Thursday, June 20, 2024

TSB investigates Sky Lease runway overrun in Halifax

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating a runway overrun by a Sky Lease Cargo Boeing 747-400 Freighter at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. At 05.05 local time on 7 November, the aircraft coming from Chicago O’Hare International Airport overran Runway 14 coming to a rest 210 metres off the end of the runway. There […]

Hippos, calves and jet engines help Budapest grow 23% annually

Budapest Airport becomes TIACA trustee member

Budapest Airport’s cargo volumes have grown almost 23 per cent annually, transporting goods as varied as aircraft jet engines, a baby hippopotamus and several hundred calves. The airport serving Hungary’s capital handled over 112,000 tonnes of cargo in 2016, and on certain days would have three Boeing 747 Freighters parked on the apron. It says […]

HKIA profits increase despite cargo volume drop

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has seen profit increase by 15.2 per cent to 8.3 billion Hong Kong dollars ($1 billion) despite cargo volumes falling. For the 2015/16 financial year, profits rose from HK$7.2 billion and revenue increased by 11.1 per cent from HK$16.3 billion to HK$18.2 billion. HKIA remained the busiest cargo airport in […]