Frankfurt Airport operator Fraport AG said it is considering cutting work hours at its cargo dispatching unit, Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper quoted a spokesman as saying on Saturday.
Spanish infrastructure group Ferrovial expects better earnings in 2009 than 2008, the company’s Chief Executive Officer Joaquin Ayuso said on Friday.
Investigators on Thursday were examing the flight recorders of a Turkish Airlines (THYAO.IS) plane that crashed in a field as it came in to land at Amsterdam’s main airport. Nine people, including three crew members, were killed when the Boeing 737-800 from Istanbul crashed on Wednesday morning.
A Turkish Airlines plane with 134 passengers and crew aboard crashed in light fog while trying to land at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Wednesday, killing nine people and injuring dozens.
Turkish Airlines passenger plane with 135 people aboard crashed in light fog while trying to land at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Wednesday, killing nine, a local official said.
Deutsche Lufthansa, Air Berlin and other airlines cancelled or delayed around 24 flights on Tuesday as a labour strike at Berlin’s two international airports brought travel there to a halt.
Berlin’s two international airports are expected to be hit by strikes lasting 3-1/2 hours on Tuesday morning as workers press demands for an eight percent pay rise, a union said.
Bulgaria launched the upgrade of the airport of its second biggest city of Plovdiv on Monday in an attempt to lure tourists and boost cargo transport as the global economic downturn bites.
Europe’s largest low-fare airline Ryanair said on Saturday it planned to save costs by closing all its airport check-in desks by the end of the year and have passengers check in online instead.
Sri Lanka said on Sunday the air wing of the Tamil Tigers no longer posed a threat after the last two rebel planes crashed on suicide raids on Friday.