PANYNJ approves US$500m of works for Newark Liberty Airport

The board for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has approved US$496m for major landside and airside projects as part of the US$2.3bn Terminal A redevelopment program at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. The board’s decision marks a significant milestone for the redevelopment program, which will deliver a 33-gate, […]

Heathrow expansion hits next delivery milestone with launch of planning consultation

Heathrow will launch a public planning consultation on expansion and future operations on 17th January Local communities and stakeholders to help shape Heathrow’s future airport design and principles for changes to airspace 10-week consultation is the latest delivery milestone and keeps Heathrow on track Consultation will include options for the project, including on phasing construction […]

Christmas Ingredients Flying Through in Record Numbers via Heathrow

Over 143 million kilograms of Christmas cargo expected to fly via Heathrow to the world in the month leading up to December 25th, a record to date New data reveals sharp spike in exports of seasonal essentials including Christmas lights, calendars, fish, lobster, and meat Heathrow launches the “12 Exporters of Christmas” social media campaign […]

MAG launches dedicated technology team to modernize the passenger experience

Manchester Airports Group (MAG), the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, has launched its own technology and e-commerce business to respond to changes in the way passengers travel in the digital era. MAG-O, located on site at Manchester Airport, has recruited a team of 65 experts attracted by the challenge of modernizing […]

Fraport reveals plans for development of Kos Airport in Greece

Fraport Greece, a subsidiary of German airport operator Fraport, has unveiled its plans for the redevelopment of Kos Hippocrates International Airport in Greece. The event was attended by the island’s government representatives and local stakeholders, who discussed a range of issues that concern the future of the airport and the development of the island’s tourism […]

Sheikh Ahmed: Latest and smart services at airports and in air navigation reflect the UAE and Dubai’s commitment to ensuring safe, secure and environment friendly aviation network

“Through efficient implementation of ICAO’s Standards and Recommended Practices, Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are ensuring safe and secured air travel for passengers around the world,” His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline […]

Foster + Partners selected as lead architect for Marseille Airport extension

Architectural firm Foster + Partners has won the design competition for the terminal extension at Marseille Provence Airport in the South of France. The project will expand the airport’s capacity, enabling it to serve up to 12 million passengers per year (excluding the MP2 terminal), future-proofing the development until 2046. Phase I of the project […]

Virgin Australia to improve terminal at Melbourne Airport

On December 4, Virgin Australia unveiled plans for a comprehensive redevelopment of its domestic terminal at Melbourne Airport’s Terminal 3 over the next three years. According to the released concept designs, Virgin Australia guests travelling through Melbourne will enjoy a significantly enhanced and streamlined experience from arrival at the airport to taking off from the […]