It’s a familiar, recurring refrain – ‘we need more money for airport infrastructure in the US’. Does that claim stand up to scrutiny?

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) said recently that US airports are “at risk of falling behind” with more than USD100 billion in infrastructure…..

Ready for construction? Delhi’s new airport moves out of planning, but there’s still lots of unknowns

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to inaugurate the Jewar Noida International Airport (JNIA) – aka the New Greater Delhi Airport redevelopment project – between…..

Up to 100 new airports to be commissioned in India in next 15 years; private investors wanted, but will they come?

India’s Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey reported the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) expects India’s airlines to add approximately 1,000 aircraft to their fleets…..

Spain’s Murcia Corvera Airport to be inaugurated at last. Competition with Alicante? But AENA manages both of them

Murcia Corvera International Airport is scheduled to be inaugurated on 15-Jan-2019 and is projected to handle six million passengers in 2019. The LCC Norwegian just…..

Airport Arrivals – the top five most anticipated airport openings in 2019

The travel and tourism sector is a key global economic driver, but how will the air transport industry will continue to support economic growth against…..

Berlin Brandenburg claims a ‘time-competitive advantage’ over the New Central Polish Airport – but does it have one?

Germany’s House of Representatives member Sebastian Czaja said recently that construction of the New Central Polish Airport could present “massive competition for Berlin”. He called…..

Italy’s new government wants new airports – previous governments had said there were too many!

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini said he is in favour of new airport construction projects in Italy. “Italy needs…..

The Plan Obrador begins to shift into action in Mexico – Santa Lucia’s second runway to be operational in two years

Having scuppered the partially built New Mexico City International Airport on the basis of the result of a dubious referendum, Mexico’s President, Andrés Manuel López…..

Marseille Airport in big expansion drive; low-cost terminal to be extended and refurbished

The Marseille Provence Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIMP) has announced that more than EUR250 million will be invested into Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) to…..

China to commission 200 new airports by 2035, but the economy may say otherwise

The Chinese Government intends to develop and commission more than 200 new airports by 2035, increasing the total number of operational airports in mainland China…..