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VINCI Airports to take controlling stake in London's Gatwick Airport

Global airport operator, VINCI Airports, is to add to its fast expanding portfolio by paying £2.9 billion to take a controlling 50.01% stake in London's Gatwick Airport.

Exciting times

Airport retail and F&B innovation was top of the agenda at the recent Trinity Forum in Shanghai. Airport World looks back at some of the highlights.

Vibrant new artworks welcome passengers to Orlando

Vibrant 'welcome mats' help create a sense of place at Orlando International Airport, writes Greater Orlando Aviation Authority's CEO, Phil Brown.

London Gatwick's runway re-opens for reduced flight schedule

London's Gatwick Airport re-opened its runway at 6am this morning and is expected to operate a reduced schedule for much of the day while investigations continue into the drone sightings that forced it to cancel all operations since Wednesday night.

London's Gatwick Airport closed after drone sightings

London's Gatwick Airport has become the first major UK airport to be closed due to reported drone sightings.

WSP USA to work on airfield projects at Charlotte Douglas

WSP USA will provide engineering design services for the new Deicing Pad and South Crossfield Taxiway as part of Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s development programme, Destination CLT.

Contingency measures for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit will halt air connectivity growth

As part of its Brexit contingency planning for a no-deal scenario, the European Commission yesterday tabled a series of legislative proposals aimed at mitigating the worst impacts of a possible disorderly withdrawal of the UK from the EU.

Fraport signs new ground handling contract with Lufthansa at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport AG Ground Services will continue to provide ground handling services to Lufthansa aircraft at Frankfurt Airport for at least another seven years after singing a contract extension yesterday.

Grey Goose launches holiday pop-up in JFK's Terminal 4

A pop-up Vodka store with bartenders on hand to make cocktails for travellers is helping make for a very merry Christmas at New York-JFK's Terminal 4.

YVR sets new traffic record as it handles over 25 million passengers in 2018

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) broke new ground yesterday when it welcomed its 25 millionth passenger of 2018 – reaching the annual milestone two years ahead of forecast.

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