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Libya’s airport attack kills 20 and injures 69

The deadly attack damaged a number of aircraft and forced authorities to close the Mitiga airport. All civilian air traffic to the capital had been suspended until further notice. Following the incident, employees were evacuated from the airport. The gun battle was a result of rivalry between the airport’s Rada ...

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Houston Airports launches emergency command vehicle

The vehicle is fitted with modern technology that can help it to perform many crucial functions. The technology can manage the communication side of operations for the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, William P Hobby Airport and Ellington Airport / Houston Spaceport, which are managed by Houston Airports. The high-tech vehicle ...

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Heathrow Airport cuts domestic airport charges

The fee reduction is applicable for all flights to any UK destination. This will boost the airport’s existing domestic discount by 50%. UK travellers are expected to save approximately £40m each year and more than £750m over the next 20 years. Heathrow said that the further reduction in the passenger ...

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Indian airport installs CAT III-B landing system

CAT III-B ILS lets aircraft land with Runway Visual Range (RVR) of up to 50m with a decision height of 15m. NSCBI airport director Atul Dixit said: “Kolkata has operationalised CAT III-B landing system on runway 01R. “The facility also includes visual guidance through taxiway centreline lights up to aircraft ...

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