Airport News

Myanmar Airport Project Delayed By Four Years

August 28, 2015

Myanmar Airport Project Delayed By Four Years

A long-delayed airport project in Myanmar has been postponed again, by four years this time, because of a delay in securing funds.


Greece Says Fraport Deal To Be Completed In March

August 26, 2015

Greece Says Fraport Deal To Be Completed In March

Greece may wrap up a deal with Fraport in March for an airports concession in one of the reforms required as part of its EUR€86 billion bailout, the Greek economy minister said.


San Francisco Terminal Cleared Over Suspicious Item

August 23, 2015

San Francisco Terminal Cleared Over Suspicious Item

A San Francisco Airport terminal area was cleared on Sunday after a "suspicious item" was found at a security checkpoint area, airport officials said.


Man Charged With Trying To Halt Departing Plane

August 19, 2015

Man Charged With Trying To Halt Departing Plane

A man who arrived late for a flight to attend his high school reunion is accused of running onto a concourse at Denver Airport in an attempt to stop the departing plane, prosecutors said.


Greece Confirms Fraport Airports Deal

August 18, 2015

Greece Confirms Fraport Airports Deal

Greece has confirmed it will award concessions to operate more than a dozen regional airports to Germany's Fraport, with the previously-frozen EUR€1.2 billion deal set to be agreed in the coming weeks.



India's Ghost Airports Highlight Investment Risks

August 18, 2015

India's Ghost Airports Highlight Investment Risks

Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new USD$17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in India's western Rajasthan state, stands empty.


Menzies Sets Out Case For Keeping Company Together

August 18, 2015

Menzies Sets Out Case For Keeping Company Together

John Menzies, facing pressure from investors to consider splitting its two businesses, said that keeping its newspaper and magazine distribution and aviation units together was the "best way forward".


London City Airport Owners Pick Advisers On Sale

August 17, 2015

London City Airport Owners Pick Advisers On Sale

London City Airport's owners have picked Credit Suisse to advise them on a potential sale that could value the business at up to GBP£2 billion (USD$3.1 billion), two people close to the deal said.


Software Upgrade May Have Caused Cancellations

August 16, 2015

Software Upgrade May Have Caused Cancellations

The US Federal Aviation Administration said that a software upgrade at an ATC facility in Leesburg, Virginia, may have led to more than 440 flights being cancelled on Saturday.


Berlin Airport To Review Payments To Suppliers

August 16, 2015

Berlin Airport To Review Payments To Suppliers

The operator of Berlin's new Brandenburg airport will review payments made to Siemens, Bosch and a Deutsche Telekom unit to check there has been no overpayments made for their work.