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


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

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

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

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

Inspector Criticizes UK Private Aviation Security Checks

Former independent oversight official fired after releasing security screening data
London City Airport Private Aviation Centre

Farnborough Airport Passengers Ride in Electric BMW Cars

The i7 is being jointly promoted under a brand partnership with the airport
BMW i7 cars at Farnborough Airport in the UK

TFRs Ramping Up Alongside Presidential Election Campaigns

A midweek campaign visit by President Joe Biden will cause general aviation restrictions at Dallas airports
Air Force One

Atlantic FBOs Prepare To Support Lilium eVTOL Flights

Infrastructure and support will be available at 30 or more U.S. locations
Lilium's eVTOL aircraft

Dutch Environmental Protestors Target Private Aviation

Extinction Rebellion tried to protest at Maastricht-Aachen Airport
Extinction Rebellion protestors demanded an end to private aviation in Maastricht

Sea Prime Celebrates Bizav Traffic Growth in Europe

Traffic is up 38 percent compared to 2019
Sea Prime Milano Linate FBO

Universal Integrates Feasibility-IQ with Portside’s PFM

The two companies have worked together previously on sharing information
Universal Weather and Aviation integration with Portside PFM

Norwood Memorial Airport Runway Closing for Repairs

Runway 10/28 out of commission until mid-June, but Runway 17/35 remains open

Signature Installs Beta's Electric Charging Stations at FBOs

The infrastructure can support any electric aircraft and ground vehicles
Beta Technologies electric charging station
Regulations and Government

Aircraft Operators, FBOs Face New UK Border Controls

More passenger data and prior approval will be required for non-UK citizens
Farnborough Airport in the UK

UK Considers New Night Noise Limits for London Airports

The changes, running through October 2028, would mainly impact Stansted Airport
London Stansted Airport

FAA Introduces More Airport Arrival Alert Notices

Arrival Alerts Notices are designed to help avoid pilots from landing on the wrong runway.
Van Nuys
Charter & Fractional

Blog: Could Monopolies Be the Norm for eVTOL Air Taxi Services?

Dubai's decision to give exclusive access to Joby has ruffled feathers
Joby plans to operate eVTOL air taxi services in Dubai

Sugar Land Set To be Launch Pad for Wisk's eVTOL Air Taxi Services

A vertiport at the city's airport could be part of a network across the Greater Houston area
Wisk's Generation 6 eVTOL aircraft
Regulations and Government

IG Criticizes FAA's Airport Improvement Funding

FAA did not follow proper procedures when allocating $106 million in airport improvement funding
Newark Airport

Canada's Skyservice Buys Fontainebleau Fort Lauderdale FBO

The under-development facility will be operated as Fontainebleau Aviation KFLL
Artist rendering of Fontainebleau Aviation KFLL

Clark Airport Offers Space and Skills to Aviation Tenants

Real estate group Berthaphil is seeking to draw new companies to Clark Freeport
Philippine Aviation Pavilion

Changi East Rises As Paya Lebar Closes

Changi East ready to open as Paya Lebar closes in the mid-2030s
An impression of Changi Airport's giant new Terminal 5, with the third runway to the right and the existing terminals in the background.

Eve and Yugo Join Forces to Advance UAM in Southeast Asia

The companies will study infrastructure requirements and regulations
Eve Yugo aircraft