Exeter Airport has announced an Airspace Change Proposal Consultation to introduce Class D airspace and a CTA around the booming regional airport. Deadline for responses to the consultation is Thursday 9 June 2017. All stakeholders and interested parties are urged to comment. The proposal is here. The Airport management says that...
The IAA has successfully completed operational trials on remote tower technology. In 2016, the IAA validated the concept of remote tower technology through a series of operational trials. These highly successful trials built upon the experience of single remote tower operations and validated the capability for single air traffic...
Cutting-edge technology combined with an airspace unique in the UK are helping the Snowdonia Aerospace Centre to thrive – with plans to develop the Snowdonia Enterprise Zone site as an international centre of excellence for the next generation of manned and unmanned aircraft systems. 2016 has seen the Snowdonia Aerospace...
The regional airport on the remote island of Benbecula has become the first civil airport in Scotland to have its runway fully-lit by LED ground lighting. The £150,000 lighting system provides greater illumination for incoming and outgoing aircraft, while simultaneously reducing the airport's energy consumption. Benbecula Airport is one of the...
An advanced instrument landing system is up and running at Belfast International Airport after being successfully installed by NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air navigation services. The Indra Navia Instrument Landing System (ILS) and associated Indra Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) has been designed and developed to assist the safe...
Gulfstream Aerospace recently enhanced its support for a growing number of Europe-based operators with new company-authorized maintenance sites in Austria and Germany. The addition of two company-authorized maintenance sites, Jet Aviation’s service center in Vienna and Altenrhein Aviation’s new Berlin line maintenance operation, help support a fleet of more than...
The London Heliport at Battersea, the capital city's only commercially licensed heliport had its best year for activity since 2008 with over 10,500 movements for the year ending 31 March, 2016. A high proportion of growth was down to both business and private movements such as the weekly departures of King...
ExecuJet Africa has landed the first ever jet at St Helena Airport (HLE) in the South Atlantic Ocean. The flight arrived on Sunday 10 April 2016 and was part of the new airport's certification process. ExecuJet Africa flew the regulating personnel from the aircraft's base in Johannesburg to St Helena...
Planning permission for three large aircraft hangars to be built at Membury Airfield in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is vital for national security, according to the Ministry of Defence. The hangars will be used to service more than 70 gliders. The planning application says that a large...
Regional and City Airports has won the bidding for the airfield operator contract at Lee-on-Solent, also known as Daedalus. Expressions of interest from potential bidders were sought in late 2015 and six companies came forward, of which 5 submitted bids all the way through to the final stages.  The bids...
OxfordJet FBO at London Oxford Airport has been awarded the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH).
The winning design for Istanbul New Airport's air traffic control tower is stunning success for Italian firm Pininfarina, better known for its car designs for Ferrari, Alfa Romeo and Peugeot among others.