Taking Flight

December 4, 2012 0

Eastern Poland is getting ready to welcome its latest gateway, Lublin Airport – Caroline Cook reports. Marketed as the easternmost gateway of East-Central Europe, Lublin Airport has been built to appeal to the 350,000 inhabitants […]


easyJet Introduces Allocated Seating On All Flights

November 26, 2012 0

UK airline easyJet introduced allocated seating on all of its flights – typically more than 1,000 per day – on November 27, after successfully trialling the system in April 2012 with nearly two million passengers […]


Passenger Decrease at Chopin Airport

November 12, 2012 0

Chopin Airport, Poland, handled 740,600 passengers in October 2012, with a 9.5% drop compared to the same month in 2011. The airport also recorded a fall in aircraft movements, with 7.9% less landings and take-offs […]


Stable Fiscal Year at Orlando

November 9, 2012 0

Orlando International Airport, USA, has released its traffic results for the fiscal year 2012. International traffic has increased by 10.2% to 3.75 million passengers in the last twelve months, whereas domestic traffic has decreased 1.67% […]

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Gatwick Sees Passenger Numbers Increase

October 11, 2012 0

London’s Gatwick Airport, UK, saw a year-on-year growth rate of 2.4% in September 2012, with more than 80,200 passengers using its facilities. Traffic on scheduled services to Europe continued to increase compared to the previous […]


Barcelona-El Prat Achieves Record August Numbers

September 10, 2012 0

AENA-operated Barcelona-El Prat Airport welcomed 3,874,131 passengers in August, achieving a new record for passengers handled in one calendar month. The 6.9% year-on-year increase means that in 2012 so far, more than 24 million passengers […]

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IATA Opposes Security Tax Hike

September 23, 2011 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed its opposition to a proposal to double the US’s 9/11 passenger security fee and then to raise it in successive years up to 2017. The proposal was […]


Offshore Europe Breaks Aberdeen Record

September 23, 2011 0

The UK’s Aberdeen Airport saw passenger traffic numbers soar to 67,000 during the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ (SPE) Offshore Europe 2011 exhibition and conference, held at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre. Over a week […]


Gatwick Maintains Growth

September 13, 2011 0

London’s Gatwick Airport has released its performance figures for August 2011, showing a continuation of the recent trend of year-on-year improvement. Passenger numbers increased by 3.6%, with 132,500 more passengers travelling through the airport than […]


Smaller Losses for BAA

July 27, 2011 0

BAA has released its report for the first half of 2011 which shows smaller losses compared to last year, after more passengers used its airports. Passenger traffic was up 7.1% at 41.4 million with 9.1% […]