Airport Industry


New Milestone in Orlando Airport’s Development

A rendering of the Town Square concept anticipated for Orlando Airport.  (MCO)

Orlando International Airport, (IATA: MCO) says construction activity will begin soon on its $1.8 billion South Terminal Complex (STC) Phase 1 Terminal C. The airport … More ››

San Diego International Airport Unveils Innovation Lab

Rick Belliotti, Director of Innovation and Small Business Development at San Diego International Airport.  (SAN)

San Diego International Airport (IATA: SAN) has repurposed part of its former Commuter Terminal to serve as a space where innovators can conceive, develop and … More ››

Europe’s Airports Welcomed a Record-breaking 2bn Passengers in 2016

Heathrow Finals

The European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE, has releases its full year traffic report for 2016. This is the only air transport report which includes … More ››

London Biggin Hill Airport Marks 100th Anniversary

Flypast salute by a Zenith Aviation Learjet 75 in formation with a 2-seat Spitfire of the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar.  Piloted by Peter Kynsey, in the rear cockpit of the Spitfire was 100-year-old Ray Roberts from Margate who flew Spitfires with the RAF and ATA during WWII. (Gary Stone)

A unique gathering of people and aircraft witnessed the launch of ‘Biggin100’ a programme of celebrations and special events to mark the centenary of London … More ››

UK Department for Transport Makes Flying Easier for Breastfeeding Parents

Mother and Child 2

From February 8, 2017 air passengers carrying expressed breast milk will be able to carry an unlimited supply in hand luggage. A DfT press release … More ››

Swissport Awarded Emirates SkyCargo Contract

Emirates SkyCargo 747

Swissport Cargo Services France, a subsidiary of Swissport International, will handle cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Lyon (LYS) and Nice (NCE) airports for … More ››

Auckland Airport Welcomes Qatar Airways and the World’s Longest Flight

Qatar Airways is using Boeing 777 aircraft on its Doha-Auckland route. (Qatar Airways)

On the morning of February 6, Auckland Airport welcomed Qatar Airways as it launched the world’s longest commercial passenger flight on the Auckland-Doha route. Scott … More ››

KLM Returns to London City Airport

KLM LCY launch 06FEB17

On February 6, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and London City Airport launched a new route between London City and Amsterdam, with the inaugural flight landing … More ››

Government Outlines Policy for Heathrow Third Runway

Heathrow three-runway layout.  (HAL)

The British Government has published its draft National Policy Statement (NPS) on a third runway for Heathrow Airport. It sets out the government’s views on … More ››

London Stansted Airport Extends Free Wi-Fi to Four Hours

Stansted New Departure lounge

London Stansted Airport has announced its complimentary Wi-Fi service has been extended so passengers can enjoy up to four hours free of charge as part … More ››