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NEWS September 9, 2013

Asia-Pacific sees boost in passenger numbers

The latest ACI Passenger and Freight Flash reports show that Asia-Pacific airports continue to register steady growth, with a 5.9% increase year-on-year in July 2013.

NEWS September 9, 2013

Aviation leaders ready for GAD 2013

Tan Sri Bashir Ahmad bin Abdul Majid (managing director, Malaysia Airports), Sani Şener (CEO, TAV Airports Holding) and George Casey (president & CEO, Vantage Airport Group) are just three of the 130 leading aviation figures that will be speaking at this year’s Global Airport Development (GAD) conference in Nice.

NEWS September 9, 2013

Dufry reinforces its presence in Brazil

Dufry has signed long-term contracts in São Paulo, Brasilia and Natal to operate duty free and duty paid spaces.

NEWS September 9, 2013

Mayor scraps Chicago Midway privatisation

For the second time in five years the planned privatisation of Chicago Midway has collapsed at the eleventh hour – this time due to one of the two remaining bidders dropping out of the race for the 40-year lease to operate the gateway.

Abu Dhabi MTB Receives Estidama Rating

Abu Dhabi Airports Company’s (ADAC) Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) project has been awarded a 3 Pearl Design rating.

NEWS September 6, 2013

Heathrow and Gatwick battle over noise

As they compete to expand, Heathrow and Gatwick are both claiming that their proposal works best for residents under flight paths.

Obstacle course

With the option on the table, why haven’t more US airports opted out of using the TSA tocarry out security screening? Nicole Nelson investigates.

Nuance heads to Bulgaria with Fraport tie-up

Varna Airport (VAR) will deliver 790sqm of shopping under a joint venture between the retailer and Fraport Twin Star Airport Management.

NEWS September 6, 2013

Dublin Airport car park upgraded

The first phase of a €4m ($5.25m) upgrade of the Terminal 1 multi-storey car park at Dublin Airport has been completed.

Tampa takes pride in its potties

Cintas Corporation has named Tampa International Airport (TPA) as a finalist in its 12th annual America’s Best Restroom contest.

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