Monthly Archives: October 2021

Slovenia chooses innovative R&S Series5200 ATC radio from Rohde & Schwarz

Signing ceremony at World ATM Congress in Madrid with Franc Željko Županič, CEO Slovenia Control & Marius Münstermann, Vice President Market Segment ATC, Rohde & Schwarz. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz) The new CERTIUM radios will provide Slovenian airports with reliable communications and the highest level of security in case of emergencies. At World ATM Congress 2021, Rohde & Schwarz […]

New company selected to manage aviation fuel infrastructure in Vilnius and Palanga as the airports prepare to supply sustainable aviation fuel

A company called ‘Baltjet‘ won the public contract through the international call for tenders procedure for the management of aviation fuel supply infrastructure (fuel farms) at Vilnius and Palanga airports, which was launched by Lithuanian Airports. In addition to the usual processes of aviation fuel supply, the new operator has committed itself to contribute to […]

Air Partner transports over 30 million COVID vaccines in four months

The Freight team at Air Partner, the global aviation services group, has transported over 30 million vaccines across the world since July, as the Group continues to support the fight against COVID-19. To date, the team has arranged over 40 dedicated charter flights and counting, flying to 15 countries across four continents. Air Partner has […]

Rohde & Schwarz systems design and radio integration for Australia’s air traffic control network

Rohde & Schwarz Australia, in partnership with L3Harris, will provide the R&S Series5200 for Airservices Australia’s ATC network. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz) Rohde & Schwarz Australia to provide design services for modernization of the nationwide VHF radio network with their latest version of voice-over-IP VHF air traffic control radios. Rohde & Schwarz Australia, in partnership with L3Harris, will provide system design services for the […]

Lufthansa Awards WFS’ First Cargo-Only Handling Contract in Brazil

Lufthansa Cargo has awarded a three-year contract to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) at São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport to handle cargo carried onboard its passenger, freighter and ‘preighter’ services. The agreement, which commenced this month, is WFS’ first contract including cargo-only operations in Brazil. Lufthansa Cargo has served the São Paulo air cargo market for over […]

Heathrow passengers to power flights with Sustainable Aviation Fuels

Heathrow will become the first UK airport to offer passengers the chance to offset carbon emissions by directly purchasing Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for flights from 25th October New partnership with global climate-tech company CHOOOSE and an augmented reality “Sustainability Showcase” in Terminal 5 aim to increase passenger awareness and use of SAF as the […]

Rohde & Schwarz showcases reliability, security and innovation at World ATM Congress 2021.

The most innovative ATC radio with security-by-design concept, the R&S Series5200 radio, is shown at World ATM Congress 2021. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz) At World ATM Congress 2021, Rohde & Schwarz is showcasing its comprehensive CERTIUM portfolio, including the most innovative air traffic control (ATC) radio, solutions for civil ATC operations, as well as T&M equipment for reliable […]

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 […]