• Centrik helps to streamline management operations at Oxford

    London Oxford Airport in the United Kingdom has adopted the Centrik operational management system. The cloud-based system will assist London Oxford in reaching Stage II of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) for accredited support operations by enabling a flow of

  • Fincantieri, Mer Mec take control of Vitrociset

    Fincantieri and Mer Mec announced on 7 August that they have acquired a joint 98.5% stake in fellow Italian company Vitrociset. Financial terms were not disclosed and the deal remains subject to approval from regulators. Vitrociset was formed in 1992 from the merger of two Italian companies, Ciset

  • Hyderabad MRO provider gains FAA certification

    GMR Aero Technic Ltd (GATL), a 100% subsidiary of GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorisation for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services on B-737 and A320 aircraft. The FAA approval also allows GATL to conduct non-destructive

  • India takes GARD

    Deutsche Post DHL Group and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have combined to provide airport disaster preparedness training in India, under the Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) public-private partnership. A GARD workshop, held at Calicut International Airport in Kerala on 6–10

  • Uruguay leads in South America on solar PV

    The first airport-based solar photovoltaic (PV) generation plant in South America has opened at Carrasco International Airport, which serves the Uruguayan capital Montevideo. The plant generates up to 0.5 MW of electricity as part of a broader energy-efficiency project at Carrasco. Legacy lighting

  • Yantai plans ahead

    A consortium led by the China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute has won the planning and design contract for Phase II expansion of Yantai Penglai International Airport in Shandong Province. The consortium includes the Shanghai Civil Aviation New Era Airport Design and Research

Airports Airports

  • BNIA aligns with regional growth plan

    Beijing will operate two hub airports from 30 September 2019, as Chinese authorities pursue a regional economic development strategy In December 2017, the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) co-published a strategy paper called


  • On your marks: nominations open for Jane’s ATC Awards 2019

    Key Points Send in your nomination by 10 December 2018 Winners will be announced on 12 March 2019 during World ATM Congress in Madrid Jane’s is proud to announce that it will again hold its industry-leading ATC Awards ceremony on the first day of World ATM Congress in 2019. Held annually

Equipment Equipment

  • Textron launches TUG Alpha 4

    Textron Ground Support Equipment (GSE) has added another conventional pushback tractor to its product range. The TUG Alpha 4 is the first in a new series of pushback vehicles. It is suitable for moving aircraft up to the A340 and B-747, with a maximum gross vehicle weight of 120,000 lb (54,430 kg)

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