Wednesday May 22, 2019

AV8 News Aviation News & Analysis


Edinburgh airport reopening following security alert

Edinburgh Airport has reopened after being declared safe after an alert over a passenger's baggage. The terminal building had been evacuated due to concerns about an item found at the airport's security area.

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Edinburgh airport closed with suspicious package

Scotland's Edinburgh airport is currently closed until further notice to aircraft and passengers whilst airport security deal with what is being described as a 'suspicious package'.

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CAA launches enquiry in Gatwick disruption

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has announced it is launching an enquiry into the handling of the recent disruption at Gatwick airport. Thousands of passengers were stranded at the East Sussex airport after severe weather resulted in a power cut at the North Terminal.

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Power cut at London Gatwick strands thousands

Extreme weather in the South of England has dealt another blow to aviation by shutting off power at Gatwick's North Terminal. An airport sub-station was flooded resulting in total power loss at the terminal.

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Airport expansion; UK Commision targets Heathrow & Gatwick

The UK's Aviation Commission, tasked with studying in-depth future requirements and recommendations for airport expansion in the UK, has today published its interim report short-listing Heathrow and Gatwick as its preferred options for expansion.

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