Category Archives: Airports

European traffic drives growth of Frankfurt

Germany’s largest aviation hub Frankfurt Airport closed the year 2017 with 6.1 per cent growth, managing more than 64.5 million passengers. European traffic served as the … More ››

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Belgocontrol boosts preferred Brussels runways

Belgocontrol secured 85 per cent of movements at Brussels Airport on its three preferential runways (25R, 25L and 19) in 2017. In 15 per cent … More ››

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LFV, Swedavia advance remote tower services

Sweden’s LFV and airport operator Swedavia have signed an agreement to establish remote air traffic services at Kiruna, Umeå, Åre Östersund and Malmö airports.   “With … More ››

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Belgocontrol debuts upper wind measurement

Belgocontrol has developed a new tool that informs pilots and air traffic controllers on upper winds at Brussels International Airport. Upper wind is often stronger … More ››

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Singapore’s CAAS awards NATS smart digital tower prototype contract to test Changi viability

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has awarded  the UK service provider NATS a contract, valued at close to $7 million, to develop a … More ››

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Searidge remote tower technology certified for live operations at Budapest

HungaroControl’s remote tower system has been certified for live operations, without restrictions at Budapest Airport and becomes the first among the world’s medium-capacity airports to adopt … More ››

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Europe launches runway incursion action plan

Eurocontrol together with its runway safety partners have unveiled the latest version of the European Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Incursions (EAPPRI v3.0). The issue … More ››

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Traditional airlines losing more ground to LCCs

Europe’s traditional scheduled airline segment is still dominant in terms of total number of movements, but it continues to lose traffic to low cost carriers … More ››

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ERA secures fifth Chinese project at Daxing

ERA has secured the international tender to supply and install its surveillance system at what is to be the largest airport in the world with six runways and … More ››

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Clarity on Brexit, expanding Heathrow must remain UK priorities: airline industry

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the UK Government to shore-up its international air connectivity by focusing on a cost-effective expansion of Heathrow Airport … More ››

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