Monthly Archives: September 2021

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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Gol and Grupo Comporte Order 250 VA-X4 Zero Emissions Aircraft from Avolon

Partnership to create eVTOL ride sharing platform in Brazil Over 50% of Avolon’s orderbook for VA-X4 aircraft now placed Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces a partnership with Gol, Brazil’s largest airline and Grupo Comporte, Brazil’s leading transport operator, to commercialise an eVTOL ride sharing platform in Brazil. Avolon, Gol and Grupo Comporte will […]

Environmentally friendly solutions are being implemented at Palanga Airport: a step towards zero carbon emissions

Not just the runway, the apron and the taxiway will be renovated at Palanga Airport, which was closed for reconstruction in early September – sustainable engineering solutions, which will make all processes more environmentally friendly, also will be implemented during the reconstruction. Together with other airports in the Lithuanian Airports network, the air gateway in […]

Cargo volumes to more than double if Gatwick’s Northern Runway is brought into routine use – supporting local businesses and jobs

The volume of cargo handled by Gatwick is forecast to increase to around 350,000 tonnes per year by the middle of the century (2047) – up from 150,000 tonnes in 2019/20 – if the airport’s plan to bring its Northern Runway into routine use is realised.  Cargo volumes would increase to over 200,000 tonnes as the Northern Runway potentially enters service in 2029, growing steadily to over 320,000 tonnes by 2038, before hitting 350,000 by around 2047. […]

Over $20.8 Million in Funding for Detroit Metro Airport Taxiway Reconstruction Announced

U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) announced the Wayne County Airport Authority will receive $20,860,485 in federal funding for Detroit Metro Airport. The funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation will be used for taxiway reconstruction.  “Detroit Metro is a global transportation hub, connecting businesses and communities in the state to markets […]

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Renewable energy business, rescue vehicle manufacturer and Welsh cheese company are among Heathrow’s ‘Global Britain Business Champions’ – UK SMEs using the airport’s routes to export British excellence

10 SMEs from across the country have been named Heathrow’s Global Britain Business Champions – SMEs that export their goods and services globally via the UK’s only hub airport The winners, which range from a Welsh cheese company to a Lincolnshire-based renewable energy business, are set to receive free promotion across the airport as part […]

Touchless technology and processes keeping passengers safe at Perth Airport

Perth Airport is continuing to roll out new Covid-safe initiatives and practices through its car parks and terminals to keep passengers and workers safe. Perth Airport Chief Commercial Officer Kate Holsgrove said that Perth Airport has reimagined the traveller journey from carpark to forecourt, to terminal, to security, to flight gate and implemented additional Covid […]

Extension of Rail Tunnel at Munich Airport Completed on Schedule

Three years after the official groundbreaking ceremony for the extension of the rail tunnel at Munich Airport, which will provide a link for rail traffic between Freising and Erding running via the airport, the shell has now been completed on schedule. The tunnel already in place, which ended at the Terminal 2 satellite building, has […]

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Istanbul Airport is Introducing Art to the World

Istanbul Airport is bringing together all the works that shine out with the value they give to culture and art at İGART. Within the scope of İGART which will unite Istanbul’s identity immersed in culture and arts and the cultural memory of Anatolia with the world, the artists are given the opportunity to showcase their […]

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