Is the airport industry going to be the next big beneficiary of Islamic financing? Umar Moghul considers its merits and appeal for gateways looking to fund key construction projects.
Peter Morris and Joanna Lu report on the financial challenges facing China’s airports as the country bids to upgrade its infrastructure to cope with future growth.
LeighFisher’s Annie Lindseth and Zoe Haseman and Albuquerque’s Felix Vivian reflect on several projects that reduce Albuquerque International Sunport’s costs by making it more energy efficient.
Hans-Dieter Janecke talks us through the latest developments regarding the government’s plans to privatise Greece’s regional airports.
With Puerto Rico’s main gateway successfully privatised and an increasing number of airports adopting new business models, are times finally changing in the US for airport ownership? Joe Bates investigates.
Despite the sizeable commercial profits of some of the world’s biggest gateways, the majority of airports lose money. Graham Newton asks why and if anything can be done to reverse the trend.
ACI’s 2011 Airport Economics Survey reveals that non-aeronautical income accounts for 46.5% of global airport revenues.
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