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BOG: Can aviation ever truly be green?

There’s no denying that air travel has changed the way the world works, but our ability to fly pretty much wherever and whenever we like comes at an environmental cost, with aviation accounting for around 2% of global greenhouse gas emissions today, writes Air BP's Tom Parsons. 

New smart gates for Brazil's Fortaleza and Porto Alegre airports

New smart gate technology has been introduced at Fortaleza (FOR) and Porto Alegre (POA) airports in Brazil.

Coronavirus causing challenging Q1 for Asia-Pacific's airports

The impact of the coronavirus is beginning to bite in Asia-Pacific, with Q1 passenger numbers expected to be significantly down in China and at airports across the region, warns ACI Asia-Pacific.

Court ruling means further delays to Heathrow's runway expansion

Heathrow's third runway is off, for now anyway, following the Court of Appeal's decision that the government's greenliight for the project was unlawful.

Airport air traffic control tower celebrates its 100th birthday

A familiar and sometimes iconic site at airports across the globe, the air traffic control tower, celebrates its 100th birthday today.

Groupe ADP to acquire 49% stake in GMR Airports Limited

Groupe ADP has signed a €1.36 billion deal to acquire a 49% stake in India's GMR Airports Limited (GAL).

Malta airport expansion plan ready for take-off

Malta International Airport has launched the most radical programme of development and innovation in its history to help achieve its vision to create the best airport passenger experience in Europe.

Houston Hobby to introduce queue busting biometric technology

Houston's Willliam P Hobby Airport believes that wait times at its US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) inspection checkpoints will be cut by nearly half after the introduction of facial comparison technology this Friday.

Las Vegas McCarran awards $1.5 billion F&B contract extension

The Clark County Board of Commissioners has approved a seven-year, $1.5 billion extension to HMSHost's F&B contract at Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport.

Heathrow home to over 1,000 apprentices in 2019

London's Heathrow Airport has broken its annual apprenticeship record with nearly 1,100 apprentices starting their career journeys at the UK hub last year.

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