Airports in Scandanavia, the UK and central Europe have reported record levels of passengers over the last few months.
Nearly 95 million passengers passed through Spain’s airports in the first half of 2011 – a rise of 8.1% on the same period a year ago.
Spanish airport operator Aena, has revealed that 3.5 million passengers will fly out of its airports in the next four days, representing a 4.8% increase on the same period last year.
Singapore’s Changi Airport saw passenger numbers jump 11.3% in May to 3.77 million, thanks to a rapid expansion in low-cost carrier traffic in the region.
Passenger traffic at Hong Kong International Airport jumped 5.6% in May due to a continued growth in air travel in the region, however cargo volumes dropped due to lack of global demand.
How is traffic holding up at Bermuda’s gateway to the world, L.F. Wade International Airport? Chris Kjelgaard investigates.
Hong Kong has become the latest gateway to report strong passenger growth in April, although it was not all good news for the airport which saw cargo tonnage drop 6.5% during the month, the decline partially due to the impact of the Japanese earthquakes.
Transforming the global air transportation system (ATS) from ground-based communications and radar control to satellite-based navigation systems will generate significant savings for airlines and passengers, according to a new Deloitte business case study.
Italy’s airport’s face an “emergency in terms of infrastructure”, with their growth being constrained by an existing national airport charges regime that needs to be urgently deregulated, warns industry expert, Stefano Baronci.
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