Has Africa’s goal to grow got its biggest backing yet? Qatar Airways plans majority stake in Kigali’s under-construction Bugesera International airport

Africa holds a lot of promise for air travel. Qatar Airways certain believes so and has signed an agreement with Rwanda’s Government to acquire a…..

Phnom Penh’s new airport – will it be ready in 2023…or 2024…or 2025?

Cambodia has been highlighted as one of the key emerging Southeast Asian markets for the future. Located in the southern portion of the Indochina, it…..

French government opts to extend Nantes runway, however the net operational length will decrease due to concerns over noise pollution

The recently appointed French Secretary of State for Transport, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, has presented details for the new development plans for Nantes Atlantique airport, representing investment…..

Bahrain is set for a new airport as current New Bahrain Airport deemed “only temporary” and described as “a transitional airport”

Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry chairman Sameer Nass has reported plans to construct “a whole new airport and new runways” in Bahrain, “which will…..

Stick or Twist? One of Indonesia’s state airport operators wants to develop airports in Africa, but could well do better by remaining focused on its home market

Angkasa Pura II (AP II), one of the two (with Angkasa Pura I) state-owned airport operators in Indonesia, has said it will target African countries…..

New York Port Authority draws up strategic plan for Stewart Airport that involves the private sector

You can tell an airport owner/operator is thinking big about its baby when it calls in international big hitters such as France’s Groupe ADP to…..

IATA urges governments to put the passenger at the centre of the journey and allow technology to drive advances in passenger experience and infrastructure

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use of modern technology to put the…..

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…..