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ACI forms partnership to support airport safety management

The APEX programme provides facilities with the assistance needed through peer reviews

High testing costs could slow recovery, says IATA

The organisation is asking international governments to make this more accessible and affordable for travellers

HIA granted ISO re-certification for asset management system

The audit assesses the airport’s approach to managing cost, risk and performance

Eastern Airways resumes services between Leeds/Bradford and Newquay

The carrier also plans to restart its route between the Northern hub and Southampton later this year

TSA extends face mask requirement for US airports

Maintaining the safety of travellers is crucial whilst the vaccination programme continues to take effect

TAV assumes control over operations at Almaty Airport

Kazakhstan’s main aviation facility is set to double its capacity with a $200m investment

Daa records major losses of €284m due to Covid-19

Both Dublin and Cork experienced the lowest passenger numbers since 1994

London City becomes first major hub operated by remote digital tower

Following extensive testing, the new facility is set to control all air traffic scheduled this summer

Holland-Kaye: “COVID has devastated the aviation sector”

Heathrow reveals a loss of more than £300m from Q1, as less than two million passengers used the facility

ACI’s 2020 traffic rankings reveal Covid-19’s damaging effect on world’s busiest airports

Figures show that domestic travel is slowly recovering, with international routes still falling behind due to the current restrictions

DXB continues road to recovery

The airport has been making ongoing progress despite a shortfall in capacity

Doncaster Sheffield celebrates ‘sweet sixteenth’ in lockdown

With the expansion of transport links and the growth of airline operators, the airport has reached many milestones since opening in 2005

Vueling plans to boost Belfast City network with Barcelona flights

The twice-weekly service is set to start at the beginning of July in time for the summer holiday season

New concourse at Reagan National fitted with automated parking solution

ADB Safegate’s system allows for aircraft to be tracked and enhances safety in adverse weather conditions

CVG Airport inaugurates Assaia’s AI ‘Turnaround Control’ solution

The system is set to enhance handling processes by working with airlines to improve transparency and on-time performance at the base

Air bp inaugurates SAF supply at France’s Clermont Ferrand Airport

The arrangement follows the latest introduction of its fuel to London Biggin Hill, Hawarden and Centreline FBO Bristol

Smiths Detection adds lithium battery algorithm to scanner

To increase safety measures, all baggage passing through the HI-SCAN 10080 EDX-2is will be analysed for these items

Menzies joint venture inaugurates cargo operations at Baghdad International

The endeavour with Iraqi Airways is set to enhance customer experience and safety measures at the hub

AirBaltic set to build cargo hub at Riga Airport

With plans to initiate the project next year, it is hoped the new facility will increase the volume of freight handled at the hub

Birmingham Airport achieves ACI health accreditation

The hub has implemented many safety measures since the outbreak of the pandemic

Siemens awarded contract to increase capacity at Incheon Airport

The company plans to implement the latest VarioTray technology, whilst extending the existing system by 3,000 spaces

JetBlue adds Kansas City to route network

The carrier will begin services to Boston/Logan and New York/JFK beginning next year

MAG calls for roadmap to restriction-free travel

The airport operator wants to eliminate the need for testing to certain countries, enabling air travel to resume

Munich Airport and partners take over operations at Sofia Airport

The group have revealed plans to build a new terminal within the next ten years

Isle of Man firm set to take over Carlisle Airport and Stobart Air

Both were previously owned by Esken, a leading UK infrastructure company

US lounge market shows signs of recovery

According to Airport Dimensions, customer satisfaction has increased due to the implementation of contactless technology and strict hygiene measures

London City Airport launches travel portal ahead of summer

Customers will be able to access information including the latest international entry requirements

Searidge set to deploy apron management platform at Hong Kong International

The new system is expected to enhance situational awareness, aerodrome surveillance and safer traffic controls

Budapest International renews contract to protect security trays

According to the firm, the solution it produces can stay on a surface for up to a year and cannot be removed by regular cleaning products

Menzies wins contract with Avianca at MIA

From May, more than 300 professionals from the ground handling firm will provide warehouse services to the airline