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Travel industry holding day of action in response to restrictions

The aim of the movement is to put pressure on the government to expand the green list and remove restrictions

Icelandair launches flights to BWI Marshall Airport

The airline will operate the new service between Baltimore/Washington and Iceland using its Boeing 737 MAX 8s

Corendon Airlines to launch services at Glasgow Airport

The carrier is set to offer two destinations to Turkey from the Scottish hub, with a total capacity of 50,000 seats

Qatar Airways to launch two new African routes

The destinations will become the airline’s fifth and sixth in Africa since the start of the pandemic

HIAL reveals plans to initiate Inverness windfarm development

The group plan to choose a tender for the new project by September 2021

Bahrain Airport Company receives safety accreditation

The award was presented to the organisation for its efforts in preventing workplace injuries and improving health standards

Ford Airport commended by ASCE for apron revamp

The engineering achievement was awarded to the hub for its construction, expansion and community involvement

Iberia to supply handling to over 100 airlines this summer

On peak days the company expects to reach 80% of 2019’s peak-day volume

Swissport expands airline contracts in Asia

Agreements with Air France, KLM and Air Calin have been renewed at Tokyo Narita and have expanded to Haneda and Seoul/Incheon, South Korea

Contactless food ordering introduced at Bradley International

The airport hopes the new service will enhance passenger experience and convenience

New Ryanair base at Turin Airport

The airline will operate more than 123 departing flights per week from its new hub

‘Smart trays’ to land at UK airports

Working alongside the Department for Transport and the UK Home Office, tech company UtterBerry plan to implement its new innovation across British hubs from next year

Group launches legal challenge over Southampton Airport runway extension

The GoFundMe campaign is aimed at seeking a review into Eastleigh Borough Council’s approval for the plans

Groupe ADP signs deal to develop hydrogen infrastructure

The agreement is set to prepare Paris airports with the infrastructure to accommodate hydrogen-operated aircraft

Dubai to reopen Terminal and concourse for anticipated demand

The reopening of facilities will allow the gradual return of over 40 international carriers to return to their home terminal at the airport

Malaysia airports submits development plan for Subang

The operator hopes the renovation will push the hub forward to become the main aerospace and business aviation base in the region

UK aviation hit hardest in Europe, says BALPA

Flights in and out of the UK have collapsed by three-quarters, with over 860,000 jobs put at risk

Swedavia inaugurates Arlanda test centre

To prepare for a surge in demand in the following months, the facility will offer PCR and anti-body testing for passengers

Qantas and Jetstar to boost fleet to meet demand

The group is seeing increased domestic demand for flights across its network with the airline predicting that passenger capacity will climb to 90% of pre-Covid levels during the April-June quarter

Ljubljana holds opening ceremony for new terminal

The infrastructure – which cost €21 million to construct – is a strategic investment crucial to the hub’s long-term development and future

VINCI launches first airport solar plant in Portugal

The operator has been expanding its presence within the Algarve region, with easyJet also launching its new base at Faro

Edmonton International sets its sights on natural gas

The new facility will significantly lower carbon emissions and reduce costs

Delta and Virgin Atlantic to launch digital health platform

The service is set to be available on routes between the US and UK, with plans to expand to other international destinations later this year

Guernsey Airport receives first Hold Baggage Scanner

The new device will ensure compliance with the latest aviation security standards

Gatwick publishes sustainability policy

The new strategy highlights the airport’s ambition to become carbon neutral by 2030, whilst supporting the local economy and community

London city expands testing facilities

The new site will open in partnership with Collinson to provide an extra 200 tests per hour at the hub

“Governments across Europe need to wake up to lasting financial weakness across the airport industry,” says ACI Europe

Europe’s airports are facing acute financial challenges that may affect decarbonisation, consumers, businesses and regional communities across the continent

Loganair and British Airways sign codeshare agreement

The arrangement is set to enhance connectivity from Teesside Airport, with 134 global destinations available

Qatar Airways launches Abidjan service

The airline has operated essential flights throughout the pandemic and added seven new destinations

British Airways boosts Belfast services following Stobart Air collapse

The airline will operate four connections from Belfast this summer, supporting links between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK