Monthly Archives: January 2017

CPH: Two construction projects with a price tag of DKK 1.2 billion to create additional capacity for passengers and aircrafts

Following December’s launch of the plan to expand Copenhagen Airport at a cost of DKK 20 billion, CPH is now starting up two major projects – a new Pier E for aircraft and a doubling in size of the transit area in Terminal 2, the busiest passenger area. The expansion of Copenhagen Airport is gathering […]

YVR’s Flight Plan 2037 Takes Off

YVR announces integrated plan to guide its anticipated growth over the next 20 years Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has unveiled Flight Plan 2037, the roadmap detailing the airport’s strategy to becoming a world class, sustainable hub connecting Asia and the Americas. Flight Plan 2037 provides YVR’s overarching blueprint for the future, which includes a Capital […]

Athens International Airport becomes carbon neutral

At the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris in December 2015, the airport industry committed to have 50 carbon neutral airports in Europe by 2030. Today we announce the latest airport to reach that goal: Athens International Airport which has achieved carbon neutral status (Level 3+), certified by the independent carbon management programme Airport Carbon Accreditation. […]

Busy Christmas period drives London Stansted Airport to record 2016

London Stansted Airport completed a record breaking 2016 with its busiest ever December as the great Christmas getaway and record high aircraft load factors boosted passenger numbers during the month. A total of over 1.85 million passengers passed through Stansted during the period, up by 146,000 or 8.5 per cent on last year, and surpassing […]

Vienna Airport to expand its Air Cargo Center by one-third and building one of Austria’s largest rooftop photovoltaic facilities

Vienna Airport is making another key investment to expand its Airport City, starting construction work on enlarging its Air Cargo Center and adding one-third more space (15,000 m²). The project will be implemented at a cost of about €16 million. The new addition should be ready for operation by the end of 2017. As part […]

Helsinki Airport among the first airports in Europe to accept AliPay

Chinese passengers are the most rapidly growing customer group at Helsinki Airport. Being able to use a familiar payment method will further improve their service experience at the airport. Helsinki Airport is among the first airports in Europe to enable AliPay. The first commercial operators at Helsinki Airport adopted the Chinese AliPay mobile payment application […]

Registration now open for IFSEC International 2017: book your free badge for latest updates

Registration for IFSEC International 2017, the largest security trade show in Europe, is now officially open. Anyone who registers will be kept up to date with announcements on speakers, exhibitors and special events or promotions taking place during the show or its build-up. For its 2017 edition IFSEC International, which takes place between 20-22 June […]

Paris-Orly Airport to get 270m footbridge

This spring a footbridge will open to link the South Terminal of Paris-Orly Airport to the Coeur d’Orly business district currently under development. Boasting what its designers call a “futuristic appearance”, it is said to have a number of features unusual for a footbridge, including an 800 metric ton metal frame and 200 metric tons […]