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China’s Hefei Xinqiao International Airport to expand use of Qognify system 28 September 2016 Hefei Xinqiao International Airport in China is set to expand the use of video management system (VMS) developed by...

Dubai Airports to add ten A380 contact stands at Concourse C 28 September 2016 United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Dubai International Airports (DXB) is set to add ten new stands for A380 superjumbo jets at the airport’s Concourse...

Germany’s Berlin Brandenburg Airport BER selects Smiths Detection’s baggage screening equipment 28 September 2016 Germany’s Procurement Agency of the Federal Ministry of the Interior has selected Smiths Detection to provide hold baggage screening equipment for the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport...

New Delta Sky Club unveiled at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport in US 27 September 2016

US-based Delta Air Lines has opened its flagship Delta Sky Club at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in...

TAV Airports unveils new GRI G4 compliant sustainability report 27 September 2016 TAV Airports has released its sustainability report in compliance with Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4...

UN adopts first civil aviation resolution to counter terrorist threats 26 September 2016 The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted its first resolution to address the growing terrorist threats to the civil aviation...

Miami-Dade Aviation Department’s $1bn operating budget receives approval 26 September 2016 The US Miami-Dade board of county commissioners has approved Miami-Dade Aviation Department’s (MDAD) first $1bn operating budget, which will help with the expansion of Miami International...

Airways New Zealand selects Thales ground equipment for new ADS–B network 26 September 2016 New Zealand’s state-owned commercial air navigation service provider (ANSP) Airways New Zealand has contracted Thales Group to provide ground equipment for its new automatic...

Fraport, Beijing Airport and Air China partner to expand flight frequencies 23 September 2016 Germany’s Frankfurt Airport operator Fraport has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China’s Beijing Capital International Airport and Air China to increase flight...

Deals this week: Air Navigation Solutions (ANS), City of Derry Airport, United Airlines 23 September 2016 Edinburgh Airport has appointed Air Navigation Solutions (ANS), a global air traffic service provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of DFS, as the airport's new air traffic controller, replacing...

New Code of Practice launched for UK airport retailers 23 September 2016 The Airport Operators Association (AOA), along with UK Travel Retail Forum (UKTRF) has introduced a new code of practice (CoP) for airport retailers across the...

Motorola Solutions provides Wave PTT platform to Germany’s Stuttgart Airport 22 September 2016 US-based communication solutions provider Motorola Solutions has provided its Wave push-to-talk (PTT) platform at Stuttgart Airport in Southern...

New USO Welcome Centre opens at Orlando International Airport in US 22 September 2016 A new United Services Organization (USO) Welcome Centre has opened at Orlando International Airport in Florida,...

New Club Aspire lounge for business travellers to open at Heathrow Airport T3 22 September 2016 Collinson Group subsidiary Airport Lounge Development (ALD) and Switzerland-based aviation services provider Swissport have partnered to open a new lounge, Club Aspire, at London’s Heathrow...

Northern Ireland Executive grants funding package for City of Derry Airport 21 September 2016 The Northern Ireland Executive (NewNIGov) has agreed to provide £7m in financial support for the development of City of Derry...

HungaroControl to receive EU funding for two air traffic management projects 21 September 2016 Hungarian air navigation services provider HungaroControl is set to receive funding from the European Union (EU) for two air traffic management (ATM) development...

Ireland’s Dublin Airport to replace departures floor in Terminal 1 20 September 2016 Ireland’s Dublin Airport is set to replace the departures floor in its Terminal 1 (T1) as part of a €10m upgrade...

Emirates SkyCargo launches new pharma facility at Dubai International Airport 20 September 2016 UAE-based cargo airline Emirates SkyCargo has unveiled a new purpose-built facility, Emirates SkyPharma, at Dubai International...

India’s Bangalore Airport unveils new app to improve travel experience 19 September 2016 India’s Bangalore International Airport (BIAL) and technology group ThoughtWorks have launched the new BLR Airport mobile app, in order to enhance passengers' travel...

Germany’s DFS subsidiary to provide air navigation services at Edinburgh Airport, UK 19 September 2016 Air Navigation Solutions (ANS), the UK subsidiary of Germany’s state-owned DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, has won a deal to provide air navigation services at Edinburgh Airport, Scotland,...

IATA calls on governments to ensure continuous flight services in Europe 19 September 2016 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has condemned air traffic controller strikes, which have so far caused one million minutes of delays across Europe in...