BA Airbus A380 In Heathrow Noise Studies

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 17/07/2014 - 10:40:00

BA Airbus A380 In Heathrow Noise Studies

Airbus, British Airways, NATS and London Heathrow collaborate on a new series of noise reduction trials around the UK's busiest airport

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Re-Engined Airbus A330s Promise 14% Fuel Savings

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 15/07/2014 - 10:25:00

Re-Engined Airbus A330s Promise 14% Fuel Savings

Airbus' newly-announced A330-800neo and A330-900neo models include new cockpit and cabin features plus much more fuel efficient engines than currently used

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Al Qaeda Bomb Threat Prompts Security Increase

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 03/07/2014 - 06:05:00

Al Qaeda Bomb Threat Prompts Security Increase

Amidst concerns that Syrian and Yemeni al-Qaeda members are working on next-generation explosives, security at airports serving the US is being tightened-up

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$22.6m Of Upgrades To Improve Hawaii's Airports

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 02/07/2014 - 08:50:00

$22.6m Of Upgrades To Improve Hawaii's Airports

Seven Hawaiian airports are being upgraded in just the latest round of infrastructure improvements carried out on the island in recent years

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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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