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Queenstown Airport reports 'strong' financial and operational performance

The Board of Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has reported "a strong financial performance" for the year ended 30 June, 2016, underpinned by a record number of travellers who are spending more.

Boarding time

What next for airport gate design? JBT AeroTech’s director of marketing and business development, Todd Tanner, believes that the operational demands of new aircraft ensure that change is coming.

Industry feedback sought on Newark Liberty's $2.3 billion Terminal A Redevelopment Program

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has issued a Request for Industry Feedback (RFIF) for Newark Liberty International Airport’s $2.3 billion Terminal A Redevelopment Program. 

HMSHost finalises acquisition of airport F&B operator Concession Management Services

HMSHost, a part of Autogrill Group, today announced that it has finalised the acquisition of the airport restaurant assets of Concession Management Services, Inc (CMS).

Norris Carter to become new CEO of North QLD Airports

North QLD Airports, which operates Cairns and Mackay airports in Australia, has named Norris Carter as its the new CEO, although he is not expected to take up the position until December.

Dufry wins duty free contract at Guadeloupe Pôle Caraïbes Airport

Dufry has won the tender for the duty free retail operations at Guadeloupe Pôle Caraïbes Airport and will be extending its existing concession contract until 2026 for duty free activities and 2021 for two convenience stores.

Listen and learn

Airports must address noise issues locally and win the trust of their surrounding communities in order to prosper and modernise airspace, writes Andy Knowles.

LAX's CONRAC facility to significantly reduce road congestion

The world’s largest Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) facility set to be built on a 136-acre site at Los Angeles International Airport will immediately remove around 18% of the road traffic from the central terminal area, according to deputy executive director of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), Cynthia Guidry.

Airport Lost & Found: An Aladdin's cave of wonders

New research into lost & found items at UK airports reveals that forgetful passengers leave behind thousands of items each year ranging from stuffed toys, glasses, books and baggage to laptops and musical instruments!

New runway at Gatwick has the support of London councillors – new poll

Gatwick Airport claims that a new YouGov poll shows that 63% of London's councillors support its expansion compared to 44% for Heathrow.

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