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New firefighter apprentices make history at London Stansted

Two women are blazing a trail at London Stansted after becoming the first female firefighters to join the ranks of the airport’s fire and rescue service. Hannah Inggs and Amber Popham, join Finn Edwards and Charlie Fry as the first intake of London Stansted’s newly created airport firefighter apprentice scheme. The fab four sparked off […]

Leeds Bradford Airport Unveils Fresh Plans for More Efficient and Sustainable Terminal Building

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is submitting fresh plans to build a state-of-the-art terminal, which aims to dramatically improve passenger experience, deliver one of the UK’s most environmentally efficient airport buildings, and support greater economic prosperity for the Leeds City Region, Yorkshire and the North. These new plans, to be submitted in spring 2020, replace 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 […]

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 […]

Heathrow reports outstanding end to 2019 as airport kicks off its decade of delivery

Full decade Since 2010, Heathrow has welcomed an additional 15 million passengers – an increase of 18% over the course of the decade. This passenger growth was facilitated by £12 billion worth of private investment which culminated in the opening of Terminal 2 which is now ranked by passengers as one of the best airport […]

Dubai to host 3rd edition of ATC Forum

Glimpses into Air Traffic Control (ATC) modernisation and innovation will be provided to aviation industry stakeholders at the ATC Forum which is returning for its third straight year in June 2020 during the record-setting Airport Show, the world’s largest annual airport industry gathering. The event is coming at a time when it has been predicted […]

Vilnius seeks terminal contractor

Vilnius Airport, part of the Lithuanian Airports network, is looking for a contractor to build a new two-story passenger departure terminal. Construction of the 14,400m2 (155,500ft2) facility, in the northern part of the airport, will increase Vilnius’s terminal space by a third and double passenger throughput to 2,400 per hour. It will be built between […]

İGA in environmental collaboration

Istanbul Airport operator İGA has joined forces with the Mind Your Waste Foundation to raise awareness of waste management and recycling. The organizations have launched a photography and short film competition called ‘Are You Aware?’, which is open to both amateurs and professionals. Also supported by Büyük Efes Art, the competition will welcome entries until […]