Monthly Archives: March 2018

Heathrow Moves Into Next Planning Phase As Major Public Consultation Closes

Heathrow expansion reaches another significant milestone as one of the UK’s largest ever public consultations closes today Thousands of residents attended 40 events held in communities surrounding Heathrow, providing valuable feedback on options to deliver and operate an expanded airport, alongside principles of new airspace design The feedback will help shape a preferred masterplan for […]

New Solar Farm Opened At Dublin Airport

daa in partnership with ESB has installed 268 solar panels on top of the airport’s reservoir system which will provide more than half of the reservoir’s annual energy requirements. The solar panels are connected directly to the airport’s reservoir system which provides 500 million litres of water – the equivalent of 200 Olympic sized swimming […]

AED 60 Million invested by Dubai Air Navigation Services to enhance the Air Traffic Management Sector

HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Dubai Air Navigation Services, affirmed that 2017 has been an exceptional and ground breaking year in the history of Dubai Air Navigation Services, revealing that the organisation has achieved three strategic projects that are of paramount significance to the Aviation sector […]

EUROCAE & IAOPA sign Memorandum of Understanding

EUROCAE & IAOPA collaborate to include general aviation in development of standards EUROCAE and the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations (IAOPA) formalized and signed agreements on March 26th concerning the inclusions of general aviation in the development of standards in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The collaboration between EUROCAE and IAOPA Europe […]

London City Airport records busiest week ever with over 100,000 passengers and prepares for Easter getaway traffic

Figures published by London City Airport today reveal that last week (Monday 19th March to Sunday 25th March) was the busiest week ever in the history of the airport, eclipsing the 100,000 passenger mark for the first time. Over the seven days, a total of 101,336 passengers either departed from, or arrived to, London City […]

London City Airport awards BAM Nuttall major contract for concrete deck extension

London City Airport has awarded a contract to BAM Nuttall for a new 75,000 m2 concrete deck extension. The deck is an important first stage of construction, as part of the £480m City Airport Development Programme, supporting new infrastructure including aircraft stands, a parallel taxiway and a world-class passenger terminal extension. The Development Programme will […]

Bristol Airport Food and Beverage Tender Opportunity

Bristol Airport has today announced that it is inviting potential partners to tender for a series of key food and beverage outlets. The tenders cover a range of Food and Beverage categories, including casual dining, fast food, coffee/bread units, and grab and go. Bristol Airport is the ninth largest airport in the UK and the […]

French ATC on strike, European airports affected

France is under a massive public sector strike on March 22, 2018. Teachers, rail workers and air-traffic controllers took the streets of every major cities to express their disagreement with Emmanuel Macron’s reforms. The consequences on the skies of France are pretty massive: the Direction générale de l’Aviation civile (DGAC), French civil aviation authority, has […]

London City Airport wins Skytrax award for Best Airport in the World under 5m passengers

London City Airport has been named the best airport of its size in the world and the 28th best overall airport on the planet. The recognition came at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2018 on Wednesday 21 March, where the airport won the Best Airport category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per […]

Changi Airport is named the world’s best airport for the sixth consecutive year by international air travellers

Changi Airport Singapore achieved great success at the 2018 World Airport Awards, being voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the sixth consecutive year. This is the first time in the history of the awards that an airport has won this prestige title for six consecutive years. Changi Airport was also the […]