Poland will get a new central airport but neighbouring Belarus is going for decentralisation

The Polish Government has approved an act setting out principles and conditions for the preparation, financing and implementation of investments in the construction of the…..

The Japanese airport privatisation process is starting to pick up pace

Japan is a country where the notion of privatising airports has not advanced as far as it has in some economically comparable countries. But during…..

Only four of the ‘top 100’ airports don’t need a major infrastructure upgrade in the next 10 years, according to IATA. But which are they, and is that statement truly justified?

IATA’s director of global airport infrastructure and fuel, Hemant Mistry, speaking at a media briefing at the IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit, said…..

India’s airport privatisation finally appears to be in the right gear having stalled for a decade

India’s Government is reported to be exploring plans to privatise eight airports, including Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Jaipur, Kolkata, Guwahati and Pune. This marks a significant…..

Infraero IPO appears to be back on the cards, but does it still have a winning deck?

Brazilian state airport operator Infraero is (again) reported to be considering launching an Initial Public Offer (IPO) on its airports by the end of 2018…..

Is the US Infrastructure Bill going on the back-burner?

Earlier this month, the United States of America (USA) White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, was embroiled in an exchange with a member of…..

It is all part of a master plan! Bristol and Newcastle reveal lofty regional passenger demand projections

Two smaller but still very regionally significant English airports, Newcastle International in the northeast and Bristol in the southwest, have announced long-term development plans to…..

Russian airport privatisations – three companies dominate but there is little foreign investment, in or out

Russia is characterised by a concentration of air traffic in and around Moscow’s four airports, around half of the total for the country, and smaller…..

The world’s top 20 airports in 2017 – Atlanta still looks down on the opposition but for how much longer will that remain the case?

ACI World has released its list of the world’s busiest airports by passenger numbers in 2017. Once again Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International tops the list but it…..

The VINCI Airports juggernaut rolls on as it acquires Airports Worldwide’s assets

Last week, VINCI Airports acquired nine airports across the United States of America (USA), UK, Costa Rica and Sweden following a shock disposal of the portfolio held by Airports Worldwide. These acquisitions bring VINCI’s worldwide network…..