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NEWS June 8, 2011

ACI World appoints new director of communications


Airport Council International (ACI) has appointed Cheryl Marcell as its new director of communications and events.


NEWS June 8, 2011

Security: Talking technology for UK airports


By the end of the year, every major airport in the UK will have a ‘Virtual Assistant’ – a holographic imaging system – to direct and guide passengers through the security process.

NEWS June 7, 2011

DHL disaster training in Bangladesh


Dhaka and Chittagong airports in Bangladesh are to be coached on how to effectively manage logistics and relief aid in the wake of a potential natural disaster.


NEWS June 7, 2011

Zurich a girl's best friend



Jewellery giant Tiffany & Co has today (June 7) opened a new 1,000sqft store in the Airside Centre building at Zurich Airport in Switzerland.

NEWS June 6, 2011

Sydney Airport revamps taxi ranks


Sydney Airport has completed a $3 million revamp of its Terminal 1 taxi rank and revealed plans to upgrade the Terminal 2 taxi area by the end of the year. The work is aimed at reducing traffic congestion.

Thinking inside the box

What cargo security screening equipment is available today and how is it likely to evolve in the next few years? Saul Wordsworth investigates.

NEWS June 6, 2011

San Diego Airport marks Terminal 2 expansion


Workers at San Diego International Airport will celebrate completing the steel framework for the expansion of Terminal 2 on Wednesday (8 June), with a traditional ‘Topping Out” ceremony.

NEWS June 6, 2011

Heathrow unveils new €382m satellite terminal at T5


Heathrow has opened its new satellite terminal, ‘T5 C’, which will provide enough space for an extra 3 million passengers to pass through Terminal 5 each year.

NEWS June 3, 2011

European traffic bounces back a year after ash crisis

Europe’s passenger numbers rebounded strongly in April, with traffic up 27% compared with last year when volcanic ash grounded thousands of flights.

NEWS June 3, 2011

France halts sale of regional airport stakes


The French government has frozen plans to sell its stakes in Lyon, Montpellier, Toulouse and Bordeaux airports after local authorities opposed the plans, according to reports in French newspaper La Tribune.

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