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NEWS Thursday, 11 October 2012 |

Mixed fortunes for Aena - record passenger numbers for four airports

Four Aena airports have broken passenger number records for September – however operator’s numbers for 2012 are down on last year.

NEWS Wednesday, 16 November 2011 |

Fraport plans global expansion

German airport operator Fraport has confirmed its interest in bidding for airport privatisations in Puerto Rico, Brazil and Turkey.

NEWS Monday, 07 November 2011 |

Pioneering terminal at Wellington Airport wins another design award

Wellington International Airport’s unique terminal, dubbed ‘The Rock’, has won its twelfth award to date in the Transport category at the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona.

NEWS Friday, 09 September 2011 |

Aena Aeropuertos handles 23m passengers in August

Aena Aeropuertos’ airport network saw passenger traffic jump 4.6% during the height of the holiday season in August.

NEWS Monday, 05 September 2011 |

Seven consortiums bid for Madrid and Barcelona Airports

Ferrovial Aeropuertos, GMR Infrastructure Limited and Changi Airports International are among seven consortiums bidding to operate Madrid–Barajas and Barcelona–El Prat Airports.

NEWS Wednesday, 06 July 2011 |

Barcelona gets new security equipment to check disabled passengers

Barcelona El Prat Airport has installed three new security machines to detect explosives hidden inside things such as wheelchairs, casts, prosthetics or bandages.

NEWS Thursday, 09 June 2011 |

AENA update: Madrid and Barcelona to be privatised by year-end


Bidding for the majority stake in Madrid Barajas and Barcelona El Prat airports will begin next month, with the contract being awarded by the end of the year, airport operator Aena said today.

NEWS Tuesday, 07 September 2010 |

Obama Effect

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) president, Charles Barclay, has issued a statement supporting US President, Barack Obama's call for additional...

NEWS Friday, 20 August 2010 |

Viva Espana

Aldeasa has inaugurated two new outlets, ‘The Express Shop’ and ‘The Shop’ in...

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