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
Dubai-based Al-Futtaim has signed a lease agreement with Dubai South for a 10,000sqm plot of land adjacent to the existing facility of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) as part of the expansion plans of the only fully integrated business
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.
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
Dubai International (DXB) has been ranked among the top 50 mega hubs – the world's most connected airports - in the 2015 Megahubs Index by OAG the air travel intelligence company. DXB is the only Middle East airport to make the grade.
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.
Etihad Airways will introduce sweeping new baggage policy enhancements in conjunction with the launch of its new Fare Choices tariff structure, effective for tickets issued on or after 14 September 2015, providing more choice and clarity to
Airbus Defence and Space will equip Sharjah International Airport with a modern Tetra (terrestrial trunked radio) communications network.
An estimated $16.3 billion in economic benefits can be achieved in the Middle East over the next 10 years by delivering enhancements to air traffic control systems, according to a new report commissioned by NATS.
Morocco's Office National Des Aéroports (ONDA) and Director General D'Aviation Civile (DGAC) are working jointly on plans to develop Ben Slimane Airport (GMMB/GMD) into the country's main dedicated business aviation hub. This will
Thales are to operate an integrated security solution in Oman's newest airports in Muscat and Salalah after being selected by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Oman.
Cargo volumes at Al Maktoum International - Dubai World Central (DWC) continued to rise sharply in the first half of 2015, as the airport continues to rise up the ranks of the top cargo airports worldwide edging into the 19th position up from 20th earlier in
Abu Dhabi Airport starts the de-propping process for roof structure of the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), with aim for the structure to be self-standing by February 2016.
Ariana-NAS, a joint venture between National Aviation Services (NAS) and Ariana Afghan Airlines, has launched ground handling services in Herat and Kandahar International Airports in Afghanistan, in a move that it
Airport railway and monorail systems can be very complex but, as Keith Mwanalushi finds, advanced mobility solutions for major facilities in the Middle East are increasingly important.
July was a record breaking month for passenger figures at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as not only did the total number of passengers travelling through the airport hit the two million mark for the first time ever,
Dubai World Central, the 145 square kilometre master-planned city with Al Maktoum International at its core, has been rebranded 'Dubai South'.
The world may face a shortage of vital airport infrastructure in the next 15 years unless regulatory change sees airlines paying a fairer share of airport costs, according to Airports Council International (ACI World).
Turkish company TAV Airports is bidding for management of five airports in the Philippines through public-private projects.
Abu Dhabi Airports has said that it has achieved record commercial sales in the first six months of 2015, reaching AED 707.6 million, an impressive rise of 10.9% compared to the first six months of 2014.
The Egyptian Airports Company (EAC) has announced that it has chosen SITA as its technology partner for its airport IT modernisation programme at five of the largest airports it manages across Egypt.
Passengers on Air Arabia and those passing through Sharjah International Airport are getting additional protection against disease.
Etihad is in talks with central African airline Rwandair for a 49% stake in the Kigali-based carrier.
Oman Air has unveiled refurbished first and business class lounges at Muscat International Airport. The lounges were formally opened by Her Excellency Maitha Bint Saif Al Mahrouqi, Under-Secretary at the Omani Ministry of Tourism and Deputy
Flydubai has said that it will commence new passenger services from Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) with effect from 25 October 2015, the commencement of its winter schedule, as it continues its operations from Dubai
Gama Aviation has announced that from the August 1 it has expanded its operations at Sharjah International Airport in the UAE.
Abu Dhabi International Airport announced today that it had passed the 2 million passenger mark within a single month last night 31st July, signalling a new era in the airport's journey.
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 17.2% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport during the first half of 2015 (1st January to 30th June), as compared to the same period for last
The UAE Ministry of Environment and Water will commence an educational awareness campaign titled 'Illegal Trading of Ivory' from August 2 to 13, 2015 at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Jordan is mounting pressure onto Israel to reign in its plans for the new Ramon Airport at Timna just north of Eilat.
Runway renovation at the Egyptian regional airport of Assuit in the New Valley area have been completed and Assuit International Airport has reopened to commercial traffic after a year's closure.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that its ground handling service provider DhabiJet has been awarded RA3 certification for cargo operations at Al Ain International Airport.
Airline Services Handling, part of the Airline Services Group, has taken over the ground and passenger handling for Turkish Airlines effective July 1 the company announced today.
Advertising company JCDecaux SA has announced that its subsidiary JCDecaux ATA (held 60% by JCDecaux, 40% by ATA) has won the advertising contract for the new Prince Mohammad bin
A Flynas aircraft was damaged after it was hit by a vehicle belonging to a catering firm in Saudi Arabia, reports Emirates 24/7.
Abu Dhabi International Airport has again earned the accreditation level of 'mapping' from ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation for the third time, in recognition of its efforts to manage carbon
A multi-million dollar extension to one of the most high-risk areas of Abu Dhabi International Airport is being protected by an industry-leading Axis AX fire system from UK-based Advanced.
The new terminal at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport (PMIA) in Madinah Al-Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, had its grand opening on Friday.
The new Salalah Airport, which commenced its operations last June 15, 2015, is an expansive infrastructure project that features state-of-the-art technology with the chief objective of improving air
The Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) of Oman officially inaugurated the new Salalah Airport on June 15.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that it has successfully achieved the ISO 27001:2013 standard of information security across all of its IT systems.
Abu Dhabi International Airport released its May traffic figures today showing overall passenger traffic was up by 14.9% for the month compared to May 2014 with 1,877,440 passengers passing through the airport, and nearly 15,000
Turkish Airlines has said it intends to grow its secondary base at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport once operations move from the main Ataturk gateway to a new hub being constructed north of the city, reports Flightglobal.
Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has been accredited ISO 22000 for its 600-seat restaurant with production facilities Marché, in Hamad International Airport (HIA), recognising its commitment to quality, cleanliness and
Emirates expects higher than normal passenger traffic on its flights this upcoming weekend, as travellers head home or abroad for the summer holiday season.
Emirates customers can now stay fully charged with the launch of 30 wireless charging trays for most smartphones in its First Class and Business Class Lounges in Concourse A, B and C in Dubai.
Total air traffic movements in UAE airspace reached 75884 last month, according to Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center latest reports.
Emirates has celebrated the opening of its 38th dedicated lounge at Terminal 2 of Narita International Airport.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), has announced a new initiative to optimise the accommodation of carry-on bags given differing carry-on bag sizes and airline policies.
Abu Dhabi Airports today announced that passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 15.5% in April 2015 as compared to April 2014.
TAV Airports was voted the Best Turkish Company in Investor Relations (7th in European Transport Sector) in the 42nd Extel Survey.
The first Routes Middle East and Africa event was held in Bahrain on the May 31 – June 2, 2015 and one exhibitor was Oman Airport looking to build direct routes with African carriers.
ExecuJet Middle East is working on first design concepts for its new $35m terminal at Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central (DWC), ahead of the move of all general aviation (GA) traffic to the airport in 2017.
TAV Airports Holding has received the "Internal Auditing Awareness” award of Institute of Internal Auditing, Turkey.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the successful completion of the installation and renovation of baggage handling systems at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.
Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) see success rate in terms of passenger growth in the Oman during the first quarter of 2015.
Aviation authorities in the United Arab Emirates are planning to introduce a passenger protection programme. .
Jazeera Airways is set to have its own terminal at Kuwait International Airport following talks between the low cost carrier and the Government.
Emirates and Heathrow have announced the launch of a new strategic partnership that will bring increased earning and redemption options for members of their customer loyalty programmes, Emirates Skywards and Heathrow Rewards.
Airports focusing on safety of passengers at remote stands were looking a new product from UK's Tensator Group at the Airport Show in Dubai – a nigh-glow passenger guidance system for disembarding the aircraft to a bus
Speakers at the Innovation Podium of at Dubai's Airport Show presented insights into various new technologies that could be used to meet the emerging and future challenges for the airport management.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today a five-year partnership with SITA, to provide state-of-the-art IT infrastructure throughout the new Midfield Terminal, which will serve an estimated 30 million passengers annually
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have one of the world's busiest airspaces by 2030 with the country's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) predicting the nation will service over 5,100 daily aircraft movements by
For African aviation to meet its true potential the continent's airports will require massive investment in land, construction and technology. But how feasible is it for this investment to take place and what
The first afternoon panel, moderated by Victoria Moores, bureau chief, Air Transport World and African Aerospace, looked at airline business in the region.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, gave the keynote address at the second session of Aviation Africa. In “Building a world class airport” he said that when he left Gatwick Airport in 2007, LGW and Dubai were about the
A distinguished panel of industry experts discussed the challenges and opportunities facing the African aviation industry.
The Hon. Dzifa Aku Attivor, Minister of Transport for Ghana, gave a keynote address on how government cooperation with the aviation industry is key. She said that the industry must be seen as a national asset and an economic driver
Delegates to the Aviation Africa 2015 summit and exhibition were officially welcomed to Dubai by Laila Ali Hareb Al Muhairi, assistant director general for strategy and international affairs, UAE General
The Aviation Africa 2015 two-day summit and exhibition has opened in Dubai. The event is being attended by and held under patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, chairman
Abu Dhabi Airports is to deploy SITA's Airport iValidate travel document authentication system to speed up passenger throughput.
With an objective to support the ongoing development of key airport infrastructure facilities in the UAE and across the Middle East, Smiths Detection, will showcase its next generation detection and security
Dubai International experienced solid growth across all major markets in March 2015, lifting passenger traffic 7.2 per cent from the same month last year, according to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai
Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Medina has chosen Vanderlande to be its preferred maintenance partner.
TAV Operation Services, a subsidiary of TAV Airports Holding, was attracting the crowds as it promoted its “primeclass” passenger lounges at the 28th international ground handling services conference, held in Istanbul by IATA.
Abu Dhabi Airports has launched its annual safety awareness campaign this week, with the aim of increasing awareness of aviation safety standards and best practice among its employees and airport' stakeholders.
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 21.1% increase in passenger traffic during the first quarter of 2015 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to Q1 2014.
Qatar Duty Free has unveiled an exclusive 180-square metre Dior Les Parfums podium with an avenue of 6,000 roses delicately hand-planted one-by-one to create a garden atmosphere in Hamad International Airport.
With the number of air travelers worldwide expected to double to 6.6 billion by 2020, Smart Airports are the way forward to help cope with this challenge of growing numbers as well as ensuring security at borders.