Tags: Aviation

ACI Asia-Pacific Emphasised on the Importance of Human Factors In Airport Security at Regional Regulators Meeting

At the 11th Asia Pacific Aviation Security Heads of Regulators (HOR) on 3 March 2023, ACI Asia-Pacific emphasised human-related difficulties in airport security and urged regional governments to work together with the airports to tackle such challenges providing to enable smooth recovery of the industry. Speaking on the importance of human factors in airport security, […]

Latest airport data reveals the industry’s financial recovery trends

Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published its 2023 edition of the Airport Economics Report and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), presenting a comprehensive view of the airport industry’s financial performance for the 2021 year. The annual Airport Economics Report presents an in-depth global analysis of airport industry revenues by source, costs, and related trends […]

IATA and Afroport Mauritanie Sign Agreement on Ground Handling Safety

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Afroport Mauritanie have signed an agreement to enhance the safety of ground operations in Mauritania with a focus on two critical global standards: IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) and the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO). The agreement was signed by Kamil Alawadhi, IATA’s Regional Vice President, […]

Aena airports surpass pre-pandemic figures for second month in a row with more than 16.6 million passengers in February

This is a 2.2% increase on the same month of 2019 and 39.6% more than in 2022 There were 154,217 aircraft movements and 80,480 tonnes of cargo were transported across the network Aena network airports ended the month of February 2023 with 16,622,180 passengers, exceeding the data for the same month in 2019, the year […]

Rushlift GSE secures 56-month extension to easyJet Gatwick contract 

Rushlift GSE, the specialist airport ground support equipment and services provider, has won a 56-month extension to its successful, long-running GSE contract with Europe’s leading short-haul airline, easyJet. The new multi-million pound deal continues an existing five-year agreement with Rushlift GSE to supply, manage and maintain easyJet’s ground-handling fleet at London’s Gatwick Airport, the low-cost […]

ACI Europe: Passenger traffic comes closest ever to full recovery in January ‘23

European airport trade body ACI EUROPE today released its air traffic report for January 2023. Passenger traffic across the European airport network increased by +69% in January compared to the same month last year – when Omicron-related travel restrictions had halted the recovery. The growth was predominantly driven by international passenger traffic (+85%) with domestic […]

VINCI Airports awarded for its quality of service

This year, VINCI Airports ranked four airports in its network among the best in the world in their category in terms of service quality in the ACI ranking (Airport Council International), which is the global benchmark for airport service quality.  The airports of Belgrade in Serbia, Porto in Portugal, Guanacaste in Costa Rica and Puerto Plata […]

Avia Solutions Group has become Irish-based company

Avia Solutions Group, the leading aviation business group, has become an Irish-based company. Following the transfer of its controlling headquarters to Ireland, Dublin, the group also became the second largest Irish-registered aviation business behind aviation giant Ryanair. “Moving the company’s controlling headquarters to Ireland was a strategically important step for us in terms of our […]

Henderson Engineers Delivers Sustainable Operations for New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport

Image: Lucas Blair Simpson © SOM High-Efficiency, Electric Building Systems Power New $1.5B Aviation Marvel Henderson Engineers, the lead engineer on the New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport (MCI), designed an all-electric power system for airport operations that places the facility at the forefront of sustainability. Spanning just over one million square feet, the […]

Changi Airport to Open Climbing Wall in T3 as Part of Continuous Effort to Enhance Passenger & Visitor Experience

The 8-metre-high Climb@T3 wall will open on 4 March. From more challenging climbs to guided sessions for new climbers and children, Changi’s rock wall has something for all climbers A new sport climbing attraction will open in Changi Airport as part of Changi Airport Group (CAG)’s continuous effort to enhance the experience for passengers and […]