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NEWS February 10, 2014

Global tender launched to build, fund and operate new Mumbai gateway

Within days of the opening of the new Terminal 2 at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), a gobal tender process has been launched for a concessionaire to fund, build and operate the gateway’s eventual replacement.

Traffic surges in January at London Gatwick

London Gatwick welcomed 2.2 million passengers in January 2014 - an increase of 6.6% on the same month in 2013.

NEWS February 10, 2014

Traffic at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta down 1.13% in 2013

Traveller traffic at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was down 1.13% in 2013 - but the figure still ranks it the busiest airport in the world.

Orlando International first US airport to launch biometric kiosks

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the first US airport to launch biometric kiosks for passengers arriving from visa waiver countries.

Traffic in 2013 up at Seattle but down at Denver

Contrasting passenger traffic number fortunes for 2013 have been reported by airports at two major US cities.

New general director of Warsaw Chopin

Warsaw Chopin Airport has a new general director after Michał Marzec was dismissed from the position.

NEWS February 7, 2014

LA/Ontario International still up for sale

LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) is still up for sale, its operator Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) says.

New rail line could be built connecting Heathrow directly to the west

UK rail operator Network Rail has announced the preferred route for a new rail line from the Great Western Main Line would be to connect with London Heathrow.

NEWS February 7, 2014

Traffic at European airports increases by 2.8% in 2013

European airport trade body ACI Europe says it has struck a ‘cautiously positive note’ as it announced air traffic figures for 2013.

Passenger numbers soar 9.1% at ASUR operated airports in Mexico

Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (ASUR) has reported passenger traffic soared by 9.1% in January 2014, compared to the same month in 2013.