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Cologne-Bonn appoints new CEO

The supervisory board of Cologne-Bonn Airport has unanimously elected Thilo Schmid CEO of the German airport

Palmerola International takes off

The first scheduled flights have taken off from the new Honduran capital airport, Palmerola International, following five years of planning

Zanzibar appoints master concessionaire

Maritime and Mercantile International and Emirates Leisure Retail have been appointed master concessionaire for T3 at Zanzibar’s Abeid Amani Karume International Airport

QC reveals Mortenson as renovation lead

Quad Cities International Airport’s board of commissioners has approved Mortenson as the construction manager at risk (CMAR) for a major terminal renovation project

Dubai Bottega Prosecco Bar reopens

n another reflection of the upwards swing in passenger numbers, the Bottega Prosecco Bar at Dubai reopens on December 22

Zurich soundproofed hangar out of action

An incident in early December has left Zurich Airport’s soundproofed hangar out of action and in need of substantial refurbishment

SSP America appoints new COO

Travel F&B specialist SSP America has appointed Amanda Busby COO, to manage the company’s growing presence in airports across the US and Canada

Gloucestershire awards runway refurbishment contract

Engineering and construction specialist VolkerFitzpatrick has been appointed to deliver a Civil Aviation Authority (CCA) approved upgrade to Gloucestershire Airport in 2022

Menzies wins further IATA accreditation

Menzies Aviation cargo operations at London/Heathrow and Budapest airports have received CEIV certification to handle time- and temperature-sensitive pharma products

Emirates reopens 20 lounges

Dubai-based Emirates continues to reopen
its lounges to meet the ongoing upsurge in
travel demand

BER sells final Business Park Berlin plot

Berlin Brandenburg’s Airport Operating Company has sold a 63ha plot of land in the vicinity of the airport to real estate specialist Segro

Charging station opens at Riga

A charging station suitable for any electric car has been installed at Riga Airport in Latvia

First Phoenix E delivered

Goldhofer’s first electric towbarless aircraft tractor has been delivered to Lufthansa Engineering and Operational Services (LEOS) in Frankfurt

Western Sydney contracts announced

The final major construction contract for Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport has been awarded

DXB back to 100% operating capacity

The opening of the final phase of Concourse A at Dubai International's Terminal 3 means that the airport is now 100% operational

marhaba brings Meet & Greet to Oz

Airport hospitality specialist marhaba, part of dnata, has launched its Meet & Greet Services
in Australia

Emirates-moved vaccines pass 600 million doses

Emirates SkyCargo has transported more than 2,800 tonnes of COVID-19 vaccines from 35 origins to over 80 destinations in the last ten months

Kuala Lumpur installs self-service kiosks

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) has installed SITA biometric-enabled self-service kiosks to support the ongoing COVID-19 recovery.

AECOM to manage Hamad expansion

American multinational engineering firm, AECOM is to provide programme management services at Hamad International Airport as part of the expansion programme for Cargo Terminal 2 and Amiri Flight Facilities.

Palermo trials emissions management solution

SITA and Palermo Falcone Borsellino International Airport have partnered on a four-month trial of a solution that aims to cut airport emissions.

San Diego breaks ground on Terminal 1

Representatives from San Diego County Regional Airport Authority have held a groundbreaking celebration for the new Terminal 1 at San Diego International.

JFK to build new $9.5bn terminal

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is to build a new $9.5bn international terminal at John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Finavia signs taxi service contract

Finavia has signed a new deal with two taxi companies to provide services at Oulu and Rovaniemi Airports from January 1 2022.

Fraport and EnBW sign power agreement

Fraport and energy provider EnBW have signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) for the supply of electricity generated by offshore wind turbines.

VINCI launches Portugal reforestation programme

VINCI Airports has launched two new reforestation projects near Faro Airport in the Algarve and Porto Santo Airport in Madeira.

Menzies reviews sustainability progress

Menzies Aviation has revealed a six-month update on its 'All In' sustainability strategy

Seychelles installs biometric corridor

Travizory Border Security has installed a biometric corridor for traveller screening in the Seychelles to ensure contactless and secure travel for air arrivals

Portland opens new Concourse B

Portland International Airport (PDX) has opened its new Concourse B with gates devoted to Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air’s regional routes

Brisbane starts next construction phase

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has begun construction of a new warehouse and distribution facility at Brisbane Airport

World-first electric forecourt for Gatwick

Gatwick Airport will play a part in the biggest upgrade of motorway electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in UK history