Airport News

India Approves Second Airport For New Delhi

June 26, 2017

India Approves Second Airport For New Delhi

The Indian government has approved plans to build a new international airport for New Delhi at a cost of INR100 billion rupees (USD$1.55 billion) for the first phase of construction.


Belgrade Receives Five Bids For Airport Concession

June 21, 2017

Belgrade Receives Five Bids For Airport Concession

Serbia has received five valid bids for the concession to operate Belgrade's Nikola Tesla airport, after the government extended the bidding process several times.


TSA Demos CT Scanners At Airport Baggage Checks

June 15, 2017

TSA Demos CT Scanners At Airport Baggage Checks

The US Transportation Security Administration is testing a new 3D carry-on bag inspection scanner this month at airports in Phoenix and Boston.


Heathrow Baggage Problem Fixed After Failure

June 15, 2017

Heathrow Baggage Problem Fixed After Failure

London’s Heathrow Airport said baggage handling issues had been resolved and that bag drop desks were operating normally after a problem prevented luggage check-in at two terminals.


ADP To Increase TAV Airports Stake

June 9, 2017

ADP To Increase TAV Airports Stake

Aéroports de Paris (ADP) has agreed to increase its stake in Turkish airport operator TAV Airports.



Auckland Airport To Spend NZD$1.8 Billion On Upgrade

June 8, 2017

Auckland Airport To Spend NZD$1.8 Billion On Upgrade

New Zealand's Auckland International Airport has announced plans to spend NZD$1.8 billion (USD$1.29 billion) on updating and expanding infrastructure as passenger numbers are expected to reach 18.7 million this year.


Greece Accepts Improved Athens Airport Offer

May 31, 2017

Greece Accepts Improved Athens Airport Offer

Greek development agency HRADF has accepted an improved offer from airport operator Athens International Airport SA (AIA) for a 20-year extension of its concession to run the airport.


Greece Wants Improved Offer For Athens Airport Concession

May 30, 2017

Greece Wants Improved Offer For Athens Airport Concession

Greek development agency HRADF has asked the operator of Athens Airport to improve its offer for the extension of the concession to run the airport.


British Airways Cancels Heathrow, Gatwick Flights After IT Failure

May 27, 2017

British Airways Cancels Heathrow, Gatwick Flights After IT Failure

British Airways has cancelled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports for the rest of Saturday because of a computer systems outage.


Italy ATC, Some Alitalia Workers Call Sunday Strikes

May 24, 2017

Italy ATC, Some Alitalia Workers Call Sunday Strikes

Strikes by Italian air traffic controllers and some Alitalia staff on Sunday May 28 are expected to cause delays and some flight cancellations.