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Abu Dhabi International Airport begins trials of autonomous wheelchairs

Posted 17 September 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports has partnered with Etihad Airways to launch a trial of autonomous wheelchairs at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in collaboration with the air transport communications and information technology company, SITA, and the personal electric vehicle supplier, WHILL.

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Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomes high number of passengers during the summer

Posted 2 September 2019

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has welcomed over 4.5 million passengers during the summer months.

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SITA to support systems at Algeria’s new international terminal

Posted 28 August 2019

SITA has been selected to provide key systems to support the smooth opening and operation of Algeria’s new international terminal at Houari Boumediene International Airport.

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DXB welcomes 41.3 million passengers in the first half of 2019

Posted 19 August 2019

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 41.3 million passengers in the first half of 2019, maintaining its position as the world’s largest international airport by traffic volume.

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Pakistan and India Independence Days celebrated at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Posted 16 August 2019

Visitors to Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) from Pakistan and India were greeted by the green, white and saffron colours of their national flags, and steaming cups of Karak chai, to

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Abu Dhabi Airports completes preparations for the return of Hajj pilgrims

Posted 14 August 2019

Abu Dhabi International Airport has completed preparations for the return of the Hajj pilgrims from Mecca and Medina over the upcoming weekend.

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Abu Dhabi welcomes one of the first flights from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport

Posted 12 August 2019

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah on Saturday 10th August.

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Enhancing tower ATC

Posted 7 August 2019

Remote towers allow us to enhance the way air traffic is monitored and managed at airports of any size. In the next decade we will see remote digital towers for all airports, just with different use cases.

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DXB sees increase in passenger traffic in first half of 2019

Posted 7 August 2019

Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central (DWC) surged to 1.2 million during the first half of 2019, compared to 517,813 during the same period in 2018.

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Salalah International Airport welcomes NordWind Airlines

Posted 7 August 2019

Salalah International Airport has welcomed its first direct charter flight from Moscow Russia, coinciding with the beginning of the Monsoon season in Dhofar; starting from October to April of each year.

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Hamad International Airport records all-time busiest second quarter for passenger traffic

Posted 29 July 2019

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has reported serving a total of 9.38 million passengers in the second quarter of 2019, making it the busiest second quarter the airport has seen.

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Abu Dhabi Airports conduct full-scale operational trials at Midfield Terminal Complex

Posted 22 July 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports has conducted an intermediate full operational trial of the Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC), as a part of the continuing development of the state-of-the-art Terminal

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TAV Airports supports net zero for its carbon emissions by 2050

Posted 9 July 2019

TAV Airports has signed a landmark commitment to become net zero for its carbon emissions by 2050 at two of its airports, Izmir Adnan Menderes and Ankara Esenboga in Turkey.

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Dnata opens new airport lounge at Dubai International for young flyers

Posted 8 July 2019

Air services providers Dnata has opened a new airport lounge at Dubai International (DXB) to enhance young flyers’ travel experience.

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Abu Dhabi Airports and Abu Dhabi Ports exchange knowledge and experience

Posted 8 July 2019

A team from Abu Dhabi Ports has visited Abu Dhabi Airports to review best practices and share knowledge and experience.

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DXB wins big at Airport Food and Beverage Conference and Awards

Posted 5 July 2019

DXB claimed success at the eighth annual Airport Food and Beverage (FAB) Conference and Awards, held recently in Dallas, Texas and organised by The Moodie Davitt Report, with its restaurants, cafes and bars bringing home

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China Eastern arrives at DXB

Posted 2 July 2019

Dubai Airports and China Eastern have celebrated the arrival of the carrier’s inaugural flight from Qingdao to Dubai at Dubai International (DXB) over the weekend.

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Abu Dhabi International Airport officially opens its multi-faith prayer room

Posted 1 July 2019

The Department of Community Development (DCD) in Abu Dhabi has officially inaugurated the first multi-faith prayer room at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).

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Abu Dhabi International welcomes high number of passengers during Eid-Al-Fitr holiday

Posted 26 June 2019

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) handled 564,042 passengers during the nine-day-long Eid-al-Fitr holiday, the beginning of the summer season.

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Abu Dhabi Airports achieves CIPS Advanced Level

Posted 24 June 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports has secured a Procurement Excellence Gold Award from the internationally recognised Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), following its completion of a comprehensive award submission.

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Finding the key to unlock airport potential

Posted 19 June 2019

For the first time in its 61-year history, Airports Council International (ACI) Africa themed an event around non-aeronautical revenues. It was during its regional conference & exhibition held from March 4-10 in Egypt. Anuradha Deenapanray

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Dubai Airports pledge to rid single use of plastics

Posted 19 June 2019

Dubai Airports has pledged to do its part to rid the planet of single use plastics by announcing its intention to ban them from consumer spaces at the world’s busiest international airport effective January 1, 2020.

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How technology is making aviation safer

Posted 14 June 2019

Kevin Riordan, head of airports & checkpoint solutions at Smiths Detection, talks about the various technologies that will dominate airport security over the next decade and the impact they are likely to have on the overall customer experience.

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RFID baggage tracking set for global deployment

Posted 7 June 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) unanimously resolved to support the global deployment of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for baggage tracking.

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Industry collaboration brings new era for airport slot allocation

Posted 4 June 2019

Airports Council International (ACI) World, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the Worldwide Airport Coordinators Group (WWACG) have announced the agreement of a new governance structure for

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I can see clearly now...

Posted 3 June 2019

Taxiing aircraft and ground vehicles can now be tracked in poor visibility at several Saudi Arabian airports following installation of a new system. Alan Dron reports.

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Emirates partners with Uber

Posted 3 June 2019

Emirates has partnered with Uber to offer UAE travellers discounted airport transfers this summer.

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Beirut International Airport installs Indect's UPSOLUT parking guidance system

Posted 30 May 2019

Indect Eletronics and Distribution has installed its UPSOLUT parking guidance system at Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport in Lebanon.

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Tracking bags drive 66% improvement in baggage delivery

Posted 30 May 2019

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery globally.

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Jet Aviation moving Riyadh FBO to new location at King Khalid International Airport

Posted 28 May 2019

Jet Aviation will relocate to a new and larger 600 square-meter facility area within the shared FBO terminal at Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport.

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Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone launches One Stop Shop online portal

Posted 28 May 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ) has launched a One Stop Shop (OSS) online portal, providing its customers with a convenient platform on which to conduct online business transactions.

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Hamad International launches second phase of its Smart Airport Programme

Posted 28 May 2019

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has launched the second phase of its Smart Airport programme which sets to initiate a major digital transformation of the passenger journey through facial biometric

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Al Ain International serves daily flights to Jeddah during Ramadan

Posted 28 May 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed new daily flights from Al Ain International Airport (AAN) to King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, designed to facilitate travel to Saudi Arabia for the

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Frequentis demos remote tower tech at Airport Show

Posted 23 May 2019

At the recently held annual Airport Show, comms and information solutions provider Frequentis - which earlier this month announced it will be opening a new office in Abu Dhabi - demonstrated its innovative remote tower solution, drone

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Istanbul Airport receives 'Special Achievement Award'

Posted 21 May 2019

Istanbul Airport (IGA) has won the ‘Special Achievement Award’ under the 'Outstanding Innovation' at a ceremony organised by Global Traveler magazine.

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Diamond aircraft testing navaids crashes in Dubai - four dead

Posted 16 May 2019

An aircraft carrying out testing of navigational aids for Dubai’s main international airport crashed close to DXB killing all four people on board.

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim receives IS-BAH accreditation for its ground handling operations

Posted 15 May 2019

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), a joint venture between Stuttgart-based DC Aviation GmbH and Dubai-based Al-Futtaim, has attained the International Standard for Business Aircraft

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Hamad International Airport recognised as Best Airport for Passenger Experience

Posted 13 May 2019

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been named the “Best Airport for Passenger Experience” for the second consecutive year in a study by AirHelp, an air passenger rights specialist. Qatar Airways

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Abu Dhabi International Airport enhances its family-oriented facilities

Posted 13 May 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports has opened two new kids play areas and five conveniently located baby changing rooms at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), further enhancing its services to better accommodate families

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Kuwait Airport tragedy with death of ground crew

Posted 8 May 2019

A ground staff member at Kuwait International Airport was killed while performing a routine tractor tow of a Kuwait Airways 777 on Monday.

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R&M enables Istanbul Airport to be securely digitised

Posted 8 May 2019

Cabling from R&M is connecting thousands of cameras, card readers and the data centre with 90,000 connections installed in the first section of Istanbul Airport.

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Algiers ambition opens a new gateway to Europe

Posted 8 May 2019

The Algerian airport services and infrastructure management company (SGIA) is finalising the new terminal project at Houari Boumediene International Airport in Algiers. Vincent Chappard and Anuradha Deenapanray report.

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National Aviation Services (NAS) launches new Pearl Lounge at Jazeera terminal

Posted 7 May 2019

National Aviation Services (NAS) has launched its new Pearl Lounge at the Jazeera Terminal (T5).

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Dans appoints first female national to ATC duty management role

Posted 30 April 2019

Dubai Air Navigation Services (Dans), has appointed its first female UAE national as duty manager in the emirate.

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Smiths Detection highlights weapon recognition in Airport Show reveal

Posted 30 April 2019

Airport security staff will find their jobs easier thanks to machine-aided assistance from Smiths Detection, introduced to the MENA region at the Airport Show today.

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Airport show: DTP signs partnership deal with Cirium

Posted 30 April 2019

Dubai-based DTP, the provider of products and services designed to optimize planning and operations in the aviation industry to clients iuch as Dubai Airports, Abu Dhabi Airports, Emirates Airlines and Saudi Airlines Catering

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Dubai Airports' Paul Griffiths highlights key principles for growth

Posted 29 April 2019

Sustainability, affordability, efficiency, and intramodal are the key principals for the growth of the travel industry for decades to come according to Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths.

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Dubai Airports honours airlines, concessionaires and business partners

Posted 25 April 2019

Dubai Airports has honoured airlines, concessionaires and business partners who have demonstrated their commitment to improving service and delivering exceptional customer experiences at both of Dubai’s

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Tracking bags drives 66% improvement in baggage delivery

Posted 24 April 2019

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery globally. The SITA 2019 Baggage IT Insights – officially launched at an event in Abu Dhabi International

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Terminal changes for six of EgyptAir's routes at Cairo International Airport

Posted 23 April 2019

EgyptAir is to move six of its flight operations from terminal two (TB2) instead of Terminal three (TB3) at Cairo International Airport (CAI), while the arrival flights from the same points will be landing

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Oman Airports recognises TAV for service quality

Posted 23 April 2019

TAV Airports’ subsidiaries ATÜ Duty-Free, BTA and TAV OS has been recognised for the service quality of their operations in Oman’s airports. The event was held at Al Bustan Palace Hotel this week.

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Could Al Ain be the UAE’s sleeping superstar?

Posted 18 April 2019

Al Ain International Airport is poised for growth – cargo is already expanding and the search is on for more passenger traffic, as Alan Dron discovered.

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DXB and DWC ‘good to go’ for runway closure

Posted 15 April 2019

Dubai Airports has confirmed operations teams at both airports are ‘good to go’ for the commencement of the 45-day long refurbishment of the southern runway at Dubai International (DXB).

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Qatar Duty Free named ‘Airport Retail Operation of the Year'

Posted 10 April 2019

Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has won the DFNI-Frontier ‘EMEA Airport Retail Operation of the Year’ award for its retail offering and customer service.

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Turkish Airlines gearing up to move to its new Istanbul hub

Posted 9 April 2019

Turkish Airline’s transition to its new home, Istanbul Airport, is largely concluded with progress at 96 percent.

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Gulf Air offers free extra baggage allowance for Golfers

Posted 9 April 2019

Gulf Air has enhanced its baggage allowance for golf players to include one golf bag over and above their baggage allowance.

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Abu Dhabi Airports contributes to development of airport customer experience programme

Posted 8 April 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports contributed to the Airports Council International’s (ACI) development of the world’s first Airports Customer Experience Accreditation programme.

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RJ transfers operations from Ataturk Airport to the new Istanbul Airport as of April 7

Posted 3 April 2019

Royal Jordanian (RJ) will move its operations to/from Istanbul, from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to the new Istanbul Airport. After the relocation, IATA’s code for Atatürk Airport, "IST", will

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Abu Dhabi Airports receives ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation certificate

Posted 3 April 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports has received a certificate from the Airports Council International (ACI) acknowledging Abu Dhabi International Airport’s (AUH) accreditation level of ‘reduction’ under the ACI’s

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Egis awarded contract for transformation of Riyadh Airport

Posted 29 March 2019

Egis has been awarded a contract with Riyadh Airports Company for design and project management consultancy services to replace Hold Baggage Screening (HBS) machines in terminal 5 at King Khaled International Airport, Saudi

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FL Technics to open Line maintenance station at DXB

Posted 28 March 2019

FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, a part of Avia Solutions Group, has signed a joint operations agreement to open an EASA certified Line maintenance station in Dubai

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SITA notes passenger satisfaction at baggage collection

Posted 26 March 2019

While the adoption of technology has improved passenger satisfaction across the airport journey, the biggest jump by far over the past year was at baggage collection.

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Abu Dhabi Airports extends City Check-In facilities to Indigo

Posted 18 March 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports is extending City Check-In facilities to Indigo, India’s largest airline.

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Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone reduces business setup fees by more than 65%

Posted 13 March 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ) has reduced business setup costs by more than 65%, with the aim of improving customer satisfaction, enhancing its regional competitiveness and attracting new sources of

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Dubai South and Dubai Aviation City Corporation step up initiatives

Posted 12 March 2019

As part of its efforts to increase engagement with startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) amid rising trends on the ‘gig economy’ worldwide, Dubai South, Dubai’s integrated city and flagship urban

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New medical facility inaugurated at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Posted 11 March 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports and Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has opened a new “Isolation Rooms” unit at Abu Dhabi International Airport, to be one of the first of its kind in the region.

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TAV’s two airports among Europe’s best

Posted 7 March 2019

Two airports in Turkish company TAV’s portfolio have been ranked among the best in Europe. Skopje Airport is awarded in the category of “2 million or less passengers” and Zagreb Airport is awarded in the category of 2 to 5 million passengers annually.

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Abu Dhabi Airports celebrates International Women’s Day

Posted 7 March 2019

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Abu Dhabi Airports has reaffirmed its commitment to accelerating the advancement of women in the workplace and recognised their significant contribution to the development of the

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Abu Dhabi Airports set to welcome special olympics athletes and visitors

Posted 5 March 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports is ready to handle a significant influx of inbound traffic through Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) this weekend as athletes and visitors arrive in preparation for the Special Olympics

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Midfield Terminal hosts leaders from the regional aviation community

Posted 4 March 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports hosted leaders from various civil aviation entities within the region for a tour of the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), to witness the future gateway and the largest infrastructure project

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GoAir launches flights to Abu Dhabi International Airport

Posted 4 March 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed GoAir’s launch of four new flights between Kannur International Airport (CNN) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), connecting the two cities with flights operating every Monday,

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16,000 people to be employed initially at Istanbul Airport

Posted 27 February 2019

Istanbul Airport makes a significant contribution to the economy with the number of employees actively working at the completion of its initial phase.

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Lufthansa Systems develops cost-efficient solution for displaying aircraft position on airport maps

Posted 27 February 2019

Lufthansa Systems develops cost-efficient solution for displaying aircraft position on airport maps

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Emirates uses advanced navigation technology to increase cargo capacity to Kabul

Posted 26 February 2019

Emirates Flight Operations has developed a new navigation technique that allows the airline to carry additional cargo into Kabul International airport.

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Gulf Center for Aviation Studies receives NCEMA accreditation

Posted 18 February 2019

The Gulf Center for Aviation Studies (GCAS), is the training arm of Abu Dhabi Airports, has been accredited by the UAE’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) to deliver NCEMA developed

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Upswing in investments in Middle East for efficient Air Traffic Control

Posted 18 February 2019

The airline industry made history by registering its busiest day ever when a record-making 202,157 flights were monitored criss-crossing the skies the world over in June last year. More than 19,000 flights at

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TAV Airports 2018 net profit is EUR 255m

Posted 14 February 2019

TAV Airports Holding, Turkey’s brand in airport operations, increased passengers 31% and served 152 million passengers. The company increased net profit 46% and reached EUR 255 million.

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Airport Show to highlight digital transformation of Smart Airports

Posted 1 February 2019

The largest annual airport exhibition in the world, the Airport Show - being held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center (DICEC), 29 April 29 to 1 May - will be introducing some of the advanced

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New Istanbul Airport prepares to open in March

Posted 30 January 2019

On March 3, 2019 the New Istanbul Airport will become fully operational, replacing the current Istanbul Atatürk Airport, which will be closed for scheduled passenger flights.

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Dubai South unveils details of Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub and EZDubai

Posted 30 January 2019

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai saw the unveiling of the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub and the new e-commerce zone within Dubai

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ACI World launches first online certificate in Smart Security

Posted 25 January 2019

Airports Council International (ACI) World has launched the first ACI Certificate in Smart Security which will introduce participants to the core concepts of this globally-established programme.

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Emirates Skywards opens new one-stop centre at Dubai International Airport

Posted 23 January 2019

Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has celebrated the opening of its new Emirates Skywards Centre in Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport (DXB).

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Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone to promote Abu Dhabi as a financial centre

Posted 21 January 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Registration Authority of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM Registration Authority) to promote the position of the

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Phase two of Istanbul Airport Duty Free Zone opens

Posted 17 January 2019

Phase two of the Duty Free zone has opened undertaking the operation of all Duty Free zones at the airport.

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Tunisia evolution in full swing

Posted 15 January 2019

Tenders for a feasibility study into a new international airport for Tunis are expected to be launched soon, writes Vincent Chappard.

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Abu Dhabi Airports sponsors the UAE Sport Talent Fund

Posted 14 January 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports took part in sponsoring the UAE Sport Talent Fund, which was launched in December 2018 by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority of Sports (GAS), Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi.

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Hamad International Airport launches HIA Safety Week 2019

Posted 14 January 2019

Hamad International Airport (HIA) announced the launch of the airport’s safety week campaign which is being conducted on the premises from 13th January to 17th January 2019.

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Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free unveil Qatar Airways Store at Hamad International Airport

Posted 10 January 2019

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free unveiled the airline’s first-ever Qatar Airways Travel Boutique on 9 January 2019 at the airline’s home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA),

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DXB welcomes 6.9 million customers in November

Posted 9 January 2019

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 6.9 million customers in November 2018, bringing the hub’s year to date traffic to 81.4 million passengers.

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Emirates anticipates another peak period for travel just after New Year

Posted 31 December 2018

Travel to and from Dubai is expected to reach another peak towards the end of this week, as Emirates anticipates yet another busy period of outbound travel after New Year’s celebrations and inbound travel for the

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Abu Dhabi Airports hosts the Airports Council International Asia Pacific

Posted 27 December 2018

Abu Dhabi Airports hosted the Airports Council International Asia-Pacific Regional HR Committee Fall meeting at the Gulf Center for Aviation Studies (GCAS) in Abu Dhabi earlier in December. The three-day

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Emirates opens new lounge at Rome’s International Airport

Posted 24 December 2018

Emirates’ has opened its latest lounge at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport.

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Growth drives high-tech boost

Posted 21 December 2018

A major renewal of the technological infrastructure at Saudi Arabia’s airports is under way. Alan Dron reports.

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Emirates develops innovative application to reduce aircraft turnaround delays at Dubai hub

Posted 19 December 2018

Emirates passengers travelling from or transiting through Dubai International Airport (DXB) can expect fewer instances of delays associated with aircraft turnaround thanks to a new

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Abu Dhabi Terminals and COSCO signs an MoU

Posted 19 December 2018

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) and CSP - Abu Dhabi sign an MoU to strengthen collaboration and ensure smooth transactions between the two facilities.

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RJ launches a 60-second self check-in service at Queen Alia Airport

Posted 18 December 2018

Royal Jordanian passengers can now self check-in at Queen Alia International Airport using the Common Use Self Service (CUSS) kiosks, available in the departures terminal.

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Hamad International Airport voted 'Best Airport in the Middle East'

Posted 17 December 2018

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been voted as the 'Best Airport in the Middle East' at the 15th Annual Global Traveler’s GT Tested Reader Survey Awards in Los Angeles.

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SalamAir signs five-year contract with Swissport

Posted 17 December 2018

SalamAir of Oman has signed a five-year contract with Swissport for hub handling at Muscat International Airport.

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ONDA partners with NAS for E-gates at Pearl Lounge in Marrakech

Posted 13 December 2018

The Moroccan Airports Authority (ONDA) has partnered with National Aviation Services (NAS) to launch the first electronic gates (E-gates) at the Pearl Lounge in the Marrakech Menara Airport departures area. This is the

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Will runway closure awake Dubai’s slumbering giant

Posted 12 December 2018

In May 2019, Dubai International Airport is closing one of its two runways for 45 days. Alan Dron wonders if this will encourage airline customers to try out the under-used Dubai World Central?

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Salalah International Airport welcomes NordWind Airlines

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Abu Dhabi International Airport begins trials of autonomous wheelchairs

Abu Dhabi Airports has partnered with Etihad Airways to launch a trial of autonomous wheelchairs at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in collaboration with the air transport communications and information technology company, SITA,

Abu Dhabi welcomes one of the first flights from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah on Saturday 10th August. As one of the first international flights from the

Hamad International Airport records all-time busiest second quarter for passenger traffic

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has reported serving a total of 9.38 million passengers in the second quarter of 2019, making it the busiest second quarter the airport has seen.

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