Airport News

Abuja Airport Reopens After Runway Repairs

April 18, 2017

Abuja Airport Reopens After Runway Repairs

Nigeria’s Abuja Airport reopened on Tuesday as six weeks of runway repairs were completed and operations resumed with an Ethiopian Airlines flight.


Delta Still Recovering From Atlanta Thunderstorms

April 7, 2017

Delta Still Recovering From Atlanta Thunderstorms

Flight delays continued on Friday at Atlanta Airport in the aftermath of Wednesday’s severe weather event.


Dubai Passenger Traffic Up 8.8 Pct In February

March 28, 2017

Dubai Passenger Traffic Up 8.8 Pct In February

Passenger numbers at Dubai International Airport rose 8.8 percent in February to 6,948,157.


US Passenger Numbers Reach New Record

March 27, 2017

US Passenger Numbers Reach New Record

The US Department of Transportation reported record passenger numbers as domestic and international carriers flew 3.5 percent more people in 2016.


Nigeria’s Abuja Airport Extends Runway Repairs

March 27, 2017

Nigeria’s Abuja Airport Extends Runway Repairs

Runway repairs at Nigeria’s Abuja Airport are now expected to last a further 18 weeks after it reopens on April 19.



Frankfurt Ground Staff Agree Wage Deal

March 23, 2017

Frankfurt Ground Staff Agree Wage Deal

Spanish ground handling company Acciona and the Verdi union that represents 800 ground service workers at Frankfurt Airport have agreed a new tariff deal.


Finland Airport Dispute Settled

March 20, 2017

Finland Airport Dispute Settled

Finnish aviation services company Airpro and the union representing ground service workers have agreed a deal to settle their pay dispute.


Brazil Auctions Four Airports For USD$1.19 Billion

March 16, 2017

Brazil Auctions Four Airports For USD$1.19 Billion

Three companies were successful in the auction to operate four airports in Brazil, with bids worth BRL3.72 billion reais (USD$1.19 billion) in total.


Finnair Cancels Flights As Helsinki Workers Strike

March 15, 2017

Finnair Cancels Flights As Helsinki Workers Strike

Finnair has cancelled over 90 flights on Friday as ground service workers at Helsinki’s Vantaa Airport strike in support of a pay dispute with a service company.


Berlin Airports Ground Staff Strike Extended

March 13, 2017

Berlin Airports Ground Staff Strike Extended

Ground services staff at Berlin’s Tegel and Schönefeld airports have extended their strike until Wednesday in an ongoing dispute over pay.