NEWS August 7, 2013

Asean Open Skies initiative needs Indonesian participation – aviation academic

An Asian aviation expert has warned the impact of the Asean Open Skies initiative will be limited unless Indonesia is included in the scheme.

Bordeaux sees record traffic increase for July

Bordeaux Airport has recorded its highest passenger traffic figures to date with almost half a million passengers passing through the airport in July this year.

NEWS August 7, 2013

Middle East boosts passenger traffic by 4%

Despite slow growth rates annually, June saw a 4% increase in passenger traffic with Middle Eastern Airports leading the 3.2% year-on-year increase.

NEWS August 7, 2013

Australia's deputy prime minister admits that Sydney needs a new airport

Australia’s deputy prime minister has said the decision about a new Sydney airport must be “above politics”.

Screening process introduced at Washington and Indianapolis

The TSA Pre✓™ service will allow more US customers to be screened and cleared before arriving at the airport and minimise the time taken to pass through security.

NEWS August 6, 2013

Luton introduces mobile website to match customer demand

London Luton has teamed up with a mobile marketing company to launch an optimized mobile version of its website,

Atlanta opens its first open-to-all VIP lounge

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has opened its first ‘common use’ lounge this month, which will allow passengers on any international flight access to VIP services for a small fee.

NEWS August 5, 2013

Heathrow gains noise-cutting A380 enclosures

British Airways (BA) has taken charge of two ground run enclosures (GREs) at London Heathrow for testing A380 engines with the minimal noise disturbance for nearby communities.

NEWS August 5, 2013

Mixed fortunes for Europe's airports as passenger traffic rises

Passenger traffic across Europe is on the rise again – increasing by 1.8% in the first half of 2013, with non-European Union airports continuing to significantly outperform their EU counterparts.

NEWS August 5, 2013

Dixons unveils new travel retail concept at Gatwick Airport

Dixons Retail has unveiled the first in a series of new concept stores for its travel brand, Dixons Travel, in Gatwick's South Terminal.

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