Monthly Archives: January 2017

11 Astrophysics, Inc. X-ray Scanners Installed at Hudson County, NJ Courthouse

Hudson County, New Jersey purchased eleven (11) Astrophysics, Inc. X-ray scanners that will help secure entryways into courthouse facilities. These units will be installed at courthouse entrances and loading docks, helping security staff inspect and isolate potentially dangerous threats before they can enter the facilities. Hudson County acquired four different X-ray models, capable of scanning […]

Edinburgh Airport launch Consultation 2 on Airspace Change Programme

Edinburgh Airport has launched the second stage of its public consultation on the Airspace Change Programme (ACP). The ACP is about the way in which Edinburgh Airport intends to grow, ensuring that it continues to be able to support Scotland’s economy and jobs in a safe and effective way. The existing flight paths used by […]

YVR releases fly-through video of proposed Pier D expansion project

Vancouver Airport Authority, the operator of Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in British Columbia, Canada, has unveiled the third stage of its C$5.6bn (US$4.2bn) transformation program, which will expand the airport’s capacity to handle an estimated 35 million passengers by 2037. The third consultation phase will lead to the final plan’s public release in 2018, once […]

New premium lounge for Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport has unveiled plans for a new brand of lounge that will open in Terminal Three in April costing £1.6 million. 1903, named after the year of the Wright Brothers first flight, will hold up to 71 people and provide a more premium offering for passengers looking to get their holidays off to a […]

Denver Airport named US airport with fastest wi-fi.

A new report from Speedtest by Ookla, an internet speed analysis company based in Seattle, Washington, has named the airports in the USA with the fastest wi-fi speeds. It took the 20 airports from across the country with the most passenger boardings, then tested the public wi-fi at each over a period of three months […]

CPH: Two construction projects with a price tag of DKK 1.2 billion to create additional capacity for passengers and aircrafts

Following December’s launch of the plan to expand Copenhagen Airport at a cost of DKK 20 billion, CPH is now starting up two major projects – a new Pier E for aircraft and a doubling in size of the transit area in Terminal 2, the busiest passenger area. The expansion of Copenhagen Airport is gathering […]

YVR’s Flight Plan 2037 Takes Off

YVR announces integrated plan to guide its anticipated growth over the next 20 years Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has unveiled Flight Plan 2037, the roadmap detailing the airport’s strategy to becoming a world class, sustainable hub connecting Asia and the Americas. Flight Plan 2037 provides YVR’s overarching blueprint for the future, which includes a Capital […]

Athens International Airport becomes carbon neutral

At the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris in December 2015, the airport industry committed to have 50 carbon neutral airports in Europe by 2030. Today we announce the latest airport to reach that goal: Athens International Airport which has achieved carbon neutral status (Level 3+), certified by the independent carbon management programme Airport Carbon Accreditation. […]

At least 32 killed in Turkish plane crash In Kyrgyzstan

At least 32 people are reported dead in a crash of a Turkish cargo plane near the airport in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, as Radio Free Europe reports. Many of those killed were residents of a village where the plane crashed. Many others are reported injured. Kyrgyz officials said the Boeing 747 cargo plane went […]

Busy Christmas period drives London Stansted Airport to record 2016

London Stansted Airport completed a record breaking 2016 with its busiest ever December as the great Christmas getaway and record high aircraft load factors boosted passenger numbers during the month. A total of over 1.85 million passengers passed through Stansted during the period, up by 146,000 or 8.5 per cent on last year, and surpassing […]