Monthly Archives: July 2017

Schiphol engages specialists for managing the construction of the new pier and terminal

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has engaged Mace, Arcadis, Royal HaskoningDHV and AECOM DVP for the management of the construction of the new pier and terminal. The new pier and terminal will create capacity for a further 14 million passengers a year. In the years ahead, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will be expanding the airport considerably as part […]

Fraport to proceed with expansion of Lima Jorge Chavez Airport in Peru

Lima Airport Partners (LAP), a Fraport majority-owned company, and the government of Peru have signed an amendment to the 2001 Lima Airport Concession, making it possible for LAP to move ahead with a major expansion program for Lima Jorge Chavez International Airport. The amendment outlines when and how the government should hand over land needed […]

Manchester Airport begins work on £1bn transformation programme

Manchester Airport has begun work on its 10-year, £1 billion transformation programme, which will deliver a major boost to UK’s growth prospects and international competitiveness. This projects will reinforce Manchester Airport’s standing as the UK’s global hub in the North of England, enabling better and more international connections and supporting economic growth across the North. […]

New US$37.6m terminal opens at Faro Airport

Faro Airport has opened a new 93,120m² terminal, catering to the growing number of passengers passing through the airport in Portugal. The €32.8m (US$37.6m) expansion project means the airport can now handle 3,000 passengers per hour, up from 2,400, and has extended operating and public areas, passport control, baggage reclaim, and commercial areas such as […]

Poland to build a mega-airport for 100 million passengers

The government of Poland plans to build a new mega-airport, designed for 100 million passengers, for 30 billion zlotys ($8.2 billion).The construction will last for 10 years, after which the main airport, Warsaw Chopin Airport, will be closed, said Mikolaj Wild, a representative of the Polish government responsible for the Central Polish Airport (CPA) construction. “The construction and opening […]

Dublin airport building shortlisted for environment award

Located close to Terminal 2, daa’s Dublin Airport Central building has been shortlisted in the Sustainable Buildings Excellence in Environment category for the 2017 Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility Awards.   This award recognises work being carried out by Irish and multinational companies to improve the lives of its employees and to enhance the civic […]

Edinburgh and Dublin among most popular routes as London City Airport braces for summer season

London City Airport is preparing for a surge in passengers over the peak summer season as international events such as the Edinburgh International Festival and Dublin Horse Show bolster traditional business and holiday routes. The most popular destinations this summer are Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Dublin, Zurich and Frankfurt. International arts and sporting events over the school […]

Port of Seattle tests robot technology to speed security line

Pilot program to augment trained personnel by assisting passengers pre-screening On Tuesday, July 11th, passengers departing from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport saw a robot providing tips for getting through security just a little bit faster. Through audio instructions in English and on-screen animated instructions in six different languages, the robot reminded passengers to remove items such […]

Europe’s airports call on the UK to set detailed Brexit position & safeguard connectivity

The European airport industry renewed its warning about Brexit and its potential impact on European air transport, connectivity and the wider economy during a public hearing on the subject in the European Parliament in Brussels. More than a year on from the UK’s vote to leave the EU, the uncertainty as to what will happen […]

Heathrow hits new high with 77 million passengers

Heathrow welcomed a record 6.76 million passengers in June (+2.3% from June 2016), boosting the number of passengers travelling through the UK’s hub in the past 12 months to 77m for the first time in Heathrow’s history. The airport also hit a daily record, with 259,917 passengers flying through on June 30th, the airport’s busiest […]