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18 Feb 2014
 Spanish firm 'bids' for three British airports
Madrid-based infrastructure company Ferrovial has made a bid to take control of three British airports, according to reports. The ...
17 Feb 2014
Heathrow-Luxor flight relaunched
Passengers can now book flights from London Heathrow to Luxor after EgyptAir reinstated its service.Egypt's national carrier will f...
Ten new retail outlets open at Gatwick
Passengers flying from Gatwick Airport can now enjoy an enhanced shopping experience after ten new stores opened in the departure area ...
14 Feb 2014
New terminal opens at Southend Airport
Southend Airport has opened its brand new £10m terminal, which is designed to give passengers more space to relax. The depar...
Business leaders urge action on airports
A group of 52 business leaders has called for the government to end 'navel gazing' over airport capacity in the UK. In a l...
7 Feb 2014
Europe's airports witness passenger growth
The number of passengers using European airports rose by 2.8% in 2012, according to a new report.Figures from ACI Europe reveal that th...
Chancellor oversees start of airport railway construction
The chancellor George Osborne was on site today (7 February) to oversee the start of works to improve the rail link and station at Manc...
3 Feb 2014
'Tiny' changes made to rules on liquids
The European Union has begun the process of relaxing the rules on taking liquids on board aeroplanes.As of Friday (31 January), certain...
29 Jan 2014
Amadeus to launch baggage reconciliation system
Software specialist Amadeus Airport BRS is set to develop a brand new baggage reconciliation system that has been described by the comp...
Study shows demand for regional airports
Passengers prefer travelling from regional rather than hub airports, a study has revealed. Researchers at the University of Sheffi...