ACI REVEALS THAT GLOBAL PASSENGER NUMBERS TO TREBLE BY 2040

Over 2,200 delegates and 263 exhibitors from 63 nations at the joint ACI-NA Annual Conference/ACI World Assembly, Conference and Exhibition ensured that Civil Aviation Week got off to a great start in Montréal today. It also gave ACI World the opportunity to unveil its latest traffic forecast that predicts that global passenger numbers will double […]

APPROVAL FOR MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S FIRST $1 BILLION BUDGET

Miami International Airport’s status as Miami-Dade County’s largest economic engine has been cemented by the approval of its first $1 billion operating budget. The budget for Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) was approved by the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners at the governing body’s final budget hearing yesterday. Fiscal year 2015-16 revenue at MIA was boosted […]

FRAPORT SIGNS POTENTIALLY TRAFFIC BOOSTING MOU WITH BEIJING CAPITAL AND AIR CHINA

Frankfurt Airport is working with Beijing Capital International Airport and Air China in a bid to boost traffic between the two hubs. The move follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in China yesterday between airport operators Fraport and Beijing Capital International Airport Co Ltd and the Chinese airline. In addition to co-ordinating communications […]

CATSA USING MONTRÉAL-TRUDEAU AS TEST BED FOR NEW AIRPORT SECURITY CHECKPOINT

Montréal Trudeau is being used as a test bed by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) for a new pre-board screening line that is expected to transform the passenger experience at airport security. According to reports, the new line is part of a CATSA Plus concept that involves bringing together several equipment and process […]

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL’S CARGO COMMUNITY LAUNCH PIONEERING E-COMMERCE INITIATIVE

Dutch Customs has teamed up with the Schiphol cargo community to launch a new simplified e-commerce declaration called VENUE. VENUE has been designed to help shippers import and export items that are being purchased via e-commerce platforms – such as fashion, personal care, and homeware – throughout the Union Customs Code transition period, which ends […]

SHANNON AIRPORT TRIALLING NEW PRECLEARANCE CHECKPOINT

A new checkpoint concept, which it is claimed could halve the time spent in security by millions of passengers at airports around the world, is being trialled at Shannon Airport. Shannon is the first airport in the world to trial the new pre-clearance checkpoint, which was developed as part of the EU funded XP-DITE project. […]

JORDAN CELEBRATES COMPLETION OF AIRPORT EXPANSION PROJECT

Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport is celebrating the completion of the second phase development of its new terminal. The $214 million expansion project has added 43,513 square-metres to the terminal that has allowed the airport to double its number of gates and effectively raise its capacity to 12 million passengers per annum. The new capacity, up […]

CHRISTCHURCH OPENING NEW REVENUE BOOSTING COMMERCIAL FACILITIES ON AIRPORT SITE

Christchurch Airport has revealed that its strategy of opening new revenue-boosting commercial developments on the airport site continued in its 2016 financial year when it pumped more than NZ$180 million in new GDP into the local economy. “We have continued the development of our bare land to lift revenues, grow shareholder value, increase dividends, and […]

NEW DIGITAL SCREEN ADVERTISEMENTS UNVEILED AT SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE AIRPORTS

Out of Home advertising company oOh!media claims that it is leading the charge in airport environment innovation with the launch of two state of the art digital screens in Melbourne and Sydney. Dubbed The Halo in Melbourne and The Boss in Sydney, the full motion screens have been installed in high dwell-time locations to maximise […]

INDUSTRY FEEDBACK SOUGHT ON NEWARK LIBERTY’S $2.3 BILLION TERMINAL A REDEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has issued a Request for Industry Feedback (RFIF) for Newark Liberty International Airport’s $2.3 billion Terminal A Redevelopment Program. The project is expected to deliver a new 33-gate passenger terminal, a 3,000-space parking garage and related infrastructure improvements. The RFIF is designed to solicit opinions […]