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AIRPORT PROFILES Tuesday, 28 June 2016 |

Big year for Vilnius

Vilnius Airport director, Artūras Stankevičius, discusses record-breaking traffic figures, privatisation and some of the challenges faced by Europe’s smaller regional gateways.

NEWS Friday, 29 April 2016 |

Lithuanian government appoints consultant to assist in airport tender

The Lithuanian government has appointed InterVISTAS Consulting Group to assist it in overseeing the tender to operate, invest in and develop Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports.

NEWS Tuesday, 30 December 2014 |

New Kansai International Airport Company shortlists 20 concession bidders

New Kansai International Airport Company has shortlisted 20 bidders for the concession to operate Japan's fifth-busiest airport for 44 years.

NEWS Monday, 28 July 2014 |

Japanese government inviting bids for Kansai airports

The Japanese government will reportedly invite bids for the operating rights for New Kansai International Airport in October.

NEWS Friday, 04 January 2013 |

Plans to privatise Chicago Midway back on the agenda

A lease to operate Chicago’s Midway International Airport for close to 40 years is potentially up for grabs after Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision to retain a slot for the Illinois gateway in the FAA’s Airport Privatization Pilot Program.

NEWS Friday, 20 April 2012 |

Norman Manley International Airport – privatisation by year-end?

The privatisation of Kingston’s Norman Manley International Airport appears to be back on the agenda of the Jamaican government with a deal possibly going ahead before the end of the year.
NEWS Thursday, 16 February 2012 |

Manchester Airport Group to buy another gateway

Manchester Airport Group has announced plans to strengthen its position as the second largest airport operator in the UK by purchasing another airport through private investment.

NEWS Thursday, 09 February 2012 |

New terminal opens at privatised Guarulhos Airport

Brazil’s national airport operator Infraero has officially opened the new $50 million Terminal 4 at São Paulo’s Guarulhos International Airport.

NEWS Monday, 06 February 2012 |

Brazil awards airport concessions ahead of 2014 World Cup

Three separate private consortiums have won the concessions to operate and upgrade Brazil’s São Paulo–Guarulhos, Campinas–Viracopos and Brasilia airports in deals totalling $14.2 billion.

NEWS Monday, 23 January 2012 |

Spain aborts Madrid and Barcelona airport privatisation

The new Spanish government has called a halt to the privatisation plans for Madrid's Barajas and Barcelona's El Prat airports, it has been revealed.

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