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Report finds airports plan for one billion more journeys a year

Emerging economies dominate the list of countries with plans for airport expansion, reflecting a shift in the global economy that risks leaving the UK behind, according to a new analysis of the sector.

Dubai takes over top spot for international traffic numbers

Dubai Airports today released its year-end traffic report, which confirm that Dubai International has taken over the position as the number one airport for international passenger numbers from Heathrow.

Beginning of the journey

How is Durban’s King Shaka International Airport faring nearly five years on from its opening? Joe Bates investigates.

Airlines to operate out of single terminals at Gatwick

Gatwick Airport has conducted a strategic review of its terminal operations and has announced a plan to operate airlines out of single terminals in the future, as part of its bid to ease passenger journeys and simplify operations.

San Diego reaches highest traffic mark since 2007

San Diego International Airport served a record 18.7 million passengers in 2014, the highest total since 2007, and also set new records for total passenger boarding and international travellers.

Helsinki posts record traffic numbers in 2014

Nearly 16 million passengers travelled via Helsinki Airport last year which was an all-time high for the Finnish gateway.

Abu Dhabi’s MTB project taking shape

Abu Dhabi Airports’ board of directors carried out a site visit to the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) last week to review the progress made on the future gateway to the capital city.

San Francisco to install 40 self-service border kiosks

Vancouver Airport Authority has announced the sale of 40 BorderXpress automated passport control (APC) kiosks to the city and county of San Francisco, for use at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Passenger and cargo traffic records set at Miami

Miami International Airport set a new all-time record for passenger traffic in 2014 with 40.9 million travellers – an increase of nearly 400,000 over 2013.

Moscow Sheremetyevo and Helsinki report record breaking years

Moscow–Sheremetyevo and Helsinki are the latest gateways to report handling record passenger numbers in 2014.