Monthly Archives: October 2021

Schiphol wants to improve local air quality

Schiphol, together with other parties in the Dutch aviation sector, is investigating extra measures to further reduce the levels of ultrafine particles at the airport and therefore improve local air quality. Research carried out by the independent institute TNO on behalf of the airport shows that ultrafine particle concentrations of an average of 100,000 to […]

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CLEAR Launches Reservation Lane Pilot Program at Orlando International Airport

Passengers departing Orlando International Airport (MCO) will have an opportunity to reserve their spot in security screening lines before even arriving for their flight thanks to a new program  being launched by CLEAR. The “Reservation Lane powered by CLEAR” is a complimentary travel management experience that debuts as a pilot program at MCO today. This […]

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Gatwick to support local employment with 800 new construction jobs – alongside education and training – if Northern Runway plan is successful

Gatwick Airport has announced it expects to create up to 800 specialist construction jobs from the mid-2020s should the plans to bring its Northern Runway into routine use go ahead. These jobs are part of the overall benefit of 18,400 additional local jobs that could be generated by 2038. Further training, education and procurement opportunities […]

WFS Wins Tender to Manage Palletisation Lane for Air France KLM Martinair Cargo at Paris CDG

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a contract to provide cargo handling staff for one of the palletisation lanes at its freight terminal G1XL at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for the next two years. Laurent Bernard, Vice President Cargo France at WFS, commented: “This is the first […]

The reconstruction of Palanga Airport is complete: air gates are ready to resume operations

The reconstruction of Palanga Airport, which started a month and a half ago, has been completed. All the planned works have been completed: the runway and taxiway have been upgraded, the apron has been reconstructed, and the engineering and lighting systems have been renewed. On Thursday, the airport will resume operations after a 45-day shut-down […]

Avolon & Japan Airlines Partner to Create eVTOL Ride Sharing Business in Japan

–      Japan Airlines selects Vertical Aerospace’s VA-X4 from Avolon’s orderbook –      Entry into service planned for Osaka Kansai EXPO in 2025   Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, and Japan Airlines (‘JAL’), announce a partnership to commercialize zero-emissions eVTOL aircraft in Japan.   Avolon, through its investment and innovation affiliate Avolon-e, has formed a strategic […]

London Luton Airport signs 7 year contract with AIRDAT for Systems, Training & Consultancy Services

Following the successful completion of a three year contract with London Luton Airport for AIRDAT’s cloud-based training management and competency system ‘Passport’, as well as the provision of on-site Airside Driver Training services, London Luton Airport (LLA) has signed a seven year contract that will see AIRDAT not only continue to provide these services, but […]

Sustainable Aviation Fuel introduced for first time at Gatwick in collaboration between Q8Aviation, easyJet, Gatwick and Neste

Sustainable Aviation Fuel is introduced for the first time at Gatwick Airport through a collaboration between Q8Aviation, easyJet, Gatwick Airport Ltd and Neste SAF blend to be used on all easyJet flights operating to Glasgow throughout the COP26 Climate Change Conference From today the airline has introduced an electric hydrant dispenser provided by World Fuel […]

UK Civil Aviation Authority consults on Heathrow Airport charges

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published a consultation on its initial proposals for the next price control at Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL). This will ultimately set the maximum charges the airport operator can charge its airline customers for using the airport for the next five years. The CAA recognises that there is […]

Groundforce Portugal signs contract with new airlines

Groundforce Portugal recently signed new ground handling contracts with six airlines and renewed the contract with 10 clients. The company has thus increased its customers base with the arrival of Lot Polish (Poland), JetPak BVBA (Belgium), Tarom (Romania), Air Seven (Denmark), Swiss (Switzerland), and Ukraine International, with the last two now flying to Madeira. In […]