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 […]

Pan-Asian cuisine at Zurich Airport’s new Center Bar

The “Center Bar and Kitchen” re-opened on 17 December 2019 after two months of refurbishments and is welcoming guests in a new ambiance with culinary highlights and a direct view of the apron. After two months of refurbishments, the “Center Bar and Kitchen” in the Airside Center at Zurich Airport reopened in mid-December 2019 with […]


DXB increasingly “China Ready” after welcoming record passenger numbers

• Record Chinese passenger numbers reported at DXB in 2019 at 3.7 million up 5% • Continued commitment from Dubai Airports to the growing Chinese market • Service measures for Chinese passenger’s bolster satisfaction ratings • Two new Chinese routes added in 2019 • Six airlines now servicing more than 90* weekly flights to Chinese […]


Federal Authorities have Added O’Hare International Airport to a Coronavirus Screening Program for Travelers from Wuhan, China

The City is working in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal, state and local agencies to implement a screening program at O’Hare International Airport for travelers from a specific region of China in response to cases from that country of a novel (new) coronavirus (2019 nCoV). The CDC […]


Strong Passenger Growth at Vienna Airport: 31.7 Million Passengers(+17.1%) in 2019

Only very restrained growth possible at Vienna Airport as of 2020 due to a lack of slots in peak times Forecast for 2020: passenger growth of 3-4% in the Flughafen Wien Group and 3-5% at Vienna Airport Positive earnings outlook for 2020: revenue increase to € 870 million, rise in the net profit to € […]


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 […]

Dubai Airports gives the green light to continued energy savings

Dubai International’s (DXB) apron and aircraft parking areas across its 12.5km2 airfield are now lit with brighter, more efficient LED lights that will deliver annual energy savings of approximately 7,000 MWh, which is equal to 495 metric tonnes of CO2 emissions, or growing more than 8,000 seedlings per year for 10 years. That’s thanks to […]