New Article information at Airport Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Airport Technology Mattala Rajapaksa (formerly Hambantota) International Airport Hambantota International Airport (HIA), also known as Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA), is the second international airport in Sri Lanka. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:00:00 GMT Dubrovnik International Airport Reconstruction and Development Dubrovnik International Airport (DBV), the main gateway to the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, was Croatia's third busiest airport based on passenger traffic in 2014. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Allama Iqbal International Airport Expansion, Lahore Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has earmarked on an expansion and modernisation project at Pakistan's second biggest airport, Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIAP), to meet the growing passenger needs over the next 20 years. Tue, 08 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT July's top stories: LAP and Peru sign agreement, New York seeks JFK’s redevelopment proposals LAP and Peru sign agreement for $1.5bn expansion at Lima Airport, and New York seeks proposals for JFK’s $10bn redevelopment plan. wraps up the key headlines from July 2017. Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Aberdeen International Airport Terminal Transformation Aberdeen International Airport in the UK unveiled plans in February 2016 to transform its three-decade old terminal into a completely new facility with upgraded passenger facilities and enhanced services. Fri, 04 Aug 2017 08:35:00 GMT Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA) The Pokhara Regional International Airport under construction in Kaski District, Nepal, will replace the existing Pokhara Airport, which was commissioned in July 1958. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Airport Industry Review: Issue 24 In this issue: Plans to privatise Canada’s airports, a project to build a second airport for Sydney, the concept of a circular runway, the race to find cheaper and cleaner sources of airplane fuel, new baggage handling technology, and more. Tue, 01 Aug 2017 13:48:00 GMT Isiolo International Airport The Government of Kenya commissioned refurbished Isiolo Airport in July 2017. Located in Isiolo county, it is the country's fifth international airport. Mon, 31 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sustainable success: Oslo Airport opens ‘world’s greenest’ terminal Oslo Airport has become the first to receive an ‘Excellent’ rating under the internationally recognised BREEAM sustainability assessment due to an array of eco-friendly features – such as harvesting snow for summer cooling – as part of its new NOK 14… Sun, 30 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Greenville-Spartanburg (GSP) International Airport is located in South Carolina, US. The airport's name was derived from the state counties Greenville and Spartanburg. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT The UK’s crowded skies: change afoot? An interesting few days for the UK’s aviation sector it has been indeed. Last week, NATS announced that the 21st July was to be the busiest day in UK aviation history. At the same time, the government has launched a consultation paper to shape the fu… Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:04:00 GMT Faro International Airport Terminal Expansion Portuguese airport authority ANA Aeroportos de Portugal inaugurated an expanded passenger terminal at Faro International Airport in Faro, Algarve, Portugal, in July. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kuwait International Airport New Terminal To increase the capacity of Kuwait International Airport (KIA) and to develop it into a new regional air hub in the Gulf, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, the operator of KIA, has proposed the development of a new terminal building. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Building Sydney’s second airport The Australian Government has announced it will build a second international airport in Sydney, after the operator of the city's existing airport rejected the opportunity. The hub, which could cost up to A$5bn to construct, will become the first majo… Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Split International Airport Terminal Rehabilitation and Expansion Split Airport, also known as Resnik Airport, is located 24km from the city of Split in Croatia. The airport handled more than two million passengers in 2016 becoming one of the busiest airports in the country. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Finding new sources of biofuel to power the world’s aeroplanes The race is on to find cheaper and cleaner sources of fuel to power aeroplanes. From grass to kitchen oil, new sources for biofuels are being tested to see if they can ultimately replace the highly pollutant and expensive jet fuel currently dominatin… Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Privatising Canada’s airports – part two: ‘the time is right for change’ The possibility of Canada’s biggest airports being put into the hands of for-profit companies has stirred plenty of debate in the region. Some believe the time is right for change, and argue that the country’s aviation sector is in need of reform. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Privatising Canada’s airports – part one: ‘unnecessary and ill-timed’ According to a recent poll, a majority of Canadians do not support potential plans to put for-profit companies in charge of some of the country’s biggest airports. Their misgivings about changing the current model are backed by some of the airports a… Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Endless Runway concept could pave the way for future airports An innovative research project from the Netherlands Aerospace Centre has put forward the concept of a circular runway. Hoped to provide a breakthrough in airport safety, capacity, noise and fuel burn, the Endless Runway is being pursued as a model fo… Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:52:00 GMT The technology transforming baggage handling As the number of air passengers increases, airports and airlines are investing in baggage handling technology to improve the passenger experience, airport operations and their bottom lines. Frances Marcellin looks at some of the ways that technology … Sun, 09 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT