Tag: Aviation Industry

BARIG and Schule für Touristik Support Prospective Employees in the Aviation Industry

The recovery of international air traffic is progressing slowly but steadily. Due to rising passenger volumes, particularly during holiday seasons, individual airports are searching for professional personnel again. New employees are increasingly needed in the aviation and tourism industry in ...

Slots waiver extended in boost to UK airlines

Slots waiver extended in boost to UK airlines

The UK government has today (26 February) introduced legislation to extend the airports slot allocation waiver, further supporting the aviation industry through the upcoming summer months.   Acting on calls for relief from the aviation sector, the legislation will support the industry through a...

Aviation Industry Agrees Vital Slot Use Relief

Aviation Industry Agrees Vital Slot Use Relief

The Worldwide Airport Slot Board (WASB), comprising Airports Council International (ACI World), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the Worldwide Airport Coordinators Group (WWACG) released a joint recommendation for airport slot use relief for the northern summer 2021 season. Th...

Aviation Charity Launches First National Fundraising Campaign

Aviation Action, a charity created to support the aviation industry, has launched its very first national fundraising campaign today. It aims to get people running the lengths of 31 great UK runways each day during December in a bid to raise £10,000. The Run the Runways campaign has been designe...

Qatar Airways Becomes Largest Carrier Operating Over 15,000 Flights

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for the global aviation industry. Qatar Airways has led the industry during these challenging times taking people home safely and reliably on more flights to more destinations than any other airline, becoming the largest airline in the worl...

ACI and IATA Outline Roadmap for Aviation Industry Restart

Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have called on governments to ensure any new measures introduced for airports and airlines in the wake of COVID-19 are supported by scientific evidence and are consistent across the world.The aviation ...

AA Provides another $2 Billion Relief Package to Aviation Industry

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) announced today a new round of relief package worth up to HK$2 billion, providing further support to airlines and aviation support services operators through helping to ease their liquidity pressure. The AA will offer to purchase around 500,000 air tickets in adv...

Bangkok Airways announces flight suspensions

Bangkok Airways announces flight suspensions

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited announces a decrease in flight frequency as well as flight termination on certain domestic and international routes to be in line with current passenger demand. This also follows the airline’s expense reduction plans which were launched earlier this month du...

Finnair’s anti-carbon program lifts the ambition-level in the aviation industry

Finnair’s anti-carbon program lifts the ambition-level in the aviation industry

Finnair has today revealed the most ambitious sustainability strategy in the aviation industry to banish carbon from its operations. Finnair intends to reduce its net emissions by 50% by the end of 2025 from the 2019 baseline and achieve carbon neutrality latest by 2045. The plans c...

Airbus publishes agenda for 2020 Annual General Meeting

Airbus SE has published the agenda for its 2020 Annual General Meeting to be held on 16 April, with resolutions including the proposed appointment of Mark Dunkerley and Stephan Gemkow as independent non-executive directors to its Board of Directors. As communicated previously, Denis Ranque and Herm...

Drone sighting shuts down flights at Frankfurt airport

Drone sighting shuts down flights at Frankfurt airport

Germany’s busiest airport was thrown into chaos for nearly two hours on Monday after a drone was spotted near the facility, police has said. A pilot reported the drone over the southern part of Frankfurt’s international airport around 11.15am and the airport was shut as police searched the a...

APOC Aviation celebrates 5th anniversary and launches new facility in style

APOC Aviation, the innovative leasing, trading and aircraft part-out specialist celebrated its 5th anniversary with a spectacular launch party at its new facility on the outskirts of Rotterdam, The Netherlands.  Aviation industry guests including MROs, airlines, parts repair shops (engines and...

Airports lead the way on tackling Climate Emergency with Brussels Summit

With sustainability & the climate emergency firmly established at the very top of its priorities, ACI EUROPE is today holding its first Aviation Sustainability Summit in Brussels. The event, which is held under the patronage of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and I...

Airbus and China reinforce long-standing partnership

Airbus and China reinforce long-standing partnership

Airbus and China are strengthening their long-standing partnership as both sides commit to a further deepening and broadening of cooperation in the aviation industry. A Memorandum of Understanding on the Further Development of Industrial Cooperation was signed in Beijing by He Lifeng, Chairman o...

SkyFive/Nokia’s Air-to-Ground to Create Digital Broadband Networks for the Aviation Industry

SkyFive/Nokia’s Air-to-Ground to Create Digital Broadband Networks for the Aviation Industry

SkyFive today announced that it successfully acquired a substantial part of Nokia's Air-to-Ground (A2G) assets and capabilities. SkyFive combines the aviation and telecommunications worlds in a unique way to enable a breakthrough in aviation digitization and address the airlines' increasing need...

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