Tag: infrastructure

UAE Is Investing $23.16BN in Airports Infrastructure

Reading Time: 1 minute The UAE is investing more than $23.16 billion in the aviation infrastructure that will help its four national carriers with a combined fleet size of 502 aircraft to serve more than 75 million passengers annually. Total capacity is expected to rise to more than 300 million passengers per year, cementing the UAE’s standing as the […]

Ukraine Considers Creation of Two New Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelian has announced that negotiations on establishment of two airlines with foreign and Ukrainian capital are currently underway. According to him, these carriers may begin operation in Ukraine next year. Omelian made the announcement on the Espresso.TV television channel. “We started negotiations with three companies at the beginning of this […]

London Airports to Be “Completely Full” by Mid-2030s

Reading Time: 3 minutes All five of London’s main airports will be “completely full” by the mid-2030s, and four of them within a decade, according to updated aviation demand forecasts published by the UK government. Transport minister Chris Grayling said that the forecasts “also show us that the north-west runway scheme at Heathrow is the one which delivers the […]

Dubai Airports CEO: Too Many Issues With The Circular Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute Dubai Airports CEO has said that the circular runway has too many issues with it to be feasible. In conversation with Aviation Business last month, Paul Griffiths said, “I think there are too many issues with it. I think a large aircraft turning landing effectively with a constant turning radius will put a lot of […]

UAE Sets Out Its Goals For Infrastructure

Reading Time: 3 minutes The UAE is aiming to take top ranking in the air transport infrastructure sector of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index by 2021. Delivering the keynote address at the Global Airport Leaders’ Forum in Dubai – part of the annual Airports Show – His Excellency Omar Bin Ghalib, Deputy Director General of the country’s […]

Trump Includes US Airports In $1 Trillion Infrastructure Push

Reading Time: 1 minute US President Donald Trump has called on Congress to invest $1 trillion in US infrastructure, including US airports, which he has previously described as the “bottom of the rung” internationally. “Crumbling infrastructure will be replaced with new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railways gleaming across our beautiful land,” Trump said in a Feb. 28 address […]