Monthly Archives: January 2020

New building project planned on western side of Zurich Airport

Plans are in place for a new building development in the western part of Zurich Airport to meet the future demand for business aviation hangar space. A planning application has been submitted by the airport operator and will be on public display as of Monday 20 January 2020. In the wake of changes in the […]


Helsinki Airport introduces new double bridges in the West Pier – Less bus rides on the apron for passengers

With two passenger bridges, the multiple aircraft ramp system (MARS) can accommodate two small planes or a single wide-body aircraft to which passengers pass through two jet bridges. This allows more and more passengers to board and deboard quickly through passenger bridges. Many passengers know how much more convenient it is to board or deboard […]

Unique design and unrivalled fire protection with Lunax doors

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain will be showcasing its advanced Lunax door system at the prestigious architect@work2020 exhibition in London later this month. The Lunax system perfectly meets the growing architectural trend of combining building transparency with aesthetic design and high safety standards. Vetrotech is an international leader in the development, manufacture and sales of high-performance life-safety glass […]

New Police Facility at O’Hare International Airport Opens

This week the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the Chicago Police Department (CPD) cut the ribbon on a new facility for CPD personnel assigned to O’Hare International Airport. Built by BOWA Construction, a local and minority-owned firm, this project is part of O’Hare 21, the historic plan by the City of Chicago and its […]


Orlando International Airport Becomes First Emergency Management Accredited Airport

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, the agency that oversees Orlando International Airport, has become the first-ever airport operation to earn full accreditation by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP). “Receiving this certification speaks volumes to the dedication and hard work of the Authority’s emergency management team and our partners,” said Phil Brown, the Authority’s Chief […]


Philippine ecozone to get US$80m airport

To attract more investors and help establish the ‘Crypto Valley of Asia’, the Cagayan Ecozone in the north of the Philippines is to build an US$80m airport. According to Raul Lambino, Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) administrator and chief executive officer, the airport will be constructed within the economic zone. Launched in 2017, Crypto Valley […]

SFO to Expand, Improve Security Checkpoints in the Mayor Edwin M. Lee International Departures Hall

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to expand and improve the two security screening checkpoints located in the Mayor Edwin M. Lee International Departures Hall, adding lanes, queuing space, and recompose areas. When completed, the expanded checkpoints will be able to accommodate 33% more screening lanes, while offering travelers a more relaxing, easier-to-navigate […]


Vilnius Airport aims to cut check-in times with self-service baggage drop-off stations as it develops a new baggage handling system

Lithuanian Airports make yet another step of development: they have announced two public procurements and currently are looking for contractors who will install a new baggage management system compliant with the newest international security standards, a baggage screening system, and self-service baggage drop-off stations at Vilnius Airport. Upon completion of these works, the baggage throughput […]