Airports News

Airports London City Airport closed after discovery of WW2 bomb

London City Airport remains closed on Monday after a World War Two ordnance was discovered.

Airports Seoul Incheon opens Terminal 2

Seoul Incheon Airport has unveiled its new Terminal 2.

Airports Serbia awards Belgrade Airport concession to Vinci Airports

The French company Vinci Airports has been awarded a 25-year concession for Belgrade Airport.

Airports Fraport Brazil begins operations in Fortaleza and Porto Alegre

Fraport Brasil has started operations at Fortaleza Airport (FOR) and at Porto Alegre Airport (POA). The company is a 100% subsidiary of the German Fraport AG.

Airports Power failure at Atlanta International Airport

The world’s busiest airport Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport sustained a power outage for several hours.

Airports Star Alliance signes MoU with Beijing Capital Airport

Star Alliance, member carrier Air China and Beijing Capital International Airport have agreed to closely cooperate to further establish Beijing Capital International Airport as a leading hub and transfer airport as well as to significantly enhance the future customer experience. 

Airports Easyjet suspends operations to Thessaloniki Airport

Thessaloniki Airport has currently closed its main runway due to maintenance work.

Airports Scoot announces flights from Singapore to Berlin

Singapore Airlines long haul low cost subsidiary Scoot has announced a new connection from its hub Singapore Airport to Berlin-Tegel.

Airports IAG’s subsidiary Level opens base at Paris Orly Airport

International Airlines Group has announced to open a second base of its long haul low cost subsidiary Level at Paris Orly Airport.

Airports Singapore Airport tests smart digital tower

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has announced a cooperation with the UK-based air traffic management provider NATS. This contract has a value of around seven million US dollar and includes the development of a prototype for a smart digital tower which should go into testing on Singapore’s Changi airport over a period of 22 months. CAAS plans to evaluate the operational feasibility before determining the suitability and robustness of such a smart digital tower for a busy airport like Changi Airport.

Airports Leipzig/Halle Airport signs agreements with Chinese regions

Leipizg/Halle Airport, the Hubei Provincial Communications Investment Group and the cargo carrier SF Express have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a large cooperation in the future. 

Airports Singapore Changi Airport to commence new Terminal 4 operations on October 31

On October 24, 2017, the Changi Airport Group (CAG) has conducted its full-dress rehearsal for the newly built terminal 4 in preparation for the beginning of its operations on October 31, 2017.

Airports Swiss C Series makes first flight into London City

The Bombardier C Series CS100 completed its first revenue service into London City Airport with a flight by Swiss International Airlines from Zurich, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced Tuesday.

Airports Fraport Greece officially takes over control of 14 airports

Fraport Greece commenced the 40-year concession for managing and developing 14 regional airports on the Greek mainland and holiday islands.

Airports European airports welcomed a record in 2016

European airport passenger traffic breaks the 2 billion mark in 2016 for the first time. The European Airports Council International (ACI) reports an increase in passenger volume by 5,1% compared to 2015.

Airports New plans for second Lisbon airport

Pedro Marques, Portuguese Minister for Infrastructure, confirmed plans to open a second airport in Lisbon. The former military base Montijo shall be converted into an international airport for the Portuguese capital until 2019.

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