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Airports

Latest technologies for airport security and passengers’ comfort

Latest technologies for airport security and passengers’ comfort

As significantly eminent travellers look for new ways to take control of their own travel experience, the aviation sector has adopted a lot more innovative technologies and intelligent innovations in response to demands for an exceptional travelling experience and passenger comfort. Screening lanes The TSA (Transportation Security Administration) announced recently that it’s partnering with American

LAX Southwest Airlines remodelling project gets underway

LAX Southwest Airlines remodelling project gets underway

The eagerly anticipated intensive remodelling of the busy Southwest Airlines terminal at Los Angeles International airport (LAX) has finally got underway. When completed, the terminal project will have cost a total of $500 million, including much-needed improvements to the transport infrastructure to reduce the congestion problems which has been a part of the terminal for


Toronto Pearson’s Airport to go through a food and beverage concession revolution

Toronto Pearson’s Airport to go through a food and beverage concession revolution

Toronto’s busy Pearson International Airport have announced that they are making major changes in their food and beverage concession set up, with a number of new dining option plans open by international restaurant concessionaire, Host Marriott Services Corporation, generally known as HMSHost. Among the brands to be opened by HMSHost at Pearson International Airport are

American Express open another Centurion Lounge – this time at New York’s LaGuardia airport

American Express open another Centurion Lounge – this time at New York’s LaGuardia airport

New York’s LaGuardia Airport has become the third international airport to host an American Express Centurion Lounge. The lounge which is situated in the airport’s Terminal B covers a total of 5,000-square-foot (465-square-meter) and is open to Platinum and Centurion Card members free of charge, while other American Express cardholders are also welcome although they

Frankfurt Airport expansion gets the long awaited green light

Frankfurt Airport expansion gets the long awaited green light

After a long wait and considerable debate, the city of Frankfurt has finally given their approval to Fraport’s building application to build their new Terminal 3 at the airport, Europe’s third-largest. According to estimates from the Fraport management, building costs for the project are liable to surpass €2 billion (USD$2.67 billion) for only the first


Milwaukee’s Mitchell International airport report an increase in passenger traffic for the fifth consecutive month

Milwaukee’s Mitchell International airport report an increase in passenger traffic for the fifth consecutive month

The management team at Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin has reported yet another increase in passenger traffic for the month of June, making for the fifth consecutive month that the airport has shown an increase in passenger traffic. The number of passengers who passed through the Mitchell International Airport reached a total of 589,631,

Fraport expands into US

Fraport expands into US

German airport operator Fraport has made their first move into the US- with the acquisition of the company which operates retail space at four leading US airports. Fraport have reportedly been long looking to expand its profitable retail operations into North America, and taken the first step by acquiring total ownership of AMU Holdings, owners

Heathrow International airport report considerable increases in traffic for the first half of 2014

Heathrow International airport report considerable increases in traffic for the first half of 2014

Heathrow Airport, recognised as being the world’s busiest international airport, has recently returned their results for the first half of 2014, showing an increase in passenger traffic of 1.9%, to 35.1 million up from 34.4 million for the same last year. According to the figures, the increase in passenger traffic was largely driven by an


Orlando International Airport to install three separate Automated People Mover (APM) systems

Orlando International Airport to install three separate Automated People Mover (APM) systems

Florida’s Orlando International Airport have announced that they have placed an order with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America for three automated people mover (APM) systems to be installed at the airport. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have been handed the important project to design and build as well as operate and maintain three separate APM systems at the