Monthly Archives: January 2016

Airport News – TAV awarded US$1.1bn terminal construction contract for Bahrain International

Turkish engineering firm TAV Construction has been awarded a US$1.1bn contract to build a new terminal at Bahrain International Airport in the Middle East. The new 2,370,000ft² facility will increase the airport’s capacity from four million to 14 million passengers annually. The contract also includes the construction of a main service building and multi-story parking […]

Airport News – Construction starts on North Terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International

Construction work has begun on the new North Terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Louisiana, USA. Announced in April 2013, the new North Terminal will create more than 13,000 new construction jobs as well as opportunities for local firms and disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) in the region. The 760,500ft² terminal will feature […]

Passenger Terminal Conference 2016 – 10% Discount Ends Monday at Midnight!

Passenger Terminal CONFERENCE 2016 15, 16, 17 March 2016 – Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany We are happy to confirm that we can run the 10% discount until midnight Monday! This is one amazing conference and set to break new records! Click here to view all speakers by country Click here to view the full conference programme […]

Migrant Crisis: Is Schengen ‘in danger’? Join Border Security 2016 to hear the latest updates from 12 countries

SMi’s 9th annual conference on Border Security will take place on 17th-18th February 2016 in Rome, Italy. Border Security 2016 will devote a day to discussing the potential resolutions and difficulties of the current migrant crisis. Sessions will be delivered by key organisations, who will also be participating in interactive panel discussions. Recent additions to […]

M2mobi launches updated app for Schiphol Airport

Mobile developer M2mobi has launched an updated app for Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands containing a new map, location detection and indoor navigation functionalities. The location and navigation functions make use of the 2,000 beacons recently installed by the airport, providing an alternative to GPS systems that are unable to work inside buildings. The […]

Manchester Airports may run Lithuanian Airports

In 2015, Lithuanian Government announced seeking a concession partner to manage and develop three state-run airports in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga. A UK-based Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is reported amongst potential concessionaires of Lithuanian airports. Under the agreement, the minimum amount of investment is set to be 216 million of euros under the 25-year long […]

Airport News – Midfield Concourse opened at Hong Kong International

Midfield Concourse opened at Hong Kong International Airport operator Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has officially opened its new HK$10bn (US$1.3bn) Midfield Concourse (MFC) at Hong Kong International Airport in China. The new building is five-stories high and covers an area of approximately 1,130,000ft². It is located to the west of Terminal 1 (T1) and […]

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Hong Kong celebrates the opening of its new $10 billion Midfield Concourse