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With the demand for air travel rising, projects that are investing in infrastructure and expanding existing facilities are frequenting the airport industry. These construction and design projects involve a wide range of stakeholders, and vary both in size and cost.
The role of an airport is to facilitate a journey to a desired destination, however, many airports are endeavouring to become destinations in themselves. To achieve this demands new designs and innovative features which can provide a ‘wow factor’ for passengers, allowing airports to not only cope with growth, but excel.
Already we have seen inspiring applications of innovative design within the industry. In this section of International Airport Review’s website, we will showcase examples of creative construction and design, and keep you up to date with project progress around the world.
Vivian Cheung, Executive Director of Airport Operations at Airport Authority Hong Kong, explains how Hong Kong International Airport has been using the downtime during the pandemic to invest in biometric and touchless technologies, open test facilities, play its part in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine and even clean the…
The future of airport furniture and how it can help to shape the passenger experience and prevent the spread of COVID-19
Adele Kamel, Head of Global Marketing, and Johan Berhin, Founder, from Green Furniture Concept discuss the future of airport furniture and how it can help to shape the passenger experience and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Chicago Rockford's new cargo centre will feature two facilities, a new ramp to accommodate six 747 aircraft and a new access road.
Renovations at Guadalajara Airport will include an additional runway and new terminal building, as well as a redesign of the commercial space in the existing building.
Fraport Greece's €440 million development programme benefited a total of 14 airports located across both the Greek mainland and islands.
The reconstruction of Palanga Airport's runway, as well as one taxiway and parts of the apron, will take 45 days and €13.6 million to complete.
The modernisation works involved the development of new retail and food and beverage options, as well as new entertainment offerings.
19 January 2021 | By Eurofins
The airline industry connects everything that matters most – our families, homes, and food logistics; our businesses and governments. The next normal depends critically on our safe return to flight. As a world leader in the provision of clinical diagnostics, forensic, pharmaceutical, food and environmental laboratory testing services, Eurofins is…
As a result of a fall in passenger traffic due to COVID-19, Finavia has been able to begin the renovations a year earlier than originally planned.
Learn how Fraport achieved better documentation and management of their complex and evolving telecommunications and IT infrastructure – at lower cost.
The airport has issued a call for tenders for the development of the new aircraft parking area and supporting facilities which will contribute to smoother operation in the medium to long-term.
17 December 2020 | By NEXTT Vision (IATA & ACI)
As a joint initiative of ACI and IATA, NEXTT (New Experience Travel Technologies) creates a shared vision for the future of travel. While the first webinar confirmed the validity of and the need for the concepts of NEXTT in these difficult times for the air travel industry, this second webinar looked…
The airport welcomes the ruling saying it is the only way to connect Britain to the growing markets of the world.