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NEWS April 27, 2011

ASUR sees profits slip 2.4% at the start of the year



Mexico’s biggest airport operator, Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (ASUR), saw profits fall 2.4% in the first quarter of 2011, due to higher taxes and a decline in passenger numbers.

NEWS April 27, 2011

Delhi and Mumbai airports forbidden to charge passengers an Airport Development Fee



The Supreme Court of India has ruled that the two private companies operating Dubai and Mumbai airports are not allowed to charge an Airport Development Fee (ADF) on passengers.

NEWS April 27, 2011

Denver Airport cancels $20m rail bridge construction plans


Denver International Airport (DIA) has decided not to build a $22 million signature railway bridge to link the city centre and the airport.



NEWS April 27, 2011

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority appoints new vice chairman


The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) board has elected Thomas Davis III as its new vice chairman.

NEWS April 27, 2011

Phu Bai airport to get $642m revamp


The Vietnamese government has approved a masterplan to spend $642 million on the modernisation of Phu Bai International Airport by 2020.

NEWS April 26, 2011

Lambert-St. Louis back in business after Easter tornado


Lambert-St Louis International Airport is expected to run a full flight schedule today (Tuesday 26 April) after a tornado on Friday tore through the gateway and damaged terminal buildings.

NEWS April 26, 2011

Boston Logan to build $300m rental car facility by 2013


Massport has approved a $300 million budget for the construction of a consolidated rental car facility (ConRAC) at Boston Logan International Airport.

NEWS April 26, 2011

Construction of general aviation airports to soar in East China


A further 168 general aviation airports are to be built in East China to meet a growing demand for private jets and small business planes, with the first earmarked for Shanghai.

NEWS April 25, 2011

RFP issued for new commercial centre at KLIA

Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has launched a request for proposal (RFP) for local and international partners to help develop a 50-acre commercial centre boasting premium factory outlets, F&B outlets and an auto city around Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

NEWS April 22, 2011

Coventry Airport to be transformed into £250m economic hub by 2015


The owner of Coventry Airport has announced plans to invest £250 million into redeveloping the West Midlands airport and create 10,000 jobs by 2015.

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