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New firefighter apprentices make history at London Stansted

Two women are blazing a trail at London Stansted after becoming the first female firefighters to join the ranks of the airport’s fire and rescue service. Hannah Inggs and Amber Popham, join Finn Edwards and Charlie Fry as the first intake of London Stansted’s newly created airport firefighter apprentice scheme. The fab four sparked off […]

Philippine ecozone to get US$80m airport

To attract more investors and help establish the ‘Crypto Valley of Asia’, the Cagayan Ecozone in the north of the Philippines is to build an US$80m airport. According to Raul Lambino, Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) administrator and chief executive officer, the airport will be constructed within the economic zone. Launched in 2017, Crypto Valley […]

Heathrow reports outstanding end to 2019 as airport kicks off its decade of delivery

Full decade Since 2010, Heathrow has welcomed an additional 15 million passengers – an increase of 18% over the course of the decade. This passenger growth was facilitated by £12 billion worth of private investment which culminated in the opening of Terminal 2 which is now ranked by passengers as one of the best airport […]

Vilnius seeks terminal contractor

Vilnius Airport, part of the Lithuanian Airports network, is looking for a contractor to build a new two-story passenger departure terminal. Construction of the 14,400m2 (155,500ft2) facility, in the northern part of the airport, will increase Vilnius’s terminal space by a third and double passenger throughput to 2,400 per hour. It will be built between […]

İGA in environmental collaboration

Istanbul Airport operator İGA has joined forces with the Mind Your Waste Foundation to raise awareness of waste management and recycling. The organizations have launched a photography and short film competition called ‘Are You Aware?’, which is open to both amateurs and professionals. Also supported by Büyük Efes Art, the competition will welcome entries until […]

New Year, New Appliances for the Belfast City Airport Fire Service

The Airport Fire and Rescue Service has now completed its new fleet with the arrival of the final two fire tenders. Each representing an investment in the region of £1million, the new arrivals form part of the £15million investment into the terminal and passenger experience that was announced in 2018, with the first of the […]

Heathrow confirms planning application in 2020 alongside new delivery timetable and public consultation

Heathrow outlines timeline for submission of expansion planning application towards the end of 2020 The airport announces it will hold further public consultation to finalise airport expansion proposals following the recent Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) decision to cap early spending An eight-week consultation will run from April through to June Heathrow has announced it will […]

Construction of new entrance hall at Helsinki Airport proceeds on schedule

The demolition work in front of Terminal 2 is done, and the construction of the new iconic entrance and departures and arrivals halls is proceeding as planned. Last year, a massive construction site in front of Helsinki Airport has covered an area equivalent to nearly three Esplanadi parks in Helsinki. In the early 2020s, this […]

Vilnius Airport marks the turn of the year with a record: this year 5 million passengers travelled via the airport of the capital

On the last day of 2019 the number of passengers travelling via Vilnius Airport exceeded 5 million. This number signifies the biggest flow of passengers in the history of the airport, serviced by the airport per one year. “We are very more than happy to end the year having reached the result, which is of […]