Monthly Archives: March 2013

Dubai now World’s Second Busiest International Airport

The latest statistics from ACI show Dubai International Airport (IATA DXB) has moved ahead of Paris Charles de Gaulle and Hong Kong in terms of … More ››

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Welsh Government Buys Cardiff Airport

The First Minister of Wales has announced that the Welsh Government has purchased Cardiff Airport for a total investment of £52 million.  This follows a … More ››

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Emirates and Qantas Welcome ACCC Decision on Partnership

Emirates and Qantas have welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) approval of their partnership for a period of five years.  The decision follows … More ››

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Search and Rescue Will Return to Manston

Manston Airport, near Ramsgate in Kent, is once again to be a base for the UK’s Search And Rescue (SAR) service, following the Government’s decision … More ››

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First A320 With Sharklets for airberlin group

Germany’s airberlin group has took delivery of its first Airbus A320 equipped with fuel saving wing tip devices, called Sharklets.  The aircraft will join the … More ››

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ADAC Awards Taylor Woodrow Abu Dhabi Contract

The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has appointed Taylor Woodrow International Construction LLC to carry out major expansion work at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The … More ››

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Gatwick is A380 Ready

Gatwick Airport has officially opened its new £6.4 million pier-served A380 stand.  To celebrate the occasion, on March 26, Emirates operated a one-off A380 aircraft … More ››

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SSP to Provide F&B Services at Doha’s new Hamad Airport

Food and beverage (F&B) specialist SSP has announced a joint venture with Qatar Airways’ subsidiary Qatar Duty Free to operate 11 F&B outlets at the … More ››

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Budapest Airport Supports Earth Hour

In support of the global environmental initiative ‘Earth Hour’, Budapest Airport closed one of its runways, switched off its associated lights and reduced energy consumption … More ››

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HIAL Introduces Free Wi-Fi Across Network

Regional airport group Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) has become the first in Scotland to provide free Wi-Fi for passengers. The publicly owned company, … More ››

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