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US Government shutdown continues to cause ‘sick-out’
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
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...
Vinci Airports to buy 50.01% stake in London Gatwick Airport for £2.9bn
Vinci Airports, a Vinci Concessions subsidiary, has agreed to buy 50.01% stake in London Gatwick Airport from Global Infrastructure Partners in a transaction valued at approximately...
SRV to begin work on Helsinki-Vantaa Airport Terminal 2 expansion
Finavia, formerly the Finnish Civil Aviation Administration, has made the implementation decision on extension and modification work at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport’s Terminal 2,...
MAG gets approval for London Stansted Airport expansion
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has secured approval from the Uttlesford District Council for its planning application to increase the capacity of London Stansted Airport from 35...
Saudi Arabia to develop Marib Airport in Yemen
Saudi Arabia has announced a new airport development project in Yemen, which will accommodate two million travellers a year.
Roadbridge, FCC JV wins Dublin Airport runway contract
A joint venture of Irish firm Roadbridge and Spanish infrastructure company FCC Construcción (FCC) has secured a contract for the construction of a new runway at Dublin Airport.
Ground broken on new Terminal One at Newark Liberty Airport in US
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has broken ground on new Terminal One at Newark Liberty International airport in New Jersey, US.
Construction begins on $3.8bn Western Sydney airport
Ground has been broken on Australia’s Western Sydney airport, which is expected to strengthen the economy, create infrastructure and boost jobs in the region
Mott MacDonald to optimise south apron at Macau airport
UK-based construction consultancy Mott MacDonald has been appointed to provide airfield and apron design consultancy services at Macau International airport (MIA).
Fraport receives building permit for Pier G at Frankfurt Airport
Fraport, which owns and operates Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany, has received permission from the building inspectorate of the City of Frankfurt for the construction of Pier G at...
Philadelphia Airport renews multimillion-dollar contract with Hill
Construction risk manager Hill International has announced that the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation (DOA) renewed its contract with Hill to continue supporting the...
Bechtel to manage construction of Western Sydney Airport
Bechtel, a company involved in project management, engineering, procurement and construction, has been selected by WSA as its delivery partner and project manager for the Western...
India approves expansion of three airport terminals
The Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the expansion and modernisation of integrated terminals...
Brussels Airport wins Routes Europe 2018 Marketing Awards
Brussels Airport has been crowned the overall winner of the Routes Europe 2018 Marketing Awards at a ceremony in Bilbao, Basque Country.
Mott MacDonald, Ramboll to design London Stansted Airport expansion
A partnership of Mott MacDonald and Ramboll, together with architect Pascall+Watson (P+W), has been appointed as design engineers for new arrivals terminal and the redevelopment of...
Plans unveiled for sustainable ‘smart city’ at Oslo Airport
Haptic Architects and Nordic Office of Architecture have unveiled plans for a sustainable ‘smart city’ next to Norway’s primary transport hub, Oslo Airport Gardermoen (OSL),...
New concourse planned at Honolulu airport in Hawaii
Hawaii Governor David Ige has announced plans for a new $1.1 billion Diamond Head Concourse at the Daniel K Inouye International Airport, also known as HNL.
Turner, Flatiron JV to manage $700 million Denver airport expansion
A joint venture of Turner Construction Company and Flatiron Construction Corporation, both subsidiaries of construction services provider Hochtief, has been chosen by the City and...