SMITHS DETECTION LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE FOR AVIATION INDUSTRY TO SHARE SECURITY BEST PRACTICES

Smiths Detection today announced the launch of Aviation Insider – a new online hub for the aviation sector. It claims that as both risks to airports and the technologies to counter them continue to evolve, the need to stay informed has never been greater and believes that aviation-insider.com can showcase best practice in aviation security and facilitate […]

AECOM TO WORK AS DESIGN CONSULTANT ON HONG KONG’S NEW PASSENGER TERMINAL

AECOM has been awarded the detailed design consultancy work for Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) new passenger building, part of the HK$141.5 billion Three-runway System (3RS) project. According to AECOM, the design proposal for the state-of-the-art facility will deliver a “great passenger experience and innovative retail offerings”. With a floor area of 280,000 square metres, […]

PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT FINALLY SETTLES MANILA AIRPORT COMPENSATION DISPUTE WITH PIATCO

One of the longest running disputes in aviation is over after the Philippine government finally made a compensation payment to PIATCO over its decision to rip up its operating contract for Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport’s Terminal 3 in 2004. According to Fraport, which spearheaded the PIATCO consortium, the settlement is in keeping with the $510 million […]

GLOBAL INVESTOR

MAG USA CEO and president, Rosemarie Andolino, talks about the growing product portfolio of the North American subsidiary of the UK’s Manchester Airport Group. What was the thinking behind MAG’s decision to extend its business interests overseas? Manchester Airport Group [MAG] is already the largest UK-owned airport operator, operating four airports that contribute more than […]

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 […]