Tags: Aviation

Global Aviation Leaders to Address Aviation Challenges and Opportunities at 2024 Future Aviation Forum in Riyadh, May 20-22

More than 5,000 aviation experts and leaders from over 100 countries to attend, including ICAO, IATA, ACI, all major global manufacturers, airlines and airports. FAF24 will propose a plan to solve aviation’s biggest challenge, and feature awards recognizing achievements and innovations in global aviation. Registration is now live at www.futureaviationforum.com Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, […]

Air Cargo Demand Maintains Double-Digit Growth in February

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for February 2024 global air cargo markets showing continuing strong annual growth in demand. Total demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), rose by 11.9% compared to February 2023 levels (12.4% for international operations). This is the third consecutive month of double-digit year-on-year demand growth. Capacity, measured in […]

VINCI Concessions celebrates reaching net zero emissions and inaugurates a first solar power plant at Toulon Hyères airport

Toulon Hyères is the first French airport to achieve net zero emissions in its activity scope and is one of only 10 airports worldwide to have obtained ACA level 5 in recognition of their decarbonisation efforts. VINCI Concessions today inaugurated a roof-top solar power plant that will supply the airport with green electricity (690 MWh […]

Travelex wins Munich Airport tender

Leading travel money services provider to operate at five of Germany’s six busiest airports Travelex, a market leading foreign exchange brand, has won the tender to operate foreign exchange and tax refund services for the Terminal 1 non-Schengen Terminal at Munich Airport. The five-year contract, which will run from October 2025, will see Travelex operate […]

Wizz Air Empowers Gender Diversity with its Inaugural ‘Women on Air’ Event

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most environmentally sustainable airline globally[1], is thrilled to launch the inaugural “Women on Air” event, a pioneering forum for WIZZ employees. The groundbreaking initiative is a testament to the airline’s commitment to gender diversity and empowerment within the aviation industry, which has traditionally been a male-dominated field. Wizz Air’s […]

Korean Air to sign contract with Airbus for A350s

Korean Air will sign a contract with Airbus for the procurement of 33 state-of-the-art A350 family aircraft. The deal, which includes 27 A350-1000s and six A350-900s, is valued at USD 13.7 billion. The order will supplement the airline’s long-term fleet operations as it gradually retires its older aircraft. The procurement of the next-generation, eco-friendly A350 […]

WFS, Cathay Cargo and CHAMP launch IATA ONE Record use case to take air cargo digitalisation to the next level

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, Cathay Cargo, and CHAMP Cargosystems will go live with a joint use case of IATA’s ONE Record digital data-sharing standard to help drive a ‘step-change’ in air cargo industry efficiency, transparency, and collaboration. IATA’s goal is for airlines and their supply chain stakeholders to have […]

The VINCI Airports network recognised once again for its quality of service

Belgrade airport in Serbia, Porto in Portugal and Guanacaste in Costa Rica named as best airports in their category. The awards validate the plans implemented by VINCI Airports teams in these airports to support their development. VINCI Airports, the world’s leading private airport operator, saw three of the airports in its network – Belgrade, Porto […]

January sees international passenger traffic achieving full recovery for the first time

Multiple factors shaping diverse traffic performance across markets with domestic demand retreating and smaller regional airports underperforming Brussels, 6 March 2024: European airport trade body ACI EUROPE today released its air traffic report for January 2024. Passenger traffic across the European airport network increased by +7% in January compared to the same month last year, […]

Air Cargo Demand up 18.4% in January

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for January 2024 global air cargo markets indicating a strong start to 2024. Total demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), increased by 18.4% compared to January 2023 levels (19.8% for international operations). This significant upturn marks the highest annual growth in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs) since the summer […]