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Airport Development - Articles and news items

Luton Airport: the UK’s fast-expanding answer to London’s stretched capacity?

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  13 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell

In the first part of an exclusive interview with the CAPEX Director at Luton, IAR explores the development progress at the London airport and how passenger growth is driving Luton to become a potential major player in the UK network...

Record breaking growth: 42 million annual passengers put Gatwick in a league of its own

Airport news  •  5 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Gatwick Airport now in a league of its own as it breaks its own record for the number of passengers travelling on a single runway...

The challenges with growth and expansion

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  26 August 2016  •  Phil Fine, Journalist

In an interview with journalist Phil Fine, Dr Zheng Lei, Director of the Centre for Aviation Research at the University of Surrey and founder of the Institute for Aviation Research, discusses the challenges that China’s airports face...

East Midlands Airport announces first UK runway refurbishment project

Airport news  •  18 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

East Midlands Airport has today announced that it will undertake a full length runway refurbishment project during November and December 2016.

Kyiv Boryspil International Airport sees revenue and passenger boost

Airport news  •  17 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

The acting CEO of Kyiv Boryspil, Yevhenii Dykhne, has been largely credited with a drastic turnaround at Ukraine’s busiest airport...

£344m development plan for London City Airport

Airport news  •  17 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

The UK government has granted London City Airport planning permission for a large-scale expansion which would permit the accommodation of 6.5 million passengers to the UK airport.

Beumer Group completes T2 Baggage Handling System at Brazil’s Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim

Airport news  •  16 August 2016  •  Beumer Group

The Beumer Group, a leading global supplier of automated baggage handling systems, has announced the completion of a new BHS in Rio.

Airport expansion plans must consider the environment

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  15 August 2016  •  Chris Ferrary, Head of Delivery and Innovation, Temple

Chris Ferrary, Head of Delivery and Innovation at Temple shares his views on the ethical and ecological imperatives that must accompany airport expansion...

Changi Airport grants new $1.11bn expansion contract

Airport news  •  15 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Changi has committed to large-scale expansions as it awards a new $1.11bn contract to the joint venture between Hock Lian Seng Infrastructure and Sembcorp Design and Construction.

Reducing the operating costs of airports

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  4 August 2016  •  Bailey Rory

Industry consultant Bailey Rory takes a look at the operating costs of airports and considers how expenditure can be cut in a way that still ensures the smooth and safe operation of an airport.

Airport authority unveils BNA Vision, growth and expansion plan for Nashville Int. Airport

Airport news  •  2 August 2016  •  Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority unveiled BNA Vision, a comprehensive plan designed to enable Nashville International Airport to accommodate the region’s booming population growth and meet the needs of the airport’s record-breaking passenger increases...

London City Airport given go-ahead for £344m expansion programme

Airport news  •  27 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

London City Airport £344m expansion programme has been given the green light by government, potentially adding £1.5 billion to the UK economy by 2025.

Heathrow reveals new images and video of airport expansion design concept

Airport news  •  20 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Heathrow Airport has revealed new images and a video displaying concept designs for proposed expansion. The airport also named the architectural practice that will bring its vision to life.

Gatwick’s £200m investment boost welcomed by Mayor of London

Airport news  •  15 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Gatwick Airport has announced £200 million of additional investment at the airport during a visit by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

Heathrow urges new Transport Minister to make the right choice on airport expansion

Airport news  •  15 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Heathrow Airport has asked the new Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling to ‘listen to the Conservative grassroots and choose Heathrow’.


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