Category Archives: Airline Focus

Faro Airport Opens Extended Terminal Building

On July 17 Faro Airport opened its newly extended and refurbished terminal building which offers larger public and operational areas and an enhanced retail space. … More ››

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New Trans-Atlantic Services Announced From Birmingham UK

Primera Air, a new low-cost airline, will start transatlantic flights to New York and Boston from Birmingham Airport in May 2018. New York flights will … More ››

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Airbus Delivers First A350 XWB for Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines took delivery of its first A350-900 on July 13, and will be the first US carrier to operate the newest member of … More ››

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Consortium Appointed for Auckland Airport Terminal Development

A Mott MacDonald-led consortium, which also includes Grimshaw, Architectus and Holmes Consulting, has been appointed to concept design a combined domestic and international terminal at … More ››

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Self-service Bag-drop for Bristol

A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport (BRS) on Wednesday 12 July 2017, saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. The … More ››

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RFP for LAX People Mover

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) has authorized Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Automated … More ››

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Heathrow Hits All-time High With 77 Million Passengers

Heathrow Airport says it welcomed a record 6.76 million passengers in June (+2.3% from June 2016), boosting the number of passengers travelling through in the … More ››

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Masterplan Unveiled for new Costa Rican International Airport

Mott MacDonald has delivered the masterplan for a new US$3.5 billion international airport in Alajuela, Orotina, Costa Rica to the Centro American Corporation of Air … More ››

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New Helsinki Airport Expansion Unveiled

The new south pier of Helsinki Airport (IATA: HEL) was opened for passengers and air traffic on Monday, July 10. The first flight from the … More ››

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Canada’s Air Transat Will be the First North American Airbus A321LR Operator

Ten Airbus A321LR aircraft will be joining the fleet of Canadian airline Air Transat, making it the first North American operator of the longest-range single-aisle … More ››

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