Airports

Nairobi: Africa's Premier Aviation Hub?

January 6, 2010 0

Denis Gathanju looks at how Nairobi’s JKIA is set to transform into an aerotropolis. Once dogged by a crumbling infrastructure and misguided investment policies that were never implemented, Kenya has recently introduced a massive infrastructural […]

Airports

A Link to Success?

January 6, 2010 0

Belfast International has opened the second phase of its £10 million redevelopment of the terminal, but CEO John Doran believes his airport can accomplish much more. On December 3, Belfast International opened the second stage […]

Airports

GIP Outlines Gatwick Plans

January 6, 2010 0

THE NEW owners of Gatwick Airport, Global Infrastructure Partners, have promised to kick-start a new era of competition between London’s airports and pledged more efficient operations and a better passenger experience following completion of its […]

Airports

New SWIFT Terminal At CPH

January 6, 2010 0

CONSTRUCTION WORK has begun on a new passenger building at Copenhagen’s Kastrup Airport, dedicated to low-cost operators.  The facility was designed by Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects, the company that also designed Terminals 2 and 3, and […]

Airports

'New' Stockholm Airport

January 6, 2010 0

UPPSALA AIRPORT, a new alternative gateway into the Swedish capital, Stockholm, is set to open during the second half of 2010.  Mattias Sjölund, Managing Director confirmed that “a large interest is being shown in the […]

Airports

Bangkok Competition

January 6, 2010 0

THE THAI Government has decided to keep open both Don Muang and Suvarnabhumi International Airports.  Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij and Transport Minister Sophon Zarum are now seeking to establish a new company to manage Don […]

Airports

Coventry Airport Closed

January 6, 2010 0

ALL FLIGHT activities at Coventry Airport in the UK were suspended on December 8 after its owner issued a Notice to Airmen, informing pilots and aircraft that the airport was no longer operational.  The following […]

Airports

MAp Changes

January 6, 2010 0

AUSTRALIA’S MAp Airports (formerly Macquarie Airports) has taken a further 3% stake in Brussels Airport, increasing its shareholding from 36% to 39%.  The shares were acquired from Global Infrastructure Fund II, which is managed by […]

Airports

Bangalore Management Change?

January 6, 2010 0

REPORTS IN the Indian press state that after acquiring a 29% stake in BIAL’s equity capital, the Hyderabad-based power and infrastructure business house, GVK Group, is set to take control of the company that runs […]

Airports

BAA Wins Airports Sale Appeal

January 6, 2010 0

SPANISH-OWNED airport operator BAA has won its appeal against the Competition Commission’s ruling that it must sell three of its seven UK airports.  The regulatory body had ruled in March 2009 that BAA must sell […]