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“Red Notice” to the airlines after Mt Sinabung billows ashes more than 16,000 feet

An emergency warning notice was issued by Regional Volcanic Ash Advisory Center of Indonesia to all the airline companies after a deep volcano in Indonesia shot billowing columns of ash more than... … [Read more...]

Oman Air Helps Reduce Heathrow Airport’s Noise Footprint

Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted to have contributed to the reduction of the noise footprint of the UK’s Heathrow airport. Independent analysis from the Civil... … [Read more...]

Competition Heating Up To Attract Chinese Visitor Dollar

An influx of Chinese visitors into New Zealand for the traditional Chinese New Year holiday period is seeing competition heat up for the Chinese visitor dollar, and a surge in interest for the... … [Read more...]

Sabre Granted NDC Level 3 Capability As An I.T. Provider

Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, has been recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as NDC Level 3 capable as an I.T. provider.... … [Read more...]

British Airways Celebrates Chinese New Year With Terminal 5 Goodies

British Airways is helping customers celebrate Chinese New Year in its home at Heathrow Terminal 5.     Last year, British Airways launched a team of Mandarin-speaking customer service... … [Read more...]

The Houston Airport System and TSA Open New Automated Screening Lanes at the City’s Largest Airport

Houston Airport System Director Mario Diaz joined Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Deputy Administrator Dr. Huban A. Gowadia in a ceremony announcing new checkpoint technology at George... … [Read more...]

Heathrow connects with another China city by summer

Heathrow  will add another destination in China this summer after flights to Wuhan start.There will be  three flights a week to the city from May 30 by China South.     Wuhan is  located... … [Read more...]

Saudia Loyalty Program Al Fursan Added More Than 850,000 New Members In 2017

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), has reached a record growth in the number of new Al Fursan memberships – the airline’s frequent flyer program. Last year, more than 850,000 new members joined, more... … [Read more...]

​Southwest Airlines Adds Nonstop Service To Atlanta From Nashville

Southwest Airlines Co. today extended its bookable flight schedule through Oct. 1, 2018, adding several new nonstop routes to its schedule. The new routes reflect demand by the carrier’s... … [Read more...]

Johannesburg route is now in the top ten busiest air routes

Johannesburg route is now considered as the top ten busiest air routes in 2017. This was revealed according to the aviation data monitor OAG.     Johannesburg route came in at ninth... … [Read more...]

Gatwick, world’s first major airport to introduce a Cloud-Based Flight Information System

Gatwick is the world’s first major airport to introduce a cloud-based Flight Information Display System (FIDS) – an innovative, cost effective system that is easily scalable, more flexible and... … [Read more...]

Rapid passenger growth in Kuala Lumpur International Airport

In 2017 the passenger traffic at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) surged by 11%  reflecting  a double-digit gains at both of the airport’s terminals.     Since 2014 Traffic has... … [Read more...]

Edinburgh Airport Boost Taxi and Private Hire Fleet

The number of taxis serving passengers at Edinburgh Airport will increase under a new taxi deal announced today.     The new deal, which sees city firms City Cabs, Capital Cars and... … [Read more...]

Aviation Cyber Stakeholders Discuss Challenges and Vulnerabilities

The Asia Pacific is recognised as the largest and fastest growing aviation region in the world.  A successful aviation industry creates an environment of increasing connectivity, drives economic... … [Read more...]