ATW's Airports Today http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7400/more en Southwest starts building Houston Hobby international terminal http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/southwest-starts-building-houston-hobby-international-terminal <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Southwest Airlines broke ground this week on a new, $156 million terminal at Houston Hobby Airport (HOU), from which it plans to launch international flights in late 2015.<span style="display:none;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/southwest-starts-building-houston-hobby-international-terminal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/southwest-starts-building-houston-hobby-international-terminal#comments ATW's Airports Today Airports & Routes ATW Plus HOU Houston Hobby Airport Southwest Airlines Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:58:00 +0000 100741 at http://atwonline.com Auckland Airport integrates new flow management system http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/auckland-airport-integrates-new-flow-management-system <div class="node-body article-body"><p> New Zealand&rsquo;s Auckland Airport has integrated a new flow management system aimed at reducing fuel burn and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/auckland-airport-integrates-new-flow-management-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/auckland-airport-integrates-new-flow-management-system#comments ATW's Airports Today Airports & Routes ATW Plus Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:56:00 +0000 100731 at http://atwonline.com ACI-NA continues push to raise PFC cap http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/aci-na-continues-push-raise-pfc-cap <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) continued to press Congress to raise the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) cap at the organization&rsquo;s annual Conference and Exhibition in San Jose, Calif., last week.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/aci-na-continues-push-raise-pfc-cap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/aci-na-continues-push-raise-pfc-cap#comments ATW's Airports Today Airports & Routes ACI-NA Airports Council International-North America ATW Plus FAA Passenger Facility Charge PFC cap Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:54:00 +0000 100721 at http://atwonline.com Dubai Airports: Plan for rapid growth needs to factor environmental concerns http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/dubai-airports-plan-rapid-growth-needs-factor-environmental-concerns <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Dubai&rsquo;s booming air transport sector must be balanced with environmental concerns, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) director-standards and regulations Khalid Al Arif has said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/dubai-airports-plan-rapid-growth-needs-factor-environmental-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/dubai-airports-plan-rapid-growth-needs-factor-environmental-concerns#comments ATW's Airports Today Airports & Routes Al Maktoum International Airport ATW Plus Aviation Environment Strategy and Policy DCAA Dubai Civil Aviation Authority Dubai International Airport Emirates Group Khalid Al Arif Sheikh Ahmed Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:52:00 +0000 100711 at http://atwonline.com ADC & HAS buys Belfast International, other airport assets for $400 million http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/adc-has-buys-belfast-international-other-airport-assets-400-million <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Houston-based ADC &amp; HAS Airports Worldwide this week completed its acquisition of UK-based TBI Limited&rsquo;s airport assets, including Belfast International Airport in Northern Ireland, for just over $400 million.<span style="display:none;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/adc-has-buys-belfast-international-other-airport-assets-400-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/adc-has-buys-belfast-international-other-airport-assets-400-million#comments ATW's Airports Today Airports & Routes ADC & HAS Airports Worldwide ATW Plus Belfast International Airport Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Orlando Sanford International Airport Stockholm Skavsta Airport TBI Limited Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:48:00 +0000 100701 at http://atwonline.com Lockheed Martin purchases Chroma Airport Suite developer Amor Group http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/lockheed-martin-purchases-chroma-airport-suite-developer-amor-group <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Lockheed Martin has acquired Scotland-based technology company Amor Group. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.<span style="display:none;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/lockheed-martin-purchases-chroma-airport-suite-developer-amor-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/lockheed-martin-purchases-chroma-airport-suite-developer-amor-group#comments ATW's Airports Today Airports & Routes Amor Group ATW Plus Chroma Airport Suite Lockheed Martin Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:45:00 +0000 100691 at http://atwonline.com Edinburgh Airport to launch $235 million expansion program http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/edinburgh-airport-launch-235-million-expansion-program <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Edinburgh Airport in Scotland is set to launch a five-year, &pound;150 million ($235 million) expansion program to cope with anticipated passenger growth.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/edinburgh-airport-launch-235-million-expansion-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/edinburgh-airport-launch-235-million-expansion-program#comments ATW's Airports Today Airports & Routes ATW Plus Edinburgh Airport expansion Global Infrastructure Partners Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:42:00 +0000 97211 at http://atwonline.com Dubai’s fast growth continues; handles record passengers in 2013 1H http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/dubai-s-fast-growth-continues-handles-record-passengers-2013-1h <div class="node-body article-body"><p> The growth trend at Dubai International Airport continues unabated, with passenger numbers reaching record levels during the first half of 2013.</p> <p> A total of 32.6 million passengers passed through the airport in the January-June period, the highest number handled in a six-month period in the history of the airport, according to Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) president Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/dubai-s-fast-growth-continues-handles-record-passengers-2013-1h" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/dubai-s-fast-growth-continues-handles-record-passengers-2013-1h#comments ATW's Airports Today Airports & Routes ATW Plus Dubai International Airport Dubai World Central Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:38:00 +0000 97201 at http://atwonline.com Swiss has long-term plan to establish Zurich terminal http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/swiss-has-long-term-plan-establish-zurich-terminal <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Swiss International Air Lines is evaluating establishing its own terminal at its Zurich Airport hub to gain more independence from airport operator Flughafen Zurich AG.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/swiss-has-long-term-plan-establish-zurich-terminal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/swiss-has-long-term-plan-establish-zurich-terminal#comments ATW's Airports Today Airports & Routes ATW Plus BAZL-Bundesamt für Zivile Luftfahrt Flughafen Zürich AG Lufthansa Group Swiss International Air Lines Zurich Airport Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:35:00 +0000 97191 at http://atwonline.com New passenger terminal unveiled at Bulgaria’s Varna Airport http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/new-passenger-terminal-unveiled-bulgaria-s-varna-airport <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Fraport Twin Star Airport Management, which is majority-owned by Frankfurt Airport operator Fraport, has officially inaugurated a new passenger terminal at Bulgaria&rsquo;s Varna Airport.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/new-passenger-terminal-unveiled-bulgaria-s-varna-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/new-passenger-terminal-unveiled-bulgaria-s-varna-airport#comments ATW's Airports Today Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fraport Twin Star Varna Airport Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:32:00 +0000 97181 at http://atwonline.com