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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.


Detroit Metropolitan Airport expands free Wi-Fi

Posted on: 15 May 2013 | Source: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Advanced Wireless Group to address exponential network traffic growth with increased mobile broadband coverage...

Israel Airports Authority launches Xsight Systems’ FODetect

Posted on: 15 May 2013 | Source: Xsight Systems

FODetect®, an automated Foreign Object Detection system, is now fully operational in Tel-Aviv Ben-Gurion International Airport...

Fraport traffic figures – April 2013

Posted on: 14 May 2013 | Source: Fraport AG

Frankfurt Airport welcomed nearly 4.7 million passengers in April 2013, a decrease of 2.2 percent year-on-year...

Mitsubishi Corporation and Chiyoda reach agreement for construction of New Ulaanbaatar International Airport

Posted on: 13 May 2013 | Source: Mitsubishi Corporation

Mitsubishi Corporation and Chiyoda have reached an agreement with the CAAM...

Avianca, TACA and Airbus ProSky to boost PBN deployment in Latin America

Posted on: 13 May 2013 | Source: Airbus ProSky

Airbus ProSky, Avianca and TACA have signed an agreement to deploy PBN in Central and South America...

FTA welcomes Report on UK hub capacity

Posted on: 10 May 2013 | Source: Freight Transport Association (FTA)

FTA has supported the Committee’s view that expansion of capacity at Heathrow is essential...

Transport Committee calls for expansion at Heathrow

Posted on: 10 May 2013 | Source: www.parliament.uk

MPs on the Transport Committee have rejected calls for a new hub airport east of London...

Brussels Airport: 1.6 million passengers in April

Posted on: 10 May 2013 | Source: Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport closed the month of April with 1,627,828 passengers. This was an increase of 0.9% compared to April 2012...

Global passenger traffic posts strong performance in March with growth of 4.6%

Posted on: 10 May 2013 | Source: ACI

The market for international travel remains buoyant for the month of March...

Passengers welcome SITA’s biometric gates at Dublin airport

Posted on: 10 May 2013 | Source: SITA

Certain passengers arriving at Dublin Airport are able to avail of self-service immigration control at Ireland's borders...

AAAE/USCTA applaud decision to keep contract towers open

Posted on: 10 May 2013 | Source: American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Statement in response to the decision by the DOT to continue operations through the fiscal year at 149 contract towers...

DOT statement…

Posted on: 10 May 2013 | Source: FAA

Ray LaHood announced that DOT has determined that the recently enacted Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013 will allow the FAA to transfer sufficient funds...

New NAV CANADA air traffic control tower up and running

Posted on: 9 May 2013 | Source: NAV CANADA

NAV CANADA air traffic controllers are now handling flights at the busy Edmonton International Airport...

Singapore Changi Airport and SITA partner for innovation

Posted on: 8 May 2013 | Source: SITA

‘World’s best airport’ launches SITA’s next generation self-service and passenger processing technology...

CAA appoints Mike Barnard as new GA programme manager

Posted on: 8 May 2013 | Source: CAA

The UK CAA announced that Mike Barnard has been appointed as GA Programme Manager.