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News: London City Airport expansion approved

Published 27 July 2016, 10:46

A £344m project to extend the facilities at London City Airport has been approved.


News: Air travel demand grows more slowly in May

Published 13 July 2016, 09:38

IATA has released traffic numbers showing that the growth in demand for air travel slackened somewhat in May, with revenue passenger kilometers increasing by only 4.6% compared to last year, a somewhat lower increase than had been registered in the earlier months of the year.


News: Frankfurt celebrates 80 years

Published 8 July 2016, 09:04

On July 8 1936 a Junkers Ju5/3m landed at Rhein Main Airport and Airship Station, an airfield that was to become today's Frankfurt Airport. It has since become one of the most important transport hubs in Europe.


News: No More 747s at Sint Maarten

Published 7 July 2016, 09:30

Come October, KLM is switching its three-times weekly flight between Amsterdam and Sint Maarten from a Boeing 747-400 to an Airbus A330-200. This change means the iconic sight of a jumbo jet winging its way low over the sun-worshipers on Maho Beach will be a thing of the past later this year.


News: US small communities awarded air services grants

Published 4 July 2016, 09:32

Following the receipt of bids from more than 30 communities in May (Airports of the World News, July-August 2016), the DOT has now allocated the $5m it has available to assist in the development of air services to small communities across the country under the Small Communities Air Services Development programme.


News: Zhukovsky International Airport opens in Moscow

Published 24 June 2016, 10:14

Zhukovsky International Airport, built on the site of the aircraft testing facilities and the MAKS air show, has opened to commercial traffic.


News: #Votemeairside competition at Heathrow

Published 23 June 2016, 08:45

Vote Me Airside! is a competition being run by Heathrow Airport that will enable a lucky winner to take a tour of the airport's normally inaccessible areas.


News: San Francisco Terminal One redevelopment starts

Published 22 June 2016, 11:55

Work on a $2.4bn project that will completely redevelop Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport gets underway towards the end of this month.


News: 737-900ER for Somon Air

Published 28 September 2011, 15:47

Boeing has delivered the first Next-Generation 737-900ER to Tajikistan-based carrier, Somon Air.