Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that Emirates Leisure Retail (ELR), HMSHost International, Lagardčre Capital, and SSP, four world-class food and beverage (F&B) retailers, have been awarded the concessionaire contracts for Abu Dhabi Airports' Midfield Terminal Building (MTB).
In a drive to improve the passenger experience and deliver increased flexibility to its airlines, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) will this year introduce SITA's self-service check-in kiosks across Bahrain
Qatar Airways has opened the new Qatar Airways Dubai Premium Lounge at Dubai International Airport, Concourse D.
Airports Council International (ACI) has announced the findings of a white paper analysing the influence of customer service quality on airports' non-aeronautical revenue.
Double digit traffic growth continued at Oman Airports during the first quarter of 2016.
Air services provider, dnata, has reached a key milestone in its operation at Dubai World Central (DWC), handling over one million tonnes of air freight since its first full year of operation in 2011.
Serco, international service company, has agreed a contract extension with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA).
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Secretary General Dr Fang Liu visited Egypt last week, where she conducted a range of discussions highlighting the importance of sustainable aviation development.
SkyTeam has opened its latest lounge at Dubai International Airport to offer amenities Elite Plus, First and Business Class passengers of the ten member airlines serving the airport.
Hamad International Airport (HIA) has commenced the testing phase of its programme to transform into a 'smart airport' by integrating best of breed technologies that would offer passengers more control and independence over their journey.
ACI's preliminary passenger traffic results have shown the most-travelled airports, with Atlanta-Hartsfield-Jackson with over 100 million passengers in 2015.
Dubai is to introduce a 35 Dirham airport-service fee on all passengers leaving the emirate, including transfers.
Abu Dhabi Airports reported an 8.7% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), for February 2016, compared to the same month last year. A total of 1,863,942 people traveled
Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) has agreed a seven-year contract with Lockheed Martin for its suite of BEONTRA forecasting solutions.
The UAE's Al Jaber Engineering & Contracting (ALEC) has won a contract from Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (Daep), the engineering arm of Dubai Airports Company, to expand Dubai's Al Maktoum International's passenger terminal building,
Emirates National Oil Company's subsidiary Horizon Terminals Ltd will start building its underground 16 km Jet Fuel pipeline extension to link its Jebel Ali storage terminal with Dubai South's Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai
Dubai International (DXB) started the New Year with record monthly traffic of 7.3 million passengers in January, surpassing the previous benchmark of 7.2 million passengers which was set in August 2015.
Dubai Duty Free was awarded the “Best Environment Friendly Project Award” and the Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices Award at the World CSR Congress held last month at the Taj Lands End Mumbai, India.
An EgyptAir Boeing 737-800 passenger plane collided with a large bird yesterday, causing a hole in the planes fuselage as it came in to land at Heathrow Airport in London, reports The Independent.
International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and Airports Council International (ACI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work on airport security.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Aéroports de Paris (ADP) linking Al Bateen Executive Airport with Le Bourget Airport.
Finmeccanica has announced during the World ATM Congress in Madrid the award of contracts totalling around €120 million.
Smart Airports are set to revolutionise passenger experience as airports allocate higher budgets to expanding and adopting the latest smart technologies.
Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, the UK-based air traffic communication systems subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation, is to expand the capability of the ATC communication systems at Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World
A total of 615,478 passengers used the US pre-clearance facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) in 2015, to process their arrival documents before landing in the United States.
Lufthansa has opened its Business Class and Senator lounges at the new Concourse D, Departure Area, Terminal 1 of the Dubai International Airport, offering guests more room to feel at home.
Istanbul Atatürk operated by TAV Airports, has received the ASQ award for 'service quality and dedication to cultivating an outstanding journey for passengers from curb to boarding'.
Al Bateen Executive Airport has announced 9% year-on-year growth in passenger traffic figures in 2015, surpassing its previous performance in 2014.
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 14.1% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) for January 2016 compared to the same period last year. A total of 2,154,241 people travelled through
Executive Sky Flight Support (ESFS) has announced a new partnership with Smart Aviation FBO at Cairo International Airport.
Dnata has commenced operations at Dubai's Concourse D.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) has moved its operations at Dubai International Airport from Concourse C to the new Concourse D.
Abu Dhabi International Airport has been awarded the ISO 22301 Management System Certificate for Business Continuity Management. This makes the capital's airport the first in the Middle East, and one
TAV Passport Card, a product of TAV Operation Services, is now at the disposal of the card holders at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport.
Dubai International Airport has opened its new Concourse D, reports The National.
The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has awarded a AED3.4 billion (US $919 million) grant to Bahrain to cover more than 80% of the Kingdom's international airport expansion.
Gama Aviation has announced it has been given formal approval to expand its operations at Sharjah International Airport with the building of a new business aviation facility.
Abu Dhabi Duty Free set a new sales record in 2015, reaching AED 1.5 billion across its retail, food and beverage (F&B) and services sectors, according to its latest commercial figures. Sales were up 10.3% on 2014's figures, despite increasing
Drone enthusiasts are being urged to practice their hobby only in accredited clubs for safety and security reasons.
Dnata has celebrated 30-years of providing Special Handling services to passengers with disabilities at Dubai International Airport.
The number of passengers in Muscat International Airport exceeded first time ever 10 million passengers (+18%). Additionally, Muscat International Airport broke first time 1 million passenger milestone per month in August, 2015.
Iranian authorities are looking to establish zones at Tehran's Imam Khomeini airport for companies to establish aircraft maintenance centres, reports Flight Global.
On February 4, Dubai Duty Free officially welcomed the 'Year of the Fire Monkey' with an exclusive Chinese-themed celebration in Terminal 3 (Concourse B) of Dubai International Airport.
Sharjah-based VIP aviation specialist Gama Aviation has partnered with Go Aviation Middle East to access the company's suite of services, which range from light interior cleaning to complete paint and brightwork restoration and polishing.
Satair is to market the ground support equipment from Dedienne Aerospace across the wider Middle East and Africa regions.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced that it has exceeded its targets for Emiratisation in 2015 with 50% of its workforce now UAE nationals.
Dubai International (DXB) retained its position as the world's number one hub for international passengers by registering annual traffic of just over 78 million in 2015.
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) achieved record traffic figures in 2015, with more than 23 million passengers passing through its terminals.
Etihad Airways is to open a new First Class Lounge at Abu Dhabi International Airport's Terminal 3 in May, for the exclusive use of its First Class guests, Etihad Guest Platinum and Etihad Airways Partners
French airport specialists Aeroports de Paris (ADPI), Vinci and Bouygues have signed MoUs to develop Iran's Tehran, Mashhad and Isfahan airports according to sources in Iran
Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport Domestic Terminal has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certificate the U.S.
Ras Al Khaimah International Airport has recorded a 17 per cent increase in passengers in 2015 compared to a year earlier, reports Gulf News.
Thales says it is committed to building a permanent base in the Kingdom if it wins a major contract for IT and security as part of the Bahrain International Airport (BIA) expansion.
Bahrain has awarded the a joint venture between the UAE construction company Arabtec and Turkey's airport specialist TAV, the main contract for its $1.1bn airport modernisation programme.
Royal Jordanian's Crown Lounge, at Queen Alia International Airport, was named the winner of the Africa & Middle East Lounge of the Year Award 2015, by Priority Pass, part of the Collinson Group.
Abu Dhabi Airports has unveiled one of the country's biggest district cooling plants that will serve Abu Dhabi International Airport's new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB).
Jotron AS will supply the Turkish State Airports Administration (DHMI) with 1,130 air traffic control (ATC) radios, additional equipment and spare parts.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) has asked its passengers travelling via Queen Alia International Airport to be present at the airport three hours prior to their flight schedule, starting January 5, 2016.
Sharjah Aviation Services has announced it will introduce new automated baggage management and communication systems at Sharjah International Airport.
Abu Dhabi Airports has partnered with SITA to introduce its latest technologies across the three terminals at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), as part of preparations for AUH reaching a capacity of 45
The New Year began on a high note for Dubai Duty Free as the group, which incorporates the airport retail operation and its Leisure division, announced turnover of Dhs7.057 billion (US$1.933 billion) for
Myanmar Airways International, Myanmar National Airlines and Bhutan Airlines have appointed dnata as their ground handler while Air New Zealand, Turkish Airlines and China Southern Airlines
Travel is expected to reach an all-time high at the end of this week for Emirates Airline.
Abu Dhabi Airports has awarded contracts to Aer Rianta International and Lagardčre Capital, to provide duty free servicess in the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) which is currently under constrtuction at the emirate's
An explosion in Sabiha Gokcen Airport has left one person dead and caused widespread damage to the airport, the Telegraph reports.
İGA has chosen an innovative design by AECOM and Pininfarina as the winner of an international design competition for the regional Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower and technical building at the
Abu Dhabi Airports is treating its travellers to live music during the festive season, by inviting local musicians to perform.
Etihad Airways has announced an agreement with Luggage Logistics to transform the end-to-end baggage management process across the airline's global airport network.
Abu Dhabi Airports has successfully installed the first three of 106 passenger- boarding bridges in the new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB).
Both Dubai Airports and Emirates Airline have been recognised for outstanding achievements in the 2015 Service OIympian Awards – the only independent honours which recognise the UAE's customer service leaders.
Bahrain's Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, said a slew of major contracts will soon be awarded for the Kingdom's Airport Modernisation Programme.
The Ł1 million refit is a continuation of the refurbishment started in 2006, and has seen all of the TAG management offices moved out of the terminal and into a separate building.
James Hogan, president and chief executive officer of Etihad Airways has officially opened the airline's First and Business Class Lounge at JFK International Airport.
Emirates has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bundespolizei, Germany's Federal Police, which will enhance the effectiveness of travel documentation screening procedures and ensure a more efficient journey on flights to
Istanbul Atatürk Airport is now accessible in the virtual world by Google Street View under the guidance of TAV Information Technologies.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced several key capacity expansion initiatives at Abu Dhabi International Airport that will improve overall operational efficiency.
Abu Dhabi International Airport is the first in the Middle East to introduce automatic boarding pass
Abu Dhabi International Airport has become the first in the region to successfully introduce an automated Traveler Document Authentication System (TDAS), using the latest
Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has announced that General Electric Aviation (GE Aviation) recently opened a first of its kind 'Middle East Aviation Technology Center' in the Freezone to
The Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority and Cairo Airport have successfully passed the ICAO audit.
Abu Dhabi International Airport has released figures that show its strong global appeal as a travel hub, with an impressive 18% growth in passenger traffic over the first three quarters of the year, with a total of 17,473,063
Oman Airports' has welcomed new Kish Airlines to Muscat International Airport, offering one direct weekly services between Kish Islands and Muscat/Muscat to Kish Islands using a Fokker 100 aircraft.
Abu Dhabi International Airport has released figures showing an 18% growth in passenger traffic over the first three quarters of the year, with a total of 17,473,063 passengers.
Passenger traffic at Dubai International, the world's number one airport for international passengers, rose 8.2 per cent in September, according to a traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports.
Bahrain airport company (BAC) is to issue tenders in Q1 next year for infrastructure for the planned MRO zone – the first zone to be delivered under the new land-use masterplan for Kingdom's Airport Modernising Programme
Flydubai has launched its first flights from Al Maktoum International-Dubai World Central (DWC).
TAV Airports has commenced operating the International Terminal of Milas-Bodrum Airport.
Turkey's plans to build the world's largest airport in Istanbul, were given a financial boost this week as three public and three foreign-financed banks signed deals to provide $5.11 billion to a joint venture involving five Turkish
Perkins+Will is to design the master plan for Istanbul New Airport, otherwise known as 'airport city'.
Abu Dhabi International Airport is undertaking one of its most ambitious expansion projects, with Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) selecting ADB Group as the main contractor.
On UAE Civil Aviation Day, H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, minister of economy and chairman of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), and H.E. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, director general of the GCAA,
Thales has been awarded a contract to supply one ILS/DME and all related services for Najaf Al-Ashraf International Airport in Najaf.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 17.4% in the month of August.
Dubai Airports beat shortlisted Changi, Amsterdam and Frankfurt to scoop an award for the best airport with more than 50 million passengers at the World Routes Development Forum being held in Durban, South Africa.
Abu Dhabi Airports is putting in place a range of initiatives to maintain standards of services at Abu Dhabi International Airport during the upcoming busy Hajj season, which started this week with the first special charter
Global, integrated infrastructure services company AECOM has secured a contract to design a new airport in Istanbul that will be the world's largest new airport in terms of annual passenger capacity.