Monthly Archives: June 2016

International Brazil Air Show foresees receiving 120 thousand visitors gathering 300 companies, and generating US $350 million in business

Directed to aviation industry, IBAS will be the biggest Brazilian event after the Summer Olympics and will have aircraft and equipment display, air shows and flight simulators The air sector contributes to 1.3% of Brazil’s GDP, in addition to being responsible for almost 1.6 million Jobs, including the tourism trade. The Brazilian companies have more […]

ATCA Stands with Istanbul

As air traffic management experts and lovers of aviation, the members and employees of the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) are deeply affected by the heinous events that took place this evening at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. As an association, ATCA will continue its mission to bring people together and advocate for the world’s safest form […]

Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 36 dead and more than 140 hurt

A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport has killed 36 people and injured more than 140 others, officials say. Three attackers began shooting outside and inside the terminal late on Tuesday and blew themselves up after police fired at them, officials say. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said early signs suggested the so-called […]

Dubai Airports release satellite image of Concourse D at Dubai International

Dubai Airports, the operator of Dubai International Airport in the UAE, has released a satellite image showcasing its new Concourse D facility and illustrating the shortage of land for the airport to expand any further. The new concourse has increased the airport’s capacity so that it is now capable of handling approximately 90 million passengers […]

Construction of Abu Dhabi International’s MTB reaches critical milestone

Airport operator Abu Dhabi Airports has today (June 22) completed the final de-propping exercise of the last arch in the roof of the new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the UAE. The de-propping process took three days with 90 jacking points used around the building for support. The last stage […]

San Francisco International to begin construction work on T1 project

San Francisco International Airport in California will host a groundbreaking ceremony on June 29, 2016, to celebrate the start of construction work on its Terminal 1 (T1) renovation project. The US$2.4bn project is scheduled for completion by 2020 and includes the design and construction of T1’s north, south and central areas; a new Boarding Area […]

Contract awarded for Gothenburg airport terminal expansion

The international terminal at Göteborg Landvetter Airport in Sweden is to be expanded under a SEK760m (£61m) partnering agreement between contractor NCC and client Swedavia. The airport outside Gothenburg has become increasingly busy in recent years and needs to be extended. “Above all, we need to be able to accommodate larger airplanes and manage the […]

Ground broken on LaGuardia Airport development

US officials have broken ground on the new US$4bn Terminal B building at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Vice president Joe Biden, New York governor Andrew Cuomo and several other US dignitaries attended the official ceremony as construction work got underway on the 1,300,000ft², 35-gate facility. The LaGuardia Gateway project will unify the airport’s terminals […]

Airport Strike Threatens to Ground 30,000 Passengers in Norway Today

The Norwegian airport operator Avinor is currently in negotiations with unions representing airport employees. If an agreement had not be reached by the deadline of midnight last night, June 16, about 300 airport personnel will go on strike today, Friday 17 June at 11 a.m. If that happens the result is that nine of 46 […]

Mactan-Cebu International Airport Terminal 2 completion ‘on track’

The construction of the new passenger terminal building (Terminal 2) of Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is on track for delivery by June 2018, according to GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC). “The construction is progressing well and on target for June 2018 completion date,” said GMCAC chief executive adviser Andrew Harrison, in a statement. Completion of […]