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Two airports not enough for Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city has been growing rapidly during the last decades. Two of the city’s airports – Tullamarine (MEL) and Avalon (AVV) may appear to be insufficient to meet the city’s needs soon. Therefore, Australian State Government of Victoria has approved a plan to build a third airport in five years as a […]

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Berlin airports, pax up by 11.4% in 2016

Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg, operator of Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL) and Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF), reported that over three million more passengers flew from Schönefeld and Tegel in 2016 than in 2015. In total 32,906,881 passengers were flown in 2016, an increase of 11.4% year over year. At Schönefeld Airport the number of passengers increased by […]

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Helsinki Airport lures Chinese travellers with AliPay

Finland’s efforts to attract more Chinese transit visitors has taken another step forward, with the introduction of AliPay services at Helsinki Airport.   Airport operator Finavia revealed this week that Chinese travellers can now use the AliPay mobile payment application at several retail outlets in Helsinki Airport, including Iittala, M-Box, Finspiration, Lindroos and Moomin shops. […]