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Monday, 01 August 2011 18:28

Airport World Newsletter August 02 2011

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August 02, 2011





New infrastructure and airline rebates make today's headlines with Israel announcing plans for a new airport in Eilat, Munich receiving the green-light for a third runway and London's big three gateway's being forced to give €600,000 back to their airline customers.

Elsewhere, shopping mall giant Westfield has been awarded the retail concession for Chicago O'Hare's Terminal 5 and Birmingham International Airport in the UK has announced a healthy €6 million profit for the 2010/11 financial year.



Top stories

Israel to build new $472m international airport
at Eilat
The Israeli government has revealed plans to build a new international airport at Timna, near Eilat, which will replace the city's current J. Hozman Airport. MORE




Munich Airports gets green-light for third runway
Munich Airport has been granted planning permission by the District Government of Upper Bavaria to build a third runway, in a move to increase capacity at the gateway. MORE


Cash back for airlines as London airports fail customer service targets
The UK government forced Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted to give more than €600,000 back to the airlines in June for failing to meet operational targets set to improve customer service standards. MORE





Other news

Westfield wins 20-year contract for Chicago O'Hare
After months of negotiations Chicago City Council has awarded the 20–year concessions contract at O'Hare International Airport's Terminal 5 to Westfield Concessions. MORE


Expansion work starts on two Latin American gateways
Peru's Jorge Chávez International Airport and Brazil's Fortaleza International Airport are both set for expansion over the next couple of years, it has been revealed. MORE



Birmingham Airport reports €6 million profit
Birmingham Airport Holdings Limited has reported a post tax profit of €6 million for the year, compared with just €675,000 for the 2009/10 financial year. MORE




Features from www.airport-world.com

Designer terminals
Robin Stone reflects on the evolution of the airport terminal and takes a closer look at five of the world's most prestigious facilities. MORE


Investing in the brand
Dominic Welling finds out more about Heathrow's efforts to improve its image and the travel experience of passengers. MORE






Airport World 2011
Issue 03



In the spotlight:
Investing in airports

Airports:
X'ian, Tampa & Memphis

Retail:
Health & beauty

Plus:
Airport design & observation platforms

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Previous Issues



Issue 2, 2011
Theme: Customer service



Issue 1, 2011
Theme: Land development



Issue 6, 2010
Theme: Safety and security



Issue 5, 2010
Theme: Airport IT

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