Monthly Archives: March 2016

ACI addresses security concerns following terror attacks in Brussels

Airports Council International Europe (ACI Europe) has released a statement addressing landside security concerns following the terrorist attack on Zaventem Airport in Brussels, Belgium, which saw 11 people killed at the check-in area of the airport. Airports across Europe, including London Gatwick and Heathrow, have heightened security measures since the attacks, including a greater police […]

Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Stands with Brussels

The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) stands in solidarity with the people of Brussels in light of today’s terrorist attacks on the city’s international airport and subway system. The aviation industry is a close knit circle, and these hateful events have sent shockwaves of sadness through our community. As an association, it is ATCA’s mission […]

Brussels attacks: At least 31 dead at Zaventem and Maelbeek

At least 31 people have been killed and many seriously injured in attacks at Brussels international airport and a city metro station. Twin blasts hit Zaventem airport at 07:00 GMT, killing 11 and injuring 81, Belgium’s health minister said. Another explosion struck Maelbeek metro station an hour later. Twenty people were killed, Brussels mayor Yvan […]

Explosions hit Brussels airport, several killed

Explosions hit Brussels airport and several people have been killed and more injured. Explosions tore through the departure hall of Brussels airport on this morning killing at least 10 people and injuring 30 others and a second blast struck a metro station in the capital shortly afterwards, the Belgian public broadcaster RTBF said. The Belga […]

Passenger Terminal Expo 2016 celebrates record visitor numbers

Passenger Terminal Expo 2016 has been declared a resounding success with a record number of visitors, delegates and exhibitors attending the event on March 15-17 in Cologne, Germany. Tony Robinson, CEO of UKIP Media and Events, organizers of the event, said, “From the minute we opened the doors on Tuesday [March 15] it has been […]

Mayor unveils US$6bn plan for Atlanta International Airport

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has unveiled a multi-billion dollar capital improvement plan (CIP) for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia, USA. Details of the capital plan were revealed during an inaugural State of the Airport event taking place in the Georgia World Congress Center on March 10, 2016, where renderings of the renovated Domestic Terminal were […]

HungaroControl technologies at WAC, Madrid – SEAFRA Real-Time Simulation in CRDS; new Albcontrol training in EPC

Hungary’s air navigation service provider HungaroControl, with its research and development unit CRDS will showcase its innovative technologies at the World ATM Congress in Madrid, where the Free Route Airspace, Remote Tower, CPDLC, PBN, the MergeStrip tool technologies will be presented at the HungaroControl booth. In CRDS, in March 2016 SEAFRA RTS (South-East Axis Free […]

Terminal construction work begins at Anapa International Airport

Russian airport operator Basel Aero has begun constructing a new terminal at Anapa International Airport in the Krasnodar region of Russia. The new 130,000ft² terminal will be built at a cost of approximately US$19m and is scheduled for completion in late 2016. The facility will be capable of handling 600 passengers per hour and will […]

Another record-breaking February for Chopin Airport

More than 741 thousand people were checked-in at Chopin Airport in February. This is yet another consecutive monthly record in the history of Warsaw airport. February 2016 was the best February in the history of the airport, with a 10.1 percent increase comparing to February 2015. It is worth mentioning that this is the tenth […]