Technology techniques – exploiting airport infrastructure for future passenger growth

As passenger numbers are on the rise around the world, and airports are reporting being at or near capacity, how can the industry hope to…..

Aviation Infrastructure: adding new facilities against enormous odds – CAPA-ACTE Global Summit insights

It is a popular refrain that there has been no new runway added in the UK since WWII – although many unused and underused airports…..

The number of airports with more than 40 million annual passengers more than doubles in 10 years

Airports Council International (ACI) reports that the number of airports with an accumulated passenger throughput volume of more than 40 million passengers per annum increased…..

Airlines hold court – new analysis reveals intensifying competition between airports in Europe

Competition between airports for airlines and passengers is an indisputable part of the European air transport system, but latest research by Oxera reveals that both…..

IATA calls for tighter control over European airport monopolies as airport charges double

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the European Union to significantly strengthen economic regulation of major European airport monopolies by focusing on…..

London Heathrow the ‘most connected International Megahub’; Asia leads the way among LCC connections

It may remain heavily constrained by its capacity, but London Heathrow remains the single most connected International Megahub in the world by a clear margin,…..

Designing airports for the ever-changing future

Ever wondered what goes into the building of an airport? The years of planning, years of building and continued development and updating. The Blue Swan…..

Atlanta tops the passenger numbers league as part of mature market renaissance, but Asia Pacific leads the growth

Industry body Airports Council International (ACI) has released its official passenger and cargo statistics for 2016 with the standout news being the growth of the…..

Conflict between private concessionaire and public owner snags airport privatisation efforts in Greece

One of the benefits of leases, concessions, BOT and PPP deals for airports is that the government, be it national, federal or local, typically retains…..

Europe’s Ferrovial seeks to benefit from increase in airport PPPs in the US

While there are yet few concrete example of President Trump’s desire to increase the number of private sector infrastructure projects in the transport sector –…..