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Airports Of Thailand Sees Pax Numbers Up 6-10 Pct

December 18, 2014

Airports of Thailand, the country's largest airport operator, said it expected total passenger numbers to rise by between 6 and 10 percent in its financial year ending September 2015 as tourism recovers from months of political unrest.
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Airports Of Thailand Sees Pax Numbers Up 6-10 Pct

Zurich Airport Re-Opens After Security Threat

December 16, 2014

Zurich airport has re-opened after it was partly closed for several hours on Monday evening because of an unspecified threat.
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Zurich Airport Re-Opens After Security Threat

Philippines To Seek Investors For Six Airports

December 15, 2014

The Philippines will offer for tender next year six airport projects worth PHP116 billion pesos (USD$2.6 billion) under a public-private partnership (PPP) to help upgrade the country's infrastructure.
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Philippines To Seek Investors For Six Airports

EU May Scrap Airport Ground Handling Plans

December 12, 2014

The new European Commission may scrap plans to open up airport ground handling services to more competition amid criticism from airports, which say such a move could hit the quality of services.
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EU May Scrap Airport Ground Handling Plans

Vienna Passenger Numbers Down 1.5 Pct In Nov

December 12, 2014

Vienna Airport's passenger numbers fell 1.5 percent in November compared with the same month last year, driven by an 11.2 percent decrease in passenger numbers to Eastern Europe.
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Vienna Passenger Numbers Down 1.5 Pct In Nov

China To Put More Money Into Small Airports

December 10, 2014

The Chinese government will pump CNY1.2 billion yuan (USD$190 million) into dozens of loss-making regional airports next year as it seeks to boost economic development in poorer provinces.
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China To Put More Money Into Small Airports

Airport Screening Exempt From US Profiling Rules - Report

December 7, 2014

New US restrictions on racial profiling will still allow some officials to use the controversial practice along the southwestern US border and in the screening of airline passengers, the Washington Post said.
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Airport Screening Exempt From US Profiling Rules - Report

France Sells Minority Stake In Toulouse Airport

December 4, 2014

The French government is selling a 49.99 percent stake in Toulouse Blagnac Airport in southwestern France to a Chinese-led consortium.
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France Sells Minority Stake In Toulouse Airport

Autogrill Wins EUR€150 Mln Frankfurt Contract

December 3, 2014

Autogrill has won a contract with Frankfurt Airport to open three new shops and renew the concession for other sales outlets.
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Autogrill Wins EUR€150 Mln Frankfurt Contract

IFM To Increase Vienna Airport Bid

December 1, 2014

Australia's IFM Investors intends to raise its offer for Vienna Airport to EUR€82 a share from EUR€80, IFM said after a bloc of investors held out for at least that amount.
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IFM To Increase Vienna Airport Bid

Fraport, Copelouzos Win Greek Airports Tender

November 26, 2014

Fraport and Greek energy firm Copelouzos bid EUR€1.23 billion to lease and operate 14 Greek regional airports.
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Fraport, Copelouzos Win Greek Airports Tender

Three In Final Stage Of Greek Airport Tender

November 24, 2014

The three groups bidding to lease and operate 14 of Greece's 39 regional airports have met the necessary technical requirements and their offers will be opened on Tuesday.
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Three In Final Stage Of Greek Airport Tender

Vienna Airport Investor Looking For Higher Bid

November 24, 2014

Vienna Airport minority investor Petrus Advisers said it is rallying support from other shareholders for a higher bid from Australia's IFM Investors for a stake in the airport.
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Car Thief Crashed Fence And Raced Down Runway

November 21, 2014

A car thief who crashed through airport fencing and careered onto a runway, leaving an aircraft running low on fuel circling above, was jailed for three years and eight months in Britain on Friday.
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FBI, FAA Investigating Drones Near JFK Runways

November 20, 2014

Three commercial pilots reported seeing drones, some flying as high as 3,000 feet, near their landing approaches at New York's John F Kennedy Airport.
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FBI, FAA Investigating Drones Near JFK Runways