Panamá Pacífico International Airport Resumes Operations

On Thursday, Panamá Pacífico International Airport (BLB) resumed commercial operations, following the completion of the renovation works on its passenger terminal. The facility had been closed in March 2020, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, Tocumen S.A. moved forward with expansion and modernization works, with the aim…

Ryanair Set to Reopen Belfast Base

Ryanair, Europe’s largest low-cost airline, announced this week that it will return to Belfast International Airport (BFS), Northern Ireland. According to the company, it will offer twelve routes from the airport from March 2023. In total, it plans to operate around 115 flights a week to and from the airport.…

Iberojet Inaugurates Flights Between Barcelona and Cancún

At 10:08 p.m. local time on Sunday, the inaugural Iberojet flight arrived in Cancún from Barcelona. The first operation was carried out in an Airbus A330-300 belonging to Wamos, another Spanish company. Iberojet will fly twice a week between Barcelona and Cancún during the summer season. With this schedule, the airline…

Opinion: End of Testing Does Not Mean an End to…

With the U.S. government removing pre-departure testing for flights into the country, airlines and tour operators on both sides of the Atlantic are expecting a bumper summer. This comes as great news to businesses and travelers alike as international travel has seen increased demand as countries lift testing and quarantine…

Qatar Civil Aviation Authority Chooses Frequentis to Enhance its Airspace…

FIFA World Cup is around the corner and as preparations continue in Qatar, the state's Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) has selected Frequentis to upgrade its existing voice communication system (VCS) and modernize its air traffic control towers. This is to help meet air traffic demand resulting from the World Cup…

Gatwick Airport Expands Connectivity to Canada Over Summer

London’s Gatwick airport is to increase connectivity with Canada over the summer season with airlines offering 50 flights to six destinations. Services from the U.K.’s second-largest airport will be operated by WestJet and Air Transat with extra capacity being added to existing operations. Quebec City this week joined Vancouver, Calgary,…

Peruvian Government Works to Improve Airports in Northern Peru

Aeropuertos del Perú (AdP), a concessionaire of 12 airports in Peru, announced the beginning of works at Piura airport and revealed the work progress at the Chiclayo airport. Piura’s Airport Project AdP signed the contract for the Technical File preparation of the project " Capitán FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico Airport’s…

Schiphol Airport Asks Airlines to Cancel Flights Due to Staff…

One of Europe’s busiest airports is set to have further disruption this weekend after an unannounced baggage handlers strike caused chaos last weekend. According to Reuters Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport is seeking to prevent repeat scenes at the airport similar to those experienced on 23 April by asking airlines to manage…

Chinese Aviation Market Hits Lows Not Seen Since 2003

Since April, China’s Aviation Market has been maneuvering at historical low traffic, levels the country hasn't seen since 2003. Daily flights currently number between 1,000 and 2,000, which is not even the level of traffic during 2021 for Guangzhou’s Baiyun Airport alone. The traffic level is comparable to that of…