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FSS and Skyservice to deploy FBO services at Toronto Pearson Airport’s new Aerocentre 25 May 2016 Flight Solutions and Services (FSS) has formed a joint venture (JV) with Canada-based Skyservice Business Aviation to deliver fixed-base operator (FBO) services at the new FSS Aerocentre in...

IATA argues for aviation development in Africa 25 May 2016 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged the governments of Africa to prioritise the development of aviation across the...

Malaysia Airports unveils new property development project, KLIA Aeropolis 25 May 2016 Malaysia Airports has launched KLIA Aeropolis, a property development project that seeks to change an area around Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) into an airport...

ARIADNA consortium conducts simultaneous flight tests of UAS and manned aircraft 24 May 2016 Indra-led European ARIADNA consortium integrated by ENAIRE, CRIDA and Fada-Catec has completed the first simultaneous flight tests of a drone and a manned airplane in an airport in...

London’s Heathrow Airport launches expansion manifesto pledging economic growth 24 May 2016 London’s Heathrow Airport has unveiled expansion manifesto in 'election style', pledging to improve the economic security of all families across...

New Zealand’s Queenstown Airport welcomes first after-dark flight 24 May 2016 New Zealand's Queenstown Airport has received its first commercial evening...

MIT researchers present new terahertz spectroscopy to detect explosives 23 May 2016 Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT's) Research Laboratory of Electronics have introduced a terahertz spectroscopy system that uses a quantum cascade laser to...

Singapore’s Seletar Airport to build new passenger terminal building 23 May 2016 A new passenger terminal building (PTB) will be built at Singapore's Seletar Airport, in a bid to improve its passenger handling capacity and customer...

Gatwick launches lanyard for passengers with hidden disabilities 23 May 2016 England's Gatwick Airport has unveiled an optional lanyard for disabled passengers who require additional support when travelling through the...

ERAU partners with Frequentis to improve US airspace management solutions 20 May 2016 Austrian company Frequentis and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Prescott, Arizona have signed an agreement to conduct air traffic management (ATM) research in the...

TSA to reduce long wait for security screening at Chicago airports 20 May 2016 The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will deploy 58 additional screeners at airports in Chicago, Illinois, US, over the next few...

Tom Jobim International Airport opens new South pier 20 May 2016 Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has unveiled a new pier and enhanced services worth S$783m...

Deals this week: Exchange Income Corporation, Turkish Airlines, Air Serbia 20 May 2016 Exchange Income Corporation has announced an offering of convertible, unsecured, subordinated debentures at a price of C$1,000 ($772.73) each to raise C$60m...

Saint Helena Airport conducts third readiness trial 19 May 2016 Saint Helena Airport in the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena has completed its third operational readiness trial, followed by an open...

Heathrow’s new officer encourages local staff to cycle to airport 19 May 2016 Heathrow's new airport cycle officer, Ali Jafarey, is leading a one-year partnership between the airport and the UK's cycling and walking charity...

Debris found in search for EgyptAir plane that disappeared from radar 19 May 2016 Rescue teams looking for the EgyptAir plane that disappeared from radar en-route to Cairo have found debris in the Mediterranean Sea....

Turner & Townsend to provide cost management services for Al Maktoum Airport expansion 18 May 2016 UK-based construction consultancy Turner & Townsend has been contracted to deliver cost management services for the expansion of Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai,...

Nigeria to improve infrastructure of four international airports 18 May 2016 Nigeria aims to provide concessions to four international airports under the first phase of a new...

FAA trials UAS detection system at JFK airport 18 May 2016 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has tested a new drone detection system at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport...

easyJet opens self-service bag drop facility at London Gatwick Airport 17 May 2016 European airline easyJet has opened its new check-in area in the North Terminal at London Gatwick...

Philippines aviation authorities sign agreement for stricter management in NAIA to maximise flights 17 May 2016 The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) have signed a memorandum of agreement to...