• Aberdeen opens new international arrivals facility

    Aberdeen International Airport in the UK has opened a new international arrivals hall, 50% larger than the previous facility, as the first phase of a GBP20 million (USD26 million) upgrade. The airport has also opened a new executive lounge offering runway views, food, and drink, including whisky. A

  • Oakland IAB project moves towards completion

    Officials at Oakland International Airport have told Jane’s they expect to complete a USD45 million expansion of the Terminal 1 International Arrivals Building (IAB) in November 2017. Work began in August 2016 to add 14,000 ft2 to the existing structure. The project includes an extension to

  • KAIA Phase One approaches completion

    The first phase of expanding King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) – the principal airport serving passengers visiting the annual Hajj in Saudi Arabia – is now 88% complete, according to KAIA officials in Jeddah. Trials of new systems are scheduled to begin in early 2018. The

  • Brussels backs subsidy for CDG rail link

    The European Commission (EC) is allowing the French government to help finance a new express railway line in Paris between Gare de l'Est and Charles de Gaulle International Airport, by levying a special fee on all CDG passengers except those in transit. This charge would be imposed in 2024, one

  • Concerns crystallise over impact of hard Brexit

    Key Points Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary warns a European Parliament hearing that hard Brexit would be “one of the great suicide acts in history” UK speakers call for comprehensive aviation deal with EU but European executives are more cautious, wary of competition from a

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  • Dublin gains new tower training simulator

    Entry Point North Ireland has opened a new air traffic control (ATC) tower simulator at its academy in the Dublin ATC centre. The simulator will be the platform for future aerodrome training for Irish controllers based at Dublin, especially given the plan to open a new runway in 2020. The core
  • Seattle enlists robot helper

    Seattle-Tacoma on 11 July became the latest international airport to trial robot technology for customer service in the terminal. A robot augments the work of Transportation Security Administration staff at Seattle by displaying and broadcasting information to help passengers move more smoothly
  • City police assume more responsibility at Chicago

    The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) issued a report on 12 July 2017 analysing security protocols and training at O'Hare and Midway airports, as it seeks to draw a line under the highly publicised ejection of a United Airlines passenger from a flight at O'Hare on 9 April. The report



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