Monthly Archives: August 2019

Austin-Bergstrom Purchases Carbon Offsets

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) recently purchased 999 metric tons of carbon offsets through the Good Traveler program. This offset purchase equates to about one third of the airport’s total carbon footprint for the year. According to the program, that’s roughly the equivalent CO2 emissions of 6.4 million […]

Denver terminates contract with renovation partners

Denver International Airport has terminated its contract with Great Hall Partners (GHP) for the renovation of the Great Hall, the area under the tents of the Jeppesen Terminal. Many factors contributed to the decision. Last November, it was discovered that there were issues with the compressive strength of the airport’s original concrete (placed in 1991) […]

Minneapolis-St Paul remodeling affects security processes

Effective Monday, August 19, there will be changes to the security checkpoints at Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport’s Terminal 1 due to remodeling in the ticket lobby. The work is being undertaken in phases within the South checkpoint, meaning that there is less space for screening. From August 19, all TSA PreCheck and CLEAR PreCheck passengers […]

New curved LED displays at JFK

Multiple large-format curved NanoLumens LED displays have been installed throughout Terminal 4 at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York. The new 40ft-wide (12m) curved display, part of a multiphase tech upgrade, will be used exclusively for advertising, focusing on the shops in the terminal’s retail corridor. It has been designed to conform to […]

Landing Gear Fire Forces Temporary Flight Suspension at Shannon Airport

All flights were temporarily suspended at Shannon Airport earlier this morning following an incident on the runway involving an Omni Air Internation Boeing 767-300 Aircraft. The incident was believed to be a landing gear fire. Emergency Services were in attendance and all passengers and crew disembarked as all airport operations were suspended. Airport personnel worked […]

Birmingham Airport Announces Free Family Festival

Birmingham Airport is delighted to announce further celebrations to commemorate its 80th anniversary this year. On Sunday 1st September, the airport will hold ‘Birmingham Airport Fest’ – a one day free festival in Sheldon Country Park (B26 3TU). The family festival has something for all tastes, with a special performance from the Birmingham Royal Ballet, […]

First Concessionaire’s Open in the New 9-Gate Expansion at Austin Airport

The popular Austin toystore Toy Joy and Yummi Joy opened near Gate 10. Voted a USAToday 10 Best Toystore in 2014, the store offers toys and collectibles for all ages. The store is the first concession to open in the 9-gate expansion of the Barbara Jordan Terminal and includes their sweet shop concept, Yummi Joy. […]

Gatwick publishes new five-year investment plan

London Gatwick Airport published its new five-year Capital Investment Program (CIP) on Thursday, August 8, highlighting substantial investment in automation and technology as an enabler of sustainable growth. This new plan takes Gatwick’s total investment since 2009 to £3.21bn (US$3.9bn). The single biggest project to be delivered within the next five years is the Pier […]

LA Board of Airport Commissioners approves MSC South design contract

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) has selected Woods Bagot for design services for the proposed Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) South. The MSC South will be an eight-gate complex connected to the MSC North, which is currently under construction on the airfield west of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International […]