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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.


Stansted reports 66% reduction in carbon footprint in first year of MAG ownership

Posted on: 21 October 2014

Reducing carbon footprint by 66%, diverting 93% of waste from landfill and trialling new technologies to improve aircraft performance on set departure routes are just a snapshot of the highlights in Stansted Airport’s corporate responsibility report published today, reflecting on performance during the first year of M.A.G ownership...

Air traffic at HKIA continues to rise in September

Posted on: 20 October 2014

Hong Kong International Airport recorded growth in all three traffic categories in September...

SITA brings real world airport setting to ITE

Posted on: 20 October 2014

SITA, the global specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions, has signed a collaboration agreement with Singapore's Institute of Technical Education, to enhance the training of students in airport passenger services...

Additional anti-Ebola measures at Brussels Airport

Posted on: 20 October 2014

Brussels Airport welcomes the additional measures announced today by the Federal Public Health service to prevent the spread of Ebola...

Brussels Airport Company hires specialised firm to inspect baggage from Ebola-afflicted region

Posted on: 20 October 2014

Brussels Airport Company is closely monitoring the situation with regard to Ebola and has been in constant consultation with the Federal Public Health service, Brussels Airlines and the various airport partners concerned...

Fraport Environmental Statement 2014: Continuous development of environmental protection for more than 15 years

Posted on: 20 October 2014

For the 15th time, the Fraport AG airport company has had its environmental management activities verified according to the strict EMAS Eco-Management and Audit Scheme...

Ferrovial and Macquarie fund acquire Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton Airports for 1,048 million pounds

Posted on: 20 October 2014

A 50:50 partnership between Ferrovial, through its subsidiary Ferrovial Aeropuertos, and Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4 (MEIF4) has signed an agreement with Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited for the purchase of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton Airports...

First CO2 neutral Towed Jet Sweepers for Swedish Airports

Posted on: 20 October 2014

The state-owned company Swedavia aims to make all 10 airports in Sweden carbon-neutral year 2020...

Public Health England: Enhanced Ebola screening process

Posted on: 16 October 2014

Public Health England began enhanced screening for Ebola at Heathrow airport...

Heathrow Airport issues statement on Ebola

Posted on: 16 October 2014

“The welfare of our passengers and colleagues is always our main priority and we are working with the Government to support the implementation of targeted screening measures as announced by the Health Secretary..."

QAIA records unprecedented 700,000 PAX during August 2014

Posted on: 16 October 2014

Recording a new milestone in the Airport’s history...

New IATA passenger forecast reveals fast-growing markets of the future

Posted on: 16 October 2014

The International Air Transport Association released its first 20-year passenger growth forecast, projecting that passenger numbers are expected to reach 7.3 billion by 2034...

SITA supplies integrated passenger and baggage processing to Indian airports

Posted on: 16 October 2014

SITA supplies integrated passenger and baggage processing to Indian airports...

IATA and Travel Capitalist Ventures launch NDC Innovation Fund

Posted on: 16 October 2014

The International Air Transport Association partnered with Travel Capitalist Ventures, a leading travel-focused investment firm, to create the NDC Innovation Fund...

Air Navigation Order goes under the microscope

Posted on: 16 October 2014

A ‘root and branch’ review of how the UK’s Air Navigation Order impacts on general aviation has begun, the Civil Aviation Authority confirmed...



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