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Chicago Rockford International Airport to get a new maintenance facility
20 August 2014 The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) in the US is to build a new 200,000ft² cargo jet maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility, which is expected to create 500 new...

FAA bans US flights over Syria
20 August 2014 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has restricted US operators from flying in the Damascus flight information region, which includes the whole of...

London Luton Airport extends NATS contract till 2017
20 August 2014 London Luton Airport has extended its contract for air traffic management with UK-based NATS until November...

DFW International Airport and DART unveil new light rail service
19 August 2014 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) in the US have started a light rail passenger service to connect Dallas to the...

Doncaster’s Robin Hood Airport reopens after 19h shutdown
18 August 2014 Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster, UK, has been reopened after an aircraft problem forced it to close...

Sydney Airport gets government’s notice to consult for Western Sydney Airport construction
18 August 2014 Sydney Airport has received a notice to consult from the Australian Government, regarding the development and operation of the Western Sydney...

CISF to revamp security protocols at Indian airports with smart profiling
18 August 2014 India's elite Central Security Industrial Force (CISF) is in the process of revamping security protocols at all major airports by introducing 'tactical profiling' besides regular search...

FAA to fund five Arkansas airports for airport expansions and facility upgradation
15 August 2014 Five airports in Arkansas, US, will receive funds of more than $1.2m from the US Federal Aviation Administration for the improvement of facilities and airport...

Baie-Comeau Airport to receive $318,000 investment for new storage building
15 August 2014 The Canadian Government is to invest a total of $318,000 in the construction of a storage building at the Baie-Comeau...

Aéroports de Paris passenger traffic sees a 2.6% rise
15 August 2014 French airport authority Aéroports de Paris saw an increase of approximately 2.6% in passenger traffic in July, in comparison with the same month last...

New security vehicle launched at Hamad International Airport
14 August 2014 Qatar's Ministry of Interior (MoI) launched a new intelligent inspection vehicle at Hamad International Airport to carry out security...

Philippines to invest $3.59bn in airport rehabilitation work
14 August 2014 The Philippines' Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) is set to receive $3.59bn (PHP13.3bn) under the 2015 budget to speed up repairs and rehabilitation at the country's...

Abu Dhabi Airport reports 19.4% increase in passenger traffic
14 August 2014 The Abu Dhabi International airport recorded an year-on-year increase of 19.4% in passenger traffic during the first half of...

London Luton Airport records busiest summer ever with over one million passengers
13 August 2014 London Luton Airport in the UK has experienced its busiest summer ever, with more than one million passengers flying from the airport during June and...

Bristol Airport to begin work on terminal extension
13 August 2014 Bristol Airport in UK has announced plans to extend its terminal building, which is expected to be complete by...

Fraport receives Terminal 3 building permit from Frankfurt Airport
13 August 2014 Frankfurt Airport (FRA) owner and operator Fraport has received the building permit for a new terminal, which will be constructed on the southern side of the...

Gatwick records 6% increase in July passenger traffic
12 August 2014 London's Gatwick Airport recorded passenger traffic of 4,057,400, which is the highest ever number the airport has ever seen in the month of...

Ultra to implement real-time gate management software for Denver international Airport
12 August 2014 Ultra Electronics will implement its UltraResource software at the Denver International Airport (DIA) in Colorado, US, for real-time gate...

Berlin airports Schoenefeld and Tegel see 4% rise in passenger traffic
12 August 2014 Schoenefeld and Tegel Airports in Berlin, Germany, welcomed 2,601,820 passengers in July, which is an increase of 4% when compared with last year's traffic during the same...

Malaysian Airline System to undergo complete overhaul
11 August 2014 The Government of Malaysia's strategic investment fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad has proposed the de-listing of Malaysian Airline System (MAS) with the aim of reviving the national airliner after...

Work on Copenhagen Airport extension to begin this month
11 August 2014 Construction on the extension of Pier C at Copenhagen Airport, Denmark, is set to start this...