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Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 4 million passengers during eleven months of 2018

During eleven months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 4.1 million passengers. This indicator exceeds the same indicator of the previous year by 9 percent.  National air carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 1 million 756,000 passengers, while national low-cost ai...

New Direct Business-Class flight between NEW YORK and NICE by LA COMPAGNIE

Boutique airline expands service with seasonal flights between New York and Nice beginning May 2019 Four years after launching as an exclusively business-class boutique airline with unbeatable fares between New York and Paris, La Compagnie has announced the launch of a new seasonal rout...


New passenger scanner uses space technology to speed up airport security

A super-sensitive passenger scanner that reveals hidden security threats is being trialled at Cardiff Airport in the UK.   The walk-through scanner, which uses space technology to image human body heat, is the result of a collaboration between Sequestim Ltd. and Cardiff University scientists. Computer learning allows the scanner to distinguish between threa...

TAG Farnborough Airport News Update - MEBAA 2018

MEBAA Show 10-12 December 2018, Airshow Site, DWC, Dubai, Stand 481 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 mar...

Airports World Company to Showcase at MEBAA 2018

Aviation services company highlights a singular solution for the industry Airports World Company (AWC) will be attending the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) show as an exhibitor in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, this December. As a global aviation services company based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, AWC is taking this opportunity to interact with the regional...

DIOR and Qatar Duty Free Launch World Exclusive DIOR LES PARFUMS Podium at Hamad International Airport

Inspired by the love of perfume, Qatar Duty Free (QDF) and Parfums Christian Dior have launched a Dior Les Parfums Podium at Hamad International Airport (HIA), designed as a tribute to fragrance creation. The podium invites customers to enjoy an immersive and multisensorial experience, introducing them to Dior places of inspiration, creation & expertise. The launch of the podium was commemo...

First non-stop air service between New Zealand and Chicago takes flight

Air New Zealand’s inaugural flight NZ26 between Auckland and Chicago departed around 5pm 30.11.18. and is scheduled to land at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport around 1.00pm local time. With a flight time of approximately 15 hours northbound and just over 16 hours southbound, the flight is Air New Zealand’s longest, taking over from Auckland-Houston which ha...

LOT Won the Contest of the Business Flight from Vilnius to London

From the spring of the next year, LOT Polish Airlines will be flying passengers from Vilnius to one of the world's largest financial centres in London City, after winning the international public contest of Lithuanian Airports. The purpose of this unique contest was to remove the geographical barrier between the business communities of Lithuania and the United Kingdom, and help promote investm...

Routes Europe 2020 to be held in Bergen, Norway

At a press conference* held today in Bergen, Norway, senior decision makers from Routes and Avinor announced that the 15th European route development forum will be held in the city in 2020.  Having successfully bid to host the event, airport operator Avinor and their partners will be bringing Routes Europe to Norway for the first time. As the main stage for Europe’s leading airl...

JetWash takes up residence at London Biggin Hill Airport

London Biggin Hill is announcing specialist aircraft cleaning company, JetWash, is opening an office in the airport’s new Terminal Hangar 2. JetWash, which offers a wide range of valet services for every type of executive jet, will be one of the first tenants to take up residence in the hangar’s 10,000 square foot office complex. Andy Patsalides, marketing manager at London Biggi...

Wizz Air Announces Further Expansion Of Budapest Network

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Hungary's hometown airline, today announced a further expansion of capacity in its Budapest network with one new aircraft, 2 new routes from Budapest to London Gatwick and Oslo, and frequency increases on 3 popular services. Next year WIZZ is adding a total of 17 additional weekly flights to its Budapest schedule growing...

IT investment in China's airports and airlines rises with cybersecurity the number one priority

Survey shows increased investment in IT to manage China’s fast-growing industry Airports in China are increasingly investing in technology to equip new airports and terminals and manage rising passenger numbers. The SITA 2018 Air Transport IT Insights for China show that as airline passenger numbers in China rose nearly 13% to more than one billion over the past year, airports a...

New initiative of Lithuanian Airports opens additional opportunities for national business and tourism

Generating changes through joint efforts. This is what the new initiative introduced by Lithuanian Airports targets at. Blitz sessions is the name given to the project for attracting new airlines and routes when joint efforts of government institutions, municipality organisations, entrepreneurs associations and separate enterprises are directed towards attracting the most necessary routes for busi...

Qatar Airways Adds Ultra-modern A380 to Its Frankfurt Route

Qatar Airways is delighted to announce it will add the state-of-the-art Airbus A380 to one of its two daily services from Doha (DOH) to Frankfurt (FRA)  from 31 March 2019.  The move will increase the airline’s current daily capacity on the Doha to Frankfurt route by 23 per cent, as well as offer passengers the option to choose from First Class on board the A380 or its patented,...

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Jetex Le Bourget 10th Anniversary and Paris Le Bourget Centenary as a Commercial Airport

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