First Remote Air Traffic Control System Approved

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 30/06/2014 - 06:00:00

First Remote Air Traffic Control System Approved

Developed by LFV and Saab, unique first-time air traffic control technology with many benefits is about to go into operation in Sweden

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IATA Criticises French Air Traffic Strike Delays

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 25/06/2014 - 07:05:00

IATA Criticises French Air Traffic Strike Delays

International Air Transport Association criticises French ATC strike over EU airspace integration plans set to cause 14,000 hours of flight delays

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Virgin Atlantic Dreamliner Launch Date Set

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 24/06/2014 - 06:40:00

Virgin Atlantic Dreamliner Launch Date Set

Virgin Atlantic has marked its 30th birthday by announcing its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service will start in October.

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Rio Airport Workers In World Cup Strike

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 12/06/2014 - 05:35:00

Rio Airport Workers In World Cup Strike

Two major Brazilian airports are operating with reduced staff levels on the 2014 FIFA World Cup's opening day but officials stressed no flights would be delayed or cancelled

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Emirates Airbus A350 Airliner Order Cancelled

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 11/06/2014 - 07:05:00

Emirates Airbus A350 Airliner Order Cancelled

In a surprising move, the Middle East's largest airline cancels its order for 70 of European manufacturer Airbus' A350 passenger aircraft

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Pakistan Taliban Karachi Airport Attacks

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 10/06/2014 - 08:15:00

Pakistan Taliban Karachi Airport Attacks

Pakistan Taliban claims responsibility for two attacks on the country's main international airport, entering its cargo terminal and firing at a perimeter installation

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United Flight Launches Heathrow T2 Operations

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 05/06/2014 - 05:30:00

United Flight Launches Heathrow T2 Operations

The Queen's Terminal at Heathrow Airport opens for business offering limited initial capacity but with 26 airlines ultimately set to move in

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Solar Plants For 30 Indian Airports

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 30/05/2014 - 06:30:00

Solar Plants For 30 Indian Airports

Renewable energy technology is being integrated into India's airports in a big way, with today's announcement that around thirty of them will have solar power plants built there

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Extended Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flights Approved

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 29/05/2014 - 05:00:00

Extended Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flights Approved

The US Federal Aviation Administration has extended the over-water flight options available to Boeing 787 Dreamliner operators

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Morphing Aircraft Flaps To Produce Flight Gains

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 27/05/2014 - 09:20:00

Morphing Aircraft Flaps To Produce Flight Gains

Researchers in Germany and elsewhere are developing aircraft control surfaces that can change shape in the air, as do birds' wings

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