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Fiumicino-Leonardo de Vinci Airport installs SITA service immigration control technology
31 October 2014 Italy's Fiumicino-Leonardo de Vinci International Airport has installed a new self-service immigration control technology by SITA to expedite passenger arrivals and departures at the...

McCarran Airport begins runway rehabilitation project
31 October 2014 The McCarran International Airport at Las Vegas, US, has started work on a major construction project worth $67m that will convert its longest runway from asphalt to...

Changi's $1.57bn contract for Project Jewel awarded to Woh Hup and Obayashi Singapore
31 October 2014 The $1.57bn contract to build the ambitious Project Jewel at Singapore's Changi Airport has been awarded to a joint venture of Woh Hup and Obayashi...

Vietnam plans to invest $18.7bn in building new international airport
30 October 2014 Vietnam Transport Minister Dinh La Thang has informed lawmakers that an estimated $18.7bn will be needed for the construction of the new Long Thanh International Airport, which will be carried...

Singapore construction group to build Myanmar’s second international airport
30 October 2014 Myanmar's second international airport will be built by a Singapore-based engineering and construction group Yongnam, a subsidiary of Singapore's Changi Airport, and Japan's JGC Corp for...

Saab achieves initial operating capability milestone at seven US airports
30 October 2014 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Runway Status Lights (RWSL) programme has achieved the initial operating capability (IOC) milestone at seven airports, according to defence and...

Heathrow records 8.2% increase in revenue
29 October 2014 The UK's Heathrow Airport has recorded revenues of £1.97m, representing an 8.2% increase in the first nine months of...

Australia to introduce improved air traffic technology at Gold Coast Airport
29 October 2014 Australia will soon introduce a new satellite-based technology to make air travel safer and cleaner at Gold Coast Airport in...

JSC Sheremetyevo Airport extends bid for takeover of Vladivostok Airport shares
29 October 2014 Russia's JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport has extended the acceptance time of statements and offers for the takeover of the shares of JSC Vladivostok International Airport (JSC MAV) and...

UK businesses support Heathrow expansion
28 October 2014 A total of 23 Chambers of Commerce that represent more than 40,000 UK businesses have written an open letter to the Airports Commission about the benefits of the Heathrow Airport...

American Airlines reschedules flight after security scare at LAX
28 October 2014 A transatlantic American Airlines flight was delayed and eventually rescheduled at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the US, following a security scare after a passenger discovered a...

Gary airport expansion begins with railroad relocation
28 October 2014 The officials of the Gary/Chicago International Airport in the US will be able to continue working on its $174m runway expansion with Canadian National, after removing an existing railway line to...

Australian Federal Police tightens security at Sydney Airport
27 October 2014 Close to 100 Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers will now patrol Sydney Airport permanently, as part of the country's increased measures to prevent terrorist attacks at one of...

Concept designs of Western Sydney Airport opened for public voting
27 October 2014 Four concepts for the future design of Western Sydney Airport have been made public for voting in...

CAAP to re-evaluate third runway project at Ninoy Aquino airport
27 October 2014 The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) is re-evaluating the feasibility of a third runway at the International Airport (NAIA) in Manila, because of its potential impact on...

Malaysia Airports Holdings to acquire 100% stake in Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport
24 October 2014 Malaysia Airports Holdings (MAHB) has announced the acquisition of the remaining 40% stake at Turkey's Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (ISG) International Airport for an estimated amount of...

Bomb hoax shuts down Miami airport terminal for several hours
24 October 2014 A passenger's joke about a bomb in his luggage forced authorities to shut down a terminal for more than three hours at Miami International Airport (MIA), US, which affected hundreds of...

Austin airport terminal expansion to help increase capacity
24 October 2014 Austin City Council in Texas, US, has approved a $1.8m expansion project that will add seven new gates at Austin-Bergstrom International airport...

Passengers from Ebola-hit countries to enter US through five airports
23 October 2014 The US has tightened restrictions on passengers travelling from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, who will now only be allowed to enter the country through one of the five airports screening...

Priority Pass survey shows emergence of a new group of travellers
23 October 2014 Independent global lounge access programme provider Priority Pass has released the results of a survey that show the emergence of a new group of frequent flyers, known as 'conspicuous...

Grimshaw Architects lands Lima airport expansion project
23 October 2014 UK-based architectural firm Grimshaw Architects has secured a deal with Peru's Jorge Chavez International Airport to carry out its expansion...