Airport News

Heathrow Expansion More Important After EU Vote

July 22, 2016

Heathrow Expansion More Important After EU Vote

London's Heathrow Airport said the vote to leave the European Union made it more important than ever that Britain's busiest airport should be allowed to expand to boost trade links with countries around the world.


Four US Airlines To Get Additional Haneda Flights

July 20, 2016

Four US Airlines To Get Additional Haneda Flights

Four US carriers have won tentative approval to launch daytime flights to Tokyo's Haneda airport, the US Transportation Department said.


Los Angeles Airport Approves Delta Terminal Plan

July 20, 2016

Los Angeles Airport Approves Delta Terminal Plan

Delta Air Lines said its USD$1.9 billion plan to upgrade terminals at Los Angeles LAX Airport have been approved by the airport.


British PM Says No Change On Heathrow Expansion

July 20, 2016

British PM Says No Change On Heathrow Expansion

British Prime Minister Theresa May said the government's position on the possible expansion of London's Heathrow airport had not changed, and that it would be making a decision "in due course".


Heathrow Owners Ready To Fund New Runway

July 19, 2016

Heathrow Owners Ready To Fund New Runway

Shareholders in London's Heathrow Airport are ready to invest GBP£16 billion if the government chooses it as the site for airport expansion, one of the investors said in a letter to new Prime Minister Theresa May.



Old Athens Airport To Be Reborn As Leisure Resort

July 18, 2016

Old Athens Airport To Be Reborn As Leisure Resort

The crumbling former Athens airport complex housing thousands of stranded migrants will be transformed into one of Europe's biggest coastal resorts if a Greek development company gets approval.


Chicago Unveils Plan For O'Hare Upgrade

July 15, 2016

Chicago Unveils Plan For O'Hare Upgrade

Chicago's O'Hare Airport will get more gates and a new central terminal under a plan unveiled by city and airline officials.


Nice Airport Sale Process Delayed Due To Attack

July 15, 2016

Nice Airport Sale Process Delayed Due To Attack

The sale procedure for Nice airport, France's biggest regional airport, has been delayed following the attack in the French Riviera resort, a spokeswoman for the Economy Ministry said.


United To Write Off USD$264 Million On Newark Slot Drop

July 12, 2016

United To Write Off USD$264 Million On Newark Slot Drop

United Airlines expects to write off a quarter of a billion dollars in assets because a US regulatory decision allowing more take-offs and landings in Newark, diminished the value of the airline's slots there.


Third Round Of Offers For Lyon Airport - Report

July 11, 2016

Third Round Of Offers For Lyon Airport - Report

France's state shareholding agency APE has asked bidders to submit a third round of offers by midday Tuesday for a 60 percent stake in Lyon-Saint-Exupery airport, three people close to the matter said on Monday.