Monthly Archives: May 2021

Financial results of Lithuanian Airports for 2020: Revenues decreased, steady recovery expected this year

Despite the challenges faced by the aviation sector, the gross revenue of Lithuanian Airports amounted to EUR 22.7 million last year (54% less than in the record-breaking year 2019). Lithuanian Airports incurred a loss of EUR 9.8 million in 2020 due to the result of the asset depreciation test. It highlights that despite the challenges of the pandemic, airports […]

WFS opens the first new cargo terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in over 30 years

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has opened the most modern cargo handling centre at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (H-JAIA), supporting its focus on network expansion, facility investments and sustainability. WFS won the airport’s tender for a 20-year lease to operate the new 100,000 sq ft Cargo Building C, which is a key part of H-JAIA’s multi-billion-dollar […]

Etihad Cargo selects Jettainer’s new cool&fly service

Jettainer, the global leader in unit load device (ULD) management services, has extended its long- standing management partnership with Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, to manage the carrier’s cool containers from May 1, 2021. Jettainer’s cool&fly will further streamline Etihad Cargo’s processes from ordering cool ULDs to global management […]

Digital boost for passengers at London Luton Airport

London Luton Airport (LLA) has announced a range of new digital services to further improve the passenger experience as travellers return to the airport. The new services include the introduction of unlimited 10mb/s Wi-Fi across the terminal building, the creation of LLA Market Place, which enables passengers to pre-order food and drink contact-free, and an […]

20th Airport Show concludes with focus on flexible technology in post-COVID-19 world

The 20th edition of the Airport Show concluded in Dubai after three days of successful run as key decision-makers from major airports in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) met reputable exhibitors at the first international event of this nature since the outbreak of COVID-19 and bid goodbye with a renewed sense […]

Heathrow marks landmark 75th Anniversary with nostalgic archive collection

This week marks a major milestone in the airport’s history – Heathrow celebrates 75 years as a commercial airport on 31st May 2021. To kick off the commemoration, the airport has been on the look-out for its very own ‘Heathrow Historians’, aiming to highlight the airport’s history through the personal stories and memories of colleagues, […]

Aviation industry confident of faster recovery

Adoption of innovative technology, greater collaboration and commercialisation will play vital role in enabling air navigation service providers (ANSPs) to support a sustainable and efficient recovery of the aviation industry in the post-Covid era, said Yahya Abdalla Al Hammadi, CEO, GAL ANS. Delivering the keynote address on the topic ‘How to Secure your Airspace in […]

Smart technology will define future airports, says SIRA chief

There will be no place for traditional airports to operate without advanced and smart technologies in the future which stresses the absolute necessity for airports of the future to enhance security and facilities enabled with smart devices, said Major General Khalifa Ibrahim Al Saleis, Chief Executive Officer, Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA). Delivering the keynote […]

Strong global backing for Dubai’s energetic drive to resuscitate aviation

His Excellency Eng. Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) and Dubai South that has been working towards consolidating the emirate’s position as a global aviation and logistics hub, has asserted Dubai’s leading-from–the-front role in resuscitating the aviation, recovering the lost momentum and restoring the confidence in line with the insightful […]

New fast-track passport control service at Dubai airports: Al Marri

Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director General, General Directorate of Residency & Foreign Affairs – Dubai (GDRFA-D), said the department was able to continue its work to translate the visions of the wise leadership in developing government services and their service channels in a way that contributes to enhancing the quality of life and […]