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NEWS Thursday, 01 November 2012 |

China takes 10% stake in Heathrow Airport

China’s sovereign wealth fund has bought a 10% share of Heathrow Airport.

NEWS Monday, 29 October 2012 |

Frankfurt Airport launches shopping service for Chinese passengers

Frankfurt Airport has launched a free personal shopping service for Chinese passengers.

NEWS Monday, 23 January 2012 |

Sydney Airport goes Red for Chinese New Year

Over the next six weeks, Sydney Airport is expecting to handle at least 150,000 passengers who will descend on the city to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

NEWS Monday, 09 January 2012 |

Worldwide passenger traffic jumps 5.1% in 2011

An improved global economic climate saw the number of airline passengers jump 5.1% over the course of last year to reach 2.7 billion, according to new ICAO figures.

NEWS Friday, 30 December 2011 |

China to build highest airport in the world

China will start work on the world's highest airport in Tibet next year, according to state media.
NEWS Wednesday, 26 October 2011 |

Liege Airport to boost cargo operations with China link

Liege Airport in Belgium has signed an agreement with China’s Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, in a bid to expand cargo operations.

WBP NEWS Wednesday, 19 October 2011 |

ThyssenKrupp wins two new airport contracts

ThyssenKrupp Elevator has won contracts to supply passenger boarding bridges, escalators and moving walks at both a new airport in China and a new terminal in Colombia.

PRODUCT NEWS Monday, 05 September 2011 |

Pteris Global bags $5m project at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport

Pteris Global has won the $5 million contract to supply and install a baggage handling system at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HXIA) in China.

NEWS Tuesday, 09 August 2011 |

Hainan Airlines Group in bid to buy HOCHTIEF

HNA Group, the parent company of Chinese airline Hainan Airlines, is bidding for HOCHTIEF AirPort (HTA), which, according to reports in the Wall Street Journal, it values at more than €1 billion or $1.42 billion.

AIRPORT PROFILES Friday, 15 July 2011 |

Coping with growth

Xi’an Xianyang’s Wolfgang Weil, talks to Joe Bates about the huge growth potential of China’s eighth largest airport.

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