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NEWS Wednesday, 28 January 2015 |

Government committee discusses importance of smaller UK airports

The UK Government's Transport Committee last week heard evidence from the aviation industry on the importance of regional aviation and how it supports transport infrastructure and the development of regional economies.

NEWS Wednesday, 13 August 2014 |

Institute urges UK government to grip long-term aviation strategy

A leading UK transport institute claims economic, environmental, and social benefits of aviation are only likely to be optimised if the UK prospers at least to the same level as the rest of the world.

Spotlight on Brazil

Brazil’s government is looking to private investors to breathe new life into hundreds of the nation’s smaller, regional airports, write Johann Frank and Marie Krpata.

NEWS Tuesday, 15 April 2014 |

Australian government approves construction of a second Sydney airport

The Australian government has given the green light to construction of a long-standing proposed second airport for Sydney in Badgerys Creek.

NEWS Wednesday, 19 March 2014 |

Reform of APD announced in UK Budget

UK Chancellor George Osborne has today announced in his 2014 Budget a reform of Air Passenger Duty (APD), which has been welcomed by some in the industry.

NEWS Wednesday, 04 December 2013 |

London Gatwick welcomes government's €60 million rail pledge

London Gatwick has welcomed the government’s announcement to contribute €60 million to kick-start the redevelopment of Gatwick’s rail station – the Gatwick Gateway.

NEWS Friday, 22 November 2013 |

Full-body scanners to be introduced at nine more UK airports

London Luton and Belfast City are among the nine airports in the UK, which are to use full-body scanners to screen passengers.

NEWS Wednesday, 15 August 2012 |

Lib Dems against airport expansion in London

Liberal Democrats have outlined opposition to a new airport or expansion in the South East of the UK, including Heathrow.

NEWS Wednesday, 13 June 2012 |

‘No change’ on Heathrow third runway – UK Prime Minister

British Prime Minister, David Cameron, confirmed today (June 13) that the UK Government remains opposed to a third runway at Heathrow.
NEWS Tuesday, 31 January 2012 |

Eight companies in running for La Florida Airport concession

Chile's government has revealed that eight companies are in the running for the re-concession of La Florida Airport in the region of La Serena.

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