A new cement grouting procedure used at Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) airport has resulted in “a significant improvement in [the number and] incidence of soil depressions” with a concurrent reduction in standing water, or ponding, airport operator Malaysia Airport Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said.
Kazakhstan flag carrier Air Astana is aiming to boost its connecting traffic between Asia and Eastern Europe by up 24,000 passengers by the end of 2017, following the opening of a new Almaty-Teheran route earlier this month.
Two major US airports have seen substantial disruption and panicked crowds in August and in both incidents, it was a false alarm. Airports now have to be prepared not only for real threats, but also perceived dangers; and the latter kind may be harder to solve....More
Peter Bellew became CEO and group managing director of Malaysia Airlines Berhad on July 1, succeeding Christoph Mueller. Bellew had been the airline’s COO since August 2015, and previously was director of flight operations at Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair....More
The first draft of a performance-based packaging standard for lithium-ion batteries will not be ready by November and will likely slip into early 2017, an Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) committee member said Aug. 24....More