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Director general, Angela Gittens, reflects on the fact that airports are capital intensive assets and the challenges they face in finding the funds to develop their key infrastructure.

New-look Escape Lounge opens at Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport has completed the £1.9 million upgrade of the Escape Lounge in Terminal 2 just in time for the UK's big summer getaway.  

Aviation can only reach full potential with government support – new global report

The world's governments must support aviation if it is to fulfil its potential as a connector of people, trade and tourism and a driver of sustainable development, warns a new report.

Heathrow selects Grimshaw Architects to bring its expansion vision to life

Arguably it is all a little premature, but Heathrow has chosen Grimshaw Architects to bring its "vision of the future to life".

Passengers taking the biscuit at London City Airport

Passengers are literally taking the biscuit at London City Airport as the gateway has revealed that shortbread biscuits are the most popular souvenir bought at its gift shops.

Vertical reality

Ferrovial’s Gonzalo Velasco ponders whether vertical airports are the long-term future for commercial aviation.

Drilling for gas starts at Pittsburgh International Airport

Natural gas production started at Pittsburgh International Airport on Monday when CONSOL Energy finally turned on six wells located on the airport site.

Mr Adventure to join Heathrow staff this summer

Just in time for the summer getaway, a brand new Mr Men character, Mr Adventure has been launched at Heathrow.

Hamilton International Airport names Vijay Bathija as its new boss

Canada's John C Munro Hamilton International Airport has announced the appointment of Vijay Bathija as its new chief executive officer.

Abrahamsson is Swedavia's new president and CEO

Swedish airport operator, Swedavia, has announced that Jonas Abrahamsson will be their next president and CEO, although he may not be onboard until January 2017.

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