industry (BA/GA) has announced a breakthrough in securing additional slots at HKIA. Further to on-going lobbying efforts since 2016, the Hong Kong Airport Authority has increased the number of slots available between 1600-2059 UTC daily from 4-to-6. The full night period, 1400-2259 UTC, now has 9 dedicate...

Air Ambulance receives boost from London Luton Airport and Harrods Aviation

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is to receive support from London Luton Airport (LLA) and Harrods Aviation Ltd. Harrods Aviation Ltd, a specialist private aviation operator at LLA, has agreed to waive all landing charges and handling costs if one of EHAAT’s helicopters needs to call at the airport, while London Luton Airport has agreed to supply fuel free of charge. EHAAT...

Buta Airways opens direct flight to Georgia’s popular resort

Startingfrom June 14, 2019, the low-cost airline Buta Airways will launch direct flight to Georgia’s popular resort - Batumi. Batumi will be the low-cost airline’s second destination in Georgia. The airline is already operating regular flights from Baku to Tbilisi. The minimum fare for Baku-Batumi flight (IATA: BUS) like for other destinations of the Airline, will cost 29 euros (...

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Fraport Traffic Figures - Starting the New Year on a Growth Path

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed nearly 4.7 million passengers in January 2019, thus starting the year with 2.3 percent traffic growth.  Without strike and weather-related flight cancellatio...

Seasonal Norwegian Service from New York to Athens and Chicago to Barcelona

Norwegian will introduce new nonstop service from New York to Athens and Chicago to Barcelona for the 2019 summer season. Service from Chicago'...

Etihad Airways to deploy latest generation 787 Dreamliners on all its flights to China

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily service from Abu Dhabi to Chengdu, effective 1 July 2019, replacing the Airbus A330-200 currently o...