Tags: Airport News

Göteborg Landvetter Airport highly commended in Eco-Innovation Award

Swedavia’s Göteborg Landvetter Airport has been named a highly commended airport in the Eco-Innovation Award category by the industry organisation Airports Council International Europe (ACI), which ranks the leading European airports in environmental and climate work. This is the second-highest level of award and is further recognition of the diligent work regarding aviation’s green transition […]

From classroom to tarmac: the role of hands-on training in aviation

– – – – Effective ground handling lies at the critical heart of the safety and efficiency of aircraft operations. Service delivery needs to be timely, professional and risk averse. That is why it is essential that those employed in the many complex processes that ground handling is composed of, from checks to refuelling, to […]

Lithuanian Airports are looking for a duty-free shop operator

Lithuanian Airports (LTOU) is launching an international lease tender to select a duty-free shop operator for Vilnius and Kaunas airports. The selected partner is expected to start operations at Vilnius and Kaunas airports in 2025. LTOU representatives say that the tender is expected to attract the attention of international market players and applications are expected […]

Aviator Airport Alliance Set to Redefine Airport Lounge Experience Across EMEA

Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics and a member of the Avia Solutions Group family, announced a strategic partnership with Longheadland Limited, a renowned hospitality management firm. The aim of this partnership is to transform airport lounges and hospitality services across Europe, the Middle East, and […]

European air passenger volumes almost back to pre-pandemic in March

Revised forecast for 2024 now at +3.2% above pre-pandemic levels — but divergences in performance remain significant across both national markets and individual airports European airport trade body ACI EUROPE has released its air traffic report for March and the first quarter (Q1) of 2024, along with a revised passenger traffic forecast for the full […]

ACI World appoints Justin Erbacci as new Director General and CEO

ACI World yesterday announced the appointment of Justin Erbacci as its new Director General and CEO, slated to join the organization in September 2024. Erbacci brings a wealth of experience to ACI World, having previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of NEOM Airports and of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). At LAWA, before assuming […]

$76 Million in Grants from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Modernize Airports, From Runway Improvements to Better Facilities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding another $76.1 million from the previously allocated $9 billion, for 45 airport-related infrastructure projects in 22 states. The projects are funded under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Infrastructure Grants (AIG) program, part of the $25 billion total included in the law for airport […]

Air cargo growth at East Midlands Airport could lead to more than 12,000 new jobs, says study

East Midlands Airport is poised to bolster its pivotal role in powering UK trade, with tens of thousands of jobs and billions in economic value set to be unlocked by growth in its cargo operation. A new study has shown EMA has a unique combination of strengths that make it perfectly placed to support increased […]

One Air commences Boeing 747 freighter operations at East Midlands Airport  

One Air, the British cargo airline, has commenced operations at East Midlands Airport (EMA). The central UK airport will now be a regular origin and destination point for One Air’s Boeing 747-400 freighter services connecting Asia and Europe as well as for ad hoc global charter services. “East Midlands Airport has a lot of important […]

Aviator Airport Alliance Appoints a Business Excellence Director

Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics, is expanding its leadership team. Joining the company as Business Excellence Director is Natalija Mager-Falkauskiene, a seasoned senior manager with in-depth knowledge of process optimisation and LEAN methods. Jo Alex Tanem, CEO of Aviator Airport Alliance, commented on the new […]