Monthly Archives: January 2017

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 […]

Plans for $10bn overhaul to JFK airport announced

The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, has announced a US$10bn plan to rebuild the city’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Speaking at a meeting of the Association for a Better New York, a business group, in Manhattan on Wednesday, Cuomo said that with a complete overhaul of La Guardia underway, the city’s other airport, […]

Record growth at Cologne Bonn Airport

Welcoming 1.6 million more passengers last year than in 2015, Cologne Bonn Airport experienced an exceptional 15% passenger traffic growth, resulting in a total of 11.9 million passengers travelling through the airport in 2016. Recording the best-ever year in terms of throughput in the history of the airport, Cologne Bonn rounded off 2016 recording new […]

JFK’s ARK animal terminal prepares for opening

John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York is due to open its new terminal for animals later this month. The 178,000ft² facility, called the ARK, will handle everything from dogs and cats through to thoroughbred horses and more exotic creatures. Built at a cost of US$65m, the ARK sits on 14.5 acres of land in […]