All articles by Umesh Ellichipuram

Umesh Ellichipuram

Thales and AURA AERO to develop connected avionics tech

The two companies will develop a solution that is suitable to electric and hybrid regional aviation.

Varo to supply large volumes of SAF to Lufthansa from 2026

The energy firm aims to produce nearly 260,000t of the green fuel annually from 2026.

ADB Safegate unveils new platform for airport apron operations

The platform is said to offer an intelligent and sustainable approach to managing apron activities from landing to takeoff.

Sacramento International Airport details $1.3bn expansion plans

The plan will be launched in 2024 and is expected to be completed in 2027.

United Airlines and partners to develop ethanol-based SAF  

The airline agreed to procure up to 2.7 billion gallons of SAF produced from the JV.

Expanded Terminal 5 opens at O’Hare International Airport

The project increased the terminal’s capacity by 25%, and added nearly 350,000ft² to the existing building.

Vilnius Airport begins construction of new departure terminal

Spanning 14,400m², the new terminal is expected to increase the passenger throughput to 2,400 passengers per hour.

Bristol Airport’s capacity expansion plan receives High Court clearance

The project is expected to add 800 new employment opportunities at the airport.

Emirates runs demo flight using 100% SAF in one engine

The demonstration was conducted in partnership with GE Aerospace, Boeing, Honeywell, Neste and Virent.

UK to restore airports slots rules this summer

The airline companies will be required to use their slots 80% of the time to keep them.