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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 Lizzie Fuller on +44 (0)1959 563311 or email us.


Passenger growth accelerates on rising business confidence

Posted on: 3 April 2013 | Source: IATA

IATA announced global passenger traffic results for February showing that demand growth is accelerating...

Dubai World Central to launch passenger operations in October

Posted on: 3 April 2013 | Source: Dubai Airports

Dubai Airports announced that Dubai World Central will open its doors to passengers on October 27, 2013...

Distortions mask modest cargo improvement

Posted on: 2 April 2013 | Source: IATA

IATA released February data showing that air cargo maintained the modest improvement...

Parsons Brinckerhoff preparing feasibility study for Airport in Vietnam

Posted on: 1 April 2013 | Source: Parsons Brinckerhoff

Parsons Brinckerhoff to perform a preparatory study to examine the possibilities for redevelopment of the VVCA...

Major runway work at Chopin Airport to start in April

Posted on: 29 March 2013 | Source: Chopin Airport

As of 22 April Chopin Airport’s RWY 3 will be closed for six months due to major repair work...

DXB confirmed as world’s second busiest international airport

Posted on: 28 March 2013 | Source: Dubai International Airport (DXB)

Dubai International has been confirmed as the world’s second busiest airport for international passenger traffic...

Cairns Airport welcomes Land Use Plan approval

Posted on: 27 March 2013 | Source: Cairns Airport

Cairns Airport welcomes announcement by the State Government that it has approved the Cairns Airport Land Use Plan...

Welsh Government announces purchase of Cardiff Airport

Posted on: 27 March 2013 | Source: Cardiff Airport

The First Minister of Wales has announced that the Welsh Government has purchased Cardiff Airport for a total investment of £52 million...

Abu Dhabi International Airport passenger traffic grows by 13.1% in February

Posted on: 27 March 2013 | Source: ADAC

ADAC released Abu Dhabi International Airport’s traffic report for February 2013...

UK Border Agency to split into two new groups

Posted on: 27 March 2013 | Source: Home Office

The UK Border Agency is to be split into two separate entities as part of a package of changes announced...

ICAO to assist Indonesia with new aviation emissions reduction initiatives

Posted on: 27 March 2013 | Source: ICAO

ICAO has announced the formalization of a new project with Indonesia...

Barclay announces retirement at AAAE

Posted on: 27 March 2013 | Source: AAAE

Charles "Chip" Barclay announced his retirement as CEO of the AAAE, effective December 1, 2013.

ADAC awards Taylor Woodrow International a 14.8m contract

Posted on: 26 March 2013 | Source: Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Construction works to include 2 passenger buildings and link bridge in a joint venture with Fibrex Construction Group...

Dubai International passenger numbers continue to soar

Posted on: 26 March 2013 | Source: Dubai International

Dubai International passenger numbers continued to soar in February with 5.08 million customers passing through the facility...

Brussels Airport and Brussels Airlines test automated “self baggage drop-off”

Posted on: 26 March 2013 | Source: Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport, in cooperation with Brussels Airlines, launches a unique pilot project...