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Gatwick train station to get a major upgrade

Gatwick Airport train station is to get a major upgrade, the UK government announced today, with a £120.5 million (€153 million) redesign transforming the station and passenger experience.

UK government scraps air passenger duty for children

The UK government’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has abolished air passenger duty (APD) for children under the age of 12 in his Autumn Statement today.

Dominica’s main gateway renamed to honour two prime ministers

Dominica’s Melville Hall Airport has been renamed to the Douglas-Charles Airport to celebrate and recognise two of the island’s most outstanding compatriots who were both prime ministers.

Dubai on track in 2014 to post record traffic numbers

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport rose 5.7% in October putting the gateway on track to eclipse the 71 million mark by year-end, according to operator Dubai Airports.

Report data hails economic importance of Miami

Recently released data from Coral Gables-based WorldCity, which analyzes and publishes international trade statistics, has put a bright spotlight on Miami International Airport’s vital role in Florida’s international trade sector.

Santa Claus arrives at Warsaw Chopin

Santa Claus, Finland’s most famous resident, has arrived at Warsaw Chopin Airport, Poland.

Road-Map to sustainable aviation fuels industry launched

Sustainable Aviation (SA), a coalition of the UK's airlines, airports, manufacturers and air navigation service provider NATS, has launched its latest Road-Map, which considers the opportunities for sustainable aviation fuels.

IFM Investors intends to raise offer for Vienna Airport

Australia's IFM Investors says it intends to raise its offer for Vienna Airport to €82 a share from €80.

Liverpool John Lennon backs Heathrow expansion

Liverpool John Lennon Airport has given its backing to expansion at Heathrow and is now one of five UK airports who have signed up to support what it says is the “best proposal for the country” and has also urged others to follow their lead.

Private sector partner sought for Norman Manley International

The Jamaican government is seeking to short-list private sector partners to operate, finance, develop and maintain Norman Manley International Airport. 

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