Durham Tees Valley to receive compensation for bmibaby withdrawal

Durham Tees Valley to receive compensation for bmibaby withdrawal

Durham Tees Valley Airport, which is part of the Peel Airports Group, won a landmark ruling in the UK Court of Appeal in May against bmibaby, relating to the airline’s withdrawal of all services from the airport in 2006. Neil Pakey, Deputy CEO, Peel Airports Group, recounted the details to Ross Falconer.

Allgäu Airport Memmingen: Bavaria’s high-flyer

ACI EUROPE recently welcomed Allgäu Airport to the membership of the association. No other German airport is located higher than Allgäu Airport in Memmingen. The airport is also described as a high-flyer due facts other than its GPS reference points – its rapid growth for example. In 2009, annual passenger traffic increased by 75% to 812,000. The aim of having an economical balanced business was reached within two years of beginning passenger flight operations.

Italian airport infrastructure subject to major investment

Investment and redevelopment is very much a common theme among Italian airports, with numerous projects currently ongoing across the country. As well as the multi-million euro venture at Milan Bergamo, airports in Bologna, Venice, Verona, Naples and Perugia are also either undergoing, or preparing for, major construction works. Ryan Ghee reports.

DAA defies the downturn as Terminal 2 nears completion

The opening of Dublin Airport’s new Terminal 2 is fast approaching, with operations scheduled to start in mid-November. As the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) applies the finishing touches to its major investment, Ryan Ghee spoke to Declan Collier, chief executive, DAA.

Heavy investment prepares Málaga for rapid future growth

Thanks to an injection of almost €1.8 billion, Málaga Airport is currently undergoing the biggest transformation in its history. The addition of a new terminal and a major expansion of the airfield are at the heart of the redevelopment, while various other improvement works are also ongoing across the airport. Ryan Ghee spoke to Mario Otero Andión, airport director, Málaga Airport.