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NEWS November 16, 2010

Music to your ears

Narita International Airport has hailed a three-day Eco Music Festival held in October in which 80 musicians took part as the biggest music event held ever held at the gateway.

NEWS November 16, 2010

Jeddah expansion programme gathers pace

Saudi industrial conglomerate, the Bin Laden Group, has won two contracts worth $7.2 billion to revamp Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport, according to the state news agency.

NEWS November 15, 2010

Local firm wins Chilean airport concession

Chile has awarded the El Loa Airport concession to local firm Agunsa, according public works minister, Hernan de Solminihac.

NEWS November 12, 2010

New Quito airport set to open in November 2011

Construction of the new Quito International Airport is expected to resume later this month paving the way for a November 2011 opening, according to local press reports.

NEWS November 12, 2010

Vancouver International Airport scoops top concessions award

Vancouver International Airport has won the Richard A Griesbach Award of Excellence in ACI North America's 2010 Airport Concessions Contest.

NEWS November 11, 2010

Orlando deploys full-body scanners

Orlando international Airport has become the 67th US gateway to introduce full-body scanners.

NEWS November 10, 2010

Traffic on the rise at Frankfurt

Over 5.02 million passengers passed through Frankfurt Airport in October, taking the gateway’s year-to-date total to 45.1 million – a rise of 4.4% on the corresponding period a year ago.

NEWS November 10, 2010

Copenhagen's traffic boom continues

Copenhagen Airport recorded its fifth successive month of traffic growth in October when it handled a record two million passengers (+13.4%).

NEWS November 10, 2010

London City rewarded for its community programme

London City Airport has won a prestigious Economic Regeneration Award in the Lord Mayor of the City of London’s annual Dragon Awards.

NEWS November 9, 2010

Singapore Changi's green initiatives

Singapore Changi’s management and staff have planted saplings of a rare tree in the airport grounds as part of the ‘Changi Goes Green’ programme.

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