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Heathrow completes first stage of hunt for innovation partners as MPs clear expansion for takeoff

Today, Heathrow completed the first stage of its search for innovation partners.  This initiative sets out to encourage fresh thinking around how Heathrow delivers the expanded airport. As Heathrow enters the delivery phase of the project, following an overwhelming vote of support in Parliament, the airport has announced over 80 potential innovation partners have come […]

Renovation Work Begins for Denver International Airport’s Great Hall Project

Denver International Airport (DEN) formally kicked off the start of construction of a three and a half-year renovation project of the Great Hall on July 12th. The Great Hall is the area under the tents of the airport’s Jeppesen Terminal, which encompasses 1.5 million square-feet. The project will make substantial improvements to Levels 5 and […]

Work on extension of Helsinki Airport Terminal 2 is proceeding smoothly

The first signs of the terminal extension will be visible to passengers at the end of the year when demolition work on the car park P1/P2 in front of the terminal will start. Construction activities will affect passenger movements starting next spring. Finavia plans to extend Terminal 2 and modify its existing areas at Helsinki […]

Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s Concourse A Nine Gate Expansion Opens This Month

Concourse A Expansion – Phase I at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is opening in July. The nine-gate, 229,807-square foot addition will house United, Southwest, JetBlue, Frontier and Air Canada airlines. It is the first project to open under the Destination CLT initiative, a $2.5 billion capital investment program to renovate the concourses and expand […]

A new Business lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle

After having revealed the first part last January and having already welcomed more than 200,000 customers, Air France today presents its entire brand new Business lounge located in Hall L of Terminal 2E at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. With a total surface area of 3,200 sq. m. and a capacity of 540 seats, this completely […]

Launch of WeChat Pay at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport

Lagardère Travel Retail France develops the smartphone payment system in its Duty Free and Fashion shops at Nice Côte d’Azur airport for its Chinese passengers To satisfy its hyper-connected Chinese customers, Lagardère Travel Retail France is deploying WeChat Pay, the ubiquitous secure electronic payment service in its 14 Duty Free and Fashion shops at Nice […]

Yorkshire’s Airport Ready for Take-off after Redevelopment

With the summer season now in full flow, Leeds Bradford Airport is delighted to announce the completion of the first phase of its redevelopment. The region’s largest airport, recently rebranded Leeds Bradford: Yorkshire’s Airport, has undergone a massive airside redevelopment and improvements to the terminal front. Designed to offer more choice for customers with a […]

LAX Pilots “AskLAX” Kiosks Across Two of its Terminals

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is offering guests a fun and innovative way to stay informed with the launch of self-assistance kiosks in two of LAX’s terminals, Terminal 2 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The AskLAX kiosks provide a wealth of information at the touch of a virtual button across a 36-inch touch screen. […]

Refurbished World Duty Free and WH Smith Units Open at Belfast City Airport

Newly refurbished World Duty Free and WH Smith units have opened their doors in George Best Belfast City Airport. The works complete the first phase of an ongoing £15m infrastructure investment aimed at further enhancing the customer experience. The new, improved retail units now boast 552 square metres of retail space, which is an overall […]

Work underway for largest terminal upgrade since 1999 at Wellington Airport

Wellington Airport has begun preliminary demolition work ahead of a $15 million upgrade of the airport’s main terminal building. The upgrade covers approximately 6,000 square metres in the main terminal’s public area, equivalent to the size of 12 basketball courts, and will result in the largest visual change to the main terminal since the current […]