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Commitment to airport safety reaffirmed
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
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
The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding infrastructure grants worth a total of $495 million
Air freight declines in 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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’
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...