Tags: Airport News

VINCI Airports starts expansion and modernization works at Boa Vista airport

VINCI Airports, concessionnaire of Boa Vista airport, started the modernization and expansion works at Boa Vista airport, with the objective to make operations more efficient, enable better flow and improve airport experience for passengers. The ceremony of laying the foundation stone for the works took place this Thursday (25th), and was attended by local authorities, […]

Uzbekistan Airports and Changi Airports International ink deal to jointly develop Tashkent Airport

Uzbekistan Airports Joint Stock Company (JSC) and Changi Airports International (CAI) have inked an agreement to jointly develop Islam Karimov Tashkent International Airport, the largest international airport of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the third busiest airport by passenger traffic in Central Asia in 2019. The agreement was exchanged between Rano Juraeva, Chairman of the […]

Mobility scooters now available at East Midlands Airport

Four new mobility scooters at East Midlands Airport (EMA) will make it easier for disabled and older passengers to move around the airport. The scooters have been provided by National Mobility Hire which is the UK’s largest supplier of fleet mobility services. Passengers can collect the scooters at the assisted travel desk in the check-in […]

San Antonio International Airport Unveils Preliminary Design Plans for New Terminal

The design renderings and a 3D model of the new terminal planned for San Antonio International Airport (SAT) were revealed at last weeks City Council meeting. The Terminal Development Program (TDP) will reimagine the passenger experience – creating a sense of place for everyone arriving in San Antonio. The TDP is on schedule with a […]

With mass flight delays, are airport lounges in Europe more popular than ever?

In the past, airport lounges were almost all-exclusive domain of business and frequent travellers. But lately, as mass flight delays in the US have showcased, lounges have seen a rising popularity among all types of travellers, regardless of their ticket class. With the growing return to travel, do Europe’s lounges see a similar boom? The […]

New and automated defibrillators delivered to passenger terminals at Lithuanian Airports

Lithuanian Airports announces that since January, brand new, additional and automated defibrillators have been installed in the passenger terminals of Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports. A total of 15 additional smart emergency devices have been installed and are available in the most crowded areas of the airport. Currently, there are 23 automated defibrillators at all […]

Dubai Air Navigation Services and Sharjah DCA sign MoU to exchange data and information

Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the provider of air navigation services and air traffic control for Dubai and the Northern Emirates, and Sharjah’s Department of Civil Aviation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation and exchange of information and data between the two parties. The MoU was signed by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed […]

VINCI Airports named successful tenderer for the Tahiti Faa’a airport concession in French Polynesia

VINCI Airports has been designated by the French government as the successful tenderer for the 40-year concession for Tahiti Faa’a airport in French Polynesia. The main airport and gateway to French Polynesia, Tahiti Faa’a airport welcomed 1.5 million passengers in 2019. The new concession company, 51% owned by VINCI Airports and 49% by French Polynesia, […]

Atkins to consult on Ireland’s €2.9bn airport investment program

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has appointed Atkins – a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group – as its multidisciplinary design consultant for the delivery of civil and airfield engineering design services at Dublin and Cork airports in Ireland, as part of a €2.9bn (US$2.91) capital investment program. Under the terms of the 5-year civil engineering design services framework contract […]

Populous to design Austin-Bergstrom Airport renovations

Design firm Populous has been appointed to design the expansion program at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas. The overall expansion will include renovations to the airport’s existing Barbara Jordan Terminal, a new below-grade passenger tunnel and a new midfield concourse with space for up to 30 gates. The project is also intended to build in […]