Monthly Archives: March 2023

ACI Asia-Pacific Emphasised on the Importance of Human Factors In Airport Security at Regional Regulators Meeting

At the 11th Asia Pacific Aviation Security Heads of Regulators (HOR) on 3 March 2023, ACI Asia-Pacific emphasised human-related difficulties in airport security and urged regional governments to work together with the airports to tackle such challenges providing to enable smooth recovery of the industry. Speaking on the importance of human factors in airport security, […]

WFS and AENA Launch Trial of Automated Guided Vehicles for Cargo Transportation at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport

A proof-of-concept trial for autonomous vehicles to move cargo between the warehouse and apron has commenced at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona – El Prat Airport as part of an innovation project between partners, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Aena, the main airport operator, with 46 airports and 2 heliports in Spain. The project is aligned with […]

JFK International Air Terminal Reveals First Ever Electric Buses at JFK T4

At the beginning of March, JFK IAT held a ribbon cutting ceremony to announce our new electric buses provided by COBUS Industries, a leading manufacturer of airport mobility products. The new program introduces electric buses to T4 as an alternative to diesel-powered buses. The eCobuses will help us achieve our goal of operating only electric […]


London Gatwick Airport secures daily Air Mauritius flights this winter

London Gatwick Airport passengers will benefit from greater choice when looking for winter sun this year, with Air Mauritius announcing daily flights to the Indian Ocean island. The flag-carrier airline will arrive at Gatwick on 29 October, and fly daily to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, using Airbus A350-900 and A330-900neo aircraft. This new direct […]


Innovative Electric Articulated Buses for the Apron at Cologne Bonn Airport

All-electric mobility: Cologne Bonn Airport has acquired three new articulated buses with electric motors which are now part of the airport fleet. They are the first electric articulated buses that the manufacturer MAN has delivered to a German airport. The vehicles will be used on the apron and take passengers from the terminals to planes […]


WFS Grows Partnership with Qatar Airways Cargo in North America

Qatar Airways Cargo is extending its global partnership with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) with the awarding of a new three-year cargo and freighter ramp handling contract at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Under the agreement, WFS is initially providing cargo services in support of 11 Qatar Airways’ Boeing 777 passenger services a week […]

Jetstar Group commences operations at Changi Airport Terminal 4

The Jetstar Group, comprising Singapore-based Jetstar Asia and Australian-based Jetstar Airways, has commenced its first day of operations at its new home in Terminal 4 (T4) today. Jetstar Asia’s first flight, 3K766 arrived in Singapore at 12:40am from Manila and flight 3K761 departed for Manila at 6:15am while Jetstar Airways’ first flight, JQ8 will depart […]


Boryspil International Airport conducted training for airport mechanical equipment specialists

A practical training session was held for specialists in maintenance, operation and control of the airport technological equipment, machinery and mechanisms at Boryspil International Airport. The training covered coaching and training on labor protection and fire safety, studying of changes in technical documentation related to mechanical equipment, flight safety standards. Specialists of the Chief Mechanic […]


Direct Connection from Belo Horizonte to Colombia Starts this Sunday

Operation, carried out by Avianca, has no stopovers, and connects Brazil to the Colombian capital, as well as to countries in North America and Europe Next Sunday, the 26th, at 5:25 pm, BH Airport inaugurates an unprecedented operation with the new route to Bogotá, Colombia. The operations will be carried out by Avianca, in aircraft […]


Latest airport data reveals the industry’s financial recovery trends

Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published its 2023 edition of the Airport Economics Report and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), presenting a comprehensive view of the airport industry’s financial performance for the 2021 year. The annual Airport Economics Report presents an in-depth global analysis of airport industry revenues by source, costs, and related trends […]