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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.


EuroAirport Skyview Lounge at Basel-Mulhouse Airport named Best Airport Lounge in Europe

Posted on: 12 June 2014

EuroAirport Skyview Lounge at franco-swiss Basel-Mulhouse Airport has been named this year’s Best Airport Lounge in Europe at the prestigious Priority Pass Lounge of the Year Awards...

Delta Places Order for 15 A321ceo aircraft

Posted on: 12 June 2014

Delta will grow its A320 Family with an order for 15 A321ceo (current engine option) aircraft to offset jet retirements...

Air transport industry expert joins SITA team in North America

Posted on: 12 June 2014

Air transport IT specialist SITA, welcomed David Chambers to its growing North American sales team...

Fraport Traffic Figures – May 2014

Posted on: 12 June 2014

In May 2014, Fraport AG’s Frankfurt Airport home base served some 5.3 million passengers – resulting in an increase of 3.7 percent year-on-year...

Europe’s ATM performed well in 2013, but can do better new study finds

Posted on: 12 June 2014

The latest Performance Review Report of EUROCONTROL’s Performance Review Commission has just been published, giving an independent assessment of European Air Traffic Management’s performance in 2013...

Robust gains in passenger traffic as air freight maintains momentum in April

Posted on: 11 June 2014

Global passenger traffic grew by 6.7% for the month of April...

Stansted Airport traffic results for May 2014

Posted on: 10 June 2014

Stansted Airport saw nearly 1.82 million passengers pass through the terminal in May 2014, up 7.6% on the same month last year...

FAA announces Nevada UAS test site now operational

Posted on: 10 June 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration announced that the State of Nevada’s unmanned aircraft systems test site is ready to conduct research vital to integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace...

IATA appoints Glyn Hughes as Global Head of Cargo

Posted on: 9 June 2014

The International Air Transport Association announced the appointment, effective from June 9, of Glyn Hughes as the Association’s next Global Head of Cargo...

A 30.6% increase in international traffic in May

Posted on: 9 June 2014

Bordeaux Airport saw an increase of 6.9% in May 2014 compared to May 2013, with over 455,000 passengers during the month...

Abu Dhabi International Airport posts 22.5% increase in April 2014 passenger traffic

Posted on: 9 June 2014

Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 22.5% increase in passenger traffic during April 2014 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to April 2013...

Billions of Euro’s invested in EMEA airports

Posted on: 9 June 2014

The major airports in EMEA are expanding terminals, airport cities, runways... rapidly with Billions Euro investment....

New approach to safety regulation for aviation industry

Posted on: 5 June 2014

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has released more information about its new approach to the safety regulation of the aviation industry...

New £2.5bn Heathrow Terminal 2 opens 4th June

Posted on: 4 June 2014

The brand new £2.5bn Heathrow Terminal 2, The Queen’s Terminal, opens at 6am this Wednesday 4 June 2014...

Passenger traffic up 8% at European airports during April

Posted on: 4 June 2014

ACI EUROPE released its traffic results for the month of April across the European airport network...