Airports


NAVBLUE assists Zurich low visibility ops

NAVBLUE and Zurich International Airport have improved the capacity of the airport and optimised efficiency in CAT III conditions Low visibility conditions constitute a major … More ››

Third runway must not lead to charge hike: IATA

Heathrow must ensure airport charges do not rise due the construction of the third runway, airline industry body IATA has said. Heathrow’s charges are already … More ››

ERA secures surveillance contract at Najaf

ERA has signed a new contract to cover the terminal area of Najaf International Airport, Iraq. ERA will deliver a composite multilateration and ADS-B system for … More ››

Irish claim world-first multiple tower remote trial

Ireland’s IAA has completed its operational trials on remote tower technology, heralding the launch of multiple tower remote operations by a single air traffic controller. … More ››

DFS division to bundle commercial activities 

German air navigation service provider Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) has bundled its third-party business into a new subsidiary DFS Aviation Services. A wholly-owned subsidiary, DFS Aviation Services will market … More ››

European fares €2.1bn higher than costs

A new study has found that consumers in Europe are currently paying €2.1 billion each year in additional air fares due to capacity constraints at airports. … More ››

Air Transat to test fuel-saving taxiing system

Canadian holiday airline Air Transat has agreed to offer Gibraltar-based WheelTug access to one of its Boeing 737 aircraft for development and testing purposes. The … More ››

Korea to outline Vision 2025 growth plans

Korea Airports Corporation is to outline later this year its Vision 2025 investment plan worth US$856 million. KAC chief executive Sung Ilhwan was reported on … More ››

WheelTug secures nod for certification plan

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has accepted the certification plans for the WheelTug aircraft electric drive system for Boeing 737NG aircraft. The WheelTug system … More ››

Iran pegs airport revamp cost at $250m

Iranian airports need $250 million worth of radar equipment and navigation systems following the lifting of economic sanctions, according to the Financial Tribune. “We’re planning … More ››