Airport Industry


Vilnius Airport Reopens After Runway Reconstruction

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Vilnius Airport has announced that its runway reconstruction was officially completed on schedule at 23:59 on August 17. Work included replacing the old pavement, reinforcing … More ››

First Airside KFC at UK Airport

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The UK’s first airside airport KFC outlet has opened at Manchester’s Terminal 3. The move, in cooperation with HMSHost International, has brought the famous ‘finger … More ››

British Airways Signs new Codeshare Deal With Loganair

Loganair’s MD, Jonathan Hinkles, with one of the company’s Saab 340 aircraft.

British Airways has announced a new codeshare agreement with Scottish airline Loganair. The new agreement, which comes into effect on September 1, when Loganair begins … More ››

UK CAA Assesses Airports’ Disability Facilities

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The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a report that assesses the top 30 UK airports on the quality of assistance they provide to … More ››

Oshkosh Striker ARFF Vehicles set for Bolivian Airports

Oshkosh Airport Products is delivering three more Oshkosh Striker 6 X 6 aircraft rescue and fire-fighting (ARFF) vehicles to airports administered and operated by SABSA in Bolivia.  Shown here are firefighters from Viru Viru International Airport in Santa Cruz alongside their matching pair of Striker ARFF vehicles. (Photo courtesy of Silvia CH.)

Oshkosh Airport Products has delivered three more Oshkosh Striker 6 X 6 aircraft rescue and fire-fighting (ARFF) vehicles to airports administered and operated by Servicios … More ››

Airlink to Perform Proving Flight to St Helena

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The South African carrier, Airlink is expected to carry out a ‘proving flight’ to St Helena on Monday, August 21, 2017 using an Embraer E190-100IGW … More ››

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 ››

Gatwick Awards Construction Frameworks

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Gatwick Airport has announced the award of two new Frameworks for construction activity at the airport in support of its recently announced five-year Capital Investment … More ››

Passenger Numbers up 20% at Vagar Airport / Faroe Islands

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Vagar Airport on the Faroe Islands (IATA: FAE) says it has experienced an unprecedented growth so far in 2017. In July, 51,765 passengers used Vagar … More ››

Fraport Signs Lima Airport Agreement

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Lima Airport Partners (LAP) – a Fraport AG majority-owned company – and the government of Peru have signed an amendment to the 2001 Lima Airport … More ››