Monthly Archives: January 2019

Manchester Airport to launch private terminal, offering “Private Jet experience” on commercial airlines

Manchester Airport has revealed plans to be the first major UK airport to open a private terminal, which offers passengers a “private jet experience” while flying on commercial airlines. The airport is releasing preview designs of the new terminal, which will be called PremiAir. The PremiAir experience will be available to purchase for passengers irrespective […]

SSP Grows Bakery Portfolio at Frankfurt Airport

SSP Group PLC, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, is adding two food and beverage stores to its portfolio at Frankfurt Airport – self-service bakery BackWerk and the French-inspired bakery chain Le Crobag. The move will mark the debut of both brands on the German airport culinary scene. Launched […]

Istanbul Airport – full passenger operations to start in March

  Istanbul Airport The world is your home, welcome to the new Istanbul Airport Newsletter: 28 January 2019 Full passenger operations to start in March On 29 October 2018, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan opened the new Istanbul Airport with a magnificent ceremony. After just 42 months of construction time, the airport which is destined […]

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Designs For New O’Hare Global Terminal

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined the Chicago Department of Aviation in taking the next step forward in selecting a lead architect for O’Hare International Airport’s $8.5 billion expansion. The City has unveiled the designs of five architecture finalists with renderings and models representing the potential future O’Hare Global Terminal. It is now inviting the public to […]

Solar power projects approved for John F Kennedy International

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved the Port Authority’s request to proceed with renewable solar power projects at John F Kennedy International Airport, which will help the agency meet its greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. PSC’s action enables the Port Authority, in collaboration with New York Power Authority (NYPA), to […]

Heathrow reaches record 80 million milestone in 2018 as airport takes big steps towards expansion

Full year 2018 A record 80 million passengers travelled through the UK’s only hub airport in 2018, up 2.7% on last year, with growth boosted by the use of larger and fuller aircraft. Heathrow is one of only seven airports in the world to achieve this milestone. Over 1.6m metric tonnes of cargo travelled through […]

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport debuts new concourse, shops and restaurants

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the second part of its Terminal 3 Modernization Program – a brand new concourse and remodeled post-security lobby area. The new South Concourse and lobby feature 15 airline gates and all-new shops, restaurants and passenger amenities, as well as views […]

London Stansted awards major contract for arrivals terminal

Mace have been named as the main contractor for the new terminal with work due to start in spring 2019 and scheduled for completion in autumn 2020 London Stansted has appointed Mace as the main contractor for the construction of its new £150 million arrivals terminal. Work on the 39,000 square metre terminal is due […]