Airport Privatisation: How to reap the benefits and avoid the pitfalls

IATA DG and CEO Alexandre de Juniac has stated the appointment of Prince Muhammad Bin Salman as Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia…..

Can airports diversify their income streams as new technology comes online?

Whether it is car parking, land rents, terminal concessions or advertising, non aeronautical revenue sources comprise a significant portion of global airport revenues, with industry…..

Can airports really achieve deep and meaningful relationships with airlines?

Airport and airline relations have the potential to improve significantly once both parties recognise potential synergies in mutual areas of interest such as retail and…..

Is taking an intermodal strategy the answer to increasing scrutiny of airport development projects?

Enraged communities, strict environmental guidelines and general ongoing scrutiny – just a few things routinely challenging airports that are seeking to expand and meet aviation…..

The retail revolution is coming to airports as automation allows better targeting of passengers

Airport retail is a highly lucrative source of revenue for many airports, with sales per square metre often three to four times higher than on…..

How can airports attract new air services – and differentiate their attractiveness?

In recent years airports around the world have become much more active participants in the aviation equation. They have engaged airlines at the network planning…..

Saudi Arabia rethinks airport tendering process after terminating concession agreement with Singapore’s Changi Airports

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) announced it will undertake a fresh international tendering process for the concession contract at the new King Abdul Aziz…..

Albania hopes new airport projects can bring down air fares and boost international connectivity

For over a decade, Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza has been the sole international air gateway into Albania. Built in the 1950s and named after Roman…..

Vinci builds on a solid foundation to deliver double-digit passenger growth

One of the world’s largest and most diverse airport operators, France’s Vinci Airports, has reported that passenger traffic numbers grew by 12.4% in 2017 to…..

Carillion’s collapse – not much damage to the UK airport business, or is there?

The UK’s second largest construction company went into liquidation in the week commencing 15-Jan-2018 with debts and pension liabilities totalling in the order of GBP1.5…..