Airports of the World - May/June 2019

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Airports of the World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including Manchester Airport opens first phase of its £1bn transformation programme, the UK Government announces policy on EU air services post Brexit, the world’s best airports are announced, Virgin selects São Paulo/Guarulhos and commercial operations finally start at Paine Field, Seattle.

Brussels: Back in the Fast Lane
It is only three years since a terrorist attack devastated Brussels Airport, but its recovery has spurred plans for a bright future.

Snapshot – Guatemala
It’s Dakotas galore with a selection of images from an October 1980 trip to Guatemala, offering a rare glimpse into the Central American country’s propliner past.

The Real Gateway to the Alps
This small Austrian regional facility has found itself a niche among those seeking the best winter sports action, but it is also becoming a popular summer destination as well.

Technology Drives Changes Down Under
As one of the most geographically isolated nations on earth, Australia has long been reliant on its airport infrastructure to connect its population with the rest of the world. We discover how technology is now driving change across the industry.

Snapshot Moscow
Moscow/Domodedovo is the second largest of the city’s three international airports. Here we present a selection of carriers operating to the Russian capital.

Neapolitan Facility with a Sense of Place
Naples International Airport is a gateway to one of Italy’s most important tourist areas. We talk to Alessandro Fidato, former chief operating officer, about the facility’s history and its future.

Japan’s Island Hub
After the devastating attack on the city that finally brought World War Two to an end, the city of Nagasaki has been rebuilt and is served by an airport constructed on an offshore island.

Bergen: Moving Mountains
Once crowned the winner of best airport in Europe, Bergen failed to keep pace with rising demand and was soon known among passengers for all the wrong reasons. Now, with the opening of a new future-proofed terminal, the complex is flying high again.

UK Visitors
A selection of the more interesting aircraft recently visiting UK airports.

San Diego Widens its Horizons
The record-breaking downtown facility, which boasts a ‘small airport’ experience, is planning a new terminal and improved access.