Monthly Archives: May 2019

How the Forest-Themed West Pier is Helping Helsinki Airport Compete

Five jet bridges, 13,000 square metres of additional space, two new restaurants, a premium-class lounge and a new child care room will raise Helsinki Airport’s long-haul flight services to an unprecedented level. “The opening of Helsinki Airport’s West Pier comes at a very good time as Finnair’s successful Asian strategy continues to increase the number […]

Pedestrian Bridge Removed from LAX Terminal In Prep for Automated People Mover

– – Following two nights of painstakingly precise work, construction crews have successfully removed the pedestrian bridge between Terminal 6 and Parking Structure 6 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), marking a major milestone in the construction of an Automated People Mover, slated to open in 2023. The work was completed in a way that […]

DFW Airport and American Airlines Announce Plans for Sixth Terminal

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a long-term commitment from the airline and opportunities for businesses and customers in the fastest growing region in the United States. The plans call for DFW to invest up to $3.0 to $3.5 billion in terminal improvements, […]

An insight into Hong Kong International Airport’s redeveloped and expanded Terminal 1

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has currently a number of major construction projects underway to turn the hub into an airport city. New operational and passenger facing facilities are being developed, including a third runway, a passenger building and extended APM, and baggage handling systems. Meanwhile, the airport is also upgrading its existing Terminal 1 […]

Launch day set for statutory consultation on Heathrow expansion

Heathrow’s statutory consultation on its expansion plans will commence the 18th of June and end on the 13th of September New CGI imagery released to show what an expanded Heathrow could look like June consultation follows an extensive period of non-statutory consultation and engagement Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on […]

Southwest Airlines Invests in Denver International Airport with New Maintenance Hangar

Today, SouthwestAirlines Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly announced the airline is furthering its commitment to Denver by investing nearly $100 million in its first maintenance hangar at Denver International Airport (DEN). “Southwest Airlines is a vital partner for Denver International Airport and we are proud the airline has decided to make this significant investment in […]

Self-driving people mover makes its maiden trip at Brussels Airport

The self-driving people mover has clocked up its first few metres at Brussels Airport. Over the coming 3 days, the shuttle bus will perform several demo trips without passengers to test the technology in a real-life environment. These tests see De Lijn and Brussels Airport’s ambitious pilot project step up a gear. In 2021, the […]

Gatwick celebrates new ownership with continued investment to “put passengers at heart” of exciting new chapter

A new long-term partnership has been formed by VINCI Airports and Global Infrastructure Partners which will support Gatwick’s passenger-focused strategy with a major investment programme that will “enable Gatwick to continue on its successful journey” says CEO Stewart Wingate London Gatwick today announced a new chapter in its ownership as VINCI Airports completed the purchase […]

Birmingham Airport takes part in Airport Safety Week 

Today (13th May), marks the beginning of UK Airports Safety Week, a national event held in conjunction with the Airport Operators Association (AOA), and supported by the Civil Aviation Authority. To support the week of activities, Birmingham Airport has kicked off a range of activities and safety demonstrations to raise awareness of aviation safety and […]