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Wizz Air selects L3Harris Technologies for multi-year pilot training agreement

The training services will support the airline’s Airbus A320 and A320neo-family fleet

EasyJet inaugurates new Faro base

The facility is set to create more than 100 jobs within the Algarve region whilst connecting the Portuguese city to 21 European locations

Fraport’s passenger traffic figures continue to improve

Traveller volumes still remain low compared with pre-pandemic levels, however recovery is becoming more apparent with cargo operations exceeding expectations

Milan Linate completes €40 million makeover

Work at the airport involved the architectural and functional redesign of the check-in, security filters and duty-free areas, as well as expanding the terminal to include a new area developed across three levels

Vienna Airport passenger decline continues

The hub experienced almost a 90% drop in travellers last month

Perth Airport outlines carbon neutral promise

The Australian hub has initiated new schemes to improve environmental impacts and sustainability

MIA signs sister company contract with Asuncion International

The new agreement enables both sites to assist each other with airport operations

FBB’s supervisory board discusses the firm’s future

As air traffic is expected to increase later on in the year, decisions were made regarding the company’s plans post-Covid-19

Heathrow urges UK ministers to provide support to sector

Passenger numbers have sat at 90% below pre-pandemic levels since last March

Singapore Airlines to restart Manchester connection

The airline will operate a thrice weekly service direct from Singapore/Changi to Manchester starting on July 17

Airport Operators Association warns of £2.6bn summer losses

In an interview with Airports International, Karen Dee, Chief Executive of the Airport Operators Association, voiced her concerns at the government’s “overly cautious” approach to reopening international travel during a challenging period for UK aviation

TSA surpasses two million passengers screened

This is the highest number of travellers passing through US airports since the beginning of the pandemic

VINCI initiates reforestation project

The company plans for Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport to be the first net zero emission commercial aviation facility in France by 2026

AirBaltic inaugurates new Riga-Corfu service

The airline currently serves seven destinations in Greece

ACI extends airport health certification programme

The programme evaluates all passenger processes to help boost customer confidence

Western Sydney Airport unveils final terminal design

Sustainability and energy efficiency are at the core of the airport as CEO Simon Hickey reveals details of the $5.3 billion project

EU stakeholders call for easing of travel restrictions

The travel and tourism sector is urging international governments to adopt the commission’s proposal to reopen the industry ahead of the EU ambassadors meeting on June 11

London Biggin Hill to accept flights from ‘red list’ countries

The airport will act as England’s entry point, with passengers required to quarantine for ten days upon arrival

Terminal 1 extension opens at LAX

The completed project is set to increase connectivity around the airport, whilst improving customer experience with modernised facilities

Dronecloud and Frequentis partner to begin drone trials

The consortium is set to test the devices alongside air traffic control systems to help improve communications between drone operators and airside authorities

Turkish Airlines to increase daily Dubai flights

Three rotations a day will operate from June 17, backed up by promotional campaign

Doncaster Sheffield expresses concern over aviation support

Representatives from the airport presented their concerns to a government minister, suggesting the implementation of an island policy

Campbeltown Airport set for runway refurbishment

Reconstruction is planned to begin in the autumn as it’s believed the air strip would not survive another winter

Glasgow Airport initiates ecosystem restoration projects

The hub is set to provide funding for two developments to improve public access and restore natural habitats

Swedavia’s May figures show further traffic decline

Although the company has faced significant losses over the last 15 months, pent-up travel demand alongside the vaccination programme is providing hope for the future

Dnata develops new cargo platform with Kale Logistics

The new e-commerce software is set to build upon the company’s existing application, helping to improve freight operations in Dubai

Yamuna International secures loan for development of new airport

The State Bank of India has approved financing which will help develop Noida Airport, working in partnership with both Uttar Pradesh and Indian governments

Frontier inaugurates Durango-Denver service

The flights will take off four times per week, with the addition of a Las Vegas route from next week

Malaysia Airports replaces 17 fire vehicles

The engines are fitted with the latest technology, improving safety standards at the sites

Aviation sector slams government's ‘green list’ review

The industry has openly criticised the decision to remove Portugal from the green list, with no new countries added to the restriction-free category