Monthly Archives: December 2019

Record infrastructure funding for Kelowna

Kelowna International Airport in British Columbia, Canada, has announced the next phase of its capital development program. Kelowna City Council has approved C$67.3m (US$51.2m) for the construction of the airport’s largest expansion to date. In addition, as part of its Soaring Beyond 2.5 Million Passengers program, Kelowna will make the biggest financial investment in its […]

Ground broken on Charlotte Douglas expansion

Nashville-based Gresham Smith has marked the groundbreaking of the Terminal Lobby Expansion project at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in North Carolina. The expansion will transform the terminal, creating a welcoming space and improving operations. Designed by Gresham Smith and DAS Architecture, the project comprises a 370,000ft2 (34,375m2 ) expansion, a 150,000ft2 (13,935m2 ) canopy […]

Good news for electric car drivers! Over 60 more charging stations at Helsinki Airport

Finavia now has 95 charging stations for electric hybrid cars at Helsinki Airport. Next year, when the new car park is completed, there will be additional charging stations at the airport’s parking facilities. Good environmental work is part of Finavia’s corporate responsibility. Our Sum of Good Things series highlights details of Finavia’s responsibility work. This […]

Future Passenger Experience in the spotlight at Airport Show 2020

Titans of the aviation industry from across the world will assemble in Dubai in mid-June next year to debate topics related to the future passenger experience as the widest range of newest technologies and innovations are showcased at the world’s largest annual airport industry gathering. Organized by Reed Exhibitions Middle East, the 20th edition of […]

Manchester Airport reveals progress made on £1bn transformation programme

Manchester Airport have revealed the progress made on its £1bn transformation, with several months to go until it opens its new “super terminal.” The UK’s third largest airport also released new images and a video to showcase what passengers using the new facilities can expect, when they start using the new terminal from next summer. […]

OmniServ ‘welcomes’ in December with a new contract win at Edinburgh Airport

Airport services supplier OmniServ kicked off this month with a new contract to provide ‘Welcome Team Ambassadors’ at Edinburgh Airport, bringing added value to the partnership with the introduction of innovative people management technology. OmniServ is already contracted to provide Persons with Reduced Mobility (PRM) services at Edinburgh, so this further contract win sees OmniServ […]

Liverpool Airport Closed After Private Jet Comes Off Runway

Liverpool John Lennon Airport has been closed since this morning following an incident involving a private jet. The airport confirmed on their website that there was an incident at around 6am this morning when a private jet came off the runway after landing. The runway is expected to be closed until late this afternoon whilst […]

Overseas visitor numbers set to top 1.5 million at Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport is on track to handle more than 1.5 million journeys by passengers from overseas, according to analysis of data from the Civil Aviation Authority’s annual Passenger Survey. The biggest market for visitors remains Ireland, accounting for just under 19 per cent of overseas passengers flying in and out of Bristol Airport. Spain (16 […]

Heathrow Primary students un-wrap Christmas at the airport

Heathrow has undergone a festive transformation, as students from Heathrow Primary deck the halls with over 500 hand crafted bulbuls and help switch on close to a kilometre of Christmas lights. The UK’s busiest airport is set to sparkle this Christmas welcoming over 6.5 million passengers in December alone. To celebrate the official opening of […]