The airport has implemented new systems in order to enhance customer experience throughout the summer months.
The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) of Saudi Arabia has announced the city of Abha will become the kingdom's southern gateway hub with local budget carrier Flynas its designated carrier, reports ch-aviation.
Boeing has announced a new Technical Assistance Agreement with iGA Havalimani Isletmesi A.S. (IGA), the developer and operator of Istanbul New Airport.
Abu Dhabi Airports has said it has completed the final de-propping of the last arch in the roof of the new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), meaning that the structure is now completely
Dubai International (DXB) is gearing up to welcome nearly two million passengers over the two weekends of June 30 and July 7.
Dubai International (DXB) has been named as the Best Airport in the Middle East at the Asian Freight, Logistics, and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS) held in Shanghai recently.
"Obstacle-free airport" projects, which were initiated by TAV Airports at Istanbul Atatürk Airport followed by Ankara Esenboğa and Izmir Adnan Menderes airports, were presented as "the best practices" at
Abu Dhabi has followed Dubai and Sharjah by announcing it will impose an AED35 (US $9.5) fee on all passengers departing its airports.
Ankara Esenboğa and Izmir Adnan Menderes airports have received USTAD 2011:2015 Certification, accredited by the World Disability Union, for the works carried out to make all services
Dubai International (DXB), the world's number one international airport, welcomed more than 6.9 million passengers in April according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.
TAV Airports has been names as the 'Best Turkish Company in Investor Relations' in the 43rd Extel Survey.
Abu Dhabi Airports has completed the steel structure of the new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) central processor roof.
Abu Dhabi Airports' Procurement department has been named the Middle East's “Procurement Team of the Year” by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), at the
Etihad Airways has officially opened its new flagship First Class Lounge & Spa at Abu Dhabi International Airport's Terminal 3. The spectacular new space showcases the airline's commitment to providing unparalleled and
The International College of Engineering & Management (ICEM) has signed a memorandum of understanding with CAA International (CAAi), the state-to-state advisory arm of the UK Civil Aviation
Emirates' premium and loyal customers can now look forward to even greater levels of comfort, hospitality and convenience with the opening of the airline's new two-level premium lounge at the Cape Town International
Gulf Air has become one of the first airlines in the region to be awarded the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Ground Operations Manual Certificate (IGOM) certifying that the airline is in full compliance with
Gama Aviation has introduced Category Zero handling for its Fixed Base Operations (FBO) at Sharjah International Airport.
Turner & Townsend has won a key contract to provide cost management services for the expansion of Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai South.
Abu Dhabi-headquartered Falcon Aviation Services is to begin VIP Passenger handling, line maintenance and aircraft parking services from its new planned FBO site at Dubai South on July 1st.
London Oxford Airport retained its position as the sixth busiest airport for business aviation in mainland UK in 2015 and its OxfordJet FBO ranked fourth for aircraft throughput during the year,
Airports in the Yemeni port cities of Aden and Riyan Mukalla have reopened to traffic following a near twelve-month closure brought on the ongoing Yemeni civil war, reports ch-aviation.
FlyDubai will complete its move from Dubai International to Dubai World Central by the end of next year the CEO of Dubai Airports, Paul Griffiths, has disclosed.
Swissport Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Swissport International, has signed a contract with Jazeera Airways K.S.C. for ground handling services at King Abdulaziz International Airport in
Emirates Airline will now offer Visa Checkout, the online checkout service by Visa (NYSE: V), a global payments technology company, allowing shoppers to pay with their cards online and on any device, with just a few clicks.
Oman Airports Management Company (OMAC) – which manages and operates the Sultanate's airports – is seeking to revise the IATA service level standards of its new Muscat International and Salalah International passenger
Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) is drafting a masterplan for a proposed heli-taxi platform to be centred at the Dubai South aerotropolis which includes Al Maktoum International Airport.
Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central surged 79.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2016 according to the quarterly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.
Equipped with technology from Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL), the US pre-clearance terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport is a major success.
Khalifa Al Zaffin, chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation opened the Global Airport Leaders' Forum (GALF) alongside the Airport Show in Dubai, with a call to the aviation industry to be a part of the economic
Airports in the region could soon be using driverless electric shuttles to transport passengers and their luggage.
Abu Dhabi Airports has awarded Frequentis and its UAE partner, Bayanat Engineering UAE, the contract to modernise its voice communication infrastructure.
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,
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).
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.
The latest figures from Airports Council International (ACI), the global platform of international airport operators, show Istanbul's major airport Ataturk is knocking on the door of the world's top ten busiest airports.
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 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.
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.
Total air traffic movements in UAE airspace reached 77,887 last month, according to Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center latest reports.
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