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EVENTS

Rotorcraft Structures Workshop 2019
ROTORCRAFT STRUCTURES WORKSHOP 2019
February 19-20, 2019
The workshop is an interactive forum to discuss Rotorcraft (CS-27, CS-29, CS-VLR) Structures topics between EASA, National Authorities, and STC and TC Applicants. Structural requirements and Acceptable Means of Compliance including EASA policies and Certification Memorandum related to Materials, Pro...

Think future 19
THINK FUTURE 19
February 21-22, 2019
To inform your digital transformation agenda, to learn & get insight you have not yet heard elsewhere. To get to know partners who can make a difference. We are passionate about bringing innovation & change to the industry to be ready for the digital age. Independent, personal, authentic.

Airport City Manchester


Airport City is a £1 billion landmark property development, which is set to become a globally connected business destination located at Manchester Airport. A vibrant economic hub with connectivity at its heart, the first Airport City in the UK will be an influential business environment where organisations work, meet and collaborate with others.

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Ultra-low-cost airline Canada Jetlines has announced that Vancouver International Airport (YVR) will be its primary base when it launches operations later this year.The passenger carrier has secured YVR’s guarantee that all slots required to operate the initial network using the first two Airbus A320 aircraft will be available.Canada Jetlines said that it selected YVR as its future base as it is the second busiest airport in Canada, offers desirable location and facilities as well as compe...
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Around 230 flights were cancelled on 7 February at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport due to the closure of both primary and secondary runways.A source familiar with the matter was quoted by The Economic Times as saying that the two runways were closed for maintenance and repair work that led to the cancellation of so many flights.Mumabi Airport manages approximately 1,000 flights per day.Travel portal ixigo co-founder and CEO Aloke Bajpai told the publication that ...
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Wellington Airport in New Zealand has launched a fully automated aerobridge docking system to accelerate passenger boarding and disembarking from the aircraft. The aerobridge has been deployed at one of the airport’s domestic gates, making the airport the first aerodrome in the world to use this technology.Wellington-based firm Airport Equipment has developed the automated aerobridge, known as the Intellidock system.As soon as an airplane is parked at its allocated gate, the bridge sensor ...
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British Airways and American Airlines have reached an agreement to invest $344m in upgrading Terminal 8 in New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK).The companies will invest the money over the next three years to prepare for the co-location in 2022.The investment forms part of broader expansion efforts that include $12bn of private funding and $1bn of funding from Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ).Two new terminal complexes will be added as part of the moderni...
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ADB Safegate has concluded the takeover of airport IT systems and data analytics solutions provider Ultra Airport Systems (AS) to create a total airport management capability. The agreement was originally signed in November last year for a purchased price of around $22m.The acquired entity has been rebranded as ADB Safegate Airport Systems. ADB Safegate has combined Ultra’s airport IT solutions with its integration and services expertise to become a total airport management (TAM) solution ...
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Miami International Airport (MIA) has collaborated with air transport IT provider SITA, Lufthansa and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to introduce biometric exit technology. The new technology is known as SITA Smart Path and will allow passengers departing from MIA to Munich on Lufthansa flight 461 to board the flight with the quick click of a camera instead of a boarding pass and a passport.The photo taken at Lufthansa’s boarding gate is used to confirm passengers’ identities...
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UK-based specialist warehouse investor Warehouse REIT has acquired Glasgow International Airport’s Air Cargo Centre from Airport Industrial Nominees for £11.1m.The purchase price represents a net initial yield of 6.7% and a reversionary yield of more than 7%. The property is owned through a ground lease from Glasgow Airport that will last until 2148.The estate is arranged across two detached, purpose-built warehouses that span over a 150,000ft² area. It includes eight units give...
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Fraport USA has taken over the management of the retail stores, restaurants and services at Nashville International Airport (BNA).BNA recorded the sixth consecutive year of traffic growth last year with nearly 16 million passengers travelling through the airport.The contract was awarded by the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) in 2018 through a competitive tendering process.The 10-year contract will see Fraport USA design, construct, lease and manage the concessions space across th...
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Glasgow Airport has collaborated with air traffic services provider NATS and Banks Renewables to install a new radar system that can minimise the impact of the Kype Muir Wind Farm in South Lanarkshire.Acting as a statutory consultee, the airport must evaluate the wind farm project proposals up to 50km away.Glasgow Airport said in a statement: “Due to their height and movement patterns, wind turbines can have a range of impacts on navigational systems, including being detected by Primary Su...
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Sharjah International Airport has reported a 6% increase in passenger numbers to 12.04 million for the year 2018 compared to 11.36 million in 2017.Data released by the airport shows that the number of scheduled and unscheduled flights also increased by 4.7% to 81,260 over the year.The highest number of passengers (1.2 million) was recorded in August, while the highest growth rate (13.3%) was achieved in June.Sharjah Airport Authority chairman Ali Salim Al Midfa said: “Sharjah Airport&rsquo...
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EVENTS

Rotorcraft Structures Workshop 2019
ROTORCRAFT STRUCTURES WORKSHOP 2019
February 19-20, 2019
The workshop is an interactive forum to discuss Rotorcraft (CS-27, CS-29, CS-VLR) Structures topics between EASA, National Authorities, and STC and TC Applicants. Structural requirements and Acceptable Means of Compliance including EASA policies and Certification Memorandum related to Materials, Pro...

Northwest Aviation Conference 
NORTHWEST AVIATION CONFERENCE 
February 22-22, 2019
The Northwest Aviation Conference & Trade Show, February 23-24, 2019 is an opportunity to support the aviation industry while gaining exposure with aircraft owners and pilots. The Washington Aviation Association is a group of businesses with an interest in aviation and who value the rights of pi...