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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.

 

Passenger traffic growth stays strong in June – Slight slowing from May

Posted on: 6 August 2014

The International Air Transport Association announced global passenger traffic results for June showing a modest deceleration in demand growth compared to the prior month...

Air freight volumes expand more slowly in June

Posted on: 5 August 2014

The International Air Transport Association released data for global air freight markets showing 2.3% growth in demand over June 2013...

Second straight month of double-digit international growth at Orlando International Airport in June

Posted on: 4 August 2014

International traffic growth continues to lead the way at Orlando International Airport...

Statement on Ebola outbreak from the International Air Transport Association

Posted on: 31 July 2014

An Ebola virus disease outbreak has been reported in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The International Air Transport Association is coordinating closely with the World Health Organization...

Joint efforts to improve safety

Posted on: 30 July 2014

The International Air Transport Association joined with the International Civil Aviation Organization, Airports Council International and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization in a declaration committing the parties to review processes for the overflight of conflict zones...

Joint statement on risks to civil aviation arising from conflict zones

Posted on: 30 July 2014

The International Civil Aviation Organization, the International Air Transport Association, Airports Council International and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, jointly express their strong condemnation of the use of weapons against civil aviation...

Venezuela still blocking $4.1billion owed to airlines

Posted on: 29 July 2014

International capacity falls 36% under growing financial burden...

ECA Statement on Malaysian Airlines MH17

Posted on: 28 July 2014

The European pilot community shares the concerns of the international stakeholders and reiterates the need for a thorough and independent investigation of the circumstances surrounding the loss of Malaysian Airlines MH17...

Orlando International secures federal approval for expedited international processing

Posted on: 28 July 2014

Orlando International Airport is selected as one of only five airports in the nation by the United States Customs and Border Protection to allow the airports to pay for additional overtime for CBP staff members...

QAIA welcomes over 3.5 million passengers during H1 2014

Posted on: 28 July 2014

Airport International Group has released QAIA's traffic statistics for H1 2014, which showed continued robust growth in terms of passenger and aircraft figures...

Budapest Airport: No more queuing

Posted on: 28 July 2014

Any passenger can easily bypass the queue at Budapest Airport by using the Fast Track Lane, which is now easier to access than ever before...

Heathrow admit expanded airport may not improve regional connectivity

Posted on: 25 July 2014

Heathrow bosses have made the startling admission that even if the airport was to be expanded it would give no guarantee of improving regional connectivity...

Statement from Tony Tyler on tragic week in aviation

Posted on: 25 July 2014

This has been a very sad week for everyone involved with aviation...

SITA gets smart with boarding passes

Posted on: 25 July 2014

Airlines can now offer their ultra tech-savvy passengers the chance to board their flight with a mere flick of their wrist and scan of their smartwatch...

Frankfurt Airport awaits arrival of the new airbus A350 XWB aircraft

Posted on: 25 July 2014

On the evening of Friday, July 25, an Airbus A350 XWB (extra wide body) will land at Frankfurt Airport for the first time...