Airports

Stansted Lounges

December 3, 2009 0

BAA Stansted and No.1 Lounges have launched two striking new lounges at the Essex airport which will give the discerning traveller the opportunity to relax in style before flying.  As well as all the traditional […]

Airports

Glasgow Terminal 2 Closed

December 3, 2009 0

Glasgow Airport closed its Terminal 2 on November 17 for the remainder of the 2009/10 winter schedule in a bid to save £300,000.  The facility is expected to reopen on April 1, 2010.  Customer Service […]

Airports

Manchester Award

December 3, 2009 0

Manchester Airport was named ‘UK Airport of the Year’ for the second year running at the national British Travel Awards ceremony in London on November 5, 2009.  Based on strict criteria, the judging process looked […]

Airports

Mixed Results at LFV…

December 3, 2009 0

The total number of passengers using LFV airports in Sweden was 2.5 million during October, representing a decrease of 9% compared with the same month the previous year.  International passenger numbers were down 8% to […]

Airports

ADP October Traffic Figures Down…

December 3, 2009 0

Passenger traffic at Aéroports de Paris (ADP) dropped by 3.3% in October 2009 compared with October 2008.  Paris airports handled a total of 7.1 million passengers divided up between 5.1 million for Paris-Charles de Gaulle […]

Airports

Cavotec For Bahrain

December 3, 2009 0

The Government of Bahrain, as represented by the Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), has selected Cavotec to supply and integrate a range of environmentally friendly ground service equipment for remote aircraft aprons at Bahrain International Airport, […]

Airports

Helsinki T2 Extension

December 3, 2009 0

In order to improve the passenger comfort, as well as to relieve the current buildings from congestion, Finavia, Helsinki’s managing company, was due to officially open an extension to Terminal 2 on December 10, 2009.  […]

Airports

Changi Group Calls Ground Handling Tender

December 3, 2009 0

On November 17 Changi Airport Group (CAG) announced that it was calling a tender for a third ground handling licence at Singapore Changi Airport.  This followed expressions of interest received from several parties and changing […]

Airports

Los Angeles Contracts Approved

December 3, 2009 0

On October 26 the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners took a significant step towards the modernization of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) by awarding two contracts totalling $1.26 billion to reconfigure the Tom Bradley […]

Airports

Airports Call For Flexibility And Co-operation

December 3, 2009 0

Speaking to airport executives attending the ACI Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) annual conference on November 18, ACI World chairman James C Cherry delivered a strong cautionary message about the need for flexibility. “Airports have […]