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Airport News

The latest news from the airport industry. If you have a piece of news that you would like us to cover, please contact Katie Sadler on +44 (0)1959 563311 or email us.


Air cargo continues moderate recovery

Posted on: 9 January 2014

IATA released figures showing a 6.1% growth in demand for air freight in November 2013 over the same month in the previous year...

Atlanta passengers ready to buy travel services with mobiles

Posted on: 8 January 2014

Passengers at the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta, are ready and eager to use mobile travel services throughout their journey...

UK holidaymakers urged to pack peace of mind by checking for ATOL protection before booking trips abroad

Posted on: 7 January 2014

New research released today shows that around 12.5 million UK holidaymakers will be searching for summer deals this month...

New Director ATM announced at EUROCONTROL

Posted on: 6 January 2014

The Director General of EUROCONTROL, Frank Brenner, has announced the appointment of Mr Philippe Merlo as the new Director ATM at EUROCONTROL...

Air Malta launches additional flights from Cardiff Airport

Posted on: 6 January 2014

Air Malta has announced good news for travelers in Wales and the South West by adding an extra four departures...

2013, an additional year of strong traffic growth at Bordeaux Airport

Posted on: 6 January 2014

With more than 4.6 million passengers in 2013, Bordeaux Airport has seen an increase of 200,000 new passengers in just one year...

QAIA achieves positive traffic growth in October and November 2013

Posted on: 4 January 2014

Airport International Group reported robust traffic trends in both October and November 2013...

New Year’s Day 2014 marks 100 Years of Commercial Aviation

Posted on: 31 December 2013

Celebration of first paying passenger flight launches year of reflection on contribution of aviation to modern life...

Dubai International set to surpass annual forecast of 65.4 million passengers

Posted on: 30 December 2013

Dubai International is set to surpass the traffic forecast for the year, as the airport recorded another month of high growth this November...

Cardiff Airport secures new airline for Glasgow and Paris flights

Posted on: 20 December 2013

This follows the announcement Flybe made on 4th December that it will be withdrawing these routes with effect from 19th January 2014...

Helsinki Airport sets a new record: Passenger volume now 15 million

Posted on: 20 December 2013

"Reaching the magical 15 million passenger milestone is a significant accomplishment for us..."

More new services including long-haul cruise flights

Posted on: 18 December 2013

Germany and the Caribbean have been added to Switzerland as the tally of new services for Cardiff Airport continues to grow...

Turkish Airlines add SITA kiosks as passengers numbers rise

Posted on: 18 December 2013

SITA reaches landmark 2000 S3 AirportConnect kiosks delivered worldwide...

AAAE thanks Congress for maintaining TSA exit lane staffing at airports

Posted on: 18 December 2013

"AAAE and airports are grateful that the Congress has stepped in to reverse a troubling plan by TSA to shift exit lane staffing responsibilities..."

London Gatwick’s response to the Airports Commission’s interim report

Posted on: 17 December 2013

“I am very pleased that the strength of London Gatwick's case has been recognised by the Airports Commission..."