No Chance for Plymouth City Airport

August 24, 2011 0

Plymouth City Airport, UK, looks certain to close in December after the city’s councilors announced that they accept it is no longer viable. The airport’s operator, Sutton Harbour Group, had announced its intention to close […]


Counter Terror Expo 2012

August 23, 2011 0

Mitigating terror threats is a critical priority for civil, military and private sector stakeholders. Counter Terror Expo is the premier international event delivering both focus and clarity to the complex and multifaceted task of protecting […]

Airline Focus

Small but Beautiful

August 15, 2011 0

Ahead of his retirement in September 2011, Oman Air’s CEO Peter Hill tells Airports International about his “rewarding” time at the carrier and his hopes for its future. Speaking at this year’s Aberdeen Asset Management […]


Frankfurt Security Contract

August 10, 2011 2

Smiths Detection has announced a contract to provide approximately 50 Advanced Threat Identification X-ray (aTiX) systems for security checkpoints at Frankfurt International Airport (FRA).  The value of the contract was not disclosed. The order from […]

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ANA’s 787 Rolled Out

August 8, 2011 0

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner that will enter into service with Air Nippon Airways (ANA) was rolled out of the paint hangar on August 6, 2011.  The aircraft bears livery which Boeing claims signifies the […]


ALSTEF obtains second African order

August 8, 2011 0

ALSTEF has been selected by Chinese company SINOHYDRO to install new baggage conveyor and screening systems at the Bamako-Senou International Airport in Africa. The French company will supply the systems at both departure and arrival […]


Gatwick Tackles ‘Guilt Trippers’

August 4, 2011 0

London’s Gatwick Airport has conducted a survey of 1,000 UK parents to reveal the most common family stresses when going on or returning from holiday. The poll shows that 30% of families find disturbing other […]

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Etihad Marks Two More Manchester Milestones

August 2, 2011 0

Etihad Airways has launched a new line maintenance facility and double-daily services to Manchester Airport in the UK. The airline now operates 14 non-stop return flights between Manchester and Abu Dhabi, UAE, with connections to […]


ILA 2012

August 1, 2011 0

Germany’s answer to Paris & Farnborough, ILA generally offers more for the enthusiast than the other two shows.