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

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

Copy and Paste?

December 3, 2009 0

If only airport succession planning were that easy, by Carroll McCormick. When the Executive Director of the Fort Wayne International Airport in Indiana left in 2003, his Number 2, the Director of Administration and Finance, […]

Airports

Ras al-Khaimah: The other face of the emirates

December 3, 2009 0

Luigi Vallero visited Ras al-Khaimah to look at the sheikhdom’s current commercial aviation activities and its aspirations for the future. The fourth largest of the seven sheikhdoms that form the Federation of the United Arab […]

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

GIP Announces Board for London Gatwick

December 3, 2009 0

On November 23 Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) announced the following appointments to the Board of London Gatwick Airport, to take effect following completion of the acquisition.  GIP reached agreement with BAA Airports Limited to acquire […]

Airports

East Midlands Pioneers BioMethane Bus

October 30, 2009 0

East Midlands Airport is the first in the UK to introduce a BioMethane-powered bus.  The Cobus 3000 vehicle is used to transport passengers to and from remote aircraft parking stands and runs on methane recovered […]

Airline Focus

FLUX Expansion

October 30, 2009 0

From August 24, 2009, the number of airports in the United States at which automated border passage is available to FLUX participants increased from seven to 20.  FLUX offers passengers the option of rapid, automated […]