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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.


FAA NextGen – A step closer with data link network from SITA and Harris

Posted on: 10 September 2013 | Source: SITA

SITA announced a seven-year contract with Harris Corporation...

UK flights’ punctuality improves in the second quarter of 2013

Posted on: 10 September 2013 | Source: CAA

In the second quarter of 2013, 81% of scheduled flights were on-time...

G4S renews and extends operations at Dubai Airports

Posted on: 9 September 2013 | Source: G4S

G4S has announced the signing of a new three-year contract with Dubai Airports...

Claude Chêne takes up duties as SESAR Joint Undertaking Executive Director

Posted on: 6 September 2013 | Source: SESAR Joint Undertaking

Mr Chêne will ensure the continuity of the SJU activities and a smooth connection between the SJU and its Members...

ACI Asia-Pacific recorded 5.9% increase in passenger traffic in July 2013

Posted on: 6 September 2013 | Source: ACI Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific airports continue to register a steady growth in passenger traffic for the month of July 2013...

London Gatwick welcomes Airport Commission’s noise consideration

Posted on: 6 September 2013 | Source:

Airports Commission has emphasised that aviation noise will be a central issue in any decisions about new airport capacity...

Headset for Air Traffic Control: Imtradex is positioned as a global leader in the ATC-area

Posted on: 5 September 2013 | Source: Imtradex

At airports, smooth communication is a key factor for effective work processes in ATC...

Record year for transatlantic traffic at Dublin Airport

Posted on: 5 September 2013 | Source: DAA

Transatlantic traffic at Dublin Airport will set a new record this year with more than 1.8 million passengers expected to travel on flights...

Busiest ever August for Chopin Airport

Posted on: 5 September 2013 | Source: Chopin Airport

Chopin Airport handled over 1.1 million passengers in August 2013, a nearly 27% jump year-on-year and yet another record month for the airport...

Passenger traffic posts moderate gains of 2% for the month of July

Posted on: 5 September 2013 | Source: Airports Council International (ACI)

Growth rates have fallen across the world to more modest levels for the month of July as compared to previous months...

Aviation supports 26.8 million APEC jobs

Posted on: 4 September 2013 | Source: ATAG

As Ministers of Transport from across the APEC region gather in Tokyo, a new report has been released looking at the role aviation plays in the APEC region...

Cardiff Airport appoints new Director

Posted on: 3 September 2013 | Source: Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport has promoted Spencer Birns to the position of Director of Aviation Business Development, heading up the airport’s campaign for more flights...

Solid demand growth continues in July – Asia weakens as Europe gains strength

Posted on: 3 September 2013 | Source: IATA

The International Air Transport Association announced that demand for air travel recorded another solid month of growth in July...

ACI releases its 2012 World Airport Traffic Report

Posted on: 3 September 2013 | Source: ACI

Airport passenger traffic maintains momentum; cargo growth remains almost flat for second year as advanced economies face austerity...

CEO contract extended to 2019 for Fraport’s Dr. Stefan Schulte

Posted on: 2 September 2013 | Source: Fraport AG

Fraport AG’s supervisory board approved a five-year contract extension for the company’s executive board chairman Dr. Stefan Schulte...