Several dozen flights at New Zealand’s airport Oakland were cancelled after fuel leakage. The leak in the pipeline of local Refining New Zealand refinery, there was lack of fuel supplies at the weekend to the airport. This resulted in cancellation of 27 domestic and international flights. According to the local authorities, the interruptions in the
Swiss company Skyguide, engaged in air navigation services, conducted a successful test of the prototype of a prospective dispatch system for drones, which will be responsible for the flight of autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles. During the tests the possibility of automatic registration, identification and geozoning was checked. Due to the constant drop in prices for
Japanese airlines canceled at least 586 flights both on domestic and international routes, because of typhoon Talim. Typhoon Talim made landfall on Japan’s Kyushu island Sunday, spurring authorities to call for the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents amid record rainfalls measured in some areas. The largest airlines JAL (Japan Airlines) and ANA (All
Large-scale security check is carried out on a British Airways aircraft, which was due to depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport on flight to London Heathrow. “On British Airways flight BA0303, currently being held on tarmac at Paris due to security threat, surrounded by police and fire vehicles.”, said the Paris airport statement. The
Sheremetyevo International Airport retained the status of the most dynamic airport in Europe, as the passenger flow surpassed 25 million people since the beginning of the year. The growth rate of passenger traffic in Sheremetyevo is 22.9%. At the same time, passenger traffic in European airports grew by an average of 9.6%. The number of
Vladivostok International Airport severed more than 1.4 million passengers since the beginning of the year, which represents an increase of 17% yoy. The services of Vladivostok International Airport for the period January-August 2017 were used by 1,427,000 people, which is 17% more than in the same period in 2016. Of these, 919,000 people were served
Consortium of Canadian and a Danish pension funds acquired 57.7% share in Copenhagen Airports from Australian company Macquarie. The value of transaction is about 1.57 billion USD (9.8 billion DKK). The transaction is subject of approval by relevant Danish and European Union authorities and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017.