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  • Global airport groupings 2007

    News | 21 Nov 2007 14:36

    This listing includes the world's largest airport, construction and investment groups with significant business links and foreign airport holdings beyond...
  • Fit to fight

    News | 14 Jul 2003 23:00

    <p>STEWART PENNEY / CFB COLD LAKE</p> <p>Training for the fast jet pilot concentrates on weapons and in Canada it is performed in a partnership between air forces and industry </p> <p>NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) has been training pilots since 2000, taking students post-screening and providing instruction up to the operational conversion or training unit (OCU/OTU) level. </p> <p>Once a potential fast jet pilot has received his wings at the end of Phase III, fighter lead-in training - Phase IV - awaits. Bombardier created the NFTC programme with the Canadian Forces, but the scheme is for sale, with BAE Systems expected to agree a purchase soon. Such service provision contracts are becoming increasingly popular, with the UK's Military Flight Training System - a key BAE target - to be funded this way, and some European air forces will probably follow a similar route, either inside or outside the Eurotraining umbrella.</p> <p>NFTC was created to allow the Canadian Forces to re
  • Global airport groupings

    News | 01 Dec 2001 00:00

    <p>DATA COMPLIED BY TREVOR MOUNTFORD, INFORMATION RESEARCHER AT ATI</p> <p>This listing includes those international airport groups with significant business links and foreign holdings beyond their home country. Data is compiled from returns to the database of Airline Business sister online service Air Transport Intelligence. </p> <p>Aena Base: Spain Description: Aena manages 43 airports in Spain, 12 in Mexico and two in Colombia. It is also responsible for five air traffic control centres. Revenues: $1,333 million Main Airports: Barecelona, Madrid Passenger total: 128.1 million Owned airports: Alicante, Almeria, Asturias, Barranquilla - Ernesto Cortissoz, Badajoz - Talavera la Real, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, C&oacute;rdoba, El Hierro, Gerona, Ibiza, Fuerteventura, Granada, Gran Canaria - La Palma, La Coruna, Lanzarote, Madrid - Barajas, Madrid - Cuatro Vientos, Malaga, Melilla, Menorca, Murcia/San Javier, Palma de Mallorca, Pamplona, Reus, Sabadell, Salamanca, San Sebastian, S
  • Emerging global groupings

    News | 01 Dec 2000 00:00

    This selection of leading airport groups, listed by revenue, includes those with significant international business links and foreign holdings beyond their home base. Data is compiled from the Air Transport Intelligence/Airline Business database. <p>BAA Group revenues: $3,528 million Passenger total: 117.4 million Main airports: London Heathrow, Gatwick Other airports: London Stansted, Southampton, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen Equity stakes: Australia Pacific Airports Corporation Ltd. (15.1%), which holds 90% of Launceston, Tasmania, and 100% of Melbourne, Australia, Naples, Italy (65%) Management contracts: Harrisburg, Indianapolis, USA, Mauritius Other management: Retail contracts at Newark, Boston Logan, Pittsburgh, USA Other interests: World Duty Free. Heathrow Express. Lynton Property </p> <p> Flughafen Frankfurt/Main Group revenues: $1,493 million Passenger total: 45.8 million Main airports: Frankfurt Equity stakes: Saarbrucken (51%), Hahn (74.9%), Hannover (20%), Phi