The world's airports are increasingly facing a "high wire balancing act" as they struggle to meet traffic demand at the same time as contending with issues outside of their control, such as the rise in protectionism, isolationism, and risks associated with climate change, says ACI World.
Dublin Airport's new North Runway, described by daa's chief executive Dalton Philips as "the most important thing Ireland will build in a generation", is to be built by Irish-Spanish consortium, Roadbridge FCC.
The summer holiday season officially starts today in the UK with a record breaking 8,800 flights expected to be handled across the country, according to air traffic control services provider, NATS.
The ongoing war of words between airline group A4E and ACI Europe about airport charges took another twist today with the airport trade association slamming accusations that the continent’s gateways have increased their fees by 80% over the last decade as false.
Cork Airport has invested €450,000 on a new airbridge which it claims will help it meet rising passenger demand.