• Hamburg uses leaner planning tool

    Hamburg Airport is using cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) software from Munich-headquartered prevero, as it implements hundreds of construction, development, IT, and organisational projects. The scalable CPM tool is designed to streamline and accelerate planning processes, in line

  • IATA describes solid 1H16 growth for worldwide passenger traffic

    The global air passenger market grew solidly in the first six months of 2016 but pitfalls lie ahead, according to the latest analysis from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Expansion of 6% year on year in the first half of 2016 (1H16), measured in revenue passenger kilometres

  • Norwich adds Nautel NDB

    A Nautel VR125D non-directional beacon (NDB) transmitter and 250W Antenna tuning unit is now in use at Norwich International Airport in the United Kingdom. Frequentis Group company Systems Interface supplied, installed, and commissioned the equipment, which features a full remote control and

  • Domodedovo passes ISAGO audit

    Moscow Domodedovo Airport has obtained renewed certification under the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) programme. The ground-handling safety certification is valid until 4 June 2018. Domodedovo chose to undergo a comprehensive assessment of the safety and quality of its

  • Fraport remains upbeat despite mixed first-half financial results

    Fraport saw adjusted half-year revenues rise by 1.6% compared with the first six months of 2015, according to the latest financial data released by the Germany-based operator. The EUR19.2 million (USD21.6 million) increase reflected "higher revenue from the sales of land, among other

  • Heathrow deploys more noise sensors

    Heathrow has begun installation of 50 new noise monitors in local areas as well as upgrades to its existing monitoring network. The new sensors will help the airport and residents to gain a better understanding of the impacts of noise in local areas. Data gathered will be shared publicly through

Airports Airports

  • Ben Gurion T1 set for return to full activity

    Terminal 1 (T1) in Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport will resume full services for international passengers from the summer 2017 season, after an expansion project is completed. The move comes on instruction from Israeli transport minister Israel Katz. "Three years ago we signed an


  • Modern Ben Gurion tower enhances controller capabilities

    Israeli controllers are benefiting from advanced technology and improved visibility of aprons, taxiways and runways Israel boasts one of the most modern air traffic control (ATC) towers in the world, after a 100 m tower entered service at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport in February 2016.

Equipment Equipment

  • Wanzl rolls into Liverpool

    John Lennon Airport in Liverpool has deployed 365 luggage trolleys from Wanzl Metallwarenfabrik GmbH. The Nestable Travel 300 trolleys are based on a steel tube design with a maintenance-free, self-adjusting brake mechanism. Hand luggage can be stored in a separate basket and there is space for

Security Security

  • Germans call for Pokemon no-GO

    German airports association Flughafenverband ADV and federal police are demanding a ban on the smartphone game Pokemon GO at airports in the country, citing security risks. The game developers install virtual 'PokeStops' at locations around the world, many of which are in airports. Players of the