Monthly Archives: December 2022

VINCI Airports’ French airports reach higher levels of the ACA-Airport Carbon Accreditation program

VINCI Airports’ decarbonization plan took a new step forward this year with most of the network’s French airports obtaining higher levels of “ACA – Airport Carbon Accreditation”. ACA is a global benchmark program that evaluates the decarbonization of airports and their contribution to the global “Net Zero Carbon Emission” trajectory for aviation [1]. Nantes Atlantique, […]

AeroVisto and VARTAN.AERO announces joint service offer for business and private jet aviation customers

AeroVisto and VARTAN.AERO are starting a close cooperation and will soon offer business and private jet aviation customers a unique service: the 360°CabinService. VARTAN.AERO and the AeroVisto Group have jointly developed a service offering that will significantly optimize the processes involved in interior refurbishment projects in business and private jet aviation. The 360°CabinService includes a […]

Avio Aero launches hybrid electric technology demonstration program in Europe

Clean Aviation agreement reached awarding approximately €34M to consortium led by Avio Aero to develop AMBER demonstrator The demonstrator’s electric motor to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells Avio Aero has launched a new technology demonstration program that continues to advance development of hybrid electric propulsion technologies for commercial aviation and supports efforts to make […]

VoltAero is selected by Air New Zealand as a “Mission Next Gen Aircraft” partner for the airline’s sustainable fleet ambitions

The announcement today of VoltAero as one of Air New Zealand’s “Mission Next Gen Aircraft” demonstration partners positions the company and its Cassio electric-hybrid aircraft as a unique solution for this airline’s sustainable fleet ambitions. VoltAero and Cassio are aligned to Air New Zealand’s goal of working with world-leading innovators in introducing zero-emission passenger/cargo flights. […]

Singapore Airlines Awards WFS Domestic Trucking Contract to Connect 18 UK Airports

Singapore Airlines has extended its cargo partnership with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in the United Kingdom with a new contract for domestic trucking services connecting 18 regional offline airports. WFS has provided cargo handling for the airline in the UK since 2015 in support of its passenger and freight services from London Heathrow and Manchester […]

GMR Airports Limited and NIIF announce partnership to invest in three airports. NIIF to invest INR 6.31 billion in upcoming greenfield airport at Mopa, North Goa

GMR Airports Limited (GAL), the airport business holding entity and a subsidiary of GMR Airports Infrastructure Limited and NIIF (National Investment and Infrastructure Fund) announce a financial partnership for NIIF to invest in the equity capital of three airport projects. These include the greenfield international airports at Mopa, Goa and Bhogapuram, Andhra Pradesh. The transaction […]

VINCI becomes the largest shareholder in Mexican airport operator OMA

VINCI Airports has finalised the acquisition of Fintech’s 29.99% stake in OMA (Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte) for a total amount of US$1.17 billion [1], thereby becoming the largest shareholder in this Mexican airport operator. The transaction follows the signature of an agreement with OMA’s former shareholder in July 2022. With this stake in a […]

WFS Celebrates New Baggage Handling and CIP Terminal Contracts in Hong Kong and Singapore

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is celebrating two significant new contract wins in Asia for baggage handling services at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and the renewal of its CIP Terminal Services contract in Singapore. In Hong Kong, WFS will commence its new baggage handling responsibilities on behalf of the Airport Authority Hong Kong in January […]

ACI Asia-Pacific Appoints Three New Members into its Board

The Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members into its Board at its 34th Board Meeting in Muscat, hosted by Oman Airports.  The three members to join the 27-member board are Ms. Lorie Argus from Australia, Mr. Muhammad Awaluddin from Indonesia and Mr. Chang Yi Wang from […]