Brussels Airport invests EUR 100 million in logistics buildings

Brussels Airport Company will be investing EUR 100 million in ultramodern logistics buildings. This investment will further strengthen the crucial position of Brussels Airport as the 2nd most important logistics cluster in our country, serving the top players in the aviation industry, including Kuehne + Nagel, Swissport, Dnata and Brinks, and many hundreds of other […]

Plane crashes at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport

A passenger plane from Bangladesh crashed and burst into flames as it landed Monday at the Kathmandu airport in Nepal, killing at least a dozen people, officials and witnesses said. The plane was identified in local media as S2-AGU, a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 turboprop, but this has not been officially confirmed. The twin propeller […]

Chinese airports receive record number of passengers

Chinese airports have seen 1.15 billion passengers in 2017. It is 12.9% more than 2016. Cargo volume also increased dramatically, with 16.7 million tons transported this year, a 7.1% raise compared to the previous year. The Chinese market for aviation is the fastest-growing in the world. The national company Air China alone has had 12% […]

NewGen ISS Goes Live in Norway

First Market for Transforming Agent-Airline Settlements The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Norway became the first market to implement the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS). NewGen ISS was adopted by the Passenger Agency Conference (PAConf) in November 2017. It represents the most extensive and ambitious modernization of the IATA Billing […]

iTEC Partners and EUROCONTROL to Jointly Develop Interoperability Capabilities for a Single European Sky

· The founding members of the iTEC Collaboration and the EUROCONTROL Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) will jointly develop the Interoperability (IOP) components that support SWIM like exchanges of flight trajectory information. · These IOP components are essential SESAR Air Traffic Management functionalities that will be deployed in accordance with the European ATM Master […]

Bristol Airport and the city get latest Vodafone 4G technology

Bristol Airport, as part of its drive to create a leading regional Airport as well as stimulate employment and economic growth, has turned to Vodafone UK to install the most reliable mobile network ever, including faster 4G speeds and more reliable voice coverage throughout the complex. Under the new agreement, Vodafone will upgrade and expand […]

Successful first SESAR 2020 Multiple Remote Tower validation for three airports

“Single” remote tower settings have already been deployed in former projects; however, most significant impacts in cost-effectiveness are to be expected with multiple and/or centre settings. The SESAR 2020 project PJ05 aims to bring the concept of remotely controlling multiple airports to the next maturity level. In November 2017, Frequentis AG, HungaroControl, DLR, and Selex […]

Goa International launches airport operations control center and help desk

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has opened an Airport Operations Control Center (AOCC) and a help desk at Goa International Airport, as part of the authority’s efforts to improve passenger facilitation at its airports. Goa is the 12th AIA airport to have an AOCC. The center will provide on flight information displays real-time flight information […]

Newly Designed Senator Lounge Opens at Vienna Airport

• New design with a focus on Austria and individuality • All three Business Class Lounges and both Senator Lounges will be renovated • Conversion work on the lounges to be completed in the spring of 2018 Effective immediately, the first Senator Lounge at Vienna Airport shines in a new design. Two Business Class Lounges […]

Victoria International Airport Announces $19.4 Million Terminal Expansion Plans

Victoria Airport Authority (VAA) has announced that it is investing $19.4 million dollars over the next 27 months to expand the lower passenger departure lounge. The project includes doubling the size of the existing lower passenger departure lounge, providing dedicated aircraft gates and covered walkways, new washrooms and additional food & beverage and retail. Victoria […]