Airliner Focus


AMP Capital Buys Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport terminal entrance.  (LBIA)

AMP Capital, on behalf of investors in its global infrastructure equity platform, has agreed to acquire 100% of Leeds Bradford Airport, UK, (IATA: LBA) from … More ››

Green Light for Boeing’s Gatwick Hangar

(Boeing's Gatwick hangar is due to open in early 2019. (Gatwick Airport)

Boeing’s proposed plan with Gatwick Airport to build a new aircraft hangar has been granted permission to go ahead by Crawley Borough Council, with full … More ››

Brisbane Receives First Singapore A350 Visit

Brisbane received its first Singapore Airlines A350 service on October 17. (BNE)

Singapore Airlines’ brand new A350-900 aircraft touched down at Brisbane Airport (BNE) on October 17, signalling the beginning of upgraded Airbus services for three of … More ››

New Daily Passenger Record for Frankfurt

Frankfurt Main recorded its busiest ever passenger day in September. (Fraport)

In September 2017, some 6.2 million passengers travelled through Frankfurt Airport (IATA: FRA) – an increase of 5.4% on the previous year. This was the … More ››

St Helena’s First Commercial Flight Inbound

Airlink's Embraer jets are being used for the new St Helena services.

The South Atlantic island of St Helena will welcome the first commercial flight landing at its airport on Saturday, 14 October. The Airlink Embraer E190-100IGW … More ››

EASA Inaugurates Singapore Office

Boeing 747

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has opened a regional office in Singapore to help strengthen the partnership between the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore … More ››

Brisbane Boosts Disability Facilities

L-R: Stephen Goodwin Brisbane Airport Corporation, The Hon. Jane Prentice Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, Debbie Fraumano Association for Children with a Disability. (BNE)

Brisbane Airport (IATA: BNE) has become the first airport in Australia to open a dedicated ‘Changing Places’ facility for passengers with special needs. Located on … More ››

The 21st inter airport Europe Show Opens

inter airport Europe

The 21st inter airport Europe is now underway in Munich and will run though until Friday October 13, at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in … More ››

More Passenger Records for Munich

Munich Airport's Terminal 2.  (FMG)

Munich Airport says it is en route to a record-breaking performance after its third-quarter traffic figures include several new all-time highs. With approximately 4.4 million … More ››

Brussels Airlines Says Goodbye to the AVRO RJ Airliner

Brussels Airlines' last AVRO RJ100, OO-DWD, will be retired from service on October 28.   (Brussels Airlines)

On October 28, Brussels Airlines will turn an important page in its history book. With flight SN2720 Geneva-Brussels, the airline will operate its very last … More ››