Heathrow to test temperature screening technology with camera detection systems

London’s Heathrow Airport is getting ready to trial technologies and processes that reduce risk of coronavirus transmission. The first of these trials will be a temperature screening technology which uses camera detection systems capable of monitoring the temperatures of people moving through the airport. These passenger-facing trials will first be conducted in the airport’s immigration…

Lufthansa Group to reactivate 80 aircraft from June

Lufthansa Group airlines to take off again with 160 aircraft from June with 106 destinations. Starting in June, Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS will be offering monthly restart schedules to significantly more destinations in Germany and Europe than in the past few weeks. A total of 80 aircraft will be reactivated with the “June timetable”. This…

Desert Alice Springs turned into plane parking in Australia

A patch of dry desert dirt near Alice Springs has become an eerie backdrop for lines of “mothballed” aircraft. Singapore Airlines has sent seven planes — four superjumbo Airbus A380s and three Boeing 777s –to the Northern Territory’s Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage facility, to join passenger jets from budget subsidiary Scoot. Outback Photographics photographer Steve…

Lufthansa is working on a first A380 cargo

First agreement for technical and engineering support on an Airbus A380. Lufthansa Technik’s new technical and engineering services for temporary operational changes from passenger to cargo aircraft have met with great interest in the aviation market. So far, the cabin modification experts of the company have received enquiries from more than 40 airlines. More than…