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March 2015

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Passenger traffic at Europe’s airports increase by 4.8%
06 March 2015 Airports Council International Europe (ACI Europe) has released its traffic report for January 2015, which says that passenger traffic at Europe’s airports increased by an average of 4.8%...

Dubai airport to shut down passport control counters at Terminal 3
05 March 2015 The Dubai international airport will soon be cancelling its passport control counters at terminal 3 to ease passenger...

Amadeus' solution helps Munich airport cut fuel costs, CO2 emissions
05 March 2015 Munich Airport has adopted A-CDM solution from technology solutions provider Amadeus, which the latter claims, has helped optimise the airport resources with close to 377,000 aircraft movements...

Turkish Airlines aircraft skids off Nepal airport runway
05 March 2015 Around 238 people including the airlines staff had to leave a Turkish Airlines flight using the emergency exits after it missed the runway and skid into grass during landing at the...

Ghana’s presidential aircraft catches fire at Kotoka International Airport
04 March 2015 The presidential jet of Ghana that was headed to Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, caught fire during take off at the Kotoka International Airport in...

Militia attack Libya’s Mitiga airport
04 March 2015 Libya’s militia-controlled Mitiga airport was bombed by an aircraft with no reported human or material casualties....

Oslo airport issues tender notice for commercial spaces
04 March 2015 As a part of its expansion plan, Norway’s Oslo airport has issued an invitation to tender for commercial spaces for shops and food and beverage...

Takenaka wins $323m Changi Airport terminal 1 expansion contract
03 March 2015 Singapore’s Changi Airport Group (CAG) has awarded a $323m contract for the expansion works of the airport’s terminal 1 to Japan’s Takenaka...

Finavia installs sleeping pods at Helsinki airport
03 March 2015 Finavia, which operates Finland's airports and air navigation systems, has installed sleeping pods at Helsinki Airport to enhance passenger...

Vietnam Airlines expresses interest in purchasing Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport terminal
03 March 2015 Vietnamese national carrier Vietnam Airlines has expressed interest in buying the operating rights for the domestic terminal of Hanoi’s Noi Bai International...

Turkey’s Atatürk airport to close post construction of third airport
02 March 2015 Turkish Airlines (THY) chairman Hamdi Topçu has announced that the country’s primary international airport, Atatürk International Airport, will be shut down after the completion of the...

Exelis to install noise monitoring and flight tracking system at Seattle-Tacoma airport
02 March 2015 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) in Washington will use the Noise Monitoring and Flight Tracking System (NMFTS) of Exelis to get timely noise event and flight track...

LAX runway closure to lead to flight delays
02 March 2015 A number of flight delays are expected at the Los Angeles International Airport in the US, as it is about to embark on a $250m construction...

February 2015

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Rebels make Ukrainian PoWs recover bodies of dead soldiers at Donetsk Airport
27 February 2015 Pro-Russia rebels have made the Ukrainian prisoners of war search for dead bodies inside the completely destroyed Donetsk International Airport in the conflict-torn eastern...

Study reveals increasing passengers volumes and threats drive airport security technology market
27 February 2015 A study from Frost & Sullivan has revealed that airport operators still require efficient security technologies and systems, as existing infrastructure is being challenged by rising...

Russia seeks Abu Dhabi partner to build airport in Cuba
27 February 2015 The Russian Government is reportedly in negotiations with Abu Dhabi-based investment company Mubadala to build an airport in...

Vietnam announces 15% cost cut in the construction of Long Thanh Airport
26 February 2015 The Vietnamese Government has brought down its estimates for the construction of the Long Thanh Airport in Ho Chi Minh City from $7.8bn to approximately...

EBRD to fund Dalaman Airport's new domestic terminal with €175m loan
26 February 2015 Turkey's Dalaman Airport will receive a €175m loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for the construction and operation of a new domestic...

La Guardia Airport might allow long-haul flights
26 February 2015 The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the US is considering relaxation of distance restriction on La Guardia...

Libyan flights using Egypt airspace to make security stop in eastern Libya
25 February 2015 Egypt has required Libyan airliners flying through its airspace to make a transit stop in eastern Libya to undergo security checks....

Poland's Warsaw Chopin Airport to receive €145m from Bank Pekao for modernisation
25 February 2015 Authorities of Poland's Warsaw Chopin Airport have signed an agreement with Pekao bank to finance zl600m (€145m) for...


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