Monthly Archives: September 2022

VINCI Airports, among the first members of the Alliance for Zero Emission Aviation (AZEA)

  Launched in June 2022 by European Commissioner Thierry Breton, this alliance brings together members who are committed to preparing for zero emission aviation through, for example, hydrogen and electric aircraft. VINCI Airports (through VINCI Concessions), Airbus, Air Liquide, ACI Europe, or Easyjet, the full list of the first members have been published by the European […]

San Diego International Airport to Receive $110 Million in Grant Funding for New T1 Airfield Improvements

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has provided San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority) with a Letter of Intent to award San Diego International Airport (SAN) funding for airfield improvements as a part of the New T1 program. A total amount of $110 million will be available to the Airport Authority through FAA grants over […]


Madinah Airport becomes the Kingdom’s first Airport to obtain Airport Carbon Accreditation Level 2

Madinah Airport becomes the first Airport in Saudi Arabia to obtain Airport Carbon Accreditation Level 2 Certificate Tibah Airports Operation Co, the operator of Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah (PMIA), announced that PMIA has received the certificate of Level 2 – Reduction of the Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme from the Airports Council […]


LAX: Pedestrian Bridge Structure Succesfully Placed Over Roadway at Tom Bradly International Terminal

The ongoing transformation of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) took another step forward today as Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced the successful placement of the sixth and final Automated People Mover (APM) pedestrian bridge structure over World Way, with closed roadways reopening ahead of schedule on three of the four nights of work. Once […]


BLR Airport emerges as the No.1 airport for perishable shipments for the second time in a row

41% of South India’s air-cargo perishable tonnage is currently handled by BLR Airport 36,493 MT of poultry and 1952 MT of flowers were exported in FY 22 Doha emerges as the top cargo transport destination followed by Singapore, London, and Male Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) continues to be the No.1 airport for handling […]


Statement from ACI EUROPE on proposed airport slot-use rate for Winter 2022

Ahead of final discussions between the EU Council and the European Parliament, ACI EUROPE has today urged both institutions to fully endorse the European Commission’s recommendation to return to the 80/20 airport slot usage rate for the Winter 2022-23 season. It is imperative that the EU Council and European Parliament now agree on slot rules […]

London Gatwick Airport lands Ho Chi Minh City route as Bamboo Airways expands Asia operations

Vietnamese airline Bamboo Airways will commence a new weekly service between London Gatwick and Ho Chi Minh City Bamboo Airways’ year-round service will begin on Wednesday 7 December, with passengers able to book tickets from today Bamboo Airways will be launching its first route from London Gatwick on 30 October, with a weekly flight to […]


IATA: Safely Transforming to a More Resilient Tomorrow

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Emerging Stronger – Safely Transforming to a More Resilient Tomorrow” will be the theme of the 2022 Safety Conference. The event will take place on 25-27 October in Dubai, UAE, with Emirates as the host airline. “The past two years of COVID-19 have tested aviation as never […]