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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.


Helsinki Airport first in the Nordic countries: You can now pick up your groceries at the airport

Posted on: 10 September 2014

Passengers will soon be able to order their groceries to be delivered to the arrivals hall at Helsinki Airport when Alepa's Kauppakassi service comes to the airport on Monday 15 September...

Fraport traffic figures – August 2014: Frankfurt Airport records strong growth

Posted on: 10 September 2014

Welcoming 6.1 million passengers, Frankfurt Airport achieved a new monthly passenger record by exceeding the six million passenger mark for the first time in a single month...

GCAS named ICAO’s Regional Training Centre of Excellence for the Middle East

Posted on: 10 September 2014

The Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies continues to win accolades from leading industry bodies, as it announces that it has been selected as the Regional Training Centre of Excellence by the International Civil Aviation Organization for the Middle East region...

Airports are reducing their carbon footprint & managing noise, despite 10m increase in passenger numbers: government now urged to deliver policy support

Posted on: 10 September 2014

UK airports are growing whilst reducing carbon and managing noise, according to a report launched in Parliament by the Airport Operators Association...

SITA optimizes ground handling at Bahrain International Airport

Posted on: 9 September 2014

SITA’s resource management system improves staff utilization and efficiency...

ACI North America adopts carbon management programme: continued success of ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation programme bodes well for industry at large ahead of UN Climate Summit

Posted on: 9 September 2014

Airports Council International-North America announced the launch of the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme in North America at its 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia...

Fraport wins Ljubljana Airport privatization

Posted on: 8 September 2014

Fraport AG and a consortium headed by the Slovenian Sovereign Holding have reached agreement for the purchase of Ljubljana Airport (Aerodrom Ljubljana) in the capital city of Slovenia, southeastern Europe...

Birmingham Airport records busiest month in its 75 year history

Posted on: 8 September 2014

Birmingham Airport has recorded the busiest month in its 75 year history, as over one million passengers used the Midlands airport during August...

Both international and domestic traffic climb at Orlando International Airport in July

Posted on: 5 September 2014

The dog days of summer 2014 were not so rough at Orlando International Airport in July...

Change in leadership at LJLA

Posted on: 4 September 2014

Liverpool John Lennon Airport has announced a change in leadership, with outgoing CEO Matthew Thomas taking up a senior position at the Vantage Airport Group, the previous owners of the airport...

Traffic growth gave good first half for Avinor

Posted on: 4 September 2014

Falk-Petersen stressed that the high punctuality does not come by itself. - It is especially difficult to maintain such a high punctuality at Oslo Airport in these days...

World record for NATS controllers at Gatwick Airport

Posted on: 4 September 2014

Air traffic controllers at Gatwick Airport handled a total of 906 movements on 29 August, breaking their own world record for air traffic movements in a day from a single runway...

Atlanta tops global efficiency ranking

Posted on: 4 September 2014

The Air Transport Research Society released the results of its annual benchmarking study of commercial airports in Europe, Asia and the Pacific, and North America...

Airports Commission announces inner Thames estuary decision

Posted on: 4 September 2014

The inner Thames estuary airport proposal not shortlisted...

July passenger travel shows strong growth

Posted on: 3 September 2014

The International Air Transport Association announced global passenger traffic results for July showing demand growth of 5.3% (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) over the previous July...



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