Airliner Focus


Test Pilot Celebrates the end of a 50-year Career 

Captain Peter Weger has rounded off a stellar 50 years of uninterrupted flying with a positioning flight of 328 Support Services GmbH’s Dornier 328 turboprop … More ››

ACI World Statistics: Passenger Numbers ‘Robust’ – Freight Outlook ‘Mixed’

The latest industry figures (August 7) released by Airports Council International (ACI) World figures described “Robust” growth figures for passenger numbers but a “Mixed” outlook … More ››

Gatwick Launches Incentivised Car-pooling Service for Airport Staff

Gatwick has announced it is the first airport in the world to launch a car-pooling service that offers staff preferential parking spaces and tracks their … More ››

Pre-tender Stage Reached for Montenegro Airports Concession

The Government of Montenegro, acting through the Ministry of Transport and Maritime Affairs, is compiling a tender procedure to identify an experienced private partner for … More ››

Air China Receives its First Airbus A350-900

Air China has taken delivery of its first A350-900 in Toulouse.  The national flag carrier is the first Chinese mainland customer to order and take … More ››

Quiet Room Opens at Philadelphia International Airport

Everyone recognizes that, sometimes, passengers may need to take a step back from the hustle and bustle that comes with travelling.  Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) … More ››

Latest ACI Figures Show Strong Growth in April

Airports Council International (ACI) World statistics released on July 31 reported global passenger traffic growth remained strong in April with a 6.1% increase on a … More ››

Brisbane Airport Extends Technology Partnership

Brisbane, the third busiest airport in Australia, has again selected SITA as its technology partner as the airport continues its growth and transformation plans. The … More ››

New CEO for Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport has announced Dave Lees as its new CEO. Mr Lees previously served as operations director and planning & development director at Southampton Airport … More ››

First Ultra Long Range A350 XWB Rolls Out of Paintshop

The first Ultra Long Range Airbus A350 XWB to be delivered to launch customer Singapore Airlines has rolled out of the paintshop in the carrier’s … More ››