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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.

 

Brussels Airport network 2014: record number of new routes

Posted on: 14 February 2014

Brussels Airport will have ten new routes in its network in Summer 2014, increasing the total number of destinations to 200, and three new airlines...

CAA begins spectrum release study

Posted on: 14 February 2014

A major research programme will look at the feasibility of releasing 100MHz of the 2.7GHz–2.9GHz band currently being used for civil and military primary surveillance radars...

NATS records lowest delay for January

Posted on: 13 February 2014

NATS handled a total of 152,930 flights in January, an increase of 3.1% compared to the same period last year...

Vienna Airport: plus 2.3% in passengers during January 2014

Posted on: 13 February 2014

The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in January 2014 rose by 2.3% year-on-year to 1,406,351...

Asian passengers shaping long haul economy air travel

Posted on: 13 February 2014

New research shows comfort is key to Asian passengers...

Airports urge aviation liberalisation push between EU & ASEAN

Posted on: 12 February 2014

As the 1st EU-ASEAN Aviation Summit kicked off yesterday in Singapore, airports on both sides were quick to herald the benefits of opening aviation markets between Europe and ASEAN countries...

Emirates to commemorate 10 years at Glasgow Airport with a one-off A380 service

Posted on: 12 February 2014

The occasion will mark the first time a Scottish airport has welcomed an A380 aircraft...

Abu Dhabi Airports’ Midfield Terminal Building invites bids from potential commercial partners

Posted on: 12 February 2014

The world’s most spectacular new international airport project – Abu Dhabi Airports’ Midfield Terminal Building – is inviting bids from potential commercial partners to deliver “the jewel in the crown” of global aviation...

Strong domestic performance in January sees an 11% rise in Edinburgh Airport passenger numbers

Posted on: 11 February 2014

Passenger numbers at Edinburgh Airport increased by over 11% in January, with a surge in domestic traffic seeing over 580,000 passengers travel through the terminal...

$45 million BNE terminal redevelopment kicks off

Posted on: 11 February 2014

Brisbane Airport Corporation’s $45-million International Terminal redevelopment kicks off this week with the project to be delivered in stages to ensure day to day operations continue as per usual...

Virgin Atlantic first in world to use wearable technology to serve passengers

Posted on: 11 February 2014

SITA develops pioneering new technology for Virgin Atlantic concierges...

Sochi International Airport serves over 17,200 Olympic guests on peak days, no delays reported

Posted on: 10 February 2014

Basel Aero announces that Sochi International Airport, a main gateway of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games, served over 17,200 Olympic guests and participants on the peak days, Feb 6 and Feb 7...

A positive start in 2014 for Bordeaux, with a 3.8% increase in passenger traffic

Posted on: 10 February 2014

In January, Bordeaux airport’s passenger traffic increased by 3.8% compared to January 2013, with 295,800 passengers, 202,100 of whom were on domestic flights (+3.8%) and 93,700 on international flights (+3.8%)...

Short-term measures to increase airport capacity could boost economy by £206m

Posted on: 10 February 2014

Implementing the short-term improvements to Britain’s airports considered in the Airports Commission’s Interim Report could deliver an £206m a year boost for the UK economy, according to a report commissioned by London First and the City of London Corporation that will be released...

Partnering to shape commercial aviation’s next century

Posted on: 10 February 2014

The International Air Transport Association emphasized the importance of industry-government partnership as the industry embarks on the second century of commercial aviation...