Monthly Archives: March 2022

Siemens Logistics presents new solution for automated emptying of ULDs at airports

VarioTip: faster and more efficient baggage handling processes Consistently high throughput rates and energy-saving tilt mechanism Improved ergonomics for ground handling Siemens Logistics has launched VarioTip, a product for the automated unloading of baggage from unit load devices (ULDs). A powerful tilting device enables VarioTip to empty up to 20 ULDs – circa 800 items […]


Heydar Aliyev International Airport to be Protected from Drones

An integrated system to counter unauthorized flights of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) blocking their radio signals over the territory of the airfield will be implemented  at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. The appearance of drones over airfields or near the runways can cause interruptions and delays of flights, moreover collision with drones or drones getting […]


Vilnius Airport welcomes its newest carrier as SWISS launches flights to Zurich

On Wednesday, March 30th, 2022, Switzerland’s largest air carrier SWISS have launched direct regular flights between Vilnius and Zurich. Flights will be performed twice weekly – on Wednesdays and Saturdays. This new route is of strategic importance for both Lithuanian Airports and the tourism and business sectors. “We are happy to be connecting Switzerland and […]


New research by ACI World and InterVISTAS indicates critical need for modernization of airport charges policy frameworks

Airport charges must serve the best interests of the travelling public and local communities Airports Council International (ACI) World has today released new research – The State of Play: Competition, Regulation, and Airport Charges Research Report – demonstrating the critical need to modernize global policy frameworks on airport charges to serve the best interests of […]

Job fair at Schiphol to recruit more staff

A job fair is being held at Schiphol on Saturday 2 April, where potential employees can find out more about the vacancies at the airport. The job fair is a collaboration between Airport Community Schiphol (LCS), UWV, WSP Greater Amsterdam, RWC Greater Amsterdam, MBO College Airport and Royal Schiphol Group. “We want to show people […]


lux-Airport investing in the production of sustainable aviation fuel based on renewable energy by acquiring a shareholding in Norsk e-Fuel

After achieving the certification “carbon neutral” (level 3+) by ACI, lux-Airport expands its environmental engagement by investing in the production of e-Fuels, an important component of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), to fulfill the “Fit for 55” guidelines of the European Commission. Norsk e-Fuel (NEF) is one of the leading companies in the development of e-Fuel […]


New Centralised Headhouse Unveiled for Terminals 2 & 3 at Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Delta Air Lines in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the new Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Terminals 2 and 3 centralized headhouse, part of a joint $2.3 billion project that will completely reimagine the current Delta-dedicated facilities, some of which dated back to […]


Eindhoven Airport Announces Terminal Expansion

Eindhoven Airport is going to expand its terminal. The current terminal is currently too small because it was built for 5 million passengers per year. Eindhoven Airport expects to return to around 7 million passengers (the level before the coronapandemic). The expansion will increase the comfort for travelers and employees by creating more space for […]


Gözen Holding Orders 10 VX4 Aircraft from Avolon to Bring Zero Emissions Air Travel to Turkey

Avolon and Gözen Holding form a partnership to commercialise zero-emissions eVTOL travel in Turkey Avolon’s 500 VX4 orders are now fully placed, only 9 months after launching the program Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces that Gözen Holding, one of Turkey’s leading aviation conglomerates and owner of Freebird Airlines, has committed to purchase or […]