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The number of wildlife strikes reported to the FAA by US airports rose 3.2% in the first four months of 2011 and have almost doubled in the 12 months up to April 30, 2011 compared with the year before, data reveals.

Frankfurt Airport has recorded record breaking passenger traffic in May with 5 million people passing through its doors, a 5.8% increase on last year.

London Heathrow has reported its busiest 12 months on record with 68 million passengers passing through its terminals since May 2010.

The Hungarian government has confirmed it will sell its remaining 25% stake in Budapest's Franz Liszt International Airport to Hochtief.

The new CEO of Sydney Airport has pledged to work closely with its airlines partners and court low cost carriers to drive traffic and open up new routes.

Europe’s passenger numbers rebounded strongly in April, with traffic up 27% compared with last year when volcanic ash grounded thousands of flights.

Cavotec has won an order worth to install ground-handling systems at the new concourse of Dubai International Airport’s Emirates Terminal 3.

Runway specialists X-Sight Systems Ltd are to deploy their foreign object detection system FODetect at Ben Gurion International Airport (BGIA) following a rigorous two year evaluation.

St John’s International Airport in Canada contributes $400 million in gross domestic product (GDP) and income into the economy, as well as more than $80 million in tax revenue.

SITA is to roll out its IT products at 13 airports across Indonesia, including the new international terminal at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport, in order to improve passenger flow and management under its ‘Intelligent Airport’ system.

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