Over the entirety of 2021, VINCI’s airport network welcomed near 86 million passengers, 66 per cent down on 2019 but a 12 per cent growth compared to 2020.
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London City Airport predicts that passenger traffic will surge in growth during 2022, as the airport introduces several new routes and the return of flights to popular travel destinations.
According to a report launched by Cirium, an aviation analytics firm, international flights to and from the UK decreased 71 per cent during January to December 2021.
As the recovery continues and with over three million passengers travelling through London Heathrow during October 2021, the airport continues to focus on the race to a net zero future.
Results from the past nine months at London Heathrow reveal a strong demand since travel restrictions have eased, as well as a slow recovery in passenger numbers, finances, and airport sustainability.
A new Drop Zone, sponsored by Danske Bank, has been launched at Belfast City Airport to help business and leisure travellers stay digitally connected with charging zones and free Wi-Fi.
Glasgow Airport in partnership with Boeing hosted the two-day sustainability event, the Boeing Innovation Forum, bringing together the aviation industry and First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.
London Heathrow has teamed up with British Airways, Airbus, BP, Glasgow Airport and NATS to pilot a net-zero short flight, powered by sustainable aviation fuel, from Heathrow to Glasgow Airport.
Post-Brexit, the value of trade being transported through Heathrow Airport could grow to over £204 billion, benefitting British businesses in every corner of the UK.
The UK government's Jet Zero Council is set to meet to outline plans for building back better and greener through the uptake of SAF and the development of zero emission aircraft and infrastructure.
For International Airport Review, Erin van der Maas, Airport Organising Programme Lead at the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), highlights how the inconsistencies between different worker groups, industry stakeholders, state relief, airlines and airports in differing countries during the pandemic has seen the majority of the workforce ignored – an…
Outside of the three original participants of the pilot scheme, Stansted Airport has become the first UK airport to receive the official assurance recognition.
With countries across the globe now requiring passengers to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to departure, there is now a risk of fake COVID-19 test certificates undermining the sector’s efforts to limit the spread of the disease and open up air travel again.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and UK Civil Aviation Authority strengthen bilateral partnership
Both agencies commit to expand cooperation to improve aviation safety and training, cybersecurity in air transport systems and safeguarding of public health in air travel. A second agreement on Technical Arrangement on Aviation Maintenance will streamline audits and reduce regulatory compliance costs for MRO organisations.