London Stansted
News

Stansted to appeal passenger increase refusal

London Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS) has confirmed that it will appeal the decision by Uttlesford District Council’s Planning Committee to refuse the airport’s application to increase the current cap on passenger numbers from 35 to 43 million a year. The airport says that the decision to refuse was “flawed” and came [read more]

The new digital tower control room at NATS Swanwick control centre for London City Airport is due to enter full operations service in 2019.
Features

Digital Air Traffic Control Towers

So what exactly is a “Digital Air Traffic Control Tower”? Basically it is a manned Air Traffic Controller facility that may or may not be on the airport,. It will utilise cameras, radar, radio/telephonephone communication equipment and aircraft data to enable control of airport movements. It will in essence perform [read more]

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering & Leasing

Airbus increased deliveries in June

European airframer Airbus showed a small increase in deliveries for June 2020 compared to the previous month according to its half-year (H1) commercial aircraft orders & deliveries report. June saw 36 new aircraft being delivered compared to 24 in May and overall in the first half of 2020, Airbus delivered [read more]

Cardiff Airport
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport CEO to stand down in August

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF), Deb Bowen Rees, has announced that she is stepping down from the role on 1st August 2020. Deb took over as CEO at the Welsh Government-owned airport in 2017 after 3 years as managing director. During that time the airport has [read more]

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News

Wizz Air flights get underway again at Southend

London Southend Airport (SEN/EGMC) welcomes Wizz Air back to its apron today with a flight to Bucharest that is scheduled to depart at 19:50 local time. The Hungarian low-cost carrier stopped flying earlier this year due to coronavirus travel restrictions but like other airlines has slowly been resuming operations. Glyn [read more]