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April 2015

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Kelowna Airport unveils expansion projects worth $55.6m
01 April 2015 Canada's Kelowna International Airport has unveiled major plans of investing approximately $55.6m in various construction projects as it nears its maximum capacity....

Japan's Narita Airport to increase passport control counters
01 April 2015 Japan's Narita International Airport is planning on doubling the number of passport control counters for passengers arriving at Terminal 2, in order to ease congestion during busy...

Sacramento Airport to build two solar farms
01 April 2015 Sacramento International Airport in the US is considering the construction of two 15-acre solar farms that will generate enough power to run the airport's...

March 2015

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Calgary airport terminal opening delayed by a year
31 March 2015 Construction of the new international terminal at Canada's Calgary International Airport has been delayed by a year and will now be opened in the autumn of next...

Indra to renew air traffic control radars in Romania
31 March 2015 Romania's air navigation services provider, ROMATSA, will utilise radars from Spanish consulting and technology firm Indra to keep a watch on the air movements in the areas around a few of...

Philippines to get new airport in Bohol by 2017
31 March 2015 The Philippines Department of Transportation and Communication (DoTC) has announced an investment of $22m (P3.36bn) for the construction of a new airport in...

Perth Airport starts $42m redevelopment project of Terminal 1 forecourt
30 March 2015 Perth Airport has awarded a contract for a project that would see the construction of an expansive landscaped forecourt to help improve access to Terminal...

International and domestic connections from smaller airports to be expanded in UK
30 March 2015 The UK’s Department of Transport (DoT) has received 19 bids during the initial application stage for funding from the Regional Air Connectivity...

Air Canada plane crash lands at Halifax airport, injures 23
30 March 2015 A week after a Germanwings plane crashed into the French Alps, an Air Canada jet crash landed in heavy snow at Canada’s Halifax international...

London Mayor denies permission for London City Airport’s £220m expansion
27 March 2015 London’s Mayor Boris Johnson has denied permission for the expansion of the London City Airport that would have cost around...

Improved baggage handling helps air transport industry save $18m in 2014
27 March 2015 Air transport communications and information technology specialist SITA has released a report that said the air transport industry has decreased the rate of mishandled bags by 61.3% across...

ACI: Dubai international airport received maximum international passengers in 2014
27 March 2015 A preliminary passenger traffic survey by ACI for 2014 has revealed that the airports in Atlanta, Beijing, London-Heathrow and Tokyo-Haneda are the four busiest airports in the...

Clear biometric technology to enhance security screening at BWI airport
26 March 2015 New York-based secure biometric identity company Clear will be launching its security clearance services for enrolled members at Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall...

Saudi extends support to Yemen after aircrafts attack Sanaa airport
26 March 2015 The airport of Yemen’s capital Sanaa was attacked by warplanes early on Thursday, according to residents and officials, hours after reports claimed that the current president Abdu-Rabbu...

Philadelphia airport to expand runway to accommodate long distance flights
26 March 2015 The Philadelphia international airport will extend its runway to attract larger planes as part of a 15-year expansion...

Brazil's Belo Horizonte Airport to get real-time information management system
25 March 2015 Ultra Electronics Airport Systems (UEAS) will be delivering and integrating an Airport Management System (AMS) at the Belo Horizonte (BH) International Airport in...

Nigeria to carry out airport audit to increase safety
25 March 2015 Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has announced that the International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO) will initiate an audit of all Nigerian airports to increase safety...

MAHB to sell 10% stake in Delhi airport to GMR Airports for $79m
25 March 2015 Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad (MAHB) has announced that it will sell its 10% stake in Delhi International Airport (DIAL) to GMR Airports for...

Aeroports de Paris reveal interest in acquiring 30% stake in Airports Corporation of Vietnam
24 March 2015 France's Aeroports de Paris (ADP) has expressed interest in buying a 25-30% stake in the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) that has been valued at...

Heathrow promises to increase domestic flights in bid for expansion
24 March 2015 Heathrow has promised to introduce more flights to regional airports in the UK and invest £10m on starting new domestic routes if it wins the expansion...

Brisbane Airport starts trial of digital departure card
24 March 2015 Brisbane Airport (BNE) along with Queensland University has launched the trial of digital departure card for international passengers, said to be an Australian...


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