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