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Europe’s five largest airlines groups form lobbying group to combat increasing airport charges

The five largest airline groups in Europe have formed a new lobbying group, called Airlines for Europe, in an effort to combat growing airport charges amid tough competition from their...

Europe’s five largest airlines groups form lobbying group to combat increasing airport charges

China to fund Nepal's new airport in Pokhara province

China has agreed to provide $210m in loan for the construction of a new airport in the Pokhara province of...

China to fund Nepal's new airport in Pokhara province

L&T bags $93.1m contract to build airport in Oman

Larsen & Toubro (Oman), a subsidiary of the engineering and construction firm of India-based Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won a $93.1m contract to undertake construction work of a regional airport...

L&T bags $93.1m contract to build airport in Oman

Hong Kong and Shenzhen airports sign collaboration agreement

Hong Kong's Airport Authority (AA) has signed an agreement with Shenzhen Airport Management Company with an aim to synergise the development of the two...

Hong Kong and Shenzhen airports sign collaboration agreement

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UK Government agrees with Airports Commission’s expansion options in south-east

The UK Government has agreed with the Airports Commission’s shortlist of options for airport expansion and the need for more runway capacity in the south-east by...

UK Government agrees with Airports Commission’s expansion options in south-east

Upgraded Hoskins Airport opens in Papua New Guinea

The newly upgraded Hoskins Airport in West New Britain, Papua New Guinea (PNG), has been officially opened, to boost connectivity and stimulate local...

Upgraded Hoskins Airport opens in Papua New Guinea

CBI warns further delay in Heathrow expansion could cost £5.3bn to economy

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned that any further decision delay in the expansion of Heathrow Airport could cost £5.3bn to the...

CBI warns further delay in Heathrow expansion could cost £5.3bn to economy

Implant Sciences delivers first batch of QS-B220 desktop to US airports

US-based Implant Sciences Corporation (IMSC) has delivered its first shipment of QS-B220 desktop explosives trace detectors (ETDs) to several US...

Implant Sciences delivers first batch of QS-B220 desktop to US airports

Germany's Hamburg Airport main apron to receive €120m worth upgrade

Germany's Hamburg Airport has unveiled plans to invest €120m for the renewal of the main apron for enhanced...

Germany's Hamburg Airport main apron to receive €120m worth upgrade

European airport industry commits to increase carbon neutral airports to 50 by 2030

The European airport industry has committed to increase carbon neutral airports to 50 by 2030, as part of its support to the global deal on climate change at the United Nations Climate...

European airport industry commits to increase carbon neutral airports to 50 by 2030

UK CAA approves NATS's airspace change proposal for LAMP first phase

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has approved air traffic service provider NATS's airspace change proposal for the London Airspace Management Programme (LAMP) Phase Ia....

UK CAA approves NATS's airspace change proposal for LAMP first phase

EBRD to fund Tajikistan’s Khujand International Airport upgrade

The Khujand International Airport in Tajikistan is set to receive a $3.9m loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to modernise its runway and control...

EBRD to fund Tajikistan’s Khujand International Airport upgrade

Finavia introduces renewed Ivalo Airport terminal in Finland

Airports operator Finavia has completed a €13.5m expansion and renewal of Ivalo Airport in...

Finavia introduces renewed Ivalo Airport terminal in Finland

Siemens to upgrade Abu Dhabi International Airport’s baggage handling system

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), operated by Abu Dhabi Airports has selected Siemens’ technology to upgrade the baggage handling system as part of its capacity expansion...

Siemens to upgrade Abu Dhabi International Airport’s baggage handling system

Venezuela-bound plane catches fire at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport

A Dynamic Airways jetliner caught fire when it was preparing to take off from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport,...

Venezuela-bound plane catches fire at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport

Singapore’s Changi Airport awards S$1.12bn contract for runway upgrade

Singapore’s Changi Airport Group (CAG) has selected a joint venture formed by Samsung C&T Corp and Koh Brothers to develop a three-runway system for...

Singapore’s Changi Airport awards S$1.12bn contract for runway upgrade

FAA to review Thai aviation safety standards

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has unveiled plans to carry out a three-day examination of aviation safety measures of Thailand in...

FAA to review Thai aviation safety standards

EIB grants €200m loan for Bergen airport upgrade

Norwegian airport operator Avinor has secured €200m long-term loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the expansion and upgrade of Bergen...

EIB grants €200m loan for Bergen airport upgrade

Dubai International Airport may introduce contactless departures by 2016

Dubai International Airport is reportedly set to launch contactless immigration process by...

Dubai International Airport may introduce contactless departures by 2016

Myanmar selects COMSOFT to deliver AIM systems

The Department of Civil Aviation of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (DCA) has awarded a contract to Germany-based COMSOFT to ensure smooth and safe operations during heavy traffic inflows...

Myanmar selects COMSOFT to deliver AIM systems