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.

Why Wizz Air A321 aborted take-off at V1

An AAIB report finds that pitot probes had become blocked by something the size of a grain of rice…

The world’s longest flight returns – and it’s now longer

Singapore Airlines is returning to the Big Apple next month after suspending its service from the city-state on March 23

You can buy a real airport terminal!

An airport in Poland is selling a disassembled airport terminal building and you can buy it!

Eastern Airways reveals new codeshare partner

The UK regional carrier announces an agreement that focuses on its base at Southampton Airport

Top 10 scenic airport approaches revealed

A survey of more than 6,000 aviation fans has shown which airports are the most beautiful and some that feature on the list are not what you might think…

London City Airport to cut up to 239 jobs

The East London facility has announced a restructuring plan which includes the loss of up to 239 roles across the organisation

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Leeds Bradford's Replacement Terminal Revealed

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has released new CGI images of its proposed replacement terminal, showing what passengers could expect if plans are approved.

Airlines and Airports Agree on Winter Slots Waiver

Ahead of the winter season, airlines, airports and slot coordinators across Europe have agreed on conditions for waiving the “use-it-or-lose-it” rule and are waiting for the green light from regulators

EasyJet Confirms Closure of 3 UK Bases

European low-cost carrier easyJet has confirmed it will shut three of its UK bases as it continues to battle with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virgin Atlantic Announces India Return

Crawley-based Virgin Atlantic is set to return to India after a break from flying to the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated travel restrictions.

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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