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Project Milestone for Gerald R Ford Airport  

Construction on the second phase of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s (GFIA), Gateway Transformation Project (GTP) began on November 5 and will continue through … More ››

Hamad Airport Completes First Phase of its Smart Airport Programme 

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced the completion of the first major phase of its Smart Airport programme, which it says will enable home carrier … More ››

Soft Opening for the new Istanbul Airport

Turkey’s President ErdoÄźan led the ceremony to mark the official opening of the new Istanbul Airport (IATA: ISL) on October 29. The new facility has … More ››

Istanbul New Airport Completes ORAT Test

The Istanbul New Airport (INA) has completed its Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) programme in time for its October 29 ‘soft opening’. The INA … More ››

Ryanair Changes Ground Handler at Stansted

Ryanair has announced that it has chosen OmniServ as its future ground handler at London Stansted Airport (IATA: STN). From February 1, 2019, OmniServ (operating … More ››

Stansted to offer free English and Maths GCSE Equivalent Courses for Airport Staff and Jobseekers

London Stansted Airport’s Employment and Skills Academy is launching free English and Maths courses to allow current airport employees, jobseekers and local residents to develop … More ››

Primera Air Collapses

After 14 years in business, the Icelandic owned, Danish-registered budget airline, Primera Air, ceased operations at midnight on October 1. The carrier had offered low-cost … More ››

Leeds Bradford to Extend Terminal Building

Leeds Bradford Airport has announced a multi-million pound, three-storey extension to its terminal building. Once complete, it will house a transformed international arrivals process, including … More ››

Ryanair Cancels 190 Flights Scheduled for September 28

Ryanair has advised customers that it has pre-cancelled 190 (8%) of its 2,400 scheduled flights on Friday September 28 due to what it described as “a … More ››

Swissport Opens its Second Largest Air Cargo Hub in Germany

Through its acquisition of Stuttgart-based cargo handler Apron GmbH, Swissport International now has Stuttgart Airport as its second largest German cargo hub. Only its recently … More ››