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Wednesday, 21 March 2018

New systems to rapidly cool aircraft parked at Dubai International Airport's Concourse C

Dubai International Airport is installing new Pre-Conditioned Air (PCA) systems – capable of rapidly cooling wide-bodied aircraft up to the size of the A380 even in the hot and humid conditions common to Dubai – as part of the upgrade of Concourse C.

Friday, 16 March 2018

Christchurch Airport to be testing ground for new autonomous vehicle

New Zealand’s first on-road testing of fully autonomous vehicles will change up a gear later this year with the inclusion of the first locally designed and built vehicle, which will be tested at Christchurch Airport.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Record January traffic figures for Jordan's Queen Alia International Airport

Amman's Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 624,207 passengers in January – a healthy 8.2% upturn on the corresponding month a year ago.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Queenstown Airport reports "strong" half year results and performance

Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has continued its upward growth trajectory, reporting a strong half-year result with a net profit after tax of NZ$8.8 million for the first six months of the 2018 financial year.

Monday, 12 February 2018

Emirates' A380 fleet to grow even bigger following latest order

Emirates yesterday signed a contract for 20 additional A380 aircraft and 16 options, firming up the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was announced in January.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

New figures reveal the economic benefit of new Chinese routes

The value of air routes to China make the news today with Sydney Airport revealing that its new Zhengzhou service will pump A$60 million into the local economy and Heathow claiming that its direct flights to China add £510 million yearly to the UK's GDP.

Monday, 22 January 2018

F&B operators sought for new terminal at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport

Changi Airports Saudi Arabia (CASA), operator of Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA), today issued the first tranche of Request for Proposals (RFP) for concession space at the new terminal.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Hong Kong reflects on another successful year and outlines plans for 2018

A record 72.9 million passengers and five million tonnes of cargo and airmail passed through Hong Kong International Airport in 2017.

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Retiring ACI Asia-Pacific president Kerrie Mather to leave on January 31

Retiring managing director and CEO of Sydney Airport, Kerrie Mather, is to step down as president of ACI Asia-Pacific at the end of the month.

Monday, 08 January 2018

GVK Power & Infrastructure signs concession to operate Mumbai's new gateway

GVK Power & Infrastructure has signed a concession agreement to operate India's new international airport in Mumbai.