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A match made in heaven: Vertical Flight Expo & Conference returns with major networking initiative

Vertical Flight Expo & Conference – Europe’s largest vertical flight exhibition which lands in Farnborough from 5-7 November – has announced the return of its exceptionally popular networking initiative: Vertical Connect. Launched at last year’s show, the online business meeting platform will act as both an onsite networking tool and a concierge service, helping attendees […]

San Diego International Airport becomes second major airport in North America to earn carbon neutral rating

San Diego International Airport (SAN) is now North America’s second-ever carbon neutral airport. SAN, joined only by Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in the U.S., reached carbon neutral accreditation from the global agency that establishes carbon standards for airports worldwide. SAN is certified at “Level 3+,” the highest level of certification through Airports Council […]

France Air Expo – Lyon, June 2020

14th International Exhibition of General Aviation France Air Expo – Lyon France Air Expo will open its doors from June 4 to 6, 2020 at Eurexpo Lyon. France Air Expo is the only general aviation exhibition in France and the second one in Europe. Each year it gathers more than 300 exhibitors, 15,000 pilots and 800 […]

OmniServ and Ryanair create world class ground handling solution

BlueHandling, the new ground handling solutions team created by OmniServ for Ryanair at its key Stanstead hub, has already delivered a 90% improvement on performance and satisfaction levels compared with a year ago, under the previous supplier. Ryanair is Europe’s Number 1 airline, carrying more than 138 million customers a year on more than 2,500 […]

Brussels Airport to renovate runway 25R/07L in 2020

After the thorough renovation of runways 25L/07R in 2015 and 01/19 in 2016, Brussels Airport Company will be renovating runway 25R/07L from 13 July to 23 August 2020. 24 years after the previous renovation works on this runway, in 1996, the entire runway needs to be closed for renovation to guarantee the safe landing and […]

UK’s best and worst airport revealed

Long queues, crowded terminals and pricey parking charges have led to Belfast International being rated the UK’s worst airport in a survey by consumer magazine Which?. Customers gave the airport an approval score of 42%, saying it was “shabby”, “understaffed” and had a poor layout. It came just behind London Luton on 43% and Manchester […]

Bristol Airport raises awareness of Get On Board campaign

Passengers travelling through Bristol Airport from Thursday 5 September will see a new awareness programme entitled Get On Board. The initiative will help raise awareness of the serious implications of disruptive behaviour at the Airport or on board an aircraft. Bristol Airport is already committed to the UK Aviation Code of Practice on Disruptive Passengers […]

Sydney Airport celebrates one billion passengers

Sydney Airport has marked an historic milestone in the lead up to its Centenary, welcoming the arrival of its one billionth passenger. The billionth passenger, ten-year-old Katinka from the Blue Mountains, touched down with her Mum and five-year-old brother shortly after 10am this morning on Singapore Airlines flight SQ231. Sydney Airport CEO Geoff Culbert, who […]

Calling all SMEs! Heathrow invites British businesses to apply for 2019 ‘World of Opportunity’ grants

For the third year running, Heathrow and the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Exporting is GREAT campaign are inviting SMEs across the country to apply for 20 ‘World of Opportunity’ grants worth £2,000 each. The grants will support small businesses that are just beginning to export or help those companies that can export, but don’t. […]