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IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2021 unveiled

On Wednesday 21st July, this year’s list of IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2021 was unveiled. Selected from hundreds of nominations and a judging process by a highly respected international panel, the influencer awards span several categories, with those recognised in the list coming from across the globe. View this year’s IFSEC […]

New tool assists airports to plan capacity increases as recovery continues

Airports Council International (ACI) World has today released a new tool to assist airports in terminal planning to increase capacity as the global recovery from the pandemic continues. The new Static Capacity Tool – developed by ACI World Business Partner Redwater Consulting Group – will assist by helping airports to evaluate the level of resource […]

The Malta Airport Foundation collects 1.8 tonnes of marine litter

Marsaxlokk and Marsalforn were the two localities chosen by the Malta Airport Foundation for this year’s underwater clean-ups. With the help of some 30 divers from Calypso Subaqua Club and Atlam Subaqua Club as well as several other volunteers who gave a helping hand on land, the Malta Airport Foundation collected around 1.8 tonnes of […]

IATA – Tax is not the Answer to Aviation Sustainability

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the reliance on taxation as the solution for cutting aviation emissions in the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ proposal is counter-productive to the goal of sustainable aviation. EU policy needs to support practical emission reduction measures such as incentives for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and modernization of air […]

Stark impact of COVID-19 on global traffic persists amid improving outlook

New Airports Council International (ACI) World data shows the lasting adverse impact of the COVID-19 crisis is forecast to remove an additional five billion passengers by the end of this year compared to the pre-COVID-19 forecast. Compared to 2019 levels this is expected to be -47.3% by year end with domestic passenger traffic recovering faster […]

Manchester Airport’s new Terminal Two extension to open for first passengers

Manchester Airport confirmed the first passengers will pass through its new Terminal Two extension on Wednesday this week. Jet2 and TUI flights will operate from the flagship facility initially, with others to follow in the weeks ahead, as the Government’s policy for double-vaccinated passengers comes into play. The extended terminal is the centrepiece of MAG’s […]

A new Lamborghini Huracán Evo Follow Me at Bologna Airport

Automobili Lamborghini has renewed its partnership with Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport for the seventh time, delivering a new follow-me car, a Huracán EVO, which will guide arriving and departing aircraft to and from the parking apron and taxiway until January 7, 2022 The Huracán EVO follow-me car, a super sports car with an aspirated 640 […]

Aviation can deliver £200 billion post-Brexit economic stimulus – supercharging Government’s Global Britain ambitions

New research highlights how the UK could undergo an economic pivot post-Brexit, with non-EU trade potentially increasing by 20% over the next five years from nearly £473 billion in 2019 to £570 billion in 2025. According to the Centre for Economics & Business Research, aviation will need to be at the heart of this pivot. […]

Istanbul Airport first to earn ACI reaccreditation for COVID-19 health measures

Airports Council International (ACI) World and ACI EUROPE have announced that Istanbul Airport is the first airport in the world to be reaccredited through the Airport Health Accreditation programme.  Accreditation is granted for 12 months. Istanbul Airport was first in the world to be accredited in 2020 and now the airport is the first in […]

Over 100 States now participate in ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation

ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu announced that 16 small island and lesser-developed States had notified her of their decisions to voluntarily participate in ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), bringing the total number of participating states to 104 and adding significant momentum in support of ICAO’s climate work. The 16 States […]