Monthly Archives: January 2020


AirNav Indonesia selected Micro Nav to provide a new approach and radar simulator in Jakarta. The solution provided by Micro Nav accommodates for the growing needs and demands of the increasingly complex training and operational environment in Indonesia. In association with the local representative, PT. Geo Prima, the BEST (Beginning to End for Simulation and […]

A review of Lithuanian Airports in 2019: a record number of passengers and a wide selection of destinations

The number of passengers and flights increased in all three Lithuanian Airports during the last year, the highest increase was witnessed in Kaunas and Palanga Airports, and the whole network of the Airports offered as much as 92 unique destinations. The national Airports perceive year 2020 as a period of the further growth and expect […]

Work Begins On Birmingham Airport’s £30m Departure Lounge Extension

The start of construction on Birmingham Airport’s £30m departure lounge extension was officially marked by Aviation Minister, Paul Maynard MP, on 23rd January. Joined by airport CEO, Nick Barton, and newly elected MP for Meriden, Saqib Bhatti, the Aviation Minister helped to break the ground where Birmingham Airport’s biggest terminal investment in ten years gets […]

New firefighter apprentices make history at London Stansted

Two women are blazing a trail at London Stansted after becoming the first female firefighters to join the ranks of the airport’s fire and rescue service. Hannah Inggs and Amber Popham, join Finn Edwards and Charlie Fry as the first intake of London Stansted’s newly created airport firefighter apprentice scheme. The fab four sparked off […]

Leeds Bradford Airport Unveils Fresh Plans for More Efficient and Sustainable Terminal Building

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is submitting fresh plans to build a state-of-the-art terminal, which aims to dramatically improve passenger experience, deliver one of the UK’s most environmentally efficient airport buildings, and support greater economic prosperity for the Leeds City Region, Yorkshire and the North. These new plans, to be submitted in spring 2020, replace the […]

Helsinki Airport introduces new double bridges in the West Pier – Less bus rides on the apron for passengers

With two passenger bridges, the multiple aircraft ramp system (MARS) can accommodate two small planes or a single wide-body aircraft to which passengers pass through two jet bridges. This allows more and more passengers to board and deboard quickly through passenger bridges. Many passengers know how much more convenient it is to board or deboard […]

Unique design and unrivalled fire protection with Lunax doors

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain will be showcasing its advanced Lunax door system at the prestigious architect@work2020 exhibition in London later this month. The Lunax system perfectly meets the growing architectural trend of combining building transparency with aesthetic design and high safety standards. Vetrotech is an international leader in the development, manufacture and sales of high-performance life-safety glass […]

Philippine ecozone to get US$80m airport

To attract more investors and help establish the ‘Crypto Valley of Asia’, the Cagayan Ecozone in the north of the Philippines is to build an US$80m airport. According to Raul Lambino, Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) administrator and chief executive officer, the airport will be constructed within the economic zone. Launched in 2017, Crypto Valley […]

Heathrow reports outstanding end to 2019 as airport kicks off its decade of delivery

Full decade Since 2010, Heathrow has welcomed an additional 15 million passengers – an increase of 18% over the course of the decade. This passenger growth was facilitated by £12 billion worth of private investment which culminated in the opening of Terminal 2 which is now ranked by passengers as one of the best airport […]