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NEWS December 17, 2013

Future demand will dictate if runway is built at Heathrow or Gatwick - Airports Commission

Airports Commission chairman Sir Howard Davies says future demand will dictate whether Heathrow or Gatwick is chosen for a new runway, while the chances of runways at both are 'nil'.

NEWS December 17, 2013

Reactions to Airports Commission’s interim report flood in

The UK aviation industry has been waiting months for the Davies Commission’s interim report, which was announced this morning.

Dubai Duty Free celebrates 30th anniversary

Dubai Duty Free expects to set another sales milestone with its 30th anniversary celebrations on December 20.

New runway in South East unlikely to be at Thames Estuary Airport – Airports Commission

The UK will need at least one new runway in the South East by 2030 to remain competitive and meet future demand, according to the the Airports Commission’s independent review into airport capacity and connectivity.

NEWS December 17, 2013

ADAC signs deal with Plaza Premium

Airport operator, Abu Dhabi Airports, has entered a partnership with Plaza Premium Lounge Management for the renovation, management and operation of Abu Dhabi International Airport’s hotel and lounges in Terminals 1 and 2.

ACI-NA names Kevin Burke as its new president

After nearly six months of looking for a new leader, ACI-North America has named Kevin Burke as its new president.

Bids submitted to operate and expand Mactan-Cebu International

The consortium of India's GMR Infrastructure and contractor Megawide Construction has submitted the highest bid to operate and expand Philippines' Mactan-Cebu International Airport, according to reports.

New retail unit for St Maarten Airport

LS travel retail North America has been awarded a retail location as part of a request for proposals for a news, books and media concept in St Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport.

Confusion over the alleged sale of GMR's 40%  stake in Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen Airport

According to reports, India's GMR Infrastructure says a deal to sell its 40% stake in Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport is "in progress".

NEWS December 16, 2013

Traffic at Aéroports de Paris (ADP) rises 1% in November on 2012

Traffic at Aéroports de Paris (ADP) rose 1% in November compared to the same month in 2012.