Airports

New Retail Facilities At Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

September 18, 2009 0

The second major step in the transformation of the Helsinki-Vantaa terminal extension has taken place with the opening of a new shopping area and a large My City Helsinki restaurant world. “Finnair customers arriving at […]

Airports

Geneva’s New ‘Lost & Found’ Bag Kiosk

September 18, 2009 0

In August, Swissport International introduced a new self-service facility for reporting lost baggage at Geneva.  Its new Lost & Found Self-Service Kiosk, linked to the Worldtracer database, enables unfortunate travellers who find that their baggage […]

Airports

Inside Cairo’s New Terminal

September 18, 2009 0

Richard Maslen reports from the recently opened Terminal 3 at Cairo International Airport, a facility that provides passengers of the Star Alliance members with a much improved travel experience at the Egyptian gateway. Cairo International […]

Airports

London/Heathrow Renovations Continue

September 18, 2009 0

BAA HAS completed the latest phase of a £133 million project to upgrade London/Heathrow’s Terminal 3.  This involved renovating the check-in area at a cost of £16 million to provide more space, the latest technology […]

Airports

Canadian Airport Review

July 24, 2009 0

Carroll McCormick reports on how traffic is down; regulations are looking up, while communications and infrastructure are advancing. As reported in the preceding US airports review, North American passenger traffic in 2008 was well down […]

Airports

US Review

July 24, 2009 0

Stimulus funding is hot. Environmental projects are many. Privatisation took one step backward and a smart step forward. Traffic is down. Carroll McCormick reports. There is a lot of mileage in staking out the position […]

Airports

AdPM and AdPI in Mauritius

July 24, 2009 0

AdPM (Aéroports de Paris Management) and AdPI (Aéroports de Paris Engineering) have won contracts to expand Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport by creating a new 4 million passenger capacity terminal, which will be linked to […]

Airports

Frankfurt to Become Airport Carbon Accredited

July 24, 2009 0

On June 16, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) announced its application to become Airport Carbon Accredited at the launch of the carbon emissions programme during the 19th ACI Europe Annual Congress in Manchester, UK.  The voluntary Airport […]

Airline Focus

Stars Shine on New Cairo Terminal

July 24, 2009 0

The new Terminal 3 at Cairo International Airport in Egypt formally opened on April 27, 2009, with the departure of EgyptAir’s daily New York service the first to use the facility.  The building, located adjacent […]

Airports

LCY Transatlantic Link Gets Supersonic Flight Number

July 24, 2009 0

The first long-haul scheduled passenger link from London City Airport will operate under the same flight codes that British Airways (BA) used for its supersonic Concorde transatlantic services.  The UK carrier has confirmed that its […]