• ADP to acquire stake in ACV

    Paris AĆ©roport (formerly ADP) and the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) are to sign a strategic partnership agreement in March 2017. In effect, Paris AĆ©roport will take a 7.4% equity stake in ACV for VND22.4 trillion (USD991.14 million), with a 2016 valuation suggesting that ACV's

  • Cleveland implements major inline screening overhaul

    Cleveland Hopkins International is consolidating checked baggage screening into a single system to serve the entire airport. Work began in August 2016 and is expected to be completed by December 2017. Stakeholders in the project include the TSA, the City of Cleveland, and representative airlines.

  • Safran to merge with Zodiac Aerospace

    Safran and Zodiac Aerospace announced on 19 January that the two firms are to merge in a deal valued at more than EUR10 billion (USD10.66 billion). According to Safran, the deal will make them the third-largest company in the aerospace sector, with combined revenues balanced between propulsion and

  • Time for Haneda Chronogate to boost parcel delivery, says operator

    Yamato Holdings in Japan plans to use its Haneda Chronogate logistics complex to spearhead Asian expansion of its domestic parcel delivery service. To make the inbound and outbound process as smooth and rapid as possible, the company has installed cutting-edge technologies, including robotic arms

  • Partners complete Seattle biofuel study

    Findings have been released of multi-stakeholder research into the options for biofuel infrastructure at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The USD250,000 Biofuel Infrastructure Feasibility Study, launched in late 2016 by the Port of Seattle in partnership with Alaska Airlines and Boeing,

  • Spain recovers to pre-crisis level

    Rising numbers of tourists helped Spanish airports to reach a new traffic milestone in 2016. The full-year total of 230.2 million passengers marked an 11% year-on-year increase, outstripping the previous record of 210.4 million set in 2007. The number of flights handled by the 48-strong Aena

Airports Airports

  • Benoy thinks big at Heathrow

    Benoy is to support the team delivering the Commercial Masterplan for Heathrow Airport, including the planned third runway and Terminal 6. Benoy said on 16 January that the "commercial masterplanning scope will be site-wide and [will] consider enhancement opportunities across each of the


  • Shortlist announced for ATC Awards 2017

    The judging panel for the IHS Jane's ATC Awards 2017 has narrowed down 41 entries into a shortlist of 23 finalists across 6 categories. Winners and shortlisted nominees for the awards will be recognised at a ceremony on 7 March, held during the World ATM Congress in Madrid. Below is a summary of

Equipment Equipment

  • PANYNJ buys two dozen Strikers

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has ordered 24 Oshkosh Striker aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles. The value of the contract was undisclosed. Oshkosh will provide 14 Striker 6x6 and 10 Striker 4x4 vehicles. Seven of the 6x6s will be equipped with a 65 ft (19.8

Security Security

  • MH370 search team admits defeat

    The governments of Australia, China, and Malaysia suspended the deep-sea search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on 17 January 2017, about seven weeks before the third anniversary of its disappearance over the Indian Ocean. In a joint statement, the three countries' transport ministers announced