Aviation Industry Appointments

The First British Woman to Captain a Boeing 747 has Retired

A final flight 'selfie'.  (Virgin Atlantic)

Yvonne Kershaw became the first British woman to gain her captaincy for the 747 in 1993, and has since clocked up over 2,000 flights totalling … More ››

ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly Concluded in Qatar

Boeing 747

The 12th Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly concluded yesterday with two resolutions adopted and Board Directors elected. The two resolutions were unanimously adopted … More ››

Sydney Airport Announces Kerrie Mather to Retire

Sydney aerial

Sydney Airport has announced that Kerrie Mather has decided to retire as Managing Director and CEO. Sydney Airport Chairman, Mr Trevor Gerber said: “On behalf … More ››

FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

Photo: (Theo Moye)

The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, … More ››

Flybe Airline’s CEO to Step Down Immediately

Photo: (Theo Moye)

On October 26, the UK low cost carrier, Flybe, announced that its Chief Executive, Saad Hammad, will step down immediately. Mr Hammad joined Flybe from … More ››

New Director General for IATA

Alexandre de Juniac IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Alexandre de Juniac has officially taken on the role of Director General and CEO of the … More ››

Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport


London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

Australian Airports Association to Seek Nominations for New Chairman

Sydney Australias-busiest-airport

The Australian Airports Association (AAA) which represents 260 airport members, including all the capital city airports through to the small regional aerodromes of rural Australia, … More ››

Augustin de Romanet Elected President of ACI Europe

(Photo © Gerard Uferas/ADP)

During the 25th ACI Europe Annual Assembly, hosted by Prague Airport, Augustin de Romanet, Chairman & CEO of Aéroports de Paris, was elected President of … More ››

Delta Celebrates 10th Anniversary of ‘Breast Cancer One’ Survivor Flight

Delta's Pink Plane

Delta Air Lines’ annual ‘Breast Cancer One’ employee survivor flight took place on September 29, kicking off the airline’s month-long campaign to generate awareness and … More ››