Monthly Archives: August 2016

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport becomes the first carbon neutral in France

Following on from recent innovative environmental initiatives such as the switch to 100% renewable energy, testing the first fully electric airport shuttle bus with boost charging and the introduction of an autonomous power and air conditioning supply system for business air travel, Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has become the first Carbon Neutral airport in France, […]

PANYNJ seeking industry feedback for Newark Airport development program

Airport operator the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has issued a Request for Industry Feedback (RFIF) for its proposed US$2.3bn Terminal A redevelopment program at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. Initial plans for the project outline the construction of a new 33-gate passenger terminal as well as a 3,000-space […]

Airport officials unveil newly renovated terminal building at Tri-Cities Airport

More than 150 people gathered Thursday for the official unveiling of completed renovations at Tri-Cities Airport. The changes to the front of the airport’s terminal building and parking lots took nearly a year-and-a half to complete and cost $6.2 million. The purpose of the project was to improve passenger access and safety in front of […]

DHL to construct new freight facility at Budapest Airport

Logistics firm DHL Express has signed a strategic agreement for the development of a new state-of-the-art freight and warehouse facility located next to Terminal 1 (T1) at Budapest Airport in Hungary. The new DHL base will be the carrier’s second development at Budapest Airport after it opened a freight forwarding facility in the Airport Business […]

Istanbul New Airport shortlisted for architectural award

In the category “Future Projects – Infrastructure,” Istanbul New Airport has made it through to the finals of this year’s World Architectural Festival (WAF) in Berlin. Over 300 projects from more than 60 countries will be represented at the meeting of the global architectural community. Some of the best-designed buildings, both in development and completed, […]

Queue the music: London City Airport is the first UK airport to play tunes to passengers during security screening

In a first for UK airports, London City Airport has started playing a mixture of ambient electronica and upbeat acoustic music to passengers as they go through the airport’s main security search Ed Sheeran’s songs have received the most positive reaction from passengers and staff Music psychologist from The University of Sheffield says that the […]

Delta to operate exclusively from London Heathrow T3

Airline operator Delta Air Lines has announced that it will operate exclusively from Terminal 3 (T3) at London Heathrow Airport, effective September 14, 2016. Delta and partner airline Virgin Atlantic will now operate from the same terminal making it easier for customers to manage their travel plans including any last-minute flight changes. Delta will transfer […]

£2m Project to Upgrade Air Traffic Control Radar System at Jersey Airport

Jersey Airport are today’s starting a 6-month project to remove the old primary radar and replace the secondary radar system along the Island’s north coast is due to begin week commencing 22 August 2016.   Radar systems are used by Jersey’s air traffic control (ATC) to assist with the co-ordination of aircraft in and out of […]

New-look retail offering at Budapest Airport proving popular with passengers

Budapest Airport claims that its revamped retail and F&B offerings in its re-modelled SkyCourt is proving a big hit with passengers this summer. Around 6,000sqm of outlets – 50% of the commercial areas in SkyCourt – have been upgraded or renewed since winter 2015 in a move the gateway claims has “significantly reinvigorated” the area […]

Five parties interested in delivering LAX APM project

Airport operator Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has announced that five teams have submitted Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for delivering an automated people mover (APM) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in California. The APM represents the first phase of the operator’s Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP), which aims to create a world-class transportation system […]