• Delhi greenfield project progresses

    A proposal under consideration for the past year to build a second greenfield airport in the Delhi region is being finalised, amid the worsening congestion at Indira Gandhi International Airport. Indira Gandhi is the busiest airport in India with an annual passenger volume of 48.42 million. It is

  • Dublin installs self-service kiosks

    Dublin Airport has invested EUR2 million (USD2.2 million) to improve the check-in experience for four of its major airline customers. In Terminals 1 and 2, a total of 62 new self-service kiosks were installed that will allow the airport and its airline customers to process greater numbers of

  • Heathrow freight rises

    Cargo volumes at Heathrow, London grew by 2.1% in June 2016, with strong growth to China (up 11%), India (3.3%), and Turkey (3%). More than 6.6 million passengers used the UK hub in June 2016. Within emerging markets, passenger volumes were strong to Latin America (up 3%) and East Asia (2%). China

  • Orlando begins main terminal facelift

    Construction work on the North Ticket Lobby project has begun inside the main terminal building at Orlando International Airport. The ticket lobby expansion incorporates new technology to provide greater passenger capacity. With 40 million passengers annually, the second busiest airport in Florida

  • PANYNJ tests emergency responders at LaGuardia

    LaGuardia Airport held an emergency drill on 25 June 2016, simulating an American Airlines aircraft crashing into a luggage truck. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) police and fire rescue officials joined several organisations, including the FBI, Transportation Security

  • US funds security improvements

    The US House of Representatives approved an aviation bill on 11 July that would upgrade security at US airports in the aftermath of the Brussels and Istanbul attacks while extending funds for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for another 14 months. The measures include doubling the

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  • UK faces regulatory juggling act if Brexit happens

    As Europe digests the result of the referendum vote in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union (EU), all options are under consideration. Short of an unexpected collapse of the movement towards Brexit, reformed future EU-UK relations are likely to complicate existing civil aviation


  • Remote towers raise their profile at Farnborough

    Saab displayed its digital aerodrome capability at the Farnborough International Airshow on 11-17 July 2016, mounted on a mobile platform in the middle of the show ground. The Farnborough airfield was viewed remotely from the tower suite located in the Saab exhibition area, using high-definition

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  • UK pulls COSAW

    Passenger processing technology developer COSAW Advanced Airport Services announced during the Farnborough International Airshow that it will transfer operations from Spain to the United Kingdom, with plans to establish a head office and manufacturing base in the country. The COSAW Hand Luggage

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  • Global Entry to include India

    The governments of India and the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to extend the Global Entry programme to cover Indian professionals, business travellers, students, and exchange visitors. The aim is to complete the process by September 2016. Run by Customs and Border