Airport News

Turkish Air Cancels Ataturk Flights Due To Snow

January 9, 2017

Turkish Air Cancels Ataturk Flights Due To Snow

Turkish Airlines cancelled flights at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on Monday as heavy snow and poor visibility continued in the region.


Mexico City Announces New Airport Terminal Winner

January 6, 2017

Mexico City Announces New Airport Terminal Winner

A consortium led by Carlos Slim’s Carso construction group has won a contract to build the main terminal at Mexico City’s new airport.


Five Dead, Eight Wounded At Fort Lauderdale Airport

January 6, 2017

Five people are dead and eight wounded at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale Airport as a gunman opened fire in a baggage claim area.


NY Governor Announces USD$10 Bln JFK Airport Upgrade

January 4, 2017

NY Governor Announces USD$10 Bln JFK Airport Upgrade

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a USD$10 billion plan to upgrade New York’s JFK Airport, which includes linking the terminals and redesigning road access and parking.


Dubai Passenger, Freight Numbers Up In November

January 4, 2017

Dubai Passenger, Freight Numbers Up In November

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport rose 9.4 percent in November to 6.58 million people.



Nigeria Delays Abuja Airport Runway Work

January 3, 2017

Nigeria Delays Abuja Airport Runway Work

Nigeria has announced a change to its plans to close the capital Abuja’s Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport.


Nigeria To Close Abuja Airport For Six Weeks

December 20, 2016

Nigeria To Close Abuja Airport For Six Weeks

Nigeria has announced plans to close Abuja’s Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport for six weeks in February and March for extensive runway repairs.


Flybe To Start Flying From London Heathrow

December 20, 2016

Flybe To Start Flying From London Heathrow

UK regional airline Flybe will add London Heathrow to its route network from March 2017, flying to Aberdeen and Edinburgh.


Lufthansa Threatens Frankfurt Flight Reduction

December 13, 2016

Lufthansa Threatens Frankfurt Flight Reduction

The row between Lufthansa and Frankfurt Airport owner Fraport looks set to escalate as the German airline threatens to reduce the number of flights it operates at the airport.


Sydney's Second Airport Gets Go-Ahead At Last

December 12, 2016

Sydney's Second Airport Gets Go-Ahead At Last

Australia has given the go-ahead for construction of a second airport in Sydney, as the existing Kingsford Smith airport nears capacity.