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JetBlue shakes up transatlantic market between New York and London

JetBlue  announced it has officially entered the transatlantic market with new, nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR). The first customer-carrying JetBlue flight between the U.S. and the U.K. touched down at Heathr...

Siemens and SITA team up to deliver next-generation airport experience at new Kansas City airport terminal

Siemens and SITA are providing the Kansas City Aviation Department with future-proof, scalable technologies for the Kansas City International (MCI) Airport’s New Terminal project, dubbed Build KCI. The new 1 million sq ft, 39-gate terminal will include a variety of building automation, fire...


Etihad Airways ramps up UK passenger flights

Following the United Arab Emirates being added to the UK Amber List, Etihad Airways will resume passenger flights to London and Manchester from 8 August. Unvaccinated guests travelling from the UAE will be required to have a negative PCR test 72 hours before departure and to undergo 10 days home quarantine, as well as follow up Covid-19 tests on day two and day eight. Fully vaccinated guests wh...

Riga Airport passenger numbers continue to grow

Preliminary data on Airport performance in the first seven months of this year show that in July, Riga Airport handled half as many passengers as a month before. In July, the Airport served 297.2 thousand passengers, which is almost 140 thousand more than a month before. Consequently, the number of passengers in July has reached 36% of the 2019 indicators. Almost 703 thousand passengers...

Sleep well on board of Lufthansa flights to São Paulo, Los Angeles and Singapore

As of 2nd August, Lufthansa guests traveling in Economy Class on select long-haul flights will have the option of booking a Sleeper’s Row at the check-in or at the gate, before their flight. With this new attractive offer, passengers will receive an entire row of seats for themselves, consisting of three to four adjacent seats, for the entire duration of the flight. This offer comes with a c...

Cathay Pacific welcomes the Airbus A350-900 & introduces Premium Economy to Dubai

Following the much-awaited resumption of its Dubai route in May, Cathay Pacific continues to stay true to its brand ethos and is ‘moving beyond’ to offer a series of enhancements. Customers can now experience and travel the popular – Premium Economy cabin on-board the Airbus A350-900. Starting 06 August, 2021, passengers can experience luxury on one of Cathay Pacific’s m...

Malaysia Airports, Skyports, and Volocopter to conduct feasibility study for vertiport deployment

Malaysia Airports announced that it has signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding with Skyports, the world-leading designer and operator of vertiport infrastructure for electric air taxis, and Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility. As a first step, the parties will combine their distinct aerospace and aviation expertise to conduct a feasibility study examining suitable vert...

Riga Airport serves more than 400,000 passengers in the first half-year

With travelling possibilities opening in Europe, Riga Airport has served nearly 406,000 passengers in the first six months, which is 14% of the performance results in 2019, according to the information on the Airport’s performance during the first half-year of 2021. In the first six months, the Airport has served 405.8 thousand passengers, which is 86% less than in the correspon...

Riga Airport joins Net Zero 2050 initiative

On Tuesday, 6 July 2021, Riga Airport joined the Airport Council International (ACI) Europe initiative Net Zero 2050 thereby acknowledging its dedication to achieve complete reduction of CO2 emissions in the emission sources under direct control of the Airport until 2050. After joining the Initiative, Riga Airport has undertaken to achieve that the company does not cause CO2 emissions in its ba...

Riga Airport offers a wide range of destinations for safe travels during the summer season

As the coverage of vaccination increases and restrictions placed on travel due to Covid-19 decrease, Riga Airport offers to the passengers from the Baltic States a wide network of routes with more than 95 destinations for the summer season. This summer, flights from Riga are planned by a total of 12 airlines offering regular passenger flights, and two carriers providing charter flights. Alongsi...

airBaltic adds more destinations for this summer

airBaltic is offering more and more destinations for this summer. Here are latest additions - flights from Riga to two Norwegian cities – Trondheim and Bergen. airBaltic now connects cities with two weekly flights.  On July 2, 2021 airBaltic launched new summer seasonal flights between Riga and the Italian city of Pisa and on July 3 airBaltic started&n...

In response to high demand Lufthansa launches new connection from Dubai to Munich

Starting on 01 October 2021, Lufthansa will be introducing a new connection between Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Munich, doubling its capacity on routes to the UAE compared to pre-crisis levels, as a response to an increase in travel demand. The new route will operate three times a week, with LH638 departing Munich on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and LH639 departing Dubai on Tuesdays,...

Handover of test track to Argo AI: Site at Munich Airport is ready for the autonomous vehicles of tomorrow

Argo AI autonomous vehicles will begin testing at Munich Airport on an asphalted area of around 55,000 square meters. Around four months after the start of construction work, the management of Munich Airport has now been able to hand over the preliminary test track of the new development site, which was completed on schedule. In the course of the construction work, 220 cubic meters of co...

Airport Dimensions and Swissport have completed a deal to acquire No1 Lounges business

Airport Dimensions, a global leader in travel and passenger experiences and market leaders in the US with its The Club brand, has reached an agreement with joint venture partner Swissport, owner of Aspire, a leading global lounge and global aviation services company, to acquire the No1 Lounges business through our joint venture SwissportALD. The acquisition will see Airport Dimensions an...

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Continuing the implementation of projects for the development of safe and environmentally friendly airport infrastructure, Riga Airport will use the savings from the EU Cohesion Fund to purchase a new...

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