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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.


San Francisco announces anticipated approval of “pop-up” concession leases

Posted on: 19 September 2013 | Source: San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

New program offers increased Airport access to small, local businesses...

Passengers at HKIA set new monthly records

Posted on: 19 September 2013 | Source: Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

During the month, passenger throughput reached 5.6 million, while flight movements recorded 32,395...

Passenger numbers soar to nine million at Birmingham Airport

Posted on: 19 September 2013 | Source: Birmingham Airport

Passengers take advantage of the Airport’s world-class facilities and its growing network of flights.

New passenger record expected for Faroe Islands airport

Posted on: 18 September 2013 | Source: Vagar Airport

Figures released today show a growth of 5.6 per cent compared to the same time in 2012...

Using aviation’s potential to drive economic growth in Africa

Posted on: 17 September 2013 | Source: International Air Transport Association (IATA)

IATA calls on public and private stakeholders to work together to enable aviation to do more to drive economic growth...

CAA to consult on market power assessment for Stansted Airport

Posted on: 17 September 2013 | Source: Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Follows long-term deals between airlines and new owners...

M.A.G and Ryanair sign ten-year growth agreement at London Stansted

Posted on: 17 September 2013 | Source: London Stansted Airport

Agreement will see the airline increase the number of passengers to more than 18 million by 2018...

FAA awards $40 million to new center of excellence

Posted on: 16 September 2013 | Source: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

FAA selects team of universities to lead a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) for alternate jet fuels and the environment...

Fraport traffic figures – August 2013

Posted on: 11 September 2013 | Source: Fraport AG

FRA records busiest month ever for passenger traffic – challenging framework conditions continue...

Gatwick announces further exciting additions to its retail line-up

Posted on: 10 September 2013 | Source: Gatwick Airport

London Gatwick announced that Zara, Ted Baker and Snow+Rock will open in South Terminal’s new retail environment...

FAA NextGen – A step closer with data link network from SITA and Harris

Posted on: 10 September 2013 | Source: SITA

SITA announced a seven-year contract with Harris Corporation...

UK flights’ punctuality improves in the second quarter of 2013

Posted on: 10 September 2013 | Source: CAA

In the second quarter of 2013, 81% of scheduled flights were on-time...

G4S renews and extends operations at Dubai Airports

Posted on: 9 September 2013 | Source: G4S

G4S has announced the signing of a new three-year contract with Dubai Airports...

Claude Chêne takes up duties as SESAR Joint Undertaking Executive Director

Posted on: 6 September 2013 | Source: SESAR Joint Undertaking

Mr Chêne will ensure the continuity of the SJU activities and a smooth connection between the SJU and its Members...

ACI Asia-Pacific recorded 5.9% increase in passenger traffic in July 2013

Posted on: 6 September 2013 | Source: ACI Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific airports continue to register a steady growth in passenger traffic for the month of July 2013...