Monthly Archives: February 2018

Tampa International dedicates SkyConnect & new Rental Car Center

Surrounded by hundreds of members of the team who made the day possible, Tampa International Airport officials joined Gov. Rick Scott and local dignitaries on Feb. 7 to dedicate the Airport’s new SkyConnect people-mover system and Rental Car Center.  Both open to the public on Feb. 14. With these elements complete, Phase 1 is coming […]

Terminal works underway at London Stansted

The first phase of the £600 million Stansted Transformation Programme began in January, which will see the biggest upgrade in passenger facilities since the iconic Lord Foster-designed terminal opened in 1991. This phase of development will focus on enhancing the terminal, providing an additional 30 check-in desks, extra seating and restaurants in the departures lounge, […]

London City Airport shut as WW2 bomb found in Thames

London City Airport has been closed after a World War Two bomb was found nearby in the River Thames. The airport will be shut all day and all flights cancelled, affecting up to 16,000 passengers, a spokeswoman said. The bomb was discovered on Sunday at George V Dock during pre-planned work at the airport in […]

HOK to design transit center and processing facility for Toronto Pearson Airport

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) has engaged architectural firm HOK to design a regional transit center and passenger processing facility at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Ontario. The GTAA estimates the first phase of the new facility could be in place by the mid-2020s. In its most recent draft masterplan, the GTAA forecasts that Toronto […]

Gatwick partners with Aviation Museum and Royal Aeronautical Society to host STEM events for schools

Gatwick Airport has partnered with the Gatwick Aviation Museum and the Royal Aeronautical Society to host a year-long series of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based events for local primary schools. In the first of the year-long series of educational ‘Cool Aeronautics’ events, taking place at the Gatwick Aviation Museum, 71 students from Southgate […]

Cross paths with the world at the industry event of the year

The IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) is the premier annual ground handling industry conference in the world.​

Brisbane Airport and TravelbyBit launch world-first digital currency airport terminal

When travellers arrive at or depart from Brisbane Airport (BNE), they will soon experience an unprecedented digital currency airport experience. BNE in partnership with a number of terminal retailers is combining its community vision with innovation by working with TravelbyBit to bring decentralised block chain enabled payments into its terminal shopping. Travellers will soon be […]