Airport News
  • Las Vegas airport set to hit record 50 million passengers

    December 26, 2019

    One lucky traveler landing at Las Vegas airport McCarran International Airport on Thursday will be regaled as the facility’s ceremonial 50 millionth annual passenger ever, as the airport marks a new record as it continues to grow. McCarran (LAS) is on track to pass the 50 million passenger mark sometime this month, officials said Thursday. […]

  • Dubai International Airport seizes hundreds of illegal items

    November 23, 2019

    Customs officers at dubai airport seized hundreds of illegal items during the first half of the year. The passenger operations department made 1,306 criminal seizures and 257 customs seizures, state news agency Wam reported. It came following a tour of the airport by director general of Dubai Customs Ahmed Musabih. He thanked officers at the […]

  • Toronto’s Pearson airport to use AI-powered technology to detect weapons

    October 14, 2019

    TORONTO – Canada’s busiest airport will soon be using artificial intelligence-powered technology to detect weapons. The operator of Toronto’s Pearson International Airport says it has agreed to test the new system developed at an Ivy League American university and marketed by a B.C. company. Vancouver-based Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. says the technology, known as Hexwave, […]

  • New Viceroy Hotel just 25 minutes from the Faro airport

    November 30, 2014

    It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Viceroy Hotels but today’s announcement is rather grand–Viceroy Algarve at Quinta Da Ombre will open in Portugal in 2017. The resort will have 147 “stylishly-curated hotel guest rooms” along with 99 Viceroy-branded residential units in apartment, villa and townhouse configurations. There will also be seven dining venues, […]

  • The current ground handling map in the Spanish airports

    Once the bids received by Aena for the ramp handling at the Spanish airports were announced, AgentTravel.es published an interesting article about the current distribution of the ramp handling licenses in Spain. According to their information, the ground handling services in the Spanish airports represent a 830 million Euro business. Of this amount, 540 million […]

  • Germans snap up Greek airports

    The sale of 14 Greek airports has finally been agreed in the latest step of the privatisation programme mandated by the European Union and the IMF following their €240bn ($298bn) bailout. No doubt to the chagrin of the Greeks who blame Germany for six years of recession and enforced austerity, the tender was won by […]

  • In May 2013, a rise in arrivals at the Araxos Airport

    In May 2013, a rise in arrivals at the Araxos Airport was noted compared to May 2012. Araxos Airport is a civilian airport located near Cape Araxos in the Achaea prefecture and serves the city of Patras, as well as the western part of the Peloponnese region. It is also known as Araxos National Airport […]