Monthly Archives: September 2018

Budapest Airport expands Terminal 2 by more than 10,000 square meters

Pier B, a brand new passenger terminal section of more than 10,000 square meters adjoining Terminal 2B, was inaugurated at Budapest Airport on 13th September. Going forward, the facility will be used to handle non-Schengen flights, including the wide body aircraft flying intercontinental long haul routes to North America, China and the Persian Gulf. The […]

Plans revealed for new state of the art terminal extension at Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is delighted to announce the next phase of its redevelopment plan. The region’s biggest airport is planning a multi-million pound, three storey extension to its terminal building, that once complete, will house a transformed international arrivals process, including immigration, baggage reclaim and customs. The extension will also accommodate new, larger departure gates, […]

LAWA releases request for qualifications for LAX Northside development

Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA) has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) for parties interested in developing all or a portion of the LAX Northside Area project. The RFQ process will pre-qualify development teams and invite those selected to participate in the Request for Proposals (RFP) stage. The LAX Northside Development Area is approximately 88 […]

Expansion Non-Schengen East at Avinor Oslo Airport

On October 1st, work will start on the extension project “Expansion Non-Schengen East” (UNSØ) at Avinor Oslo Airport. An information meeting will be held for contractors, and a prior information notice for the tender competitions has been published. The project “Expansion Non-Schengen East” (UNSØ), Oslo Airport Phase 2 comprises construction of a building of approximately […]

London Stansted Sets Sights on long-Haul Growth

At least 25 key destinations targeted across the globe, including the Far East, India and the USA. London Stansted has available runway capacity to boost national and regional competitiveness as aviation team flies out to make the case for Stansted at world-leading event in China. In the next five years London Stansted is aiming to […]

Plaza Premium Lounge opening at Helsinki Airport in February 2019

Helsinki Airport’s wide range of services will be topped up with a new pay-in lounge, Plaza Premium Lounge, opening in February 2019 at non-Schengen terminal as a part of the terminal extension opens. The new lounge operator was selected through a public tendering process. Being ranked as the best airport in Northern Europe, Finavia continues […]

Request for Proposals to Build, Manage New Concession Location at O’Hare International Airport

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for qualified businesses to lease, finance, construct, and operate a dual purpose convenience and vending concession at the O’Hare International Airport Multimodal Facility that is set to open this fall. As part of its commitment to enhancing participation across airport contracts, the CDA is seeking 65 […]

Washington Dulles Airport installs biometric exit technology

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has unveiled a new biometric screening system that uses facial-recognition technology to streamline passenger verification and boarding on outbound international flights. The new system, called VeriScan, was designed by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s office of technology in response to a congressional mandate for US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) […]

Heathrow on track for a quieter and greener year

Results from Heathrow’s latest Fly Quiet and Green quarterly league table – ranking Heathrow’s busiest 50 airlines based on their performance from April to June  –  proves airlines are working hard to modernise their fleet and advance their position in the table. Heathrow has estimated more than one 1 in 5 aircraft landing at the airport […]

San Jose International Airport Breaks Ground to Meet Record Passenger Growth

Hensel Phelps Construction Company and Fentress Architects are teamed in a design-build collaboration to deliver a much-needed interim gates facility at Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in response to current and predicted record passenger growth. Based on an announcement issued by SJC earlier this year, more nonstop flights and destinations are attributing to the […]