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Border Checks Lead to European Passengers Experiencing Huge Delays

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Thousands of flights have been delayed because EU border controls are significantly understaffed to comply with tightened immigration checks. Many passengers have missed their flights … More ››

Heathrow Hits All-time High With 77 Million Passengers

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Heathrow Airport says it welcomed a record 6.76 million passengers in June (+2.3% from June 2016), boosting the number of passengers travelling through in the … More ››

Stansted Announces Community Consultation Events

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London Stansted has announced a programme of local community consultation events to gather the views of local residents to help shape its plans to make … More ››

3i Takes Ownership of Belfast City Airport

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A fund managed by 3i Group plc (“3i”) took ownership of George Best Belfast City Airport (IATA: BHD) on June 1. 3i is an international … More ››

UK’s first digital air traffic control tower

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London City Airport has announced it is to become the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic control tower, with a … More ››

3-D Display of the World’s Air Traffic Inaugurated at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

The new Open Sky flight-mapping feature at Stockholm Arlanda. (Photo: Victoria Ström)

I n an effort to visualize the growing number of destinations that can be reached directly from the airport, Stockholm Arlanda Airport has unveiled Open … More ››

Strong First Quarter Results for Finland’s Airports

Helsinki Airport's passenger numbers increased 6.1%, year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017.  (Finavia)

Airport operator Finavia has released figures showing passenger numbers grew by 6.9%, year on year, in the first quarter of 2017. Finavia said the main … More ››

WOW air Acquires First Airbus A320neo

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Iceland’s WOW air has taken delivery of the first A320neo aircraft, via an agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The new aircraft is the airline’s … More ››

Asiana Airlines Takes Delivery of its First A350 XWB

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Asiana Airlines of South Korea has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the 12th airline to operate the new twin engine widebody airliner. Asiana’s … More ››

Airbus Delivers First A321neo to Virgin America

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Airbus delivered the first-ever A321neo to the US carrier Virgin America on April 20. As first announced in April 2016, Virgin America was acquired by … More ››