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Drone detection technology to be trialled at Ottawa Airport
08 October, 2019
The Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport Authority has teamed...
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Newark International has longest security wait times
Friday, September 06, 2019 by A study by website Upgrade Points has ranked the 25 busiest airports by total passengers boarding in the United States by the time it takes for passengers to get through TSA...

Commitment to airport safety reaffirmed
Tuesday, August 06, 2019 by Airports Council International (ACI) World and Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) have committed to work together on a number of safety issues with the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation

Edinburgh Airport continues to improve accessible facilities
Thursday, July 25, 2019 by A Changing Places room has opened at Edinburgh airport, providing improved restroom facilities for passengers with physical disabilities and additional needs

Infrastructure grants for US airports
Friday, July 19, 2019 by The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding infrastructure grants worth a total of $495 million

Air freight declines in 2019
Thursday, July 18, 2019 by The ACI has reported a reduction in the global airfreight market, which shows a year-to-date decline of -2.6%. International freight fell by -4.4% in the same period

Dubai Airports to ban single-use plastics
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by Responding to growing awareness of the environmental toll of single-use plastics, Dubai Airports has committed to banning their use by 2020

Heathrow unveils preferred expansion plans
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 by Heathrow’s preferred plans for its expansion, including the creation of a third runway and new car parks, have been laid out as a statutory consultation period begins

ACI takes stance on drones
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by At the recent World General Assembly of the Airports Council International (ACI), which took place in Hong Kong on the 4 April, the organisation established a Resolution which...

Studio ORD selected to lead $8.5bn O’Hare Airport expansion project
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by The City of Chicago has selected Studio ORD to lead the design of the $8.5bn expansion programme involving a new Global Terminal and Global Concourse for O’Hare International airport.

Changi named world’s best airport for seventh year running
Tuesday, April 02, 2019 by Singapore’s Changi Airport came out on top in the Skytrax World Airport Awards, announced at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in London on 27 March

Terminal design for Pittburgh International Airport unveiled
Friday, March 01, 2019 by The design for Pittsburgh International Airport’s new terminal has been approved by the Allegheny County Airport Authority Board of Directors

Chicago O’Hare United States’ busiest airport
Friday, February 22, 2019 by Federal Aviation Authority figures have shown that in 2018 Chicago O’Hare overtook Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International airport to become the busiest in the United States by...

Call for designs for Western Sydney Airport terminal
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 by An open call has gone out for experienced designers to pitch for the terminal building at the new Western Sydney Airport, with the winner of the competition expected to be announced...

Dubai is world’s busiest international airport again
Monday, January 28, 2019 by For the fifth year in a row, Dubai International saw the world’s largest number of international passengers in 2018 – more than 89.1 million

Public weigh in on O’Hare Expansion designs
Friday, January 25, 2019 by Five design proposals from global architecture firms for the expansion of Chicago O’Hare Airport have been revealed

US Government shutdown continues to lead to unscheduled absences
Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The partial government shutdown in the United States continues to result in TSA officials staying away from work as they go unpaid, with many employees citing financial constraints as...

Passenger Increase at London City Airport
Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Official figures have shown that 4.8 million passengers travelled through London City Airport in 2018, an increase of 6.4% on the previous year

US Government shutdown continues to cause ‘sick-out’
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by The partial government shutdown in the United States continues to result in TSA officials calling in sick as they go unpaid

Proposed Drones Bill for UK
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by In the wake of flight chaos caused by drone activity at Gatwick before Christmas, the UK government has proposed giving police greater powers to deal with drone misuse in a response to...

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