US airport satisfaction stagnates as long welcomed infrastructure and facility construction means passengers are suffering disruption

North American airports are struggling to keep travellers happy amid construction delays and surging passenger volumes, new research from consumer insights, advisory services and data…..

Work on new San Miguel airport to commence, but it might have more local competition than its developers anticipated

The Philippines’ Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the San Miguel Corporation (SMC) have signed an agreement allowing SMC to commence work on the PHP735 billion…..

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes again laments the lack of low-cost terminals in Malaysia; points to Japan for inspiration

The AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said recently that it is “absurd” that while LCCs are dominant in Malaysia’s aviation market, the country does not…..

GMR expresses interest in Greek regional airports, but tourist numbers have faltered in 2019

India’s GMR Infrastructure has expressed interest in concessions to operate regional airports in Greece, including Kalamata International airport. This would be the second tranche of…..

Gatwick may have lost the formal fight for London’s new runway, but the long time busiest single runway airport has now initiated a planning process to use its existing northern runway

For years, London Gatwick was the world’s busiest single runway airport, last year handling over 46 million passengers. That position changed mid-way through the latest…..

The cost of Mexico City’s alternative to its (cancelled) new airport is skyrocketing and WTTC now says its airbase conversion is not feasible

There is a saying in the English language about being ‘penny wise, pound foolish’. It is all about being extremely careful with smaller, inconsequential amounts…..

Prague seemingly moves a little closer to getting a second airport for LCCs, but opposition has plagued the project for more than a decade

It was back in 2006 when Penta Equity Group were first linked to the idea in developing an alternative airport gateway into Prague for the…..

Berlin Airports: EUR110m loss expected in FY2019 but there is light at the end of the tunnel with Brandenburg Airport opening in Oct-2020

Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB), operator of the Berlin airport system and the Berlin Brandenburg Airport construction project, registered an improved fiscal year 2018 with…..

Will it be home comforts for Hobart or will Vinci continue its global growth?

Australian investors – mainly pension and infrastructure funds – have a disproportionate representation in the airport sector in the rest of the world, while there…..

US act on airport passenger facility charges could pave the way to faster airport modernisation

US Congressmen Thomas Massie (Republican, Kentucky) Earl Blumenauer (Democrat, Oregon) have introduced an unusual bipartisan legislation – the HR 3791 Investing in America: Rebuilding America’s…..