Airports

New Life For Gatwick’s Beehive

July 24, 2009 0

London/Gatwick’s original terminal building, universally nicknamed the Beehive due to its distinctive shape, is now being offered as rented office space. Serviced office provider Orega has signed up three tenants to its new business centre, […]

Airports

Belfast Investment

June 12, 2009 0

Passengers at Belfast International Airport are set to benefit from a £10 million (US$16.1m) facelift as major construction work gets underway to update and improve facilities throughout the terminal. Work on the privately funded project […]

Airports

Passenger Increase at Dubai

June 12, 2009 0

Dubai International Airport is continuing to experience an increase in passenger traffic despite the current global economic downturn, and recorded a growth in the first quarter of 2009.  With over 9.5 million passengers handled, this […]

Airline Focus

BA Opens New LHR T3 Lounge

June 12, 2009 0

British Airways’ new lounge for premium passengers and top-tier oneworld members opened at Heathrow’s Terminal 3 on May 11. The 300-seat Galleries Club Lounge is for eligible customers travelling to Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Helsinki, Vienna […]

Airports

Vancouver Launches Tracking Tool

June 12, 2009 0

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has become the first airport in Canada to offer a new online tool that allows members of the public to see real-time and historical flight and noise data collected by the […]

Airports

Airport Security “Getting Ridiculous”

June 12, 2009 0

Security at airports is “getting ridiculous,” said Peter Griffiths, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) regional Vice President for Europe at a recent conference in Paris.  Adding that passengers: “almost had to strip” to get […]

Airports

Luton brings in £1 drop-off fee

May 8, 2009 0

London Luton Airport is to charge motorists a £1 charge for dropping off passengers at its terminal building. The charge will enable drivers to spend up to 10 minutes in the airport’s recently refurbished drop-off […]

Airports

Jervis B Webb Awarded Dallas Contract

May 8, 2009 0

The Jervis B Webb materials handling company, a subsidiary of Daifuku Co Ltd, and has announced a contract worth approximately $16 million with Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to install a new automated in-line baggage […]

Airports

CONRAC Showcases New Bezel Products

May 8, 2009 0

Germany’s CONRAC displayed its latest generation of flat screens for digital signage, which are largely characterised by their almost frameless design which have a bezel width of less than 0.6 inches (15mm). The company says […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

Toronto Tests SafeLED IQ

May 8, 2009 0

Toronto Pearson International Airport in North American airport to test the Safegate’s SafeLED IQ lighting fixture which allows the user the to monitor and control each and every fixture in the circuit in order to […]