Monthly Archives: February 2023

PHL Receives $30 Million from FAA Airport Terminal Program

The City of Philadelphia Department of Aviation has been awarded $30 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Fiscal Year 2023 Airport Terminal Program grants to support the continuation of Philadelphia International Airport’s (PHL) Restroom Renovation Program and Phase 1 of PHL’s Terminal Energy Optimization Program (TEOP). The FAA’s Airport Terminal Program is part of the Bipartisan […]


Innovation in Ground Handling: Fraport Tests Autonomous Baggage and Cargo Tractor

Trial run of self-driving electric vehicle underway at Frankfurt Airport – Eight-kilometer-long test route in airport’s secure area – Results key to efficient processes Fraport AG Ground Services are currently trialing an autonomous baggage and cargo tractor. The electric vehicle will operate on an eight-kilometer-long test route within Frankfurt Airport’s secure area. The aim of […]


Opening of new terminal today at Kansas City International Airport will almost triple capacity

Kansas City International Airport in Missouri will open its 1,100,000ft2  (102,200m2) terminal today (February 28), which will increase annual capacity from 3.8 million passenger to more than 11 million – and features an inclusive and accessible approach to air travel. The redevelopment has replaced the existing, overcrowded terminals – originally opened in 1972 – with a […]


Vancouver Airport welcomes government funding for new Electric Vehicle Chargers

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) welcomes the announcement from the Government of Canada, which confirms new federal funding under Natural Resource Canada’s Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) for essential infrastructure at the airport that will further enable YVR to achieve its climate targets. This federal funding, combined with funding through the Government of British Columbia’s […]


Construction of an aircraft de-icing fluid recycling plant at Vilnius Airport: recycling technologies will enable more sustainable operations

In mid-February, construction work for the aircraft de-icing fluid recycling plant at Vilnius Airport began. According to representatives of Lithuanian Airports, the plant, which will be operational in the second half of this year, will enable the airport to carry out the necessary aircraft preparation procedures in a more advanced manner, which at the same […]


Isavia Considers New Approach to Big Construction Projects

Isavia is considering a new approach when it comes to implementing the vision outlined in the Major Development Plan for the airport, and is seeking input from the market in this regard. There are big projects ahead that will completely transform the airport; not only will more passengers be able to go through the airport, […]


The Container City Constructed by iGA in Hatay Opens on March 8

In Hatay, one of the provinces that suffered the most after the earthquakes, described as the ‘disaster of the century’ and which have directly affected 11 provinces, efforts to heal the wounds of the disaster are continuing. iGA is working hard to complete the installation of 350 containers and aims to start hosting approximately 2,100 […]


Amara Raja’s Energy Innovation Hub at GMR Aerocity Hyderabad

Amara Raja Batteries has recently signed a land lease agreement with GMR to set up an Advanced Energy Research and Innovation Centre, called the E-Hub, at GMR Aerospace & Industrial Park, AeroCity Hyderabad. This Centre will be a one-of-a-kind institute in India that will pioneer the development of advanced clean energy technologies for mobility and […]


Changi Airport to Open Climbing Wall in T3 as Part of Continuous Effort to Enhance Passenger & Visitor Experience

The 8-metre-high Climb@T3 wall will open on 4 March. From more challenging climbs to guided sessions for new climbers and children, Changi’s rock wall has something for all climbers A new sport climbing attraction will open in Changi Airport as part of Changi Airport Group (CAG)’s continuous effort to enhance the experience for passengers and […]