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Paris-Charles de Gaulle - Articles and news items

Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport awarded at Skytrax World Airport Awards 2015

Airport news  •  27 March 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport has been recognised as the ‘Most Improved Airport Worldwide’ at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2015. The airport’s Terminal 2M was also ranked six in the ‘World’s Best Airport Terminal’ category.

Cofely: uDrop, the self-service bag drop solution, now on trial in the Charles de Gaulle airport

Airport news  •  7 August 2014  •  Cofely Airport Services

Cofely Airport Services announced the implementation of a trial program at Charles De Gaulle airport...

Airfield Operations: Accommodating the next generation of airliners

Issue 1 2014  •  12 February 2014  •  Gaël Le Bris, Airside Development Manager for Aéroports de Paris at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

Airport compatibility and correct technical policy to accommodate NLAs is vital. Gaël Le Bris, Airside Development Manager at Aéroports de Paris, shares Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport’s work into this important issue...

Future satellite 4 at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport: Aéroports de Paris invests in the development of connecting traffic and service quality

Issue 4 2010  •  10 August 2010  •  PROFILE: Aeroports de Paris

Due to enter service in the third quarter of 2012, the new departures satellite at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport will join terminals 2E, 2F and 2G on the eastern side of the airport to complete the SkyTeam Hub.“In today's economic environment, it is more important than ever that we anticipate the future needs of our customers if we want to consolidate the market-leading status of Paris-Charles de Gaulle in Europe. This will mean making significant improvements to the quality of service we offer in order to achieve a step change in customer satisfaction, passenger satisfaction and airline satisfaction", emphasises Pierre Graff.

La Galerie Parisienne: A centrepiece of the Paris-Charles de Gaulle hub

Issue 2 2008, Past issues  •  28 March 2008  •  Pierre Graff, Chairman & CEO, Aéroports de Paris

La Galerie Parisienne is the new boarding satellite of terminal 2E at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. It has handled nearly 2.4 million passengers since it was unveiled by the French Republic President, Nicolas Sarkozy, in June 2007. This satellite, in line with Aéroports de Paris strategy, allows the growth of handling capacity and reinforces the performance of the first European hub. It is also a showcase of the service policy of Aéroports de Paris. La Galerie Parisienne brings together technological innovations with a string of record figures: its length of 750 metres, 3 hectares of glass façade and 225,000 square metres of built up area (more than 40 soccer fields). Its steel structure weighs more than 13,000 tonnes, nearly twice the weight of the Eiffel Tower.

Paris-Charles de Gaulle: ready to handle the A380

Issue 6 2007, Past issues  •  30 November 2007  •  Jean-Marie Chevallier, Director of Planning, Aéroports de Paris

In a few months' time, Paris-Charles de Gaulle will be one of the first airports in the world to accommodate the new jumbo Airbus A380 on a daily basis. Aéroports de Paris has been gearing up for years to accommodate this type of aircraft and Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport is ready for the commercial operating of this aircraft, exceptional in many ways.

The next generation of airport terminal

Issue 1 2007, Past issues  •  6 February 2007  •  Marc Noyelle, Executive Director & Chief Development Officer, Aéroports de Paris

Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport will undergo a phenomenal expansion over the next two years, one driven by necessity and increasing passenger numbers, but shaped by a commitment to design. Marc Noyelle discusses how Aéroports de Paris is blending function and aesthetics to create an airport of the future.


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