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The much-anticipated privatisation of Spain’s Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat airports makes top billing this week with the news that seven consortiums are bidding to operate the gateways.

Also making the headlines are ACI – which has announced its support for a third runway at Hong Kong International Airport – and Dublin following the announcement that it is to trial a full-body scanner.

Celebrating good times are Montréal–Trudeau, which enjoyed its 70th birthday on September 1; Grand Forks in North Dakota, which opened its new terminal on the same day; and San Diego which has opened a host of new shops and restaurants.

Last, but not least, find out more about the challenges facing airport CEOs and book your place at the upcoming Airport Leadership and Change Management Forum in Dublin.



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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. MORE


ACI backs Hong Kong third runway ACI has thrown its support behind the construction of a third runway at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), which it says will be necessary to meet future demand in the region. MORE


Dublin Airport trials full-body scanner
A full-body scanner is to be installed at Dublin Airport as part of an 18-month trial of the controversial security equipment. MORE





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Montréal–Trudeau celebrates 70th birthday
Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport has gone platinum, celebrating its 70th anniversary on September 1. MORE




North Dakota grand forks airport opens $21m terminal
The new airport terminal at Grand Forks International Airport in North Dakota has opened for business, after 10 years of planning and two years of construction. MORE


Raft of concessions to open at san diego airport
San Diego International Airport has unveiled a number of new concession packages which will open at the gateway late next year, including a spa, wine bar, and gourmet burger restaurant.MORE


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Leading the way
Dr Richard Plenty and Terri Morrissey reflect on the challenges of running an airport ahead of the upcoming Airport Leadership and Change Management Forum in Dublin.MORE


FIT AND FABULOUS
Airports are tapping into the health and wellness trend by offering their passengers a huge variety of services and products, writes Lucy Siebert. MORE









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Boston Logan International to house terrorism office READ MORE

Southend Airport opens €5.7m link road READ MORE

Siemens wins €63m baggage contract at Munich Airport
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Helsinki Airport installs electronic air traffic control system READ MORE

A-Port Chile frontrunner to operate Cerro Moreno Airport READ MORE





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Airport design & observation platforms

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Plans for a new airport in Kyrgyzstan; the design for Incheon’s second terminal and the BAA’s successful entry into the US debt market are all on the radar in this week’s Airport World newsletter.

You can also read about Hong Kong International Airport’s soaring profits; ambitious plans to transform Fiji’s airport system; and the new-look duty free stores at Cambodia’s Phnom Penh and Siem Reap airports.



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Kyrgyzstan to start building new airport in 2012 Kyrgyzstan will begin construction of its new Issyk-Kul International Airport in 2012, according to the country’s first deputy prime minister, Omurbek Babanov. MORE



Incheon Airport chooses Heerim Architects for second terminal Incheon Airport has selected a design by Heerim Architects and Planners for its second passenger terminal. MORE



BAA raises $1bn with first entry into US debt market
BAA has successfully raised $1 billion through a 10-year US bond, in its inaugural transaction in the American dollar debt capital market. MORE





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Hong Kong International Airport sees profits soar 42%
The Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has announced that revenue at the airport increased 17.4% to $1.4 billion while return on equity increased to 11.1% from 7.8%. MORE


Airports Fiji to spend $68m on upgrades
Airports Fiji Limited (AFL) has announced plans to spend $68 million over the next four years on upgrading the airports around the island. MORE


Cambodia Airports revamps retail areas
Cambodia Airports has reopened the duty free outlets at Phnom Penh and Siem Reap international airports following a revamp and expansion of the retail area. MORE




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BAA warns of strike delays at UK airports READ MORE

Heathrow appoints new chief of operations READ MORE

Lydd Airport completes terminal revamp READ MORE

Edinburgh Airport tram fate in the balance READ MORE

US airport wildlife strike reports rise in April READ MORE





Airport World 2011
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Theme:
Customer service

Airports:
Budapest & Madrid

Special report:
Cargo security

Plus:
Airport design & movie matters

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A rise in US bird strikes; government plans to sell-off Spanish airport operator, AENA, and Toronto Pearson’s mission to become North America’s busiest international gateway are top of the agenda in this week’s Airport World newsletter.

Also making headlines are 70-year old Washington Reagan National; a New York heliport for its innovative advertising campaign; and the British government, which is under fire from UK regional airports for enforcing the world’s highest airport tax.



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XXXXXXXX The first phase of a $1 billion terminal redevelopment project at George Bush Intercontinental Airport will begin by the end of the year, Houston Airport System has announced. MORE



Toronto Pearson to become North America’s international gateway Toronto Pearson has announced a new strategy and rebrand in a bid to become North America’s main international gateway. MORE



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. MORE





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UK airports call or an end to world’s highest airport tax
Regional airports in the UK are urging the government to scrap the disproportionate “one–size–fits–all” approach to Airport Passenger Duty (APD) tax, and replace it with a congestion charge on Heathrow and Gatwick. MORE


Reagan National Airport celebrates 70th birthday
Take a bow Reagan Washington National Airport, which celebrates its 70th birthday. MORE




Watch this space
New York City's busy East 34th Street Heliport has signed an advertising deal with Roaring Thunder Media to exclusively promote luxury Swiss watchmaker, Audemars Piguet, through to the end of September. MORE




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Cultureport
Oliver Clark discovers more about the daily events, concerts and numerous art and cultural attractions that help make Incheon Airport one of the most passenger friendly gateways on the planet. MORE



Thinking inside the box
What cargo security screening equipment is available today and how is it likely to evolve in the next few years? Saul Wordsworth investigates. MORE



Airport World 2011
Issue 02



Theme:
Customer service

Airports:
Budapest & Madrid

Special report:
Cargo security

Plus:
Airport design & movie matters

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Previous Issues



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Theme: Land development



Issue 6, 2010
Theme: Safety and security



Issue 5, 2010
Theme: Airport IT

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In this week’s Airport World newsletter you can find out more about the literary world’s growing fascination with airports, the opening of a new ‘nature park’ at Indianapolis and Warsaw Chopin’s growing number of Facebook followers.

You can also read about a call from Houston’s Mario Diaz for US airports to think outside the box; Singapore’s new chocolate store; and Bordeaux’s planned facelift.



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Airports and authors It seems that Europe’s airports are becoming increasingly popular places for authors and academics to write books and carry out scientific research. MORE




Indianapolis International Airport opens ‘Nature Park’ Indianapolis International Airport has opened a nature park on the airport’s land, to offer visitors the chance to enjoy direct participation in a bat conservation area. MORE



Warsaw Chopin leading the way on Facebook
Warsaw Chopin’s decision to embrace social media as a key communication tool appears to be paying off, with the Polish airport now boasting more followers on Facebook than any other European gateway. MORE





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Houston’s Mario Diaz urges airports to ‘think outside the box’
Airports in the US must ‘think outside the box’ and reposition themselves if they are to weather changes in airline services caused by a number of mergers and consolidations in the industry, according to Mario Diaz, director of Houston Airport System (HAS). MORE

Changi opens new Chocolate store
Singapore Changi may be the new favourite airport of the world’s ‘chocoholics’ after opening an innovative new outlet dedicated to confectionary. MORE



Bordeaux considers development options
Bordeaux Airport is planning an overhaul of its main terminals, in a bid to handle a predicted rise in passenger numbers as well as boost revenue streams. MORE




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Terminal velocity
The opening of a new terminal and Hungary’s EU presidency ensure that 2011 will be a year to remember for Budapest Airport, writes Joe Bates. MORE



Squirrels with crayons
Lisa Brown and Richard Walsh report on Boston Logan’s web-based initiatives to communicate with passengers and humanise the airport brand. MORE



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Theme:
Customer service

Airports:
Budapest and Madrid

Special report:
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Plus:
Airport design, movie matters

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In this week’s Airport World newsletter you can read about Lima's $1 billion expansion programme, the vast growth potential of India and John Wayne Airport being named an historic landmark.

We also remember aviation pioneer, Captain Joseph Joel Hammond, who made the first flight from the present day Sydney Airport site 100 years ago and learn more about Mozambique's plans for a new international airport and Heathrow's most punctual day.



Top stories

Expansion at Jorge Chávez Airport to cost $1 billion
Total investments in Lima’s Jorge Chávez International airport, will come to more than $1 billion, according to Peru's transport and communications ministry. MORE

India's potential highlighted at ACI Asia-Pacific annual conference
Two days of lively debate and a snapshot of India’s colourful culture, courtesy of the local people, traditional music and dance and a visit to a Bollywood style theme park were just some of the highlights of ACI Asia-Pacific’s recent Regional Conference & Exhibition in Delhi. MORE

Mozambique to open new international airport?
Work to convert Mozambique’s Nacala airbase into an international airport will begin in May, according to the construction company contracted to carry out the work. MORE



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John Wayne Airport named historic landmark
John Wayne Airport (JWA) has been named a Local Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch. MORE

Sydney celebrates 100 years of flight
Sydney is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first flight made from the present day airport site. MORE

Heathrow's most punctual day
Heathrow Airport had its best ever day for punctual departures last month, when 94% of all flights departed on time on Tuesday, March 22. MORE



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A GOOD CAUSE
Robin Stone learns more about the caring side of airports through the charities they support. MORE



Destination retail
Chris LeTourneur and Andrew Fayn report on the growing trend of opening shopping malls and other retail facilities on airport sites. MORE




Airport World 2011
Issue 01



Theme:
Land development

Airports:
Incheon, Dublin and Bangkok

Special report:
ASQ winners

Plus:
Airport design, leadership & charities

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In this week’s Airport World newsletter you can read about rapidly rising traffic figures at Fraport’s airports, soaring sales at Dubai Duty Free (DDF) and reflect on the 25th anniversary of Heathrow’s Terminal 4.

You will also learn more about SNC–Lavalin’s plans to operate and upgrade Dzaoudzi Pamandzi on the tiny Indian Ocean island of Mayotte and be the first to see a selection of images from the recent Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards ceremony in Delhi.



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ASQ award winners take a bow!
Incheon Airport CEO, CW Lee, could not hide his delight when he picked up the Best Airport Worldwide prize at the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards Ceremony in Delhi. MORE

Traffic soars at Fraport airports
Frankfurt Airport welcomed 11.8 million passengers in the first quarter of 2011 – up 3.7% year-on-year. MORE

DDF sales up 13% in first quarter
Sales at Dubai Duty Free reached $343 million in the first quarter of the year, representing an increase of 13% on the same period in 2010. MORE



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SNC-Lavalin to operate and upgrade Mayotte gateway
SNC–Lavalin has been awarded a 15-year concession contract to operate Dzaoudzi Pamandzi International Airport on the small French island of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean. MORE



Narita conducts radiation tests within the airport
Tokyo Narita has stopped taking radiation readings from locations around the airport, and instead will now focus on taking samples from within the airport premises. MORE


Heathrow's Terminal 4 celebrates 25th birthday
The €230 million facility was described as a showcase for Britain when opened 25 years ago by the Prince and Princess of Wales. MORE




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Money matters
Are airports making maximum use of their available land? Matthew Taylor considers how an airport can leverage its commercial real estate. MORE



Good times
Joe Bates discovers more about the ambitions and development plans of Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. MORE




Airport World 2011
Issue 01



Theme:
Land development

Airports:
Incheon, Dublin and Bangkok

Special report:
ASQ winners

Plus:
Airport design, leadership & charities

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Previous Issues



Issue 6, 2010
Theme: Safety and security



Issue 5, 2010
Theme: Airport IT



Issue 4, 2010
Theme: Environment

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