Gold Coast Airport completes $260m terminal expansion

Gold Coast Airport completes $260m terminal expansion

The final phase of Gold Coast Airport’s new $260 million terminal expansion has officially opened, with international passengers welcomed, completing the three-year project. The project is central to the ongoing transformation of the Gold Coast Airport precinct, with about $500 million worth of works delivered, underway or in the pipeline.

Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society honours former Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden

Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society honours former Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden

The Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society has honoured one of commercial aviation’s great leaders, former CEO of Alaska Airlines Brad Tilden. He was presented with the prestigious Tony Jannus award by 2017 honouree Doug Parker, former CEO of American Airlines. The Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society marked the occasion with a spectacular cake.

Ambitious growth plans for Riga Airport with RIX Airport City Development

Ambitious growth plans for Riga Airport with RIX Airport City Development

Riga Airport shares its ambitious growth plans with anna.aero, including the development of the RIX Airport City, which is part of the airport’s medium-term strategy “Runway 2027”. The airport also identifies the key unserved routes that are at the top of its wish list.

Routes World 2022 – read about the action in Las Vegas in anna.aero’s Show Dailies

Routes World 2022 – read about the action in Las Vegas in anna.aero’s Show Dailies

The global route development community reconnected in-person in Las Vegas this week for the 27th World Route Development Forum. anna.aero’s Show Daily magazines from the event are now available online and are jam-packed with live content from the exhibition and the networking events. Seen your photos in the official anna.aero Routes World Dailies? You can get them!

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“Enormous grace, class and quality in all that she did” – a farewell to Budapest Airport’s Andi Trencsén

“Enormous grace, class and quality in all that she did” – a farewell to Budapest Airport’s Andi Trencsén

Many of you in the global route development community will have been devastated to learn of the sudden and far-too-premature loss of Andrea ‘Andi’ Trencsén, Head of Marketing, Budapest Airport, who passed away last week after a short illness.

200+ airlines registered to build global air connectivity at Routes World 2022 – anna.aero’s Show Dailies will be there

200+ airlines registered to build global air connectivity at Routes World 2022 – anna.aero’s Show Dailies will be there

Routes World 2022 takes place in just a few days’ time (Las Vegas, 16-18 October), bringing together the global route development community. Over 700 organisations are currently registered to attend, including 200+ airlines. anna.aero will be there and, once again, you’ll be able to read all about Routes World in our renowned Show Dailies.


The Airport Agency launches CONNECT New World: new regional event for the Americas and Caribbean

The Airport Agency launches CONNECT New World: new regional event for the Americas and Caribbean

The Airport Agency, founder of the CONNECT Forum, has announced the launch of CONNECT New World, a new regional event dedicated to the Americas and the Caribbean. The event will take place in Santo Domingo from 30 May to 1 June 2023.

Linking the cargo world: Budapest Airport stages successful BUD Air Cargo Day 2022

Linking the cargo world: Budapest Airport stages successful BUD Air Cargo Day 2022

The BUD Air Cargo Day 2022, with the theme of ‘Linking the cargo world’, took place in Budapest Airport’s Terminal 1 last week. anna.aero was in attendance and brings you this full report on a packed conference agenda and the BUD Cargo Awards 2021.

Saluting the Queen’s immense contribution to aviation – everywhere

Saluting the Queen’s immense contribution to aviation – everywhere

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s single and immense contribution to tourism and the aviation industry cannot be accurately measured – but it has clearly been hugely influential, not just in the UK, but from wherever anybody originally stepped onto a plane; whether realm, or republic.

Czech Airlines wins ‘Fastest Airline in the World’ at 10th Budapest Airport Runway Run

Czech Airlines wins ‘Fastest Airline in the World’ at 10th Budapest Airport Runway Run

1,024 entrants lined up for the 10th Budapest Airport Runway Run on Saturday 3 September on the airport’s Runway 13L/31R. For the first time, the “Sunset Run” moved from its traditional hot midday sun slot to a cooler early evening mass start.


Geneva targets Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo routes as it seeks to strengthen intercontinental network

Geneva targets Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo routes as it seeks to strengthen intercontinental network

Yves-Daniel Viredaz, Head of Marketing & Business Development, Geneva Airport (GVA), tells anna.aero how GVA’s efforts are focused on strengthening its intercontinental network, as the short/medium-haul network is very extensive. Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo are in the top three destinations to be developed in Asia.

Final call to enter Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Final call to enter Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

FRIDAY 19 AUGUST: registration closes for the 10th anniversary of the air transport industry charity race on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L on Saturday 3 September. Time is running out to enter the 10th Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run – among several acclaimed companies, Airbus is returning to sponsor the jubilee run while Lufthansa Technik is partnering up with BUD for the third time in a row.

He’s back! CCO Kam Jandu on Budapest’s “bouncebackability” and smart growth strategy

He’s back! CCO Kam Jandu on Budapest’s “bouncebackability” and smart growth strategy

Kam Jandu returned as Budapest Airport’s Chief Commercial Officer on 1 July 2022. After five weeks back in the role, he tells anna.aero about Budapest’s “bouncebackability”, a new corporate strategy focused on sustainability, terminal development and smart growth, and plans for next month’s 10th Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run.

Tampa targets unserved routes in Latin America and Caribbean with “inbound tourism demand, strong VFR traffic potential and deep business ties”

Tampa targets unserved routes in Latin America and Caribbean with “inbound tourism demand, strong VFR traffic potential and deep business ties”

Alex Heiter, Director of Research and Air Service Development, Tampa International Airport (TPA), tells anna.aero how TPA is targeting a number of leading unserved routes in Latin America and the Caribbean, and strengthening its international portfolio with routes including Virgin Atlantic’s upcoming Heathrow-Tampa.