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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

Gabonese Super Puma crashes following engine failure

A Gabonese Army-operated Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) AS332M1 Super Puma crashed in the Minkébé National Park – located in Gabon’s Ogooué Ivindo province – on April 18

Dutch F-35As briefly grounded due to engine concerns

The Royal Netherlands Air Force has confirmed it briefly grounded its in-country fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters due to engine wear concerns

Landmarks Frankfurt City Pack Out Now

Orbx has announced Landmarks Frankfurt City Pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Qatar orders two Pilatus PC-24s

A pair of Pilatus PC-24 light business jets have been ordered by the Qatar Emiri Air Force, which will use the type to conduct training and VIP transport operations

Cloud-based air traffic control at Adolf Würth Airport in Germany

Schwäbisch Hall aerodrome has been successfully monitoring its ATC using a cloud-based air situation display system from DFS Aviation Services GmbH.

Boeing to provide support services for Israeli Apache fleet

Israel has contracted Boeing to provide integrated logistics support services for the Israeli Air Force’s fleet of AH-64A/D Apache attack helicopters

Saab delivers first T-7A airframe section to Boeing

Saab has shipped its first aft airframe section for the T-7A Red Hawk advanced jet trainer to Boeing, marking a key milestone in the platform’s engineering and manufacturing development programme