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New chief executive for Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in the UK has a new boss, former London Luton and Newcastle airport board member, Hywel Rees.

New F&B outlets coming to Brazil's Salvador Bahia Airport

Passengers at Salvador Bahia Airport in Brazil will soon have the opportunity to dine at seven high-quality restaurants and other F&B outlets as part of a new partnership between SSP and Duty Free Americas (DFA). 

UK Civil Aviation Authority launches 'innovation sandbox'

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has followed the innovation lab initiatives of an ever increasing number of the world's airports by launching a virtual space to safely test new technology.

Successful biometric boarding project at Ljubljana Airport

After a successful biometric boarding pilot project at Ljubljana Airport, Amadeus believes that the industry has taken another step towards the creation of a common, centralised industry platform for the technology.

Chocs away at Amsterdam Schiphol and other European gateways

Chocolate brand Tony's Chocolonely is now available at Amsterdam Schiphol and a number of other European airports courtesy of duty free operator, Gebr Heinemann.

Digital tower success for Jersey Airport

Jersey Airport in the Channel Islands has become the first British airport to achieve approval for operational use of a digital Remote Tower.

Jury chosen for Fentress Architect's Airport of the Future competition

Fentress Architects has revealed that Port of Oakland director, Bryant Francis, and DFW's executive vice president of airport development and planning, Khaled Naja, will help judge the future airport designs submitted in this year's Fentress Global Challenge (FGC).

Step forward for Aéroports de Montréal's "cityside" development project

ADM Aéroports de Montréal has awarded the construction management contract for the completion of its major cityside development programme to a consortium consisting of Pomerleau, SNC-Lavalin and Construction Kiewit Cie (PSK).

Sydney introduces new navigation service for visually impaired

In an Australian airport first, Sydney Airport today launched a partnership with Aira, a service that enables blind and low vision travellers to confidently navigate the airport through a smartphone connection.

VINCI Airports completes acquisition of 50.01% stake in Gatwick

London Gatwick Airport today confirmed that it is under new ownership after VINCI Airports completed its acquisition of a controlling 50.01% stake in the gateway.

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