Monthly Archives: June 2021

Silk Way West Airlines to enter the global pharmaceutical logistics market with GDP certification

Baku-based Silk Way West Airlines has been awarded Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification. To further improve the company’s capacity in reliably handling time- and temperature-sensitive cargo, the carrier has successfully completed an in-depth GDP audit by Global Cold Chain Consultants, a trusted external party with a strong track record in the pharmaceutical industry. This is […]

Gatwick Airport joins Travel Day of Action to call on Government to safely reopen travel and provide crucial financial support

Gatwick Airport has joined other leading industry voices across the country, including airports, travel agents, pilots, tour operators and cabin crew, in calling on Government to safely reopen travel and provide vital support to the industry, as part of today’s Travel Day of Action. Alongside Gatwick, leading bodies such as the Airport Operators Association (AOA), […]

VINCI Airports welcomes easyJet’s new base at Faro airport and launches first in-airport solar plant in Portugal

Pedro Siza Vieira, State Minister of Economy and Digital Transition of Portugal, Pedro Nuno Santos, Minister for Infrastructure and Housing of Portugal, Nicolas Notebaert, CEO of VINCI Concessions and President of VINCI Airports, concessionaire of ANA, and Johan Lundgren, CEO of easyJet, celebrated today the opening of easyJet’s new base and the launch of Faro […]

Manchester Airports Group Backs Travel Industry Day Of Action With Online Simulation Of Pre-Pandemic Flight Schedules And On-Site Demonstrations

Colleagues at Manchester Airports Group (MAG) – the UK’s largest airport group – will mimic a pre-pandemic day of flying on social media, as part of a nationwide protest at the government’s handling of international travel. Staff at all three MAG airports – Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands – will post pictures of themselves […]

Dubai Airports to reopen DXB’s Terminal 1 and Concourse D

Move is part of the operator’s preparations to accommodate anticipated growth in demand for travel In a significant development that signals the return of growth to Dubai and the UAE’s aviation and travel and tourism sectors, Dubai Airports has announced that it will reopen Dubai’s International’s Terminal 1 and Concourse D on June 24. The […]

Milano Linate Airport, Back in Style

The restyling of Milano Linate airport was presented on June 8th with the President of the Italian Republic, SergioMattarella, in attendance. After major redevelopment work that began in 2019 and has been completed on schedule, Milan’s city airport has an all-new look. After the façade makeover in 2018, the terminal’s architectural and ambience restyling project […]

Opening Ceremony for New Passenger Terminal at Ljubljana Airport

Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport is getting a modern passenger terminal. The new infrastructural acquisition has been launched with an opening ceremony featuring the Slovenian Prime Minister as the keynote speaker. The new terminal will open for passengers on 1 July.  Two years after its construction started, a modern building now towers over the airport apron, […]

Star Alliance, NEC and SITA Sign Teaming Agreement Paving the Way to Expand Touchless Journeys Across Member Airlines

Frequent flyer program customers of Star Alliance member airlines will soon be able to use their biometric identity across any participating airline at any participating airport following a new agreement between the world’s largest airline alliance, NEC Corporation and SITA.  The agreement announced today is aimed at accelerating the availability of biometric self-service touchpoints across […]

London City Airport Expands Testing Facilities in Partnership with Collinson

New facility, located 10 metres from the terminal building, opening in time to provide additional capacity for customers travelling during the peak summer season Facility open for any traveller looking for a convenient central London location in which to get tested London City Airport CEO & Collinson Joint-CEO call on the Government to trust the […]


WFS Invests in Centralised Security Operations Centre in Paris to Monitor Cargo Handling Stations in EMEAA

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has invested in a new Security Operations Centre (SOC) for the Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa (EMEAA) region, providing centralised 24/7 monitoring of its cargo handling operations. Located in Paris CDG, the Centre commences operation this month to further enhance WFS’ core focus on delivering the highest standards of aviation […]