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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.

 

NATS sees out the summer with further traffic increase

Posted on: 24 September 2014

During August NATS handled 210,615 flights, which is an increase of 2.2% compared to the same period last year...

ACI and the International Aviation Women’s Association sign affiliation agreement: areas of cooperation include education, training and enhanced job search capabilities

Posted on: 23 September 2014

Airports Council International is proud to join forces with the International Aviation Women’s Association as part of an affiliation announced earlier this year...

Sharjah International Airport confirms SITA common-use success with five-year renewal

Posted on: 22 September 2014

Sharjah International Airport, home to Air Arabia, one of the Middle East’s fastest-growing low cost airlines, has selected SITA to provide its AirportConnect Open passenger processing technology for another five years...

Flight punctuality at UK airports falls in second quarter of 2014

Posted on: 22 September 2014

Flight punctuality at UK airports fell in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the same period in 2013...

EASA takes a more active role in RPAS regulation

Posted on: 22 September 2014

EASA takes a more active role in RPAS regulation, as in the meeting for the new governance of JARUS, Eric Sivel of EASA was elected Chairman, Christopher Swider of the FAA was elected as Vice-Chair...

New passenger transit facility opens at Birmingham Airport

Posted on: 22 September 2014

Birmingham Airport has announced the completion of a new purpose-built transit facility, allowing connecting passengers to pass through the terminal with even greater speed and efficiency...

European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency and EUROCONTROL announce cooperation agreement

Posted on: 19 September 2014

Agreement will leverage synergies to enhance aviation safety, improve air traffic management and better the aviation user experience...

FAA calls on the aviation industry to equip for NextGen and help increase safety and efficiency

Posted on: 19 September 2014

Federal Aviation Administration Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker announced to a group of aviation leaders at the NextGen Institute that the FAA will hold a “Call to Action” summit to engage the aviation industry...

FAA streamlines aircraft certification process

Posted on: 18 September 2014

As part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s ongoing efforts to improve its responsiveness to the U.S. aviation industry as it certificates new products and operators the agency took an important step to streamline the aircraft certification process...

ACI releases 2013 World Airport Traffic Report: Airport passenger traffic still going strong; air cargo inches along after third year of weak growth

Posted on: 18 September 2014

Airports Council International has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report...

Finavia outlines development programme for expanding Helsinki Airport

Posted on: 18 September 2014

Finavia has outlined its development programme for expanding Helsinki Airport. Continuing until 2020, the plans for increasing transfer traffic capacity will be based on a one roof concept in which also new services will be located in a single building.

Need for future Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport confirmed by independent institutes

Posted on: 17 September 2014

At a press conference, Fraport AG presented the results of expert studies by two independent institutes on Frankfurt Airport’s forecast passenger growth up to 2030...

World Passenger Symposium to address needs of travelers in next century of air travel

Posted on: 16 September 2014

The International Air Transport Association will host the fourth annual World Passenger Symposium (WPS 2014), 15-17 October in San Diego, California...

Airport Authority welcomes Advisory Council on the Environment’s recommendation to endorse the EIA report for expanding HKIA into a three-runway system with conditions

Posted on: 16 September 2014

Airport Authority Hong Kong welcomes the recommendation made in the meeting of the Advisory Council on the Environment to endorse the Environmental Impact Assessment report for expanding Hong Kong International Airport into a three-runway system with conditions...

Opening of Qatar’s new Doha International Airport is a major success for Aéroports de Paris Group

Posted on: 16 September 2014

The full commissioning this summer of Doha's Hamad International Airport marks another major success for Aéroports de Paris Group and especially for its wholly-owned subsidiary, ADP Ingénierie...

 

 

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