• ADM boosts profits

    Healthy passenger traffic numbers helped Aéroports de Montréal (ADM), operator of Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, to post increased revenues and pre-tax profits for the first six months of 2015. Montréal-Trudeau processed 7.5 million passengers in the

  • Jacksonville upgrades inline screening

    A new inline baggage-screening system is to be installed at Jacksonville International Airport in the United States. The USD19 million project at the Florida airport, which includes enhanced software, is scheduled for completion by the third quarter of 2016. The Transportation Security

  • Rule of three: Neffenger outlines priorities for TSA

    Key Points New TSA chief Peter Neffenger set out three main priorities for the agency in testimony to US lawmakers The TSA will continue to promote and implement risk-based screening protocols; there will be more emphasis on training frontline staff; and it will "pursue advanced and effective

  • Abu Dhabi and Dubai post strong first-half performance

    Dubai and Abu Dhabi international airports each recorded double-digit percentage growth in passenger volume for the first six months of 2015. Passenger throughput at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 17.2% in the first half of 2015. Operator Abu Dhabi Airports Company stated on 30 July

  • Guam extends primary runway to handle long-haul flights

    The main runway at AB Won Pat Guam International Airport has been extended by 2,000 ft (609.6 m). The 12,014 ft-long Runway 6L/24R is now capable of handling long-haul flights, and the airport authority is now seeking airlines to fly direct to the Pacific island from the US West Coast. The US

  • Changi reports static half-year traffic

    Singapore Changi processed 26.6 million passengers in the first six months of 2015, representing a 0.2% year-on-year increase. Short-haul traffic showed signs of recovery, as routes to Bangkok, Colombo, and Mumbai "registered strong double-digit growth during the half-year", operator

Airports Airports

  • ACI Europe urges action from Brussels on capacity and costs

    Airports Council International Europe (ACI Europe) is calling for the European Commission (EC) to make it easier for European Union (EU) airports to develop capacity, while helping them diminish costs on issues such as security. In a response to a public consultation on what needs to be done to


  • GAGAN opens for business

    The Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have officially implemented the GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) navigation system for Indian airspace - but airlines must still be convinced to adopt it. Two satellites (GSAT-8 and GSAT-10) in

Equipment Equipment

  • Munich refreshes FIDS

    DATA MODUL is to replace, install and commission flight information display systems (FIDS) in Munich Airport Terminal 1. The contract with Munich Airport operator FMG, worth an undisclosed amount, involves about 550 displays (the 106 cm wide CONRAC Narrow Bezel Series) in Modules A to E, Hall F and

Security Security

  • TSA evolves its EDS strategy

    Maintaining deployed EDS equipment, while buying fewer state-of-the-art machines for checked baggage, allows the TSA to improve its return on investment in EDS deployments Through a series of system upgrades in its Electronic Baggage Screening Program (EBSP), the Transportation Security