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BLOG: Why passenger journeys begin long before take-off

According to the UK's Airport Operators Association (AOA), a 5% improvement in average journey times to and from UK airports could deliver a 2.7% increase in passenger numbers. 

Economic impact of Cork Airport continues to grow

Cork Airport continues to be a key economic engine for the city and the region, generating €904 million for the Irish economy in 2019, according to findings in an economic impact study released today.

Hong Kong's Sky Bridge taking shape ahead of 2020 opening

Hong Kong International Airport's new 200 metre long pedestrian bridge between Terminal 1 and the North Satellite Concourse is a step closer to reality this morning as its main prefabricated section is in place after arriving by ship from China.

Under construction

Airport World turns the spotlight on a handful of the US’s leading airport architectural firms and some of the pioneering projects they are working on or have recently completed.

Leeds Bradford unveils revised plans for new terminal

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in the UK is submitting fresh plans to build a state-of-the-art terminal. 

New ramp safety initiative by autonomous dolly company

The company behind a new autonomous dolly being tested at Heathrow Terminal 5 has launched its second new product for the aviation sector.

University's £1 million grant to find new security screening solutions

Airport security queues could be slashed and screening for weapons could become much more effective after Queen’s University Belfast researchers have been awarded £1 million to develop a ground-breaking solution.

London Heathrow deploys new anti-drone technology

London Heathrow has deployed a bespoke anti-drone system to protect the UK's busiest airfield from drones and the type of disruption they caused at London Gatwick in December 2018.

Heathrow and Munich announce record traffic figures

A record 80.9 million passengers (+1%) passed through London Heathrow in 2019 to cement its status among the top ten busiest airports in the world, while Munich enjoyed a healthy 4% rise in throughput when handling 47.9 million passengers.

Extra security training for Bahrain's airport based Ministry of Interior staff

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) is to start providing annual civil aviation security training to all Ministry of Interior (MOI) staff based at the airport, including the new police and customs officers that will be required for the new terminal.

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