On a recent trip to Farnborough Airport – the birthplace of British aviation – International Airport Review’s Assistant Editor, Lily Mae Pacey sat down with its CEO, Simon Geere. Together they discussed the airport’s recent achievements in sustainability and social responsibility, and how commercial airports can learn a thing or…
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London Heathrow Airport has welcomed 9.7 million passengers in Q1 2022 in line with its forecasts, yet traffic volatility remains post-COVID-19 pandemic.
London Heathrow Airport faces slow traffic growth, as the airport’s passenger figures for February 2022 remained nearly 50 per cent down on pre-pandemic levels and 15 per cent below forecast.
Recovery at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) has officially commenced, after a number of losses in both a fall in passenger numbers and traffic figures during the challenging year of 2021.
A new Environmental Sustainability Panel will be created by the UK Civil Aviation Authority to provide advice on crucial aviation environmental and sustainability decisions.
Aviation is in for a long-haul recovery as the current Omicron variant causes at least 600,000 passengers to cancel travel plans during December 2021 from London Heathrow Airport.
London Luton Airport has welcomed the changes to modernise and simplify the airport’s arrivals airspace, which has been approved by the Civil Aviation Authority.
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.
Japan Airlines and Avolon have signed a partnership agreement to form an eVTOL ride sharing business, to continue the commercialisation of zero-emissions aircrafts in Japan.
Simpler testing, affordability, and sustainability are key priorities for the restoration of the UK’s aviation industry, according to the International Air Transport Association’s latest agenda.
The scheme was launched to rebuild passenger confidence in flying.
In the next instalment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series, the Chief Executive Officer of London City Airport, Robert Sinclair, explains how the long-term approach applied to every aspect of the airport’s strategy and decision making will be key in its recovery.
Judith Davis, Airport Operations Manager at George Best Belfast City Airport, discusses the airport’s award-winning accessibility practices and how it works to ensure that the airport journey is stress-free for both PRMs and passengers with hidden disabilities.