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Qatar Airways begins flights to Zambia and Zimbabwe

The airline now operates to 27 African cities, including six new destinations which were introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic

Auckland Airport reassesses its priorities in new infrastructure plan

The proposal will see four major projects remaining on hold while enabling work to start on a new $1bn domestic jet facility

DFW set for Terminal C upgrade

The airport has undergone multiple construction projects over the last 18 months, supporting more than 4,000 jobs

Melbourne Airport prepares for T3 redevelopment

The works are expected to be competed mid-next year, with the toilet facilities and security screening amongst the amenities under reconstruction

Miami airports set for modernisation works

A five-year contract has been awarded to provide support to aviation hubs in the region

Gulf Air resumes double daily Heathrow services

The airline is restoring operations after a loosening of entry restrictions by the UK government

Siemens launches Baggage 360 software

According to the firm, the new solution provides airports with constant luggage flow monitoring, whilst utilising AI technology

Orlando International records traffic growth

Over the last six months the airport has experienced increased traveller numbers as demand continues to rise

BLR Airport inaugurates cargo temperature monitoring solution

The new platform is expected to enhance the hubs position as a major freight gateway in southern India

Fiumicino Airport opens renovated check-in area

The new facility in Terminal 1 is part of the ongoing upgrade initiative, which is set to incorporate a new boarding area ready for use from next summer

Swedavia’s airports record increased flight demand

Although all ten hubs are still experiencing losses, passenger figures are increasing every month

Emirates returns to Glasgow

The resumption of services comes as the UK government relaxed Coronavirus restrictions previously in place for the UAE

Air New Zealand opens new regional lounge in Napier

The airline is also adding more than 17,000 additional seats in and out of Hawke’s Bay Airport from mid-August to October

Norwegian sees increased passenger demand in July

Demand has been driven by easing travel restrictions and the increasing levels of vaccination

Ryanair announces Newcastle base

The airline is set to introduce two new aircraft to the gateway, increasing its network from seven to 19

Tegel Airport returned to original owners

The site officially ceased operations in November last year and is set to be transformed into an industrial park for urban technologies

ACI launches new guidance on developing airport cargo operations

The intention of the advice is to enable airports to better understand and identify opportunities for development of cargo strategies

Emerald Airlines confirmed as Aer Lingus Regional franchise partner

The deal comes following the collapse of the airline’s original partner, Stobart Air

Shannon Airport gains six new Ryanair routes

The carrier is set to introduce two other services this week from the Irish hub to Corfu and Gran Canaria

Brandenberg exceeds one million monthly passengers for first time

The airport attributes the boost to the summer holiday travel boom

Heathrow lands new Virgin route to the Bahamas

The new connection comes as the airline increases flights to Barbados by 60%

Thales set to deploy new ILS at Hong Kong

The solution is set to support the airport’s three-runway development scheme to help improve capacity

IATA stats confirm 2020 was worst year on record

Recent airline industry figures show 2020 was the toughest year on record thanks to effects of the pandemic

Boost for Bristol as Jet2 unveils next winter’s schedule

The first flights from the firm’s tenth UK base began last month

Positives for San Francisco as vaccine tourism takes off

Improvements for San Francisco International Airport as 30,000th vaccine administered

TSA begins testing drone detection technology at MIA

The tests will determine an effective solution that mitigates the risks posed by unauthorised UAS operations

Southend Airport shows its support for military community

The London hub has signed the covenant which is set to ensure those within the armed forces are treated fairly

JetBlue advances major terminal project at JFK Airport

The new Terminal 6 building will seamlessly integrate with the airline’s current Terminal 5, while expanding its footprint further into the north side of the airport

Newcastle International set to submit solar farm plans

The airport plans to become a net zero emissions hub by 2035, with plans to construct the new facility between 2022 and 2035

Qantas stands down 2,500 staff as Covid halts domestic flights

The news comes as the country's most populous city, Sydney, continues to be hit hard by rising infections