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NEWS Monday, 23 January 2012 |

Changi Airport breaks more records in 2011

Singapore’s Changi International Airport had a record year in 2011, as more than 45 million passengers passed through the gateway for the first time ever.

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, 16 January 2012 |

Luton Airport to expand to 18mppa

London Luton Airport has announced “ambitious plans” to optimise capacity at the gateway by around 57% so it will be able to handle at least 18 million passengers a year by 2020.

NEWS Wednesday, 11 January 2012 |

Spain and Norway both report record growth

Spanish airport operator, Aena Aeropuertos handled 204 million passengers through its network during 2011– a 6% increase on a year earlier and the second best result in its history.

NEWS Monday, 09 January 2012 |

Italian fund buys 30% of Milan airport operator

Italian infrastructure fund F2i (Fondi italiani per le infrastrutture) has bought a 29.75% stake in SEA-Aeroporti di Milano for €385 million.

NEWS Wednesday, 04 January 2012 |

European airports enjoy record 2011

With the latest round of traffic results revealed, a number of European airports have reported record passenger figures for 2011.

NEWS Thursday, 15 December 2011 |

The flight before Christmas

Today marks the start of the pre-Christmas rush at London Heathrow as more than 780,000 passengers are expected to make their way home for the holidays over the next four days.

NEWS Tuesday, 22 November 2011 |

New food delivery service at Chicago O'Hare

Chicago O’Hare International Airport has launched a new on-the-go meal service, which allows passengers to order food and get it delivered straight to their gate or wherever they choose in the terminal.

NEWS Monday, 21 November 2011 |

October traffic brings mixed fortunes for Hong Kong

Hong Kong International Airport experienced a 5.9% rise in passenger traffic for October, although cargo volumes dropped 8.2% on the corresponding month a year ago.
NEWS Thursday, 20 October 2011 |

Budapest Airport has record-breaking September

Budapest Airport has recorded its busiest September ever, handling more than 894,000 passengers last month.

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