Ejectable Black Boxes For Long-Range Airbuses

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 13/01/2015 - 07:00:00

Ejectable Black Boxes For Long-Range Airbuses

Airbus plans to have ejectable black boxes which float on water soon fitted to its long-range ocean-crossing airliners, making them easier to find post-crash.

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Passenger Traffic Records For Heathrow & Gatwick

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 12/01/2015 - 07:35:00

Passenger Traffic Records For Heathrow & Gatwick

Both Heathrow and Gatwick handled more passengers than ever before in 2014 and both now suggest there's never been a better time to add an extra runway.

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Missing AirAsia Flight Search Latest

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 06/01/2015 - 07:40:00

Missing AirAsia Flight Search Latest

More than a week after it crashed into the Java Sea, Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ 8501 has not been recovered in full, with some 100 passengers still missing.

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EC Study Uncovers Frankfurt Screening Flaws

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 23/12/2014 - 06:00:00

EC Study Uncovers Frankfurt Screening Flaws

EC investigators posing as passengers find that they can smuggle weapons pass the security screeners at one of the world's busiest airports.

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Third Beijing Airport To Ease Congestion

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 19/12/2014 - 04:00:00

Third Beijing Airport To Ease Congestion

New airport with the capacity to handle 620,000 commercial passenger flights a year and so ease existing airport congestion levels to open in Beijing by 2018.

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Athena Robot In First-Time Passenger Flight

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 17/12/2014 - 09:05:00

Athena Robot In First-Time Passenger Flight

Lufthansa Flight LH 457 between Los Angeles International and Frankfurt airports had something unique amongst its passengers - a robot.

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New Airport International -- A Taste of Things To Come in 2015

Posted by on 15/12/2014 - 00:00:00

New Airport International -- A Taste of Things To Come in 2015

Airport International is going through some huge changes and we're starting 2015 in spectacular fashion. Here's a sneak peek at what's to come!

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Air Traffic Issue Restricts London Airspace

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 12/12/2014 - 10:30:00

Air Traffic Issue Restricts London Airspace

On a busy Friday evening, technical issues at UK air navigation services provider NATS' Swanwick site limit flight levels permitted through London airspace.

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Spanish 'Ghost' Airport To Go Into Operation

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 12/12/2014 - 09:30:00

Spanish 'Ghost' Airport To Go Into Operation

Spain's Castellón-Costa Azahar Airport - declared 'open' in 2011 but never actually put into operation - is now set to finally start handling flights.

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Airport Drone Collision Risk Warning

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 08/12/2014 - 09:05:00

Airport Drone Collision Risk Warning

Warning goes out from aviation officials over the dangers posed by drones to aircraft landing at airports, especially in light of a recent near-miss.

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