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London Southend recognised for commitment to carbon neutrality

The airport has been awarded the Airport Carbon Accreditation for its environmental efforts

Changi Airport Group begins security upgrade project

The three-year plan is set to enhance the airport’s protection system

BER has successful start despite pandemic

Only 700,000 passengers have been handled at the airport since its opening last October

Cologne Bonn to play host to NASA’s SOFIA as it begins science observations

Conducted over a six week period, researchers hope to find the answers to fundamental questions in astronomy

Edinburgh Airport sees lowest passenger numbers since 1995

Research shows that the pandemic cost the Scottish economy around £1bn

Dnata adopts IATA’s Dangerous Goods AutoCheck

The air services provider hopes that the new solution will help improve safety and efficiency

AOA recovery plan highlights need for government support

The report calls for financial aid for the industry, as well as new strategies to remove travel bans and quarantine measures

IATA labels 2020 as the worst year in history for air travel demand

The organisation says that if more travel restrictions are introduced, then travel demand may struggle to improve

Emirates self-service check-in kiosks go contactless

Passengers now have the option of using their phones from check-in to boarding without the need for contact

Menzies grows cargo team with five new appointments

The new hires are set to expand and support the cargo division with operations

New route added to Loganair’s summer schedule at Newcastle

Direct services between Newcastle and Jersey will commence in May, initially operating twice weekly

Joint cargo services venture inaugurated at Milan Malpensa

Both companies will provide cargo services, enabling the optimisation of operations at the airport

MIA achieves major cargo volume milestones

The final three months of last year were the busiest the airport had ever recorded

ABM signs contract with Qatar Airways

The aviation services company will provide the airline with cleaning services at Heathrow

Heathrow set to launch rapid testing pilot

The government-led initiative will help to identify how rapid testing could be used to reopen society

BA becomes first UK airline to trial mobile travel health passport

Passengers will be able to input required documentation that will certify their eligibility to travel

BER moves all operations to Terminal 1

Both Terminal 5 and 2 will completely cease all operations until passenger numbers begin to recover

UK government opens Airport and Ground Operations Support scheme

The AOA feels this is not enough to ensure economic recovery and job security within the industry

All-electric aircraft tug introduced at Munich

Introduction of the new vehicle helps to steer the airport towards its goal of being net-zero by 2030

Menzies wins Qantas and Jetstar contracts

Operations at the Perth and Brisbane hubs has already begun, with Cairns and Darwin to follow shortly

AGS appoints new executive committee members

The appointees each have many years of experience in senior roles within the aviation industry

Qantas and BP partner to pursue net zero ambitions

Both companies are dedicated to reaching the net zero emissions goal by 2050

Survey reveals more than 80% of travellers want to fly within the next year

Respondents highlighted that they want hygiene and safety assurances to restore confidence

Air France-KLM launches corporate travel SAF programme

Customers will be able to contribute to the scheme, reducing the airlines environmental impact

FBB reveals pandemic recovery predictions

In the worst-case scenario, air traffic may not be restored to pre-coronavirus levels until 2027

ETF calls for support for ground handling workers

Over half of all staff employed within the sector are said to be out of work

Atlantic Aviation breaks ground on new hangar at Chicago Executive

The company has made progress on the development of a new 25,000sq ft hangar

Airports detail solutions to Covid

World Cargo Summit sees airports in Dubai, Belgium and South Africa discuss future strategy

Thai airports to help fight pandemic

Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport is central to plan as the country prepares for an increase in cargo

UK airports respond as hotel quarantine plans set to be announced

The AOA and facilities within the UK have told Airports International about their concerns with the new government initiative