Manchester’s new ‘private terminal’ will open in November – is this the way forward for the industry or will it be a white elephant?

Manchester airport last week opened bookings for its new private terminal, PremiAir, which can be used at a cost starting from GBP50 per passenger. It…..

London City opens consultation on draft master plan that forsees 11 million passengers by 2035 and a continued diversification from its business roots

London City airport last week began a public consultation on a new Draft Master Plan 2020-2035. It sets out how the airport could respond to…..

Heathrow reveals ambitions to deliver new third runway within seven years in revised expansion consultation document

Heathrow may have been selected as the preferred location for an additional runway to support the London market, but major doubts have remained if it…..

Brussels South Charleroi’s runway extension – what is the logic behind the 650m stretch?

Brussels South Charleroi Airport’s CEO Philippe Verdonck has confirmed the airport, situated some 50km south of the Belgian capital, has commenced work on the extension…..

Malaysia debates the relative merits of expanding Penang airport and building new Kulim airport

Malaysia’s finance minister Lim Guan Eng said the Government will consider expanding Penang International airport to accommodate up to 20 million passengers per annum, as…..

Airlines investing in airports – a rare breed, but there’s actually more than you’d think

There has been a lot of talk recently about airlines investing in airports. Is it a new trend? Is it even manageable? Well, the CAPA…..

Heathrow’s third runway and other UK aviation infrastructure again under threat, this time obliquely from the environmental lobby

Just when Heathrow Airport thought it had fought off the final challenge to its implementation of a third runway by way of the recent rejection…..

Panama City’s Tocumen International airport consolidates its place as one of Latin America’s major hubs as new Terminal 2 opens its gates to traffic

Panama City’s Tocumen International airport announced that its new Terminal 2 was inaugurated on 29-Apr-2019. The terminal, spread over an 116,000 square metre area, features…..

Bangalore’s airport is on an expansion drive as it secures funding for second terminal and runway, but it needs more North American routes to support IT industry potential

Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) has raised INR102 billion (USD1.5 billion) in financing for the Bangalore Kempegowda International airport phase two expansion project through a…..

MAG confirms Sofia Airport concession bid – the Chinese connection seems most important to it

Manchester Airport Group (MAG) has confirmed it has lodged a bid to operate Sofia airport for the next 35 years in partnership with Beijing Construction…..

New greenfield airport for Chennai would serve more than just the city’s rising demand, but act as a key hub for planned Chennai – Bangalore industrial corridor

Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) issued a RFP in Mar-2019 for the selection of a consultant for the development of a greenfield airport near…..