Monthly Archives: September 2021

Korean Air becomes first major global airline to go all-in on AWS Cloud

Korean Air has completed the migration of its entire IT infrastructure to Amazon Web Services Korea LLC (AWS), which comes three years after announcing its plans for cloud migration in November 2018. Korean Air is the first global full service carrier to complete an all-in migration to AWS. The airline will use AWS cloud capabilities […]

Queenstown Airport questions necessity of new aviation hub for the region

Christchurch Airport in New Zealand has unveiled the findings of a preliminary aeronautical assessment for a new airport in Tarras. The assessment for the proposed Central Otago Airport was undertaken in partnership with aviation consultancy Airbiz. Michael Singleton, project director at Christchurch Airport, said, “The findings are encouraging but they’re not final. This assessment has […]

WFS announces acquisition of Pinnacle Logistics, strengthening its cargo handling platform in the United States

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler and one of the leading providers of ground handling and technical services, today announces the acquisition of IAS Logistics DFW, LLC (d/b/a “Pinnacle Logistics”), a leading provider of cargo handling services in the United States. Financial details were not disclosed. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, […]

An intermediate finish in the reconstruction of Palanga Airport: the work of asphalting of the airport runway has been completed

The reconstruction work of Palanga Airport, which has been started in early September, is proceeding according to the plan. Asphalting of the runway is now completed, the airport pavement marking works and works of installation of a more efficient system of LED signal lights are being started. Both the upper layers of asphalt and the […]

AIPUT acquires 75-acre strategic site in west Heathrow

AIPUT (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), has today completed the freehold acquisition of a 75-acre site to the west of Heathrow Airport, adjacent to the Poyle Trading Estate. The acquisition represents the largest strategic land transaction in terms of acres in the area for over 20 years. The site […]

Baines Simmons and Redline secure new contracts as recovery continues in Safety & Security division

Air Partner, the global aviation services group, is seeing momentum build in its Safety & Security division, with both Baines Simmons and Redline continuing to secure new business wins. Aviation safety and fatigue risk management consultancy Baines Simmons has been awarded a contract by Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac), the UK’s largest ferry operator in terms of […]

Quito Airport renews health and passenger service accreditations

The quality of passenger service is presently one of the fundamental pillars on which the airport industry is erected, and a factor that has gained significant relevance due to the COVID–19 health crisis, which has to do with the way in which airports are taking care of the health of their passengers, as well as […]

New Private COVID-19 Screening Facility At KLIA Now Open

International passengers arriving at KL International Airport (KLIA) can now experience its new private COVID-19 screening facility that promises safe, convenient and efficient testing procedures. This Health Screening Centre started operating yesterday (19 September 2021) and is able to provide COVID-19 RTK, Rapid Molecular PCR and RT-PCR results within 15 minutes, 1 hour and 3 […]

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Miami International Airport maintains airport health accreditation from ACI World

In recognition of its sustained health and safety response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Miami International Airport has been reaccredited by the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation program. In September 2020, MIA was the first airport in Florida, second in the United States, and third in North America to be accredited under the program. The […]

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