Airport Industry

Azzura-Premiere Wins Turkmenistan Airlines Contract

Azzurra – Premiere Handling Ltd has won a contract to work with the Turkmenistan Airlines at Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX), UK. It will provide the … More ››

First Direct Edinburgh – Beijing Flights

The first ever direct flights from Scotland to China will begin in June thanks to a service that will connect Beijing, Dublin and Edinburgh. Hainan … More ››

Carlisle Airport Boosted by Loganair – Stobart Group Partnership

Scotland’s Loganair has announced a new partnership with the Stobart Group. The partnership involves Loganair operating services from the newly-renamed Carlisle Lake District Airport (IATA: … More ››

Swissport Acquires Aerocare

Swissport International Ltd has completed its acquisition of Aerocare with effect from March 7, 2018.  The Swiss ground and cargo handling company now holds 100% … More ››

IATA: Air Cargo Off to a Robust Start in 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 8.0% in … More ››

All Hands on Deck as Loganair Restores Air links to the Scottish Highlands and Islands

Teams from Loganair and Glasgow Airport were working through the night to prepare for the airline’s first departure in almost 48 hours because of the … More ››

American and Qantas file Application to Form Joint Business

American Airlines and Qantas say they have filed an application with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) seeking approval to form a joint business “to … More ››

Aim for 1 Billion Passengers to Fly on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Flights by 2025

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has set out an aim for one billion passengers to fly on flights powered by a mix of jet fuel … More ››

Stansted Moves to Raise Passenger Cap

London Stansted Airport has submitted a planning application to Uttlesford District Council to raise the current cap on the number of passengers it is permitted … More ››

EASA Publishes its First Formal Opinion on Safe Drone Ops in Europe

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published the first formal Opinion on safe operations for small drones in Europe.  EASA says it is an … More ››