All articles by Priyanka Sunder

Priyanka Sunder

April’s top stories: Screening of airport employees at US airports, thousands await evacuation in Nepal

The US Transportation Security Administration will tighten security measures across the country’s airports following the December 2014 arrest of a baggage handler in Atlanta on gun smuggling charges, while the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu witness a chaotic situation post a massive earthquake. Airport-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from April 2015.

March’s top stories: Hong Kong $17.2bn expansion, Yemen airport seized by rebels

Hong Kong International Airport received government approval for a three-runway system worth $17.2bn to handle growing passenger numbers and air cargo, while Houthi rebels took over an international airport in south Yemen as the UN declares the country to be at the edge of civil war. Airport-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from March 2015.

February’s top stories: Snowstorms cancel US flights, increase in global air traffic

More than 1,500 flights were cancelled across the US due to bad weather, while Egypt has mandated Libyan airliners flying through its airspace to make a transit stop in eastern Libya to undergo security checks. Airport-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from February 2015.

January’s top stories: Snow shuts US airports, UK airports bid for £56m in funds

Nearly 7,000 flights were cancelled in the US ahead of a severe snowstorm approaching the north-eastern part of the country while UK airports were invited to bid for £56m in funding for new routes. Airport-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from January 2015.

2014: The year’s biggest Airport Technology stories

Copenhagen Airport has established a goal of CO2-neutral growth to 30 million passengers, and an objective to maintain that goal while expanding to 40 million passengers, while The European Investment Bank is lending €80m to support the public-private partnership project to expand Zagreb Airport in Croatia. Airport-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from 2014.

November’s top stories: Australia reviews airport security, UK to cut disruption

Australia’s Office of Transport Security recommended a review of security measures being carried out at airports, while the UK Civil Aviation Authority released a practice guidance to minimise the impact of disruption on passengers. Airport-technologygateway.com wraps up the key headlines from November 2014.

September’s top stories: Consortia to design Mexico’s new airport, Chicago flights cancelled

A collaboration of Foster + Partners, Fernando Romero Enterprise (FR-EE) and Netherlands Airport Consultants (NACO) will design Mexico’s new airport, while 2,000 flights were cancelled at the O’Hare and Midway International Airport in Chicago, following an act of sabotage. Airport-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from September 2014.

August’s top stories: Islamists captures Tripoli Airport, Gatwick invests in Cloud

Islamist-led militia captured Libya’s Tripoli International Airport, while Gatwick Airport invests in Cloud-based technology to improve customer experience. Airport-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from August 2014.