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Sustainability + transparency = expediency

Community engagement and sustainability are vital ingredients for any airport development project, writes Parsons Brinckerhoff’s aviation design manager, Jane Ahrens.

NEWS May 9, 2014

13% traffic rise in April at Dublin Airport

More than 1.8 million passengers used Dublin Airport in April, a 13% increase on the same period last year, according to Dublin Airport Authority (DAA).

Chinese airports handled 754 million passengers in 2013

Beijing Capital (83.7 million), Guangzhou Baiyun (52.4m), Shanghai Pudong (47.1m), Shanghai Hongqiao (35.6m) and Chengdu Shuangliu (33.4m) were the busiest airports in China in 2013, according to newly released figures by Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

NEWS May 9, 2014

DFW opens 10 new gates in Terminal B concourse extension

A new concourse extension at Terminal B has added 10 new gates at Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport.

15.4% traffic growth at London Gatwick in April

London Gatwick Airport has reported strong passenger traffic growth of 15.4% in April to more than 3.1 million travellers.

Mayor of London appoints architects for radical Heathrow proposal

The Mayor of London’s radical vision for a new town on the site of London Heathrow Airport has taken it first step with the appointment of three architectural firms.

NEWS May 8, 2014

Fraport AG reports positive financial results

Fraport AG has reported positive financial results in the first quarter of 2014, which it says was primarily due to traffic growth across the group’s airports.

NEWS May 8, 2014

First airport Bloomberg Hub opened at London City

The first airport Bloomberg Hub introduced to enhance connectivity for business travellers was opened at London City Airport (LCY) yesterday.

John Holland-Kaye

London Heathrow has appointed current development director John Holland-Kaye as the company’s new CEO.

ACI Europe reports 4.6% rise in passenger traffic for Q1

European airport trade body ACI Europe has reported a 4.6% increase in passenger traffic across the region for quarter one of 2014, compared with same period in 2013.

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