Austerity measures could prompt sale of significant Athens International Airport stake

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund’s (HRADF) executive chairman Aris Xenofos confirmed the agency is hoping to sell its 30% stake in Athens International Airport…..

Haïtian Government seeks private sector participation in new Port-de-Paix airport development as it seeks to grow country’s appeal

The Haïtian Cabinet is reported to be planning the development of a new airport in Port-de-Paix, in the country’s north-west, under a public-private partnership (P3)…..

Mexico’s GAP gets preferred bidder status for Kingston, but can it narrow the gap on Montego Bay where it is already the concessionaire?

Mexico’s Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico  (GAP) has been selected by the Jamaican Government as the provisional preferred bidder to operate, improve and expand Kingston Norman…..

From Mauritius to Uganda – the airport privatisation tale of two Africas

It is sometimes said that Africa is the world region that will surprise everyone with its air passenger growth. Indeed, IATA projects Africa to be…..

Vinci and Eiffage already in the frame as Lille is earmarked as the next French airport for privatisation

Eiffage, Vinciand other leading French investors are reported to be preparing to bid for the right to operate Lille Lesquin Airport, in northern France. The privatisation…..

China’s Alibaba looks to invest in Brazilian airport for its new South America logistics hub, but it could face some heavyweight competition 

The Chinese Alibaba Group has expressed interested in acquiring concession rights to operate Brazil’s Campinas Viracopos Airport. The mainland China-based conglomerate is expected to collaborate…..

Is a reverse airport privatisation on the cards in Brussels?

Belgium’s Flanders Government is reported to be considering the acquisition of Macquarie Group’s 36% stake in Brussels Airport through the Flanders Government investment company PMV……

As we see more examples of airlines entering the airport business, we question… Is this the start of a new phenomenon?

In the last month we have seen stories of one airline officially opening its own passenger terminal while another – a very large one at…..

Brazil set to raise the ‘for sale’ signs for Infraero, but is anyone watching?

The Brazilian state airport operator Empresa Brasileira de Infra-Estrutura Aeroportuaria (Infraero) has said the company is preparing the sale of 49% of its capital through an…..

French government’s share sale in Groupe ADP is attracting the industry’s big hitters

The French government, as part of its PACTE Bill on growth and economic transformation, intends to divest its (50.6%) stake in Groupe ADP, the operator…..