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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 Roy Manuell on +44 (0)1959 563311 or email us.


Mayor views aviation expansion in Singapore led by British expertise

Posted on: 27 November 2014

The Mayor of London has warned that while the UK Airports Commission flies up a blind alley the rest of the world is already building new runways and terminal buildings that are designed and built using British expertise and which will put them well ahead of the UK in the race for new global business...

New guidance launched to help UK airports deal with disruption

Posted on: 27 November 2014

UK airports should be better placed to minimise the impact of disruption on passengers thanks to good practice guidance published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)...

Fraport consortium wins tender for 14 Greek regional airports

Posted on: 27 November 2014

Fraport–Copelouzos to manage concession for 40 Years – 14 Airports including Thessaloniki, Chania (Crete), Kerkyra (Corfu), Kos, Rhodes and others – some 19 million passengers annually...

Twelve Architects’ Rostov Airport wins approval

Posted on: 26 November 2014

The new Rostov on Don airport in southern Russia, designed by London-based practice Twelve Architects, has been granted Proekt, full approval for the design to move ahead to construction...

New runway technology at Newcastle International Airport

Posted on: 26 November 2014

Newcastle International Airport is the first airport in the UK to achieve Category III status for the use of forward scatter meter runway visual range equipment...

Airlines announce new customer protection agreement: No passenger left behind

Posted on: 26 November 2014

The International Air Transport Association announced a new arrangement to help passengers impacted by airline bankruptcy...

Gulf Air renews network services deal with SITA

Posted on: 26 November 2014

SITA to help Bahrain’s national carrier optimize its IT network and reduce costs...

Abu Dhabi International Airport reports 17.4% increase in Traffic for October 2014

Posted on: 26 November 2014

Abu Dhabi Airports announced that passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 17.4% in the month of October...

NATS unveils real-time flight efficiency tool

Posted on: 24 November 2014

Air traffic controllers are now able to analyse the environmental efficiency of flights in near real-time, thanks to a new tool developed by NATS....

SAT introduces avatars to facilitate airport security lines

Posted on: 20 November 2014

San Antonio International Airport have introduced innovative avatar technology to the airport’s security lines to help expedite the TSA process and facilitate customer readiness for security check.

First hub in the world with regular bio-fuel deliveries

Posted on: 19 November 2014

Avinor's Oslo Airport will become the world's first hub to receive regular deliveries of bio-fuel...

New fire tenders go into action at island airports

Posted on: 19 November 2014

Airport operator HIAL has launched the first of 20 new state of the art fire tenders following a multi million pound investment....

New Signage at Lyon Saint-Exupéry: simple, international and aesthetically pleasing

Posted on: 18 November 2014

During the night of the 25th-26th October, the signage at Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport was completely replaced...

Abu Dhabi International Airport inaugurates its prestigious VIP Terminal

Posted on: 18 November 2014

New terminal includes separate immigration, police and baggage handling facilities...

Airport Operators Association presents Aebi Schmidt UK with Best Manufacturer award

Posted on: 18 November 2014

The voice of UK airports, the Airport Operators Association (AOA), has named Aebi Schmidt UK Best Manufacturer at its recent Annual Conference & Exhibition in London...



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