Low emission ground services: “Green Gate“ opened at Frankfurt Airport

The E-PORT AN initiative partners; Fraport AG, Lufthansa Group, the State of Hesse and the Rhine-Main model electro-mobility region, opened the first “Green Gate” at Frankfurt Airport today. At Lufthansa Gate A15 passengers can now inform themselves about the numerous electric mobility projects at Germany´s largest airport. As an important project component, the “Green Gate” … Read more

Alaska Airlines names new Managing Director of Seattle Airport Operations

Alaska Airlines has named 25-year Alaska Airlines employee Wayne Newton managing director of its Seattle station, overseeing the day-to-day operations at its largest hub. Newton replaces John Ladner, who moved into the role of managing director of fleet, standards and operational control on Sept. 1. “With an average of 165 daily peak-season departures, Seattle-Tacoma International … Read more

FAA awards $24.5 million in environmental grants to airports

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently awarded $24.5 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants to 11 airports around the country to reduce emissions and improve air quality through the FAA’s Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) and Zero Emissions Airport Vehicle (ZEV) programs.  “These programs are crucial to our efforts to reduce greenhouse emissions and … Read more

Oman Air announces partnership with Swissport International

Oman Air and Swissport International have signed a multi-station agreement for full cargo handling services at London Heathrow, Munich, Frankfurt and Paris Charles de Gaulle. The new agreement underlines Swissport’s ability to provide standardized services across a multi-station environment. As of 3 September 2015 Swissport took over full cargo handling services for Oman Air at … Read more

Air traffic increases at Oslo Airport

August air traffic to and from Oslo Airport increased by 2.3 per cent compared with August 2014. The greatest increase was in international flights, with 3.2 per cent. A total of 2,274,241 passengers travelled through Oslo Airport in August this year, compared with 2,227,399 last year, an increase of 2.3 per cent. Domestic traffic went … Read more

August marks Gatwick’s busiest month in its history

London Gatwick announced the busiest month in its history with more than 4.53 million passengers travelling through the airport in August, a +3.7% increase on the previous year. The airport has achieved 30 months of consecutive growth with 39.5 million passengers passing through the airport in the last twelve months, +6% year on year. Travel to … Read more