Airport News

Changing travel habits, both for business and pleasure, have led to increased traffic through international and domestic airports across the globe. Airports have faced numerous challenges surrounding increasing passenger volumes, enhanced security requirements and environmental considerations.

These challenges, in turn, have led to airports rapidly evolving and expanding whilst adopting new technologies, expanding terminals, building new runways and developing environmental policies that better align with modern standards and expectations.

This page contains news stories and articles on airports across the globe with details on planned expansion and development as well as new technologies and initiatives to tackle these challenges. We are constantly adding new articles to help keep you up to date with all the latest changes and updates for hundreds of airports worldwide.

You’ll never guess the simple mistake that caused underpowered TUI 737 take-off

A case of ‘Miss' identification which caused a ‘serious incident’ at Birmingham Airport last year

Changi Airport inaugurates new online travel portal

The service allows passengers to book PCR tests and helps them meet the requirements needed to enter Singapore

London City launches scheme to help local communities recover from COVID-19

The London City Helpers programme will help tackle unemployment and provide support to those from disadvantaged backgrounds

Aer Lingus to launch four transatlantic routes from Manchester

Up to 120 jobs are set to be created, with non-stop flights to New York and Orlando beginning in July

Altitude Angel launches next-gen airspace management for airports

Altitude Angel announced a next-generation airspace management solution to be initially deployed to support regional and local airports and airfields

Birmingham Airport introduces rapid testing for staff

The aim is to help protect the facility’s workforce by identifying employees that are asymptomatic

New survey reveals potential summer rebound for UK holidaymakers

Results suggest that passengers would be happy to adapt to a post COVID-19 world, with regular testing and proof of vaccinations

London Southend recognised for commitment to carbon neutrality

The airport has been awarded the Airport Carbon Accreditation for its environmental efforts

Changi Airport Group begins security upgrade project

The three-year plan is set to enhance the airport’s protection system

Airports Authority of India goes Live with Aireon System

Airports Authority of India goes Live with Aireon System, Providing the Highest Safety Standards for Air Travel in the Region

International Airport Development News

On this page you will find articles including planning for redevelopment of major international airports from Al Maktoum to LaGuardia and Singapore to Beijing’s Daxing International Airport. This will include new runways, new terminal buildings and redevelopment of arrival and departure facilities. We will also include articles on the latest airport trends including new security protocols, improved passenger flow through terminal buildings and the introduction of new greener initiatives.

Large international airports are extremely complex, from the computer systems used to coordinate thousands of passengers and hundreds of flights, to the logistics of moving travellers and their luggage through the terminal efficiently. Many airports are adopting digital solutions to increase efficiency which in themselves can lead to new challenges including security, travel disruption and logistics.

For a closer look at the technology being implemented by airports, take a look at our Airport Technology page.

Whether you’re looking for information on Heathrow Airport Holdings latest development plans, or London City Airport’s latest initiative to engage with the local community. We have articles covering all of the major UK airports, from Luton to Manchester and Stanstead to Gatwick. Find out which UK airports are trialling cutting-edge technology to improve their passenger experience, where the latest security initiatives are being implemented and how effective they are proving to be.

For more information on the latest commercial aviation news why not take a look at our dedicated pages from Airport Technology, Commercial Aviation News and Aviation Engineering News.

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