New developments at airports including regulations and noise issues; legal disputes; openings, acquisitions and mergers.


VAI Lauds End of West 30th St Heliport Closure Effort

The New York State bill would have closed a critical facility
West 30th Street heliport, NYC

UK Tightens Bizav Passenger Security Requirements

Operators, pilots, and owners can be fined £10,000 for not complying
New C3 security Screening device at Farnborough Airport
Training and Workforce

Special Ops for Special Airfields

Preparing for the steep approach
Embraer Legacy 500 cockpit approaching London City Airport

Aria Hotels To Establish Four Vertiports in Greece

The Libra Group subsidiary will lease 10 Beta Alia eVTOL air taxis
PIC16 Aria
Charter & Fractional

Lilium Rolls Out Plan for French Riviera eVTOL Air Service Network

The manufacturer has also firmed up its agreements with eVolare and Luxaviation
Lilium full size mock-up at EBACE2024

Universal Aviation Inks Saudi Partnership Agreement

Greater Saudi participation and ownership are specified, along with an increase in infrastructure and FBOs
Saudi signing event

Biggin Hill Creates Thriving Niche as London Bizav Hotspot

It is 30 years since entrepreneur Andrew Walters took control of the UK airport
London Biggin Hill Airport

Jetex Anticipates UAE Bizav Traffic Growth This Year

Abu Dhabi FBO is now in operation at Al Bateen Executive Airport
Jetex Abu Dhabi FBO at Al Bateen

Airbus Launches Hydrogen Feasibility Studies at North American Airports

Major airports in the U.S. and Canada could become 'hydrogen hubs'
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

London Slot Restrictions Limit Bizav Night Flights

The removal of ad hoc slots starts on the day the UK capital hosts the Champions League soccer final
Signature Aviation's FBO at London Luton Airport

GOLIAT Project Will Prepare for Liquid Hydrogen Operations at Airports

Airbus is leading the EU-funded project with nine other partners
Airbus ZeroE hydrogen airliner

Westchester Aviation Group Readies Safety Day Slate

The June 11 event will take place one day ahead of the NBAA Northeast Regional Forum
WAA 2023 Safety Day

Collins Debuts Surface Air Traffic Management System

The new product tracks the movements of aircraft and ground equipment in real time
Screenshot of Collins Airport Surface Awareness System

Oxford Airport Begins Selling SAF, To Open Synthetic Fuel Plant

London-area airport is stepping up efforts to decarbonize business aviation
London Oxford fuel truck

London Biggin Hill Airport Sees More Potential for Economic Impact

A new economic study shows increased added value and jobs
London Biggin Hill Airport

MEBAA Show Offers New Features for Thriving Bizav Region

The 10th edition of the show will be held from December 10 to 12 in Dubai
MEBAA show in 2022

Nebraska Airport Raked by Tornado

Eppley Airfield in Omaha saw extensive damage to its general aviation area
Devastated hangars at Omaha's Eppley Airfield

Sensors and AI Combine To Deal with Foreign Object Debris

FODetect system constantly scans for dangerous debris at airports
Xsight FODetect ground sensors

Beta's 'Charge Cube' Earns UL Safety Certification

UL certification verifies compliance with safety standards and regulations
Beta Technologies' Charge Cube

FAA Picks uAvionix ADS-B System To Prevent Incursions

FlightLine offers a lower-cost alternative to airport surveillance systems
uAvionix FlightLine ADS-B surveillance and situational awareness system

FAA Selects First Airports for New Runway Safety System

The SAI will depict airport surface traffic for controllers
Aircraft at Austin-Bergstrom Airport (Photo: Matt Helgren/Austin-Bergstrom International Airport))

General Aviation Threat Removed at Dublin Airport for Now

Proposed passenger caps no longer apply to general aviation operations at Irish airport
Dublin Airport

Wilbur Air Will Operate Electra's eSTOL Aircraft in Australia

The operator is a spinoff from AAM infrastructure group Skyportz
A digital rendering of a Wilbur Air Electra eSTOL aircraft

KBED Hangar Developers Submit Draft Environmental Report

Project would add 17 hangars and revamp another 18

Sustainable Aviation Consortium Launches in San Antonio

Ampaire's Electric EEL hybrid-electric technology demonstrator flew to San Antonio for the occasion
Ampaire Electric EEL lands at Stinson Municipal Airport

Megacorp Expands and Modernizes Isle of Man FBO

Hangar space will double at Ronaldsway Airport's Private Jet Center
Private Jet Centre at the Isle of Man's Ronaldsway Airport

Earthquake Causes Ground Stop at JFK, Newark

Ground operations resumed later in the afternoon
NYC Unsplash

Rome's Vertiport Tests AI-Powered Bird Monitoring System

Artificial intelligence could protect eVTOL aircraft from birds
A view of the UrbanV vertiport in Rome

North Las Vegas Airport Mulls Runway Expansions

Plans would widen and lengthen airport's parallel runways
Jet at North Las Vegas Airport

Moonware Gets Funding for AI-based Ground Handling Software

Venture capital groups have provided $7 million in fresh capital
Moonware's Halo ground handling system