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Abu Dhabi’s MTB project taking shape

Abu Dhabi Airports’ board of directors carried out a site visit to the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) last week to review the progress made on the future gateway to the capital city.

San Francisco to install 40 self-service border kiosks

Vancouver Airport Authority has announced the sale of 40 BorderXpress automated passport control (APC) kiosks to the city and county of San Francisco, for use at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Passenger and cargo traffic records set at Miami

Miami International Airport set a new all-time record for passenger traffic in 2014 with 40.9 million travellers – an increase of nearly 400,000 over 2013.

Moscow Sheremetyevo and Helsinki report record breaking years

Moscow–Sheremetyevo and Helsinki are the latest gateways to report handling record passenger numbers in 2014.

Edinburgh details airside investment plans to UK PM

UK Prime Minister David Cameron visited Edinburgh Airport this afternoon as it announced a new £50 million airside investment programme.

New airport opens in Spain

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy officially opened the country’s newest commercial airport Andorra-La Seu d’Urgell Airport in Catalonia on January 8, 2015.

London Southend Airport

UK airports and airlines are being urged to bid for government funding of up to €22.8 million in the next year to help launch new routes.

F&B concession Twist opens at Toronto Pearson

Toronto Pearson International Airport has a new F&B concession after Twist by Roger Mooking opened, and it marks the ongoing upgrades of dining at the Canadian gateway.

Orlando details raft of major capital projects

Orlando International Airport has launched a raft of major projects designed to “enhance operational efficiency, accommodate sustainable growth and expand accessibility”, which are set to commence early in 2015.

One million tonnes of CO2 savings in UK airspace

Up to one million tonnes of aviation related CO2 is now being saved each year, according to figures released by UK air traffic services company, NATS.