The gala reception held on the evening of 5 October as part of Tallinn Enterprise Day saw the announcement of the winners of the Tallinn Enterprise Awards for 2016. The competition is designed to recognise and reward business operators and all enterprising people. Awards were presented to the most outstanding business operators in seven...Read more
The runway reconstruction planned for the summer of 2017 at Vilnius Airport will cost nearly €25m to the enterprise. Such an estimate was made taking into account the prices of the necessary technical work under the project and the expenditures of other European airports for such work. The estimated price will not be increased because the open...Read more
On 18 July 2016, the Council of SJSC Riga International Airport got acquainted with the progress of the action plan of the Airport's business plan for the first half of the year. "By serving 45% of the entire Baltic air passenger traffic and 46% of the air cargo volumes in the 1st half of 2016, Riga Airport keeps its leading position in the...Read more
With an opening of an ultra-modern business aviation center in September 2015, FBO RIGA continues to push for better customer experience. The center is the biggest in the Baltics and one of the biggest in the EU. It highlights the growing significance of Riga Airport as a business aviation hub for the Scandinavia and Baltic region. The...Read more
At the meeting held on 27 June 2016, the supervisory board of Tallinn Airport appointed Piret Mürk-Dubout the company’s new CEO. She will start in the new position on 29 August. The employment contract with the new chief executive was entered into for five years. The chairman of the Tallinn Airport supervisory board Margus Puust said the...Read more
Moscow region authorities have approved Northern Terminal Complex development project that will make Sheremetyevo one of the major passenger and cargo hubs in the world. New modern Terminal B with extended infrastructure will be built in place of the old terminal building by 2018. Here there will be a multi-level parking, subterranean...Read more
According to the European airport traffic statistics for April 2016 released by Airports Council International Europe (ACI EUROPE), Palanga Airport is rated as one of the fastest growing air gateways in the whole continent. In April 2016, 19.4 thousand passengers travelled through Palanga Airport, i.e. 87.3% more compared to the previous...Read more
Tallinn Airport serviced more than 201,000 passengers in May, with the number of regular travellers growing by 2% year on year. According to Eero Pärgmäe, the director of marketing at Tallinn Airport, this year’s summer flight schedule has gotten off to quite a successful start. “Direct flights to Athens, Thessaloniki and Odessa were...Read more
ExecuJet is today celebrating the opening of its first Mexican fixed-based operation at Del Norte International Airport in Monterrey, Mexico. The state-of-the-art facility, which began operating this week, offers the largest handling area at Del Norte’s General Aviation Terminal (GAT) and also boasts the largest hangar in the north of...Read more
In May 2016 Airport Gdansk serviced 349,409 passengers which means 8.1% rise compared to analogous period of time in year 2015. From the beginning of year 2016, Airport Gdansk serviced 1,438,818 passengers already. That means average rise of 8.8% percent compared to analogous period of time in year 2015.1 million 80 thousand passengers were...Read more
Menzies Aviation team in Hyderabad recently jumped at the opportunity to manage the technical handling of the Antonov AN-225 Mriya - the world’s largest aircraft. In anticipation of it’s arrival, the team held many discussions with the Airport Authority to plan the handling procedure. An entire cargo apron was vacated in order for the...Read more
John Menzies announced that Oman Air and Menzies Aviation have taken a major step toward forming a joint venture partnership which will provide ground handling services at all airports across Oman. The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming their intention to work together. They will now enter a period of due diligence...Read more
On 2 June, Lithuania's Parliament, the Seimas, approved the draft Law on Concession of the three airports managed by the State Enterprise Lithuanian Airports. The draft law entrusting the management of the air gateways to an operator with a great deal of international experience was submitted by the Ministry of Transport and...Read more
Modernization of a part of Terminal A at Chopin Airport was considered Construction of the Year in the 26th edition of the competition organized by the Polish Association of Construction Engineers and Technicians. The project, carried out by a consortium of HOCHTIEF Poland and HOCHTIEF Solutions AG, has been awarded in the category of public...Read more
Courtyard by Marriott Warsaw Airport has been awarded by the corporation Marriott a reward for activities in the area SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT. The company appreciated Warsaw Courtyard by Marriott for its consequence, as well as the full spectrum of CSR activities for the local community, ecology and employees. 280 hotels...Read more
2016 weren’t easy for airlines around the globe that continue to struggle with ways of finding pilots to fill cockpit seats. 2017 is expected to be an even more pressing year, as Boeing, Airbus and other manufacturers keep accelerating their production, while the already small pool of qualified FOs and PICs grows at a significantly slower pace....
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