Category Archives: Retail

New Code of Practice for UK Airport Shops

The UK’s Airport Operators Association (AOA) and the UK Travel Retail Forum (UKTRF) have launched a Code of Practice (CoP) for Airport Retailers to ensure … More ››

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Changi ‘Passengers’ Arrested After Allegedly Trying to buy iPhones Without Flying

On September 16 two Singaporean nationals were arrested at Changi Airport after they allegedly tried to buy iPhone 7s from an airside shop without subsequently … More ››

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August Busiest Month in History for Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX) has recorded its busiest ever month in its 77 year history with almost 1.3 million passengers recorded in a single month. … More ››

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Birmingham Airport Lights up ATC Tower in Gold for Child Cancer Awareness

Birmingham Airport, UK, is supporting childhood cancer by being part of its awareness campaign. From September 1 Birmingham Airport’s Air Traffic Control Tower (ATC) will … More ››

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Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

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UK Minister to Consider Airport Alcohol Restrictions

The UK’s new Aviation Minister, Lord Ahmad, has told the Press Association he will examine the way in which alcohol is sold at airports. His … More ››

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Lisbon Airport Upgrades Operational and Commercial Areas

Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport says it is “getting more functional” after concession-holder ANA/VINCI Airports has invested in upgrading its operating capacity and commercial areas. There … More ››

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Retail Boost For Phoenix Sky Harbor’s Busiest Terminal

Phoenix City Council has approved the first phase of new retail contracts in Terminal 4 at the city’s Sky Harbor Airport. The move will bring … More ››

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Green Light for Lithuania’s Airport Concession Project

On June 2, Lithuania’s Parliament, the Seimas, approved a draft law that will enable three state-owned airports to be managed by private concessions. The three … More ››

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Good Figures Reported at Fraport AGM

At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Frankfurt on May 19 Fraport Group’s Executive Board Chairman, Dr Stefan Schulte, has described the airport operator’s … More ››

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