• Airline catering giants form global trade body

    Five leading airline catering providers with a combined annual turnover of EUR9.9 billion (USD12.2 billion) have set up the not-for-profit Airline Catering Association (ACA). In its launch announcement, ACA added that it was open to “all companies with sizeable international activities in the

  • Barcelona expansion plan reflects Catalonia charm offensive

    The Spanish government has announced plans to build a new international passenger terminal at Barcelona International Airport, amid a broader EUR2 billion (USD2.45 billion) investment by the mid-2020s in infrastructure in Catalonia. About EUR200 million will be spent on the terminal building, plus

  • LTR sales drop but fundamentals remain sound

    Global airport and travel retailer Lagardère Travel Retail (LTR) reported a 7.7% drop in group revenue to EUR3.41 billion (USD4.18 billion) in 2017, due largely to divestment of press distribution activities. Revenue from its core airport and travel retail operations increased by 9.1%, helped

  • Toronto to add intermodal infrastructure

    Design work is under way on new intermodal transit and passenger processing infrastructure at Toronto Pearson International Airport for operator Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA). Phase I of the new facility is expected to be ready by the mid-2020s. HOK leads a design team including WSP

  • Brussels lays out problems for UK if no-deal Brexit happens

    The UK civil aviation sector faces stark consequences from Brexit unless a transitional agreement is reached, according to negotiating documents released by the European Commission (EC). The papers indicated that the United Kingdom could no longer be a member of the European Aviation Safety Agency

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  • Collaborative European project focuses on ground safety

    Twelve airport operators in Europe are engaged in a unique large-scale initiative with the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) to improve the safety, operational efficiency, and environmental performance of surface operations. Unifying Safety Nets & Surface Movement was launched in July 2017 as a
  • IATA 753 deadline looms large

    By June 2018, IATA member airlines need to ensure they can track passenger bags from origin to destination According to the SITA Baggage Report 2017, the mishandling rate in 2016 was 70% lower than 2006 despite growing passenger traffic. Improvements have been enabled by investment in new



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