The British Airways-Solena Fuels partnership will build the GreenSky London facility on the site of the former Coryton oil refinery in Essex. The facility, which will convert landfill waste into jet fuel, will open in 2017, two years later than originally planned.
The next 10 years are set to be a “golden decade” for global travel growth, according to a recent report released by Amadeus.
The report, “Shaping the Future of Travel,” looks at macro trends driving industry growth over the next decade. It forecasts that overnight travel is set to grow by 5.4% a year over the next 10 years
The final plenary session of the current European Parliament has adopted a new regulation giving national and regional authorities the right to have the final say in setting noise-related operating restrictions at European Union (EU) airports without intervention from the European Commission.
As tensions heighten in the Ukraine, ICAO has confirmed Ukraine’s exclusive right to provide air navigation services in international airspace over the Black Sea within the Simferopol flight information region (FIR).
The European Commission has launched the first infringement proceedings against European Union (EU) member states it believes are impeding progress on the Single European Sky (SES) through their failure to implement Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs).
Norwegian Air International (NAI), the long-haul division of Norwegian Air Shuttle, is expecting to receive approval from the US and the European Union to launch international services from London’s Gatwick Airport in July.
Rebranded Fiji Airways (formerly Air Pacific) has reported a net profit of FJD14.5 million ($7.9 million) for the nine months to Dec. 31, 2013, compared with a net profit of FJD17.8 million for the preceding 12-month financial year.
UK 3D surveillance radar specialist Aveillant has secured up to £6 million ($10 million) worth of funding to continue growing its customer support infrastructure and supply chain following successful trials in the US and Scotland last year.
The Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority have awarded a 25-year concession to GMR-Megawide Consortium to upgrade and expand Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA).
An ICAO Diplomatic Conference has adopted a protocol to address what the organization describes as “a troubling escalation in the frequency of incidents involving disruptive and unruly passengers on scheduled commercial flights.”
UK air navigation services provider (ANSP) NATS has begun trials of a new cross-border operational procedure aimed at reducing the amount of time aircraft hold in stacks on approach to London’s Heathrow Airport.
Thales is aiming to close its $400 million acquisition of JetBlue’s LiveTV subsidiary this summer, but Thales Avionics CEO Dominique Giannoni is remaining tight-lipped on other potential acquisitions....More
Airbus was unable to display its planned design for 11-abreast seating on its A380 at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, despite indicating that a cabin mock-up would be there as recently as last week....More