Three times a day to London from Groningen Airport Eelde

As from April 2018 the connection between Groningen and London will be expanded considerably. Flybe, operated by Stobart Air, will fly to London Southend Airport three times a day from Groningen Airport Eelde. The aircraft starts and ends the flights every day at Groningen Airport Eelde. A fantastic development for the airport and for northern …

Groningen Airport Eelde first European airport where flying with drones is allowed

Groningen Airport Eelde (GAE) is the first European airport where flying with unmanned aircraft, such as drones, is permitted. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment has adapted the regulation for remote controlled aircraft. As a result, the DroneHub GAE can now investigate how drones can be fully integrated into regular air traffic. To achieve this, …

Airport Access Conference 2017: a success for air-rail intermodality

Brussels – 16 November 2017 – The Airport Access Conference 2017, an event jointly organised by Airport Regions Conference (ARC) and Global AirRail Alliance (GARA), took place on 14th of November 2017, in Brussels. Aviation and air-rail stakeholders, such as airport regions, airports, airlines and railways, gathered to exchange knowledge on surface access and new …

Taking the green ways to Warsaw – LAirA gets “mobilised”

Warsaw –  24 November 2017 – The second transnational meeting of the Landside Airports Accessibility (LAirA) project was held in Warsaw, between 22-24 November. Project partners had the opportunity to showcase their efforts that led to the first key deliverables of the project. Additionally, partners had the chance to take part in a study visit of the Warsaw/ Modlin Airport.

H2020 project kicks off to mitigate the impact of aviation noise: ANIMA – Aviation Noise Impact Management through novel Approaches

Paris -25 October 2017 – ANIMA project has officially started. ANIMA is a project funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union which aims to mitigate the impact of aviation noise through novel approaches. On the occasion of the project’s kick-off meeting, all ANIMA partners have gathered in Paris to proceed with the start-up activities. The coordinators of three other related projects, ARTEM, RUMBLE and AERIALIST, joined the meeting in order to strengthen European inter-project cooperation. The project manager of INEA (Innovation & Networks Executive Agency) was also present and contributed to raise awareness on the research policy on transport in H2020.

Busiest-ever August record for the Irish Aviation Authority

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has announced that August 2017 is now officially the busiest ever record in Ireland as total flights recorded 110,020 movements, with air traffic up at all the country’s airports of Dublin, Cork and Shannon. Read more: Busiest-ever August record for the Irish Aviation Authority – TR Business