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Prague Airport to increase passenger checks

The new measures have been introduced as passenger traffic continues to rise

Airport Authority Hong Kong incentivises vaccination after employee mandate

The operator hopes the air ticket draw will provide a vaccination incentive for residents

WestJet to restart Glasgow-Halifax route

The airline plans to reintroduce the service in May next year, with the addition of new flights to Toronto from the Scottish base

Leonardo’s MAIR system moves into production

Leonardo has announced that its Multi Aperture InfraRed (MAIR) threat warning system has gone into series production, with manufacturing underway on an initial batch for installation on a number of platforms including the Italian Army’s AW169M-based Light Utility Helicopter

ENAIRE invests over 8 million euros to digitalise voice and data communications

ENAIRE will digitalise voice and data communications at the Balearic Air Traffic Control Centre

US Space Systems Command declares GPS III satellites ready for launch

The US Space Force’s Space Systems Command has recently declared the eighth GPS III satellite as being available for launch, the third such vehicle within the programme to reach the status within the past three months

ENAIRE invests 1.3 million euros in its U-Space platform

ENAIRE has awarded a contract to develop its automated and digital drone management platform (U-Space) in Spain, worth 1,3 million euros

Saab’s Digital Towers Selected for Belgium

Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) has been selected for a long- term framework agreement by skeyes

FABEC ANSPs recruiting over 300 ATC trainees

ANSPs have started campaigns to recruit over 300 air traffic control trainees to start training in 2022

Avinor publishes second quarter financial report

The operator has taken losses across its hubs, however it has stated that its future plans should help secure commercial earnings

Plaza Premium Group expands presence in Latin America

The facility becomes the group’s second in South America alongside Rio De Janeiro, with more locations set to be unveiled in the future

Bristol Airport introduced portable charging service

The new scheme allows passengers to charge their phones on the move, with an option to use the devices on flights

General Electric to relocate at Brisbane

The aeroengine maker has committed to relocating to its new warehouse home in mid-2022

Prague Airport appoints new chairman

Jiri Pos hopes to “enhance” the development of the hub whilst focussing on limiting its environmental impact

Virgin Australia proposes employee vaccine mandate

If approved, the airline would follow the country’s flag carrier, Qantas in mandating staff vaccination

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