Monthly Archives: February 2022

Major airport upgrades to debut at three Delta hubs

This year, Delta will unveil several major airport infrastructure milestones as part of its $12 billion, decade-long effort to modernize the customer experience on the ground. Here’s a look at improvements coming to our Seattle, Los Angeles and New York-LGA hubs, just in time for the summer travel season. Delta’s been busy building the airports […]

Ukraine Airspace is Closed

Ukrainian state air traffic services has closed the country’s airspace as the country comes under attack. It suspended all flights at 02:45 Kyiv time (00.45 GMT) “due to the high risk of aviation safety for civil aviation“. It added: “The provision of air traffic services to civilian users of the airspace of Ukraine is suspended.“ […]

WFS Gains Turkish Airlines’ Cargo Contracts in Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has extended its cargo handling partnerships with Turkish Airlines in North America Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. In Dallas, WFS has commenced handling services for the airline’s four Boeing 777 passenger flights to Istanbul. The new contract at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport will begin in March and will see the local […]

Avolon and AirAsia Partner to Create a Transformational Ride Sharing Platform in SouthEast Asia

AirAsia Aviation Group orders 100 VX4 eVTOL aircraft 90% of Avolon’s VX4 order book now placed Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, today announces that one of the world’s leading airline groups, AirAsia Aviation Group Limited (‘AirAsia’), has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to lease a minimum of 100 VX4 eVTOL aircraft from Avolon. […]

The New Strategy of Riga Airport: Investments in Future Development and Regional Competitiveness

The medium-term Airport strategy until 2027 called “Runway 2027” provides for the development of the airport city concept “RIX Airport City”, which offers not only aviation services, but also creates business ecosystems, ensures excellent connections, and offers new opportunities both for the residents and development of new businesses. Airport future strategy provides that while developing […]

East Midlands Airport to hold first in-person jobs fair since start of pandemic

Hundreds of roles available from security to hospitality East Midlands Airport (EMA) will hold its first face-to-face jobs fair in two years on Saturday 26 February 10am – 2pm in its check-in hall. Last year’s event was cancelled due to the Covid pandemic and, instead, the airport has been running virtual events as part of […]

Korean Air to participate in hydrogen fuel infrastructure development at Incheon International Airport

In preparing for the future of carbon-neutral aviation, Korean Air has embarked on a project to pioneer the Korean hydrogen fuel infrastructure. On February 9th, Korean Air signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC), Airbus, and Air Liquide to cooperate on supplying aviation hydrogen fuel and developing relevant infrastructure. The […]

New Pearl Lounge Opens at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Zambia

National Aviation Services (NAS) and NAC2000 Corporation launched their Pearl Lounge at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) in Lusaka, Zambia on Tuesday. The lounge located at the new terminal is part of Zambia Airports Corporation Limited’s (ZACL) efforts to upgrade international airports in the country. Last June, ZACL awarded a five-year tender to NAS and […]

London Luton Airport’s Owners Launch Consultation on Future Plans

Luton Rising, the owner of London Luton Airport, has opened a new statutory consultation on its long-term proposals to expand the airport. The proposal is to increase the capacity of the airport to 32 million passengers per year, by building a new terminal and making the best use of the existing runway. Its website […]

European countries sign breakthrough “Toulouse Declaration” with aviation — driving sector’s decarbonisation plans forward

First-ever public-private initiative supporting aviation’s decarbonisation goals signed by over 35 European countries and 146 industry stakeholder groups in Toulouse, including the five leading European aviation associations 1 represented through Destination 2050 Declaration fully aligns with the sector’s collective European and global initiative to achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050 2 Destination 2050 partners […]