Deals this week: Aerolineas Argentinas, GMR Goa International Airports, Rockwell Collins


Aerolineas Argentinas has expanded its code-share agreement with Spanish airline Air Europa Lineas Aereas.

Effective from 10 July 2017, the deal is intended to add additional routes between Barcelona, Madrid, Buenos Aires Ezeiza, and Cordoba.

GMR Goa International Airports has signed a loan agreement with Axis Bank for the construction of a greenfield airport in Mopa, India.

Axis Bank will provide $205m of debt financing for the development of the new airport, which is expected to create new jobs and support the state’s tourism development.

"The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has agreed to offer $335.3m in infrastructure grants to 237 airports across the US."

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has agreed to offer $335.3m in infrastructure grants to 237 airports across the US, under its airport improvement programme.

The funding will be awarded based on passenger volume and used to construct taxiways, airport signage, lighting and markings, and runways.

The authority has also announced that it will provide discretionary funding to five airports.

Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA) has selected Rockwell Collins to install ARINC VeriPax passenger reconciliation technology at 13 airports in Mexico.

The ARINC VeriPax system will improve security at the airports by automatically screening passengers to determine flight status using real-time data.