Airports

Stansted Wins G1 Court Backing

July 24, 2009 0

The court of Appeal has thrown out the latest attempts by campaign group Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) to block the airport’s G1 planning application.  This is the fifth time their core arguments against the development […]

Airline Focus

FFG & Servair = FFS at JFK

July 24, 2009 0

On June 17 the international airline and retail catering company Flying Food Group (FFG) announced it was strengthening its long-term strategic partnership in the US with Servair by creating a new company named Flying Food […]

Airports

New Lounge Facilities at Jersey

July 24, 2009 0

May 23 was the opening date for a redeveloped international departures lounge and arrivals concourse at Jersey Airport in the UK’s Channel Islands. The refurbishment of the existing facilities, which took just eleven weeks to […]

Airports

New Life For Gatwick’s Beehive

July 24, 2009 0

London/Gatwick’s original terminal building, universally nicknamed the Beehive due to its distinctive shape, is now being offered as rented office space. Serviced office provider Orega has signed up three tenants to its new business centre, […]

Airports

Belfast Investment

June 12, 2009 0

Passengers at Belfast International Airport are set to benefit from a £10 million (US$16.1m) facelift as major construction work gets underway to update and improve facilities throughout the terminal. Work on the privately funded project […]

Airports

Passenger Increase at Dubai

June 12, 2009 0

Dubai International Airport is continuing to experience an increase in passenger traffic despite the current global economic downturn, and recorded a growth in the first quarter of 2009.  With over 9.5 million passengers handled, this […]

Airline Focus

BA Opens New LHR T3 Lounge

June 12, 2009 0

British Airways’ new lounge for premium passengers and top-tier oneworld members opened at Heathrow’s Terminal 3 on May 11. The 300-seat Galleries Club Lounge is for eligible customers travelling to Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Helsinki, Vienna […]

Airports

Canadian Airport Conference

June 12, 2009 0

The 2009 Canadian airport conference drew its best-ever attendance.  Carroll McCormick and Jasmine Lacoste-McCormick report. Under the subtitle ‘Leadership for Challenging Times’, the Airports Canada 2009 conference, organised by the Canadian Airports Council (CAC) and […]

Airports

21st Century Hamburg

June 12, 2009 0

Having recently completed its 21st Century re-vamp, Hamburg looks set for today, and tomorrow.  Tom Allett reports. Hamburg Airport’s management team found 2008 to be an eventful year.  Passenger figures were up and its long-running […]

Airports

German Airport Review

June 12, 2009 0

During the first quarter of 2009 the German Airports Association (ADV) recorded a 9.3% overall drop in passenger traffic – with this in mind, Tom Allett presents our annual review of German airport news and […]