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A review of Lithuanian Airports in 2019: a record number of passengers and a wide selection of destinations

The number of passengers and flights increased in all three Lithuanian Airports during the last year, the highest increase was witnessed in Kaunas and Palanga Airports, and the whole network of the Airports offered as much as 92 unique destinations. The national Airports perceive year 2020 as a period of the further growth and expect […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vilnius Airport marks the turn of the year with a record: this year 5 million passengers travelled via the airport of the capital

On the last day of 2019 the number of passengers travelling via Vilnius Airport exceeded 5 million. This number signifies the biggest flow of passengers in the history of the airport, serviced by the airport per one year. “We are very more than happy to end the year having reached the result, which is of […]

Record infrastructure funding for Kelowna

Kelowna International Airport in British Columbia, Canada, has announced the next phase of its capital development program. Kelowna City Council has approved C$67.3m (US$51.2m) for the construction of the airport’s largest expansion to date. In addition, as part of its Soaring Beyond 2.5 Million Passengers program, Kelowna will make the biggest financial investment in its […]

Ground broken on Charlotte Douglas expansion

Nashville-based Gresham Smith has marked the groundbreaking of the Terminal Lobby Expansion project at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in North Carolina. The expansion will transform the terminal, creating a welcoming space and improving operations. Designed by Gresham Smith and DAS Architecture, the project comprises a 370,000ft2 (34,375m2 ) expansion, a 150,000ft2 (13,935m2 ) canopy […]

Future Passenger Experience in the spotlight at Airport Show 2020

Titans of the aviation industry from across the world will assemble in Dubai in mid-June next year to debate topics related to the future passenger experience as the widest range of newest technologies and innovations are showcased at the world’s largest annual airport industry gathering. Organized by Reed Exhibitions Middle East, the 20th edition of […]