• Andorra gains AFIS upgrade

    Systems Interface, a member of the Frequentis group, is to supply, install, and commission Aerodrome Flight Information Service (AFIS) equipment at Andorra-La Seu d'Urgell Airport. As well as transceiver radios and a master clock, Systems Interface will also provide other Frequentis systems: an

  • Canadian pension fund captures Bristol

    Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund (MEIF) has sold its 50% stake in Bristol International Airport to the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP), which now becomes the UK airport's sole owner. Neither party would confirm the value of the deal, which is expected to close by the end of September

  • Oakland finishes utility plant

    Oakland International Airport has completed its new Central Utility Plant (CUP) in Terminal 1 (T1). Work began in May 2012 on the USD33 million project to modernise and upgrade the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing infrastructure in T1. Deborah Ale Flint, director of aviation for the Port of

  • ACI North America adopts carbon accreditation

    Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) is adopting the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, after Seattle-Tacoma became the first international airport in the region to be accredited. Airport Carbon Accreditation was pioneered by ACI Europe in 2009 and has since spread to other

  • Australia enhances data collection and border clearance measures

    The Australian government is to expand its Advance Passenger Processing (APP) systems, immigration and border protection minister Scott Morrison has announced. The measure, costing AUD34.8 million (USD31.5), will build on existing procedures that collect data from airlines on travellers flying into

  • Mirabel terminal awaits the wrecking ball

    Key Points The passenger terminal at Montréal Mirabel is set for demolition after a contractor is selected Operator ADM is developing the site as a hub for aerospace manufacture and MRO Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) has selected a winning bidder to dismantle the passenger terminal

Airports Airports

  • Fraport demands T3 as an urgent priority

    The latest independent traffic forecasts for Frankfurt Airport underline the need for a new third terminal (T3), operator Fraport argued on 17 September. The reports concluded that Frankfurt will need to process up to 73 million passengers a year by 2021 - well above the German hub's designed


Equipment Equipment

  • Changi hopes to GAIN from incentives

    Changi Airport Group (CAG) has added more details to its incentive plan for airlines using Singapore Changi International Airport. CAG unveiled its Growth and Assistance Incentive (GAIN) programme in June 2014, offering all airlines using the airport a 50% rebate on aircraft parking and 15% off

Security Security

  • Cochin to use UGV

    India's Cochin International Airport is to deploy an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) for security operations. VJ Kurian, the airport's managing director, said that the Remote Mobile Investigator (RMI)-9WT from Pedsco (Canada) Ltd will be in service by the end of October 2014. The RMI-9WT is a