Spirit Airlines increases its service to Aruba

Source: Aruba Airport Aruba Airport is excited to announce a significant development in air travel connectivity between Fort Lauderdale and Aruba. Spirit Airlines has recently reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening its connection with Aruba by expanding its service from Fort Lauderdale. Enhanced Service Schedule Previously, Spirit operated the Fort Lauderdale – Aruba route twice a week, with flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Recognizing the growing demand for travel to the island, Spirit has taken proactive steps to meet this demand by increasing its service to Aruba. As of September 6, Spirit increased its service to the island, expanding from two weekly flights to four weekly flights. The new flight schedule covers Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, offering passengers greater flexibility [...]

2023-09-29T06:28:35+03:00September 29th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Change in the senior management of iGA Istanbul Airport

Source: iGA Istanbul Airport iGA Istanbul Airport is the second largest in Europe after London-Heathrow and is a growing hub for direct flights to and from Latin America and the Caribbean region We felt it necessary to make this statement in light of the decision made regarding the change in the senior management of iGA Istanbul Airport. We would like to announce that, by mutual agreement, we are parting ways with Mr Kadri Samsunlu, who has successfully led iGA Istanbul Airport as its CEO since 2017. We would like to thank him for his valuable contributions to the success of iGA Istanbul Airport. Our CFO, Selahattin Bilgen, has been appointed as interim CEO of iGA Istanbul Airport. At iGA Istanbul [...]

2023-09-29T06:23:43+03:00September 29th, 2023|AIRPORTS, AROUND THE WORLD, News|

Condor Airlines will soar from Miami to Frankfurt in 2024

Source: MIA Starting in May 2024, German low-cost carrier Condor Airlines will operate three flights per week from Miami to Frankfurt with its brand-new flagship A330-900neo aircraft and connecting services to more than 100 destinations across Europe. Miami will become Condor’s only route in Florida and its 11th destination in the U.S. “We are thrilled that Condor has chosen Miami International Airport for its only service in the state of Florida and its newest route in the U.S. We look forward to welcoming their three weekly flights next summer and to adding another appealing travel option between Miami-Dade County and Germany," said MIA Director and CEO Ralph Cutié. Condor’s Airbus A330neo will feature Business Class with full lie-flat seats and [...]

2023-09-26T17:58:23+03:00September 25th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Orlando International Airport marks one-year anniversary of Terminal C

Source: Orlando International Airport First anniversaries are milestones in most of life’s significant journeys. It is a special moment for a journey more than two decades in the planning and development, namely the building of Orlando International Airport’s (MCO) Terminal C, and the satisfaction of celebrating one year of operations. “The anticipation of Terminal C has only been surpassed by the realization of the facility’s potential,” said Kevin J. Thibault, Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “This past year has proven that a team of committed professionals can imagine and execute a bold vision, while being flexible enough to be guided through a few growing pains.” The sight was singularly gratifying and the culmination of a broader [...]

2023-09-25T06:25:56+03:00September 25th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

CEIV Pharma certification: IATA recognizes the Athens International Airport for bringing together the air cargo and logistics community

Source: AIA Athens International Airport (AIA) has been recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for its valuable support and contribution to local cargo community members receiving IATA’s CEIV Pharma [i]certification. This joint approach includes ramp and cargo handlers, freight forwarders and a trucking company covering the entire air cargo supply chain. With five companies, namely Goldair Handling S.A., Skyserv S.A., Swissport Greece S.A., DHL Global Forwarding (Hellas) S.A., and Talos Attikis Ltd., under its umbrella, and in close collaboration with IATA, AIA and its partners, proactively addressed the increased requirements needed for the handling and transportation of pharmaceutical products by air: the cargo handlers invested heavily in upgrading their terminal cool facilities, while all stakeholders enhanced their operational [...]

2023-09-25T06:40:00+03:00September 24th, 2023|AIRPORTS, AROUND THE WORLD, News|

Edmonton International Airport (YEG) begins important infrastructure upgrades

Source: YEG The Departures Roadway adjacent to the YEG terminal is temporarily closing. Alternative access routes to the airport terminal will be available for passengers and visitors. Edmonton International Airport (YEG) will be completing important infrastructure upgrades to the Departures Roadway on Level Two starting on September 26, which will close the elevated roadway and require relocation of the passenger pick-up and drop- off areas. During the construction period, the Departures Roadway adjacent to the terminal will be temporarily closed to all traffic. The lower-level Arrivals Roadway will be closed to personal vehicles and open only to commercial vehicles and passengers requiring accessible access. The relocated Passenger Pick-up & Drop-off Area has been established east of the Easy Parkade, and [...]

2023-09-25T21:01:27+03:00September 24th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Iberia Transforms the Contracts of 2,500 of Its Workers at Spanish Airports

Source: Iberia The airline just reached an agreement with the Employment Monitoring Commission It also carried out 1,000 transformations of cabin crew contracts; in total, 3,500 Iberia workers will see their conditions improved this year After more than three months of negotiations, Iberia and the union organisations represented on the Employment Monitoring Commission have reached an agreement to transform the contracts of 2,500 workers at the 29 airports where Iberia Airport Services provides handling services. In the entire history of Iberia, this is the largest number of people who have benefited from contract improvements in a single wave. In 2022, Iberia already transformed another 2,492 contracts, demonstrating its commitment to employment stability, the safety of its operations and the quality [...]

2023-09-22T18:20:42+03:00September 22nd, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Successful ACI-LAC AIRPORT Day Aruba

Source: Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) recently hosted the 1st official ACI-LAC Airport Day Aruba 2023 on behalf of Airports Council International of the Latin America & Caribbean region (ACI-LA)  ACI-LAC and AAA welcomed a total of 100 delegates from around the world including Germany, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, and Miami for a one-day ACI-LAC Airport Day event that took place at the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resorts & Casino. With the theme of “Catering to the next 100 years of traveling”, the program included presentations from worldwide partners and airport professionals focusing on the future and the four main pillars of AAA’s corporate strategy which are People & Development, Quality of Service, Innovation & New [...]

2023-09-18T01:55:31+03:00September 18th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

El Dorado International Airport Attains Milestone as the First Airport in Latin America and the Caribbean to Achieve Level 4 “Transformation” in ACA Program

Source: ACI-LAC Airports Council International - Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) proudly announces that El Dorado International Airport, located in Bogota, Colombia, has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first airport in the Latin America and Caribbean to achieve Level 4 "Transformation" in the ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation program. The ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation program is a leading global initiative designed to recognize and encourage airports' efforts to measure, manage, and reduce carbon emissions. The program offers six progressive levels, starting with 'Mapping' and culminating in the highest level of 'Transition', demostrating an airport's commitment to sustainable practices and carbon neutrality. Level 1 'Mapping': The airport maps its carbon footprint, identifies sources, and calculates annual emissions. Level 2 [...]

2023-09-13T20:01:15+03:00September 13th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

United Opens Two New Clubs in Denver, Including Its Largest Club in the World

Source: United Airlines New 35,000 sq.-ft. United ClubSM at Denver International Airport debuts as the airline's largest club, coinciding with the airline's nearly $1 billion investment to improve the customer experience in Denver By the end of 2025, Denver International Airport will feature over 100,000 sq.-ft. of United Club space to accommodate more than double the number of travelers compared to previous club spaces United today announced the opening of its largest United Club at Denver International Airport. This new, 35,000 sq.-ft. club is located in the B Concourse, providing a modern take on the United Club experience with a new feature bar offering beer flight boards to taste a seasonal rotation of premium local and craft beers. This club [...]

2023-09-13T20:38:36+03:00September 13th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|