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.
Siemens Logistics and Airport Solutions has equipped the new cargo terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai World Central (DWC), with a state-of-the-art material handling system (MHS).
TAV Operation Services has been awarded the contract for the operating rights of lounges at Riga Airport, Latvia. The company has reached 30 lounges at 17 airports in eight countries.
Damman's King Fahd International Airport (KFIA), one of the region's fastest growing international airports, today officially unveiled its “Cargo Village”.
Abu Dhabi Airports has named Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei as its new CEO.
Chief Operations Officer at Abu Dhabi Airports, Ahmad Al Haddabi, has issued a statement regarding the sand storm in Abu Dhabi today.
The 2nd Annual Middle East Air Cargo & Logistics Conference & Exhibition 2015 (MEACL) and the Bahrain International Airport Development Forum (BIAD) 2015 opened today in Manama under the patronage of the Minister of
Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) recently welcomed the visit of a high-level delegation from Kerala, India.
Air traffic management specialists NATS, have released a video which looks at how the challenge in demand for airspace from regional population increases is being addressed for future air travel.
Turkish Airlines has announced its service at Gatwick Airport will move from the North to South Terminal on 29th March following the Airport's strategic review of its terminal operations.
Abu Dhabi International Airport last night welcomed the arrival of South African Airways' (SAA) inaugural flight from Johannesburg to the UAE's capital.
TAV Group President & CEO Sani Şener has participated in 1st Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer ORAT Conference held in Muscat.
The air transport industry has cut the rate of mishandled bags by 61.3% globally since 2007, creating US$18 billion in total estimated cost savings, according to air transport IT specialist, SITA.
Abu Dhabi Airports today announces that its Chief Executive Officer Tony Douglas is stepping down to take up a new role with the UK Government as Chief Executive of Defence Equipment & Support at the UK's Ministry of Defence.
Abu Dhabi Airports today announced that passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 21.5% in February 2015. A total of 1,715,540 passengers passed through Abu Dhabi International Airport
Smartworld, a joint venture between Etisalat, and Dubai World Central (DWC) has been contracted to support multiple projects across Dubai International Airport (DXB) including special airport systems (SAS) including network
Reuters is reporting that supporters of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi have seized Aden's international airport today after battles with rival forces that left at least six people dead..
IGA Havalimani Isletmesi A.S. – the company building what should be the world's biggest new airport, just north of Istanbul – has announced that it will host ACI Airport Exchange 2015, the event that combines an extensive airport
Annual passenger numbers at Abu Dhabi International Airport are expected to reach 27 million next year, according to Abu Dhabi Airports' chairman, Ali Majed Al Mansoori.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced that it has signed a AED 458 million contract with Smiths Detection, to equip the Midfield Terminal with a range of systems aimed at detecting CBRE threats
The world's biggest survey of air travelers has seen staff at Abu Dhabi International Airport voted the best airport staff in the Middle East for the third year.
Dubai Airports' latest ad is becoming an Internet sensation when it focuses on a special visitor.
Siemens Logistics and Airport Solutions is glowing in the success of Dubai International Airport as the provider of the operation and maintenance of the world's busiest international airport's baggage handling services.
Aviation's contribution to the Dubai economy will have increased three fold to $88 billion by 2030 said Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths in the opening address of day two of the Future of Borders conference in the UAE
Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal project at the emirate's international airport is ahead of schedule and the airport's chairman is optimistic it will be operational for its planned formal opening in July 2017.
The UAE's Advanced Passenger Information system is going live at Dubai International Airport later this week, according to Leyla Hareb, the assistant director of strategy & international affairs at
Online and technology solutions company, Emaratech, used the Future of Borders conference in Dubai to announce the launch of a new system that performs simultaneous document and iris scans to quickly
The Airports Council International (ACI) is collaborating within and outside of the industry on passenger facilitation solutions and supporting implementation and harmonization of Automated Border
Border control agencies worldwide need to be well-prepared to deal with the emerging challenges as the number of passengers travelling across the borders are set to rise exponentially over the next couple of years, Sheikh Ahmed bin
As the Future Borders conference is set to open in Dubai tomorrow, technology firm Rockwell Collins has unveiled a new suite of highly configurable airport identity management solutions to be at the disposal of airports
Dubai International has begun the new year with another record monthly traffic by welcoming more than 6.8 million passengers in January. According to the traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports, passenger traffic rose 7.7
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, Ismaïl 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
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
Flights have now resumed operation at Abu Dhabi International Airport after closure of Abu Dhabi International Airport's runway from 07:50 am to 8:30 am this morning due to heavy fog which reduced visibility levels to below 75 meters which is below the
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.
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.
Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) is planning to invest more than $2.5million to upgrade the world's largest 360-degree tower simulator it has developed over the years at a cost of $5.5million
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.