• Denmark enhances VCCS

    Danish air navigation service provider Naviair has signed a contract with Indra Navia to update its GAREX Voice Communication Control System (VCCS) at the Copenhagen Area Control Centre. The GAREX 230, chosen to replace the GAREX 220 variant that has been used by Naviair since 2005, is based on a

  • Istanbul attack 'was bid to derail Turkish economy'

    The three suicide bombers that attacked Istanbul Atatürk Airport shortly before 2200 h on 28 June 2016 were bent on harming the Turkish economy and generating public unrest, an expert has told IHS Jane's . Government officials confirmed 41 deaths, including 13 foreigners and 239 wounded.

  • Sihanoukville helps Cambodia cope with rising traffic

    International scheduled flights have begun at Sihanoukville International Airport in Cambodia. Flag-carrier Cambodia Angkor Air is the first airline to offer direct international scheduled flights to the port city, by launching a regular service connecting Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to

  • UK helps Uganda to bolster security

    The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority has received aviation security equipment from the UK government, as part of its counter-terrorism strategy for Entebbe International Airport. Among the donated items are 75 large and 35 small x-ray screening trays, plus two explosives trace-detection systems.

  • MAG seeks winter services providers for Stansted

    Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has launched a tender for winter maintenance services at Stansted Airport. The five-year contract, worth between GBP1.37 million (USD1.82 million) and GBP2.75 million, is split into three framework agreements, each of which begins on 1 September 2016 and ends on 31

  • Nagpur set to grow

    A request for proposals (RfP) is expected soon for a project involving the expansion of the terminal and the provision of a third runway at Nagpur Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. The project will be a public-private partnership (PPP) and will be carried out on a build, operate and

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  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood to build new baggage hall

    Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has begun construction of a 55,000 ft 2 (51,000 m 2 ) baggage hall as a major component of a USD70 million expansion and renovation project to its Terminal 4 (T4). The baggage hall is expected to be completed by May 2017. Construction is being carried


  • SESAR delivers solutions by the score

    The SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) detailed more than 60 technological and operational solutions at a showcase event in Amsterdam that was held from 14-16 June 2016. The public-private partnership was established in 2007 to define and develop solutions to support the European Commission's Single

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  • Baltimore embraces CPR outreach

    An interactive kiosk has been installed at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) to teach passengers in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques. The kiosk is in place at Gate B7 and provides quick lessons in about five minutes. Under an initiative spearheaded by

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