UK Government to Make Runway Recommendation Next Week

Heathrow Departures (HAL)

On October 25, after years of delays, the British Government will announce whether it favours expanding runway capacity at either Heathrow or Gatwick airport. However, … More ››

Monarch Airline Agrees £165m Investment

Monarch A320

UK airline Monarch has agreed a deal to receive a £165m investment from its majority shareholder, Greybull Capital. The move has enabled Monarch to renew … More ››

Aviation Industry Agrees Historic Emissions Deal


Government, industry and civil society representatives have agreed on a new global market-based measure (GMBM) to control CO2 emissions from international aviation. The historic move … More ››

Lufthansa Supervisory Board Approves Full Acquisition of Brussels Airlines

A320neo-at FRA

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved the exercising of a call option to acquire the remaining 55% of shares in SN Airholding, … More ››

IATA: Collaboration Needed to Stem Unruly Passenger Incidents

On September 28, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that reports of unruly passenger incidents on board aircraft increased in 2015. Some … More ››

New Transit Rules Make Visiting Qatar Easier

Hamad Airport Qatar DOH

Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar’s Ministry of Interior have announced a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha in a … More ››

ACI Meets TSA to Discuss Landside Security and UN Resolution


The boards of ACI Europe and ACI-NA met with US TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger in Montreal over the weekend – in the run-up to the … More ››

New Code of Practice for UK Airport Shops

Duty Free

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 ››

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

Singapore Changi

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 ››

Belgium Working to Replace Airport Entrance Security Measures

ACI EUROPE, Jan Jambon & Brussels Airport CEO

On September 12 ACI Europe met with Jan Jambon, Vice-Prime Minister of Belgium and Security & Interior Minister, to discuss security measures at Belgian airports … More ››