Monthly Archives: September 2016

Hamad International Airport sees significant increase in passenger numbers

Hamad International Airport has welcomed 17.6 million passengers during the first half of 2016, registering a growth of more than 20 per cent compared to the 14.6 million passengers served during the same period last year, setting a new passenger record for the airport. HIA also saw an increase in aircraft operations from January to […]

London Luton Airport releases animation of £110m terminal redevelopment project

London Luton Airport has given passengers their first glimpse of how things will look when its ambitious transformation is complete using the latest CGI technology. A fly-through video takes viewers on a journey through the £110m redevelopment, beginning on the airport approach, above the new dual carriageway which is due to open later this year. […]

Construction Begins on $127.8m San Diego International Airport Parking Plaza

San Diego International Airport has begun construction on a $127.8 million parking plaza at Terminal 2, slated to open in time for summer travel in 2018. Airport and civic leaders kicked off work on the project at a Sept. 14 ground-breaking ceremony at the airport. Officials said the plaza is intended to provide more terminal-adjacent […]

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport unveils latest design renderings for NorthSTAR project

The Port of Seattle, operator of Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport in Washington has unveiled the first fly-through videos and the final design images for the modernization of the North Satellite, dubbed NorthSTAR (North Sea-Tac Airport Renovation) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The images reveal the dramatic changes coming to the 40-year-old facility to better serve passengers […]

Brazilian Government consider retaking control of Rio Airport amid funding problems

The Brazilian government is considering retaking control of Rio de Janeiro’s international airport from a consortium of private investors who are struggling with a lack of long-term financing, a senior official said on Wednesday. Among options, the government is analyzing voiding the license that the so-called Galeão Aeroporto do Futuro consortium won at an auction […]

Leonardo-Finmeccanica promotes its airport and air traffic control systems and capabilities

The company is showcasing its air traffic control, communications and surveillance capabilities spread over 150 countries worldwide at ATC Global with advanced technologies relying on over 50 years of experience Leading edge baggage handling and sorting systems and advanced communications solutions through an integrated platform to enable airport security and safety at Inter airport China […]

ACI Europe meets Vice-Prime Minister of Belgium to review airport security measures

ACI Europe met with Jan Jambon, Vice-Prime Minister of Belgium and Security & Interior Minister, to discuss security measures at Belgian airports nearly 6 months after the Brussels terror attacks of 22 March. Olivier Jankovec, Director General ACI Europe and David Ryder, Head of Aviation Security ACI Europe participated in the meeting, accompanied by Arnaud […]

New pre-clearance checkpoint to be trialled at Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport in Ireland has become the first airport in the world to trial a new pre-clearance concept developed as part of the European Union’s (EU) XP-DITE initiative. The XP-DITE project aims to create more efficient security checkpoints at European airports, in this case by combining the European and US pre-clearance checkpoints in use at […]

Jordan airport completes second phase of terminal project

Airport International Group (AIG) – a consortium led by Abu Dhabi-based financial services company Invest AD – celebrated the completion of the second phase of the New Terminal Project at Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) in Jordan. The inauguration ceremony was carried out in the presence of the Crown Prince of Jordan HRH Prince Al […]

Dozens feared injured as mortar explosions rock Aden Adde International Airport

Three large explosions are reported to have struck near Aden Adde International Airport this morning in a likely attack that left several injured. Three loud explosions were heard near Aden Adde International Airport, which serves international destinations including Dubai. Multiple injuries were reported close to the transport hub in Mogadishu, which is Somalia’s most populated […]