HKIA Career Expo 2024 offering over 7,500 airport job openings

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) and the Labour Department today kicked-off the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) Career Expo 2024 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 45 airport companies are recruiting for over 7,500 vacancies during the three-day event. Fred L...

London City Airport appoints Alison FitzGerald as new CEO

London City Airport today confirmed that Alison FitzGerald has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Alison, who held the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at London City Airport since September 2016, assumes the role of CEO with immediate effect. Since January 2024, Alison serv...

IndiGo increases its frequencies at Zayed International Airport by 50%

Today, Abu Dhabi Airports announced the expansion of its network and connectivity with the launch of daily flights from Zayed International Airport to Chandigarh, Kannur, and the resumption of daily flights to Lucknow. IndiGo, India’s preferred carrier, which commenced operations from Abu Dhabi...

easyJet announces new base at London Southend

easyJet has today announced it will be expanding its UK network by opening a three-aircraft base at London Southend next March. The investment will create around 130 direct jobs for pilots and crew in the UK and support many more indirect jobs. The move signals easyJet’s continued expansion ...

Chengdu International aviation hub exceeding 1.2 Million passengers during China’s “Labour Day” holiday

According to data released by Sichuan Airport Group, from May 1 to May 5, the passenger throughput of Chengdu international aviation hub exceeded 1.2 million, a year-on-year increase of 10.0%, of which Chengdu Tianfu International Airport became the second busiest airport in China. At the same ti...

Emirates begins operating with SAF at London Heathrow Airport

Emirates has taken delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Shell Aviation at London Heathrow Airport. Over 3,000 metric tonnes of neat SAF, blended with conventional jet fuel, will be supplied into the fuelling infrastructure network of the airport until the end of summer 2024. This i...

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Gatwick easyJet refuellers secure Unite recognition

Unite union has secured a recognition agreement for workers at Redline Oil Services Gatwick, which provides refuelling services for easyJet. The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), which is the government body tasked with overseeing the regulation of UK labour law, awarded recognition to Unite o...

Passenger security charge to be adjusted in phases at Hong Kong International Airport

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) announced that the Passenger Security Charge (PSC), collected by airlines on behalf of AAHK from passengers departing from Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), is scheduled to be adjusted from HK$55 to HK$65 effective from 1 January 2025. Subject to passenger...

AAHK welcomes the expansion of individual visit scheme

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) welcomes the Central Government’s announcement to add eight Mainland cities to the Individual Visit Scheme (IVS). The expansion of the IVS is expected to strengthen air connections between Hong Kong and the eight cities, further boosting air traffic and passen...

Shanghai airports enhance inbound foreign passenger experience

The Shanghai Airport Group has introduced seven initiatives aimed at facilitating inbound services to enhance the overall travel experience for foreign visitors in the city. For inbound travellers without domestic SIM cards, a new feature called "Passport Identification Login" has been launched. ...

Hong Kong to host the 30th edition of Routes World in 2025

Hong Kong has today (May 9) been confirmed as the destination for Routes World 2025. The event will take place from September 24-26, 2025, and be hosted by Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) at AsiaWorld-Expo, with support from Hong Kong Tourism Board. Routes World unites decision makers f...

CAVU introduces ground breaking private terminal, aether

CAVU has unveiled aether, a private terminal that they believe will "redefine the airport experience for all passengers". aether represents a significant evolution at Manchester Airport, offering a UK-first private terminal accessible to all airline travellers. This facility will provide a per...

Airport Authority welcomes chairman and board member appointments

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) welcomes the Government’s announcement of the appointment of Chairman and three new members, and the reappointment of two serving members to the AAHK Board. All appointments will be effective from 1 June 2024 and for a term of three years. Mr Fred Lam, AAHK...

Milan Linate becomes a full Biometric Airport

Following a trial period, Milan Linate Airport is now offering the FaceBoarding service, which allows passengers who opt for it to pass through security and board aircraft using a biometric facial recognition system. The service is open to all airlines willing to integrate their check-in and boar...

Heathrow strikes suspended as members balloted on new offer

Planned strikes by hundreds of workers at Heathrow Airport have been called off after a new offer made by the employer (Heathrow Airport Ltd), it was announced today. Airport workers were taking strike action over the outsourcing of hundreds of jobs to subcontractors that workers feared would lea...

Aviator Airport Alliance recognized by Japan Airlines with prestigious awards

Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services across 15 airports in the Nordic, has announced that its Helsinki station has received significant honours from Japan Airlines. The awards include 'Station of the Year 2022-2023' and a special recognition for outstanding ramp ha...

Milan Bergamo Airport welcomes new Eurowings service from Hannover

Eurowings inaugurated its new service between Hannover and Milan Bergamo Airport on 6 May, enhancing connectivity between Italy and one of Germany’s most significant business and trade fair centres, catering to both leisure and business travellers. Flights will initially operate twice per week,...

Five arrested at Lisbon Airport in major cocaine bust

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has apprehended five individuals in the act of drug trafficking at Lisbon Airport, seizing approximately 780,000 individual doses of cocaine. The suspects are believed to be part of an organized criminal network engaged in drug trafficking via air routes. The arrests ...

Gatwick catering strikes off after Unite secures shift allowance reinstatement

Strikes by Dnata airline catering contractors at Gatwick have been cancelled after Unite secured the reinstatement of their shift allowances. The dispute was over Dnata’s unilateral removal of a shift allowance for all staff last April, which resulted in workers receiving a pay cut of between ...

Milan Bergamo Airport targets Asia and Middle East for growth beyond Europe

Milan Bergamo Airport have revealed a commitment to driving growth and connectivity beyond Europe with plans to capitalise on the potential in Asia and the Middle East. With the introduction of several key routes connecting Milan Bergamo to major destinations in west Asa and the Gulf, carriers wi...

CLEAR launches new lane at Maui’s Kahului Airport

CLEAR, the secure identity company, today announced it is launching its signature identity verification technology tomorrow at Kahului Airport (OGG) on Maui to streamline the airport's security screening experience. CLEAR's launch at OGG is expected to create 33 jobs and generate approximately $2.1 ...

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