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Wednesday, 13 April 2011 |

Gatwick chairman highlights IT challenges


Sir David Rowlands, chairman of Gatwick Airport, yesterday highlighted the work that that airport’s IT team has been doing to improve systems that he said was “IT spaghetti” at the time of the GIP takeover from BAA. He was speaking at the Aviation ICT Forum in London, writes Lucy Siebert.

Tuesday, 12 April 2011 |

TAV completes Ohrid St Paul the Apostle Airport upgrade

TAV Airports CEO, Sani Şener (second from right) at yesterday's ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the end of the airport upgrade.

Operator TAV has completed the upgrade of Ohrid St Paul the Apostle Airport in Macedonia.

Tuesday, 12 April 2011 |

Traffic soars at Fraport airports

Frankfurt Airport welcomed 11.8 million passengers in the first quarter of 2011 – up 3.7% year-on-year.

Tuesday, 12 April 2011 |

Brazil set to upgrade Manaus gateway

Infraero is set to double the size of the passenger terminal and build a new runway at Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes Airport in Manaus.....

Tuesday, 12 April 2011 |

Cambridge Airport to open new air ambulance facility

Cambridge Airport in the UK will bolster the full time presence of the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) service when a new, dedicated operations centre is officially opens next week.

Monday, 11 April 2011 |

Mixed traffic results for London airports

BAA's London airports enjoyed mixed results in March, passenger traffic at Heathrow rising by 2.3% while throughput at Stansted dipped 7.4% on the same month a year ago.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 |

Passenger numbers jump at Brussels South Charleroi and Warsaw Chopin

Brussels South Charleroi registered more than 1.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2011 – a jump of 22% when compared with the same period last year.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 |

Heart of glass – Lambert St. Louis unveils glass screens


Four art glass screens are to be installed later this month in concourses A and C of Lambert–St. Louis International, with five more due by the end of the summer.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 |

SNC–Lavalin to operate and upgrade Mayotte airport


SNC–Lavalin has been awarded a 15-year concession contract to operate Dzaoudzi Pamandzi International Airport on the small French island of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean.

Wednesday, 06 April 2011 |

Winners and losers - European airport passenger numbers revealed


Madrid, Athens and Moscow are among some of Europe’s cities to have seen passenger numbers at their airports drop over the last year, whereas Munich, Istanbul and Bourgas all saw significant increases in traffic over the same period.

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