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Heathrow offers free landing charges for a year to UK’s first electric plane

In a world airport first, Heathrow has announced that the first electric-hybrid aircraft will not have to pay Heathrow’s landing charges for an entire year when it is put into regular service at the UK’s …

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AirBridgeCargo Airlines to set up its European hub at Liege Airport

Liege Airport and AirBridgeCargo Airlines have signed an historic lease agreement for 10 years. This arrangement will bring the scale of cooperation between two companies to the next level of development, boosting air cargo volumes …

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MAG-led consortium looks to operate and develop Sofia Airport in Bulgaria

Manchester Airports Group (MAG), the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports in the UK, is looking to expand its portfolio by submitting a tender to operate Sofia Airport in Bulgaria. MAG’s bid will …

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DXB sets new record with 8.37 million customers in August

Dubai has 8.37 million reasons to celebrate after that number of customers passed through the world’s #1 international airport Dubai International (DXB) in August, setting a new global standard and surpassing the airport’s former record …

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3rd Future Cities Show to facilitate global investments in smart city solutions

The race to become the world’s first smart city has become more exciting with recent and wider applications of disruptive technologies. The building blocks for smart cities will be showcased at the Future Cities Show …

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First Ground Broken for Avinor Oslo Airport Expansion

On Monday 1 October the expansion project for the area beyond the passport control at Avinor Oslo Airport started. Passengers will only be affected to a minor degree. Three of the current gates will be removed …

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New aircraft stands enable the first step in capacity growth at London Stansted Airport

Four new aircraft parking stands have become operational this week, marking the completion of the first phase of airfield works as part of London Stansted Airport’s £600m transformation programme. The echo stand extension, spanning 40,000m², is …

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Gatwick becomes first UK airport to open sensory room for departing passengers

New, free to use facility provides a calming space for passengers with special needs to relax in before their flight Interactive zone full of light and sound also designed to stimulate senses, improve memory, motor …

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Air transport supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in economic activity

The global air transport sector supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in global economic activity, according to new research released today by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG). The report, Aviation: Benefits Beyond Borders, …

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Ramper Innovations Unveils TISABAS™ at 2018 GSE Expo

TISABAS™ designed to help ramp agents mechanically move bags and cargo within belly of aircraft Ramper Innovations announced that its newest product, TISABAS™, will be showcased at the 2018 International Airport GSE Expo in Las Vegas, …

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