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NEWS December 14, 2010

BAA calls on UK government to cut aviation tax

BAA is calling on the UK government to cut aviation tax after the Irish finance minister announced a 70% reduction to the country's air passenger duty (APD) in a bid to support tourism.

NEWS December 14, 2010

New-look for Gatwick Express


Dressed to impress? Gatwick Express staff Emmanuel Okusanya and Evelyn Vizcaino show off the new uniforms that the train operator hopes will make a favourable impression with customers.

 


NEWS December 13, 2010

New rail link for Jakarta

The Indonesian government has announced that work on the long-awaited rail link between Jakarta and Soekarno-Hatta International Airport could start in late 2011 if new investors can be found.

NEWS December 13, 2010

Norwegian traffic soars in November



Norwegian airport operator, Avinor, has revealed that more than 3.4 million passengers passed through the nation’s airports in November – a rise of 6% on the corresponding month a year ago.

NEWS December 9, 2010

New Jamaican airport set to open


Sean Connery. The best ever Bond?

Jamaica's newest gateway, Ian Fleming International Airport, is due to open for business later this month.

NEWS December 9, 2010

Warsaw Chopin ends fuel monopoly

Polish airport operator PPL is confident that its decision to end fuel supplier Petrolot’s monopoly at Warsaw–Chopin will act as a catalyst for route development.

NEWS December 8, 2010

Traffic soaring at Brussels South

Passenger traffic through Brussels South Charleroi soared by 25% in November as 426,237 travellers passed through the Belgian gateway.

NEWS December 7, 2010

Dublin unveils new incentive package to airlines

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has unveiled a major new financial incentive scheme to encourage traffic growth at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports next year.

NEWS December 7, 2010

Delay to launch of passenger services at Dubai–Al Maktoum

It is being reported that the launch of passenger operations at Dubai’s new Al Maktoum International Airport, due to start in March 2011, will be delayed until later in the year.

NEWS December 7, 2010

Lambert to impose smoking ban

Lambert-St Louis International Airport is to become a smoke free zone next year in a bid to enhance its image and fall in line with the city's clamp down on smoking in public buildings.

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