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American Airlines To Enhance Airport Screening Capabilities

Reading Time: 2 minutes American Airlines has announced from its headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas that it is entering into a joint venture with Analogic Corporation to expand the use of Computed Tomography (CT) at airports across the globe. It is anticipated that the state-of-the-art CT technology when it successfully completes the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) certification and qualification […]

UAE Sets Out Its Goals For Infrastructure

Reading Time: 3 minutes The UAE is aiming to take top ranking in the air transport infrastructure sector of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index by 2021. Delivering the keynote address at the Global Airport Leaders’ Forum in Dubai – part of the annual Airports Show – His Excellency Omar Bin Ghalib, Deputy Director General of the country’s […]

Airports Could Do Better At Runway Safety, Say Experts

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airports lack consistency in the way signs and instructions at airport runways are displayed which is critical in the conversation on airfield safety is kept to the highest standards, according to aviation officials gathered at the World Aviation Safety Summit, held in Dubai. “In order to keep airfields safe, flight crews needs a clear, safe […]

Alaska Airlines Opposes 300% Increase In Fuel Tax

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alaska Airlines has come out against a proposed hike in state fuel tax, saying the measure amounts to double-dipping, reports Juneau Empire. Revenue raised from the tax increase is earmarked for airport upgrades, but Alaska Airlines says that it is already investing USD100 million in aviation infrastructure improvements and will be unfairly taxed twice. The […]

Multiple Deaths as Shooter Opens Fire at Ft. Lauderdale Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes A shooter killed “multiple people” at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday before being taken into custody, officials said. CNN quoted an official as saying five people died in the shooting, and MSNBC said at least nine were shot, citing unnamed law enforcement sources. The Broward County Sheriff’s office tweeted “multiple people” had died and […]

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport Updates Development Projects

Reading Time: < 1 minute Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), which received approval to develop a Northern Terminal Complex in June, said in an update that total private investments for the project will reach $865 million, ATWonline reported. The main renovation stage, which will be completed by 2018, will increase airport capacity to 55 million passengers per year. By 2026, […]

China Fully Opens Civilian Airport Market to Private Capital

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chinese civilian airport market is now fully accessible to private capital as the national aviation authority issues a sweeping rights-granting guideline Sunday. The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) rolled out the red carpet for private capital in all civilian airport projects that are planned in the country’s outline for airport development or special regional […]

#ThankYou737: Final Day of Work for Lufthansa’s Boeing 737s

Reading Time: < 1 minute The last of Lufthansa’s Boeing 737s are leaving the fleet on 29 October, when they will be scheduled in for service for the last time. If you are lucky, you can watch the last three flights land in Frankfurt, live. Planned departures and arrivals on Saturday, 29 October, local time: LH1223 Geneva-Frankfurt Departure GVA 17:55 […]

Dubai Airports To Add 10 A380 Gates At DXB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dubai Airports has commissioned work on a project that will expand the number of Airbus A380 contact stands at Dubai International’s (DXB) Concourse C, the company announced Sept. 26. The increase will enable the facility to accommodate Emirates Airline’s growing fleet of A380s. The project will increase the number of Code F gates (A380 gates) […]

Abandoned Vehicle Prompts Evacuation Of LaGuardia Airport Terminal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Authorities told passengers to leave Terminal B as they investigated a car that was left unattended with its doors open. Terminal B evacuated Authorities told passengers to leave Terminal B as they investigated a car that was left unattended with its doors open, several media outlets reported. Military personnel at the airport Several passengers tweeted […]