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Air Partner transports over 30 million COVID vaccines in four months

The Freight team at Air Partner, the global aviation services group, has transported over 30 million vaccines across the world since July, as the Group continues to support the fight against COVID-19. To date, the team has arranged over 40 dedicated charter flights and counting, flying to 15 countries across four continents. Air Partner has […]

Rohde & Schwarz systems design and radio integration for Australia’s air traffic control network

Rohde & Schwarz Australia, in partnership with L3Harris, will provide the R&S Series5200 for Airservices Australia’s ATC network. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz) Rohde & Schwarz Australia to provide design services for modernization of the nationwide VHF radio network with their latest version of voice-over-IP VHF air traffic control radios. Rohde & Schwarz Australia, in partnership with L3Harris, will provide system design services for the […]

Gatwick to support local employment with 800 new construction jobs – alongside education and training – if Northern Runway plan is successful

Gatwick Airport has announced it expects to create up to 800 specialist construction jobs from the mid-2020s should the plans to bring its Northern Runway into routine use go ahead. These jobs are part of the overall benefit of 18,400 additional local jobs that could be generated by 2038. Further training, education and procurement opportunities […]

The reconstruction of Palanga Airport is complete: air gates are ready to resume operations

The reconstruction of Palanga Airport, which started a month and a half ago, has been completed. All the planned works have been completed: the runway and taxiway have been upgraded, the apron has been reconstructed, and the engineering and lighting systems have been renewed. On Thursday, the airport will resume operations after a 45-day shut-down […]

UK Civil Aviation Authority consults on Heathrow Airport charges

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published a consultation on its initial proposals for the next price control at Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL). This will ultimately set the maximum charges the airport operator can charge its airline customers for using the airport for the next five years. The CAA recognises that there is […]

Groundforce Portugal signs contract with new airlines

Groundforce Portugal recently signed new ground handling contracts with six airlines and renewed the contract with 10 clients. The company has thus increased its customers base with the arrival of Lot Polish (Poland), JetPak BVBA (Belgium), Tarom (Romania), Air Seven (Denmark), Swiss (Switzerland), and Ukraine International, with the last two now flying to Madeira. In […]

WFS ‘Cargo Kiosk’ Solution Reduces Truck Processing Times & Helps Customers Optimise Valuable Driver Resources

London Heathrow is set to become the latest Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) cargo station to introduce automated ‘CargoKiosk’ technology to simplify and digitalise the processing of truck and drivers making cargo deliveries and collections, helping customers optimise their valuable driver resources. Traditionally, drivers arriving on-site go to the station’s reception desk where their paperwork is […]

Kuala Lumpur airport chooses innovative R&S Series5200 ATC radio from Rohde & Schwarz as auxiliary radio

R&S Series5200 ATC radio from to provide Kuala Lumpur airport with reliable communications. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz) Latest R&S Series5200 ATC radios from Rohde & Schwarz to provide Kuala Lumpur airport with reliable communications and the highest level of security in case of emergencies. Rohde & Schwarz, together a local aviation company, has won a […]

SEKO Logistics Scales Growth Capacity in Southern California with New LAX Campus

SEKO Logistics has opened the latest facility in its LAX Campus close to the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles International Airport, increasing its total footprint in southern California to over one million square feet. The new Class A building is one of two new facilities adding over 300,000 sq ft of additional warehouse […]

ISAVIA Revives Campaign to Attract & Support Aircraft at Akureyri & Egilsstadir Icelandic Regional Airports

As the pandemic wanes and travel recommences, ISAVIA, the Iceland Airport Authority, has revived its campaign to attract and support aircraft utilising the regional airports of Akureyri (AEY) in the north, and Egilsstaðir (EGS) in East Iceland. The campaign will see the Icelandic route development fund offer a range of grants, subsidies and discounts to […]