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Gatwick proposes a cap on aircraft noise

Gatwick Airport is proposing to set a cap, known as an ‘envelope’, on aircraft noise if its Northern Runway is brought into routine use

Six more airlines to implement IATA Travel Pass

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that six additional airlines are to use its IATA Travel Pass digital health certificate

Leonardo to upgrade BHS at ten Spanish airports

Following a public tender, Leonardo has been selected to upgrade the baggage-handling systems at 10 Spanish airports

View installs smart windows at Memphis

Building technology expert View has installed smart windows at Memphis International Airport as part of the Concourse B modernisation programme

Goldhofer opts for Akasol battery systems

Darmstadt-headquartered Akasol is to provide a battery system for Goldhofer’s Phoenix E towbarless aircraft tractors

WFS signs new CMS agreement for EMEAA

Worldwide Flight Services is to move its core cargo management system in the EMEAA region to Champ’s Cargospot software-as-a-service solution

PHL launches kerbside meal pick-up facility

PHL Food & Shops, the Philadelphia International Airport concessions programme, is now offering kerbside pick-up for food and retail items

DEN solar projects take off

Colorado's Denver International Airport (DEN) is expanding its renewable energy portfolio with two new solar projects

Dubai Airports and Servy launch DXB&more

Dubai Airports and hospitality IT specialist Servy, have launched DXB&more, an ordering service that does not require users to download an app

Call for COVID cert standardisation

Flight Safety Foundation has issued a call for accelerated development of standardised digital health certificates

ADB Safegate acquires Protec Automation

ADB Safegate has acquired Protec Automation, a specialist in airfield lighting control systems, power technologies and services in industrial automation

Google Maps world first for Zurich Airport

Google has activated the Live View feature in Google Maps at Zurich Airport, making it the first airport in the world with this function

airBaltic unveils online COVID documentation checks

Latvian carrier airBaltic has launched an automatic COVID-19 travel document check for passengers on direct flights to Riga

JetBlue reunites Gatwick and JFK

New York airline JetBlue has launched a nonstop service between New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport and London Gatwick Airport

Austrian trials Materna IPS bag tag solution

Austrian Airlines is trialling a Materna IPS solution that enables passengers to drop off their baggage on trains from Linz and Salzburg to Vienna Airport

Bristol trials electric airside bus

Trials of an electric airside bus are underway at Bristol Airport as part of the English hub’s efforts to reduce airport operating emissions

Swissport appoints new CFO

Iván Nash Vila has been announced as a new Swissport CFO

Newark reaches final construction stages

The A1 passenger gate area at Newark will be demolished this month to make way for further work on the new Terminal A as it nears completion

First direct Vietnam to US flights to launch

Bamboo Airways is to launch the first regularly scheduled nonstop flights between Vietnam and the United States, having signed an MOU with SFO

BER supervisory board discusses post-pandemic future

The operator expects challenging times ahead despite recent passenger numbers boost

Edinburgh urges Scottish Government to back aviation recovery

A new report by Edinburgh Airport calls on the government to help Scottish aviation, claiming that its recovery is slower than that in other regions

Perth continues rollout of COVID-safe initiatives

In 2021, 5.9m people have so far travelled though the airport without a single COVID-19 breach

FBB and easyJet commence works on construction hangar

The facility is based at BER and is set to be fully operational by 2023

Collaboration key to zero emissions, says easyJet

EasyJet has urged industry and governments to work closely to deliver the zero-emission technology needed to transform aviation

Helsinki unveils plans for travel centre at Terminal 2

Finland’s Helsinki Airport is to create a new travel centre as an extension of Terminal 2, offering bus, train and taxi connections

Norse Atlantic announces BALPA partnership

A partnership between Norse Atlantic Airways and the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) will help create hundreds of jobs in UK aviation

How airports can manage the ‘tidal wave’ of COVID-19 documentation

Tech firm boss says collaboration is key with border control, immigration, ground handlers and airlines to minimise delays

RSW terminal expansion project to begin in October

The $331m initiative is set to take three years to complete

SFO AirTrain stations awarded LEED gold accreditation

The facilities have been extended as part of an ongoing construction project

Huntsville International partners with logistics firm

By establishing a new base at the hub, Kerry Logistics plans to inaugurate cargo flights across the US from Asia