Comlux receives its first ACJ320neo

Comlux has taken delivery of the first of three ACJ320neo1 aircraft, which will now enter VIP cabin-outfitting by Comlux Completion in Indianapolis. It is the largest customer for the ACJ320neo Family, which has already won a total of 11 orders. “The new ACJ320neo gives us the means to deliver nonstop flights to even more of the world. CFM International has supported Comlux over the years, and we have chosen its new, fuel-efficient and highly reliable LEAP-1A engines to power the aircraft. Comlux Completion will install a unique VIP cabin interior, using the most advanced technologies to offer the best comfort … Continue reading Comlux receives its first ACJ320neo

Turkish Airlines is busiest operator in the Eurocontrol area after restarting domestic and international flights

Turkish Airlines had 400 flights in Eurocontrol area for the first time an airline has that number since 24 March 2020 Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline, was reported as the busiest operator in Europe last week after successfully restarting domestic and international passenger operations. On 17 June 2020, Turkish Airlines had 400 flights in Eurocontrol area for the first time an airline has that number since 24 March 2020. EUROCONTROL is a pan-European, civil-military organisation dedicated to supporting European aviation. They confirmed that Turkey’s national flag carrier operated 359 flights during the first week of … Continue reading Turkish Airlines is busiest operator in the Eurocontrol area after restarting domestic and international flights

ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO TEST AIRPORT TECHNOLOGY TO HELP IDENTIFY MEDICALLY AT-RISK TRAVELLERS

 Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will partner with Australian company Elenium Automation to trial new technology which allows self-service devices at airports to be used to help identify travellers with medical conditions, potentially including the early stages of COVID-19. Etihad will be the first airline to trial the technology, which can monitor the temperature, heart rate and respiratory rate of any person using an airport touchpoint such as a check-in or information kiosk, a bag drop facility, a security point or immigration gate. The Elenium system will automatically suspend the self-service check-in or bag drop process if … Continue reading ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO TEST AIRPORT TECHNOLOGY TO HELP IDENTIFY MEDICALLY AT-RISK TRAVELLERS

Abu Dhabi’s Midfield Terminal Building project to set benchmark for airports for the next 20 years

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) hosted media today to explore updates to its Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) project, which executives said will set the benchmark for all airports over the next 20 years. The comments were made on the sidelines of this week’s ACI Exchange 2019 conference being held at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi—where the global aviation industry is gathering to explore the future of airport innovation.   Taking questions about the vast new MTB facility were ADAC Chief Executive Officer Bryan Thompson, Chief Programs Officer Sulaiman Al Siksek, and Acting Chief Operations Officer Ahmed Juma Al Shamsi. The MTB encompasses … Continue reading Abu Dhabi’s Midfield Terminal Building project to set benchmark for airports for the next 20 years