Abu Dhabi's government investment arm, Mubadala is reportedly studying the potential for an airport in Cuba in partnership with the Russian government.
Effective security technologies and systems are still in demand among airport operators as increasing passenger volumes place new strains on existing infrastructure, said a report issued today.
The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has announced its net profit grew 48 per cent in 2014 over the previous year, with total revenues up by 13 per cent.
Abu Dhabi International Airport increased traffic by 20.7% in January a report by ADAC said today.
Aircraft at the Presidential Flight Hangar at Abu Dhabi International Airport, and at the Oman Air MRO facility at Muscat International Airport, will be keeping their cool thanks to a new order with global engineering group
First and business class passengers on Emirates airline will be the first to use an Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) being introduced in Dubai.
Hurghada International Airport is transforming the passenger experience at its new terminal with airport solutions from air transport IT specialist, SITA.
APM Terminals Bahrain and operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port recently hosted its annual Health and Safety (HSE) Committee meeting to honour the contributions made by the 2014 committee, elect the new committee members
The UAE has an “outstanding” aviation infrastructure and its airports are globally “recognised” for having the most-advanced infrastructure and technology and for facilitating a seamless experience for
The year 2014 was an exceptional period according to Oman Airport's Management Company.
Amman's Queen Alia Airport was rated the best overall in the Middle East by ACI – the trade association for the airport industry worldwide.
Aviation's role in the protection of national borders will come under the microscope at an international conference planned for the UAE next month.
Kuwait's public works ministry is reportedly considering to reject all bids to build a new terminal at the country's international airport.
Freight volumes and passenger traffic at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) reached record levels in 2014 according to the year-end traffic report released today by operator Dubai Airports.
Kuwait's Al-Nasriyah Company has signed an agreement to build and operate a new $1.35-billion airport in Diwaniya in Iraq.
International engineering group Egis has been awarded the design consultancy contract for the King Khaled development project by general contractor Almabani.
An ambitious Emiratisation target of 50% by the end of 2015 has been announced by Abu Dhabi Airports on the sidelines of Tawdheef, currently taking place at ADNEC under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of culture,
Etihad Airways has appointed its first Emirati female airport manager. Based in Nagoya, Japan, Fatima Al Kharousi will be responsible for overseeing the airline's operations at Chubu Centrair International Airport and the smooth
Airlines from the UAE, Lebanon and Turkey have suspended flights to Baghdad after a Flydubai B737 was hit by bullets as it landed at the Iraqi capital's airport.
Dubai Airports has released its year-end traffic report which confirm that Dubai International (DXB) has secured its position as the number one airport for international passenger numbers. Full year passenger numbers
Abu Dhabi Airports' board of directors carried out a site visit to the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) last week to review the progress made on the future gateway to the capital city.
Iraq has been the gateway for global trade from ages and the Iraqi government's efforts to regain the status got huge impetus with the recent announcement of Diwaniya Airport development and
Djibouti's President, Ismaďl Omar Guelleh, has laid the first stones of two new airports as part of the country's infrastructure development drive.
Abu Dhabi Airports today reported a year of solid growth in 2014, setting new annual records in passenger figures, aircraft and freight traffic.
Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is offering world-class shopping to complement the world-class golfing action during the 2015 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters starting today until January 24, 2015 at Doha Golf Club.
Educating policy makers and influencing higher authorities on the importance of aviation were highlighted as key actions at the Future Air Transportation Systems Summit (FATSS) 2015 held in Dubai today.
Smiths Detection has successfully installed a range of advanced detection equipment for Emirates Group Security at its facility in Dubai World Central, a purpose-built economic support zone around the new AI Maktoum
Ground handling and aviation services company Dnata is reporting a successful 2014, having invested almost $150 million to broaden its interest in travel, cargo, ground handling and catering sectors.
Dubai Airports maintained its growth trajectory in the second half of 2014 with passenger traffic at Dubai International rising 4.3 per cent in November, according to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai
The multi-billion dollar expansion of airports and airline fleets in the Middle East has set off immense growth prospects for the ground handling industry players with both airports and airlines operators keen on
Abu Dhabi International Airport today re-opened its newly renovated Southern Runway as part of its expansion plans in preparation for the iconic Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC) becoming operational in 2017.
On the year's busiest travel day, and the busiest travel day ever for Dubai's airports, dnata stepped up and delivered a flawless experience for travellers from around the world.
Abu Dhabi Airports has partnered with internationally acclaimed TOSA Spa to offer passengers yet another world-class service as they travel through the international gateway.
Emirates expects this week to be its busiest of 2014, as travellers head home or abroad for the holiday season. Over 80,000 people will travel on 19 December with Emirates on over 240 flights, according to the airline's latest booking figures.
Etihad Airways is implementing a range of initiatives to ensure the smooth handling of the record numbers of passengers checking-in and travelling from or through its hub in Abu Dhabi over the peak seasonal period.
Etihad Airways' new livery will now be seen by thousands of air travellers every day as they pass the 'Etihad Roundabout' by Terminal 4 at London's Heathrow Airport.
Abu Dhabi Airports today announced that passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 17.4% in the month of October.
Qatar Duty Free has announced the official opening of its Giorgio Armani boutique at Hamad International Airport.
Etihad Airways has deployed almost 100 additional staff to Abu Dhabi Airport to assist departing and arriving guests disrupted by this morning's heavy fog.
Abu Dhabi Airports today inaugurated the newly constructed, luxury VIP Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in partnership with National Aviation Services (NAS).
Hamad International Airport (HIA) has officially unveiled two of its latest state-of-the-art facilities, The Airport Hotel and Vitality Spa. Located in the south node of the airport, the 100-room The Airport Hotel and Vitality Spa offer passengers passing
TIBAH Airports Operation Company, a consortium led by TAV Airports and its local partners Al Rajhi and Saudi Oger which manages Prince Mohammad International Airport (PMIA) in Madinah, has selected IFS Applications to support and
The third edition of the two-day Global Airport Leaders Forum (GALF-2015) will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) from May 11 and 12 as a co-located event of the 15th edition of Airport Show.
Improving passenger processes at the airport is the number one information technology (IT) investment priority of airports around the world and nearly half (47%) rank passenger and airport security as their top priority, according
Group exhibition director, Daniyal Qureshi, of Reed Exhibitions looks forward to welcoming visitors to the Airport Show 2015.
The surge in freight volumes at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) continued in the third quarter of 2014 with triple-digit growth, according to traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports.
Emirates has empowered its airport staff with the latest mobile application designed to deliver the best service to customers. Called the Journey Manager, the custom-designed application enables the airline's team
Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced an increase in its monthly passenger statistics compared to those at Doha International Airport (DIA).
Abu Dhabi International Airport, in cooperation with Plaza Premium Lounge Management, has revealed its newly renovated Al Reem lounge by Plaza Premium Lounge in Terminal 1 as part of its commitment to providing
Passenger traffic at Dubai International continued its upward trend in September by registering 9.9 per cent growth, according to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.
Abu Dhabi Airports will be conducting a full scale emergency exercise at Al Ain International Airport on Tuesday.
Aircraft at Abu Dhabi's Al Bateen airport will soon be using the first Eagle Tug XL in the region following an order for the tow-tractor from the US manufacturer by Falcon Aviation.
An aircraft from Sharjah's royal flight touched down on the new runway at Sharjah International Airport to formally open the latest A380-ready runway in the UAE.
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 23.9% increase in passenger traffic during the month of September as compared to September 2013.
NATS has opened its headquarters for the Middle East and North Africa region, with a permanent office in the JLT free zone in Dubai, UAE.
Priority Pass has released the results of a survey of over 1,500 members which revealed unique insights into the world of an emerging global class of frequent flyers amongst them young adults in the UAE.
Jordan is studying the opportunity to build a new airport that could become the home of future regional training centre for aviation, the head of the country's civil aviation authority said at MEBAA conference today.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 24.8% in the month of August.
Thales has been awarded a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to provide the Saudi Arabia National Guard with navigation aids (navaids) and air traffic control tower equipment.
Brigadier Ali Atiq bin Lahej, Director of the General Department of Airport Security at Dubai Police will deliver a keynote address on three pertinent areas concerning security
Passenger traffic at Dubai International bounced back from a three-month slump resulting from a major runway upgrade project which concluded on July 20, to register a record 6.6 million passengers in August 2014.
Sharjah International Airport has selected SITA to provide its AirportConnect Open passenger processing technology for another five years.
The Crown Prince of Ajman, Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi has cleared the way for Ajman's proposed airport to go ahead and be operational in 2018.
Lebanese aircraft services company, Libanet, has signed a three year aircraft fleet services deal with Saudia Ground Services Company (SGS), the Jeddah based ground handler, which supplies services to all of Saudi Arabian airports.
Hamad International Airport (HIA) today announced an increase in its monthly passenger statistics compared to those at the old Doha International Airport (DIA), with an 11.36% passenger increase through its doors in July 2014 compared to July 2013.
TAV Airports, has signed an agreement with Limak Group for the acquisition of its 40% share in Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Upon closing of this transaction after having obtained the necessary approvals, TAV
Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has announced plans for a major expansion and has invested in huge tranches of land belonging to Al Wasl Real Estate Corporation.
Dubai Airports welcomes Sheikh Mohammed's approval of $32bn DWC airport expansion plan.
Etihad Airways has enhanced its premium service offering at Abu Dhabi International Airport with the opening of a new Arrivals Lounge.
Qatar Duty Free has opened three new restaurant concepts at Hamad International Airport: Soprafino, Qataf Café and Le Grand Comptoir. Located in concourse C, close to the iconic lamp bear.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced that Abu Dhabi Duty Free has achieved record sales in the first six months of 2014, reaching AED 487.9 million, which represents a rise of 11.5% compared to the first six months of 2013 (AED
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced a 21.7% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport for the month of July. A total of 1,703,995 passengers passed through Abu Dhabi International Airport in July
Passenger traffic at Dubai International remained above the 5-million mark for the 19th straight month in July while maintaining its growth trend for the year so far, a report released by Dubai Airports today showed.
Smiths Detection has been awarded a contract with the Morocco Civil Aviation Authority (ONDA) to install its revolutionary high-speed hold baggage explosives detection system, the HI-SCAN 10080 XCT, in the new
WSP has been appointed by international contractor J&P Overseas Ltd to work on two major airport facilities in Oman.
The recently opened Al Mourjan Business Lounge for Qatar Airways' Premium passengers at Hamad International Airport (HIA), introduces luxury design complemented with state-of-the-art technology to meet the needs and desires
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced a 19.4% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport during the first half of 2014 (1st January to 30th June), as compared to the first 6 months of 2013.
Total air traffic movements in UAE airspace reached 62,802 last month, according to Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center latest reports.
Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has called on American defence and technology giant Lockheed Martin to implement a route analysis tool at Bahrain International Airport.
Passenger and cargo traffic at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) registered a major surge in the second quarter of 2014 following the temporary shift of an estimated 600 flights per week from Dubai International during a
Hamad International Airport (HIA) has unveiled its new Al Mourjan Business Lounge for Qatar Airways' Premium passengers.
ATU Duty Free, a joint venture between TAV Airports and Unifree Duty Free / Gebr. Heinemann, has been awarded the tender for the operation rights of duty free stores at Salalah Airport, the second largest city of Oman, for 10
The head of Dubai's aviation industry, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of DCAA, chairman of Dubai Airports and chief executive of Emirates Airline, said he is confident that despite the three-month closure of one of Dubai
Passenger traffic at Dubai International rose to 34,676,090 during the first half of 2014, up 6.2 per cent from the same period last year despite a runway refurbishment programme that reduced the airport to a one-runway
Dubai Airports has successfully resumed full operations at Dubai International following the reopening of the northern runway.
The terminal building at Antalya Gazipaşa Airport was expanded three times the size and new parking zones were added to the apron through the investment made by TAV Airports.
Jazeera Airways Group inaugurated four new gates equipped with two state-of-the-art bridges at Kuwait International Airport. The gates are exclusively operated by the airline, and enable Jazeera
Abu Dhabi International Airport recorded 27.4% increase in passenger traffic for the month of May 2014, the highest in the airports' history.
The official opening of Heathrow's Terminal 2: The Queen's Terminal yesterday by Her Majesty The Queen, has been welcomed by HE Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways CEO and a non-exec director of Heathrow
In line with its commitment to raise awareness about careers within the aviation industry, Abu Dhabi Airports will welcome 100 UAE National students this year for its Summer Training Programme.
Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has unveiled a unique selection of food and beverage outlets to please the palates of every passenger travelling through Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar's new state-of-the-art
NATS, the UK air traffic management company has today announced some new technology into its training facilities which it believes will help develop a new low-cost and flexible training concept for developing markets.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that its training facility Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) signed an MoU with Emirates Group Security - Centre of Aviation and Security Studies (CASS) to provide a number of joint Aviation Security training
Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has unveiled a world-class shopping proposition for passengers travelling through Hamad International Airport.
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 22.5% increase in passenger traffic during April 2014 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to April 2013.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the launch of its official Facebook page, further extending its presence across mainstream social media channels.
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) received last week the prestigious award of “Best Airport for the Middle East region” from the Airports Council International (ACI) in an award ceremony in Seoul,
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed and recognised the participation of Qatar Airways and the newly opened Hamad International Airport (HIA), Doha, in two key industry