All Europe articles – Page 17

  • Gatwick airport

    Gatwick lifts 2022 traffic outlook on strong second quarter


    London Gatwick airport now expects to handle 32.8 million passengers this year after a stronger recovery in the second quarter than it had originally anticipated.

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    KLM promotes hub head to chief operating officer role


    KLM has promoted its current senior vice-president of hub operations, Maarten Stienen, to fill its vacant chief operating officer role.

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    Aer Lingus and British Airways sign for sustainable fuel at San Francisco


    IAG carriers British Airways and Aer Lingus will both benefit from a sustainable aviation fuel agreement covering their operations to San Francisco. The airlines have reached a deal with Californian renewable fuels firm Aemetis which involves its delivering 78,400t – around 26 million gallons – of fuel to the carriers ...

  • Play-c-Play

    Iceland’s Play poised to start generating profits later this year


    Icelandic budget carrier Play has turned in a first-half net loss of $25.6 million, of which the second quarter accounted for $14.3 million. The airine attributes the interim losses to the carrier’s having yet to achieve economies of scale. Play generated revenues of $42.2 million over the six months to ...

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    Hill Helicopters sets sights on Staffordshire for new factory but faces objections on noise grounds


    Hill Helicopters hopes to build its new UK headquarters and manufacturing base at a site near Cresswell in the English Midlands but faces strong local opposition to the development.

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    Budget carrier Wizz Air names new chief financial officer


    Central European budget carrier Wizz Air has named Ian Malin as its new chief financial officer, following the decision by Jourik Hooghe to step down. Malin will join the airline from the beginning of October. He has formerly served in finance roles with tenures at companies including KPMG, Allco Finance ...

  • ScanEagle ship launch

    US sending anti-radiation missiles, surveillance drones to Ukraine


    The planned shipment of Boeing Insitu ScanEagle unmanned air vehicles and radar-sensing air-to-surface missiles comes amid what US defence officials call “lack of progress” by Russia.

  • Stephanie Wear

    How bold career choices have paid off for Gatwick’s Stephanie Wear


    With a background in international tourism and air service development, Stephanie Wear relishes her current role in helping London Gatwick airport to meet its ambitious growth targets.

  • SAS Airbus-c-SAS

    SAS unsecured creditors to study Apollo bridge-funding proposal


    Representatives of SAS’s unsecured creditors are studying the bridge funding proposal from financing firm Apollo, which is intended to support the carrier’s restructuring under Chapter 11 protection. The official committee of unsecured creditors says it is focused on ensuring that proposed financing terms are “fair” and do not unfairly prejudice ...

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    Red Wings Superjet 100 overshot landing zone prior to Belgorod overrun


    Russian investigators have determined that a Red Wings Irkut Superjet 100 landed long, in poor weather conditions, before the aircraft was involved in an overrun at Belgorod. The aircraft (RA-89122) overran the end of runway 29 after arriving from Moscow Domodedovo in reduced visibility, owing to fog and rain, on ...

  • Manston airport-c-James Stewart via Ove Arup

    Manston airport revival regains UK government approval 18 months after court setback


    Developers aiming to resurrect Manston airport in the south-east UK have again secured approval for the project from the government, some 18 months after a court quashed a previous consent order. RiverOak Strategic Partners is intending to re-open the airport as a dedicated air freight facility. The application for the ...

  • Angara An-24 wing strike title-c-Investigative Committee

    Wing-strike on landing badly damages Angara An-24


    Russian investigators are probing a landing accident which damaged the wing-tip of an Antonov An-24 at Ust-Kut airport in Siberia. The turboprop was being operated by Angara Airlines on a 17 August service, according to the federal Investigative Committee’s eastern inter-regional transport investigation division. It states that the aircraft “contacted ...

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    Aerospace council urges standardisation to ease firefighting aircraft certification


    Aerospace industry representatives are urging ICAO to prioritise international standardisation of certification and operation of firefighting aircraft, arguing that greater flexibility is needed as climate change threatens to prolong and intensify wildfire seasons. While the requirement for aerial firefighting capability is rising, the International Co-ordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Associations ...

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    TAP insists union hostility will not derail crucial restructuring


    Portuguese flag-carrier TAP’s management has signalled that it is losing patience with union sniping over the airline’s efforts to keep its restructuring programme on track. TAP has acknowledged the difficult conditions – including large cuts to salaries – which were imposed as part of a restructuring scheme approved by the ...

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    UAC to build four Su-75 prototypes as Su-57 numbers grow


    Russia’s United Aircraft (UAC) is to build four prototypes of the Sukhoi Su-75 Checkmate single-engined fighter, as it continues production of the twin-engined Su-57.

  • Edelweiss A340-c-Edelweiss Air

    Edelweiss to expand A340 fleet as long-haul demand picks up


    Swiss leisure carrier Edelweiss Air is to introduce an additional Airbus A340 to its long-haul fleet from next year. The Lufthansa Group airline is to bring in the A340-300 in July 2023, taking its fleet of the type to five. Edelweiss will source the aircraft from its sister operator Swiss. ...

  • Condor

    ALC places 19 A320neo-family jets with Condor


    Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has placed 19 Airbus A320neo-family aircraft with German leisure carrier Condor.

  • Airbus

    Pegasus saw strong demand recovery in Q2 but weak euro hits bottom line


    Turkish budget carrier Pegasus saw international capacity and traffic exceed pre-Covid levels in the second quarter of this year, as leisure demand in particular “outpaced initial expectations”. That development helped the carrier to a €28 million ($28.5 million) operating profit for the three months to 30 June, Pegasus said on ...

  • Tenerife

    IAG takes 20% stake in Air Europa


    British Airways and Iberia owner IAG has converted a loan to the parent company of Air Europa into a 20% stake in the airline.

  • Heathrow-c-Heathrow airport

    Heathrow seeks to tap more ground-handling capacity as it extends passenger cap


    London Heathrow’s operator has opened a review into airline ground-handling in order to determine whether it can achieve additional capacity gains in the short and longer term. Ground-handling resource remains a “core constraint” on the airport’s capacity, it says, and the cap aims to alleviate pressure on ground-handling operations which, ...