• Airbus releases results of UAM survey

    Airbus on 11 February published the findings of a study on public perceptions of urban air mobility (UAM). A survey was issued in Los Angeles, Mexico City, New Zealand, and Switzerland, generating a total of 1,540 responses. Airbus conducted the study after it released its UTM roadmap in September

  • Foundation laid at long-awaited Holongi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of a newly approved greenfield airport at Holongi, south of Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh, northeast India. The Ministry of Civil Aviation finally cleared the proposal in December 2018, after the project stayed on the drawing board

  • Myanmar strives to develop

    More must be done to liberalise the air transport market in Myanmar, a government minister has admitted. Speaking recently in Mumbai during an aviation summit, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications U Kyaw Myo noted that the aviation sector in Myanmar “has not fared too well, partly

  • Atlanta retains top spot for traffic in 2018

    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta set a new traffic record in 2018 with 107.3 million passengers, beating its previous best by 3.3%. Beijing Capital International also made history as only the second airport to break the 100 million passenger mark, thanks to a significant 5.4% increase from 2017. This

  • CALKITs set for Yukon

    ARC Aviation Renewables is to supply two CALKITs for Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport in Yukon, northern Canada. The portable LED airfield lighting systems from AGI Metalite will be commissioned in late March 2019. CALKIT is housed in a road-going trailer and is designed to be

  • Greenfield plan addresses Jeju constraints

    The South Korean government is to invest USD4.35 billion on building a second international airport for Jeju. The greenfield airport – with one terminal and a single runway – will have annual capacity for 25 million passengers. It will occupy a 500 ha site in the rural area of Seongsan,

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  • Interview: Ben Marcus, Chairman AirMap

    Safety and security aspects associated with operating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) remain in the public eye after a spate of high-profile temporary airport shutdowns, most recently on 15 February at Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates. Industry and regulators are co-operating

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  • ASEAN open skies motivate Laos

    Aviation infrastructure in Laos is being upgraded in line with the continued evolution of the liberalised single aviation market (SAM) in the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). “By investing in infrastructure and [a regulatory] framework, we are drafting a seamless

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