All articles by Syeda Afshan

Syeda Afshan

September’s top stories: Gatwick £750m contracts, Jamaica to invest in ATC towers

London’s Gatwick Airport invited bids to undertake various construction works worth £750m in the next five years, Jamaica announced plans to invest $2.57bn to build new ATC towers at two of its airports, and the Iranian Government held talks with French companies over participation in the development of Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran. wraps up the key headlines from September 2015.

August’s top stories: London Airport sale, Wellington Airport leaning ATC tower

Global Infrastructure Partners that owns a 75% stake in the London City Airport announced plans to put it up on sale, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung urged ACV to make an investment in the Long Thanh airport project development project, while Airways New Zealand received consent for the construction of a new ATC tower at the Wellington International Airport. wraps-up the key headlines from August 2015.

July’s top stories: $4bn LaGuardia Airport terminal, Aden Airport reopens

The US unveiled plans for the comprehensive redesign of New York’s LaGuardia Airport, Yemen’s Aden airport reopened with the arrival of a Saudi military plane loaded with arms for pro-government forces, and Thailand’s Chiang Rai Airport announced plans to undergo modernisation over the next two years. wraps-up the key headlines from July 2015.

June’s top stories: FAA to shift air traffic control, Heathrow’s Terminal 1 closes

The US government was considering a new proposal that might soon see the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) forego its power of operating the US air traffic control (ATC), the Vietnamese Government approved the construction of the $15.8bn Long Thanh International Airport, while Heathrow Airport shut down its 47-year-old Terminal 1. wraps-up the key headlines from June 2015.

May’s top stories: FBI examines phone threats in US, Auckland’s new flight path

The UK Airports Commission has reopened its consultation to receive public feedback on the air quality assessment of the proposed expansion plans of the three airports, Auckland Airport will trial new SMART Approaches flight path from 1 September, and the US FBI launched an investigation into a series of anonymous telephone threats made to airports in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. wraps-up the key headlines from May 2015.