Helsinki Airport is getting ready to move into Phase 2 of its €900m revamp, including its ‘one-roof concept’ terminal expansion at the start of 2016. Kari Savolainen, CEO Finavia, spoke to Samantha Jenkins about the development.
Serdar Yildirim assumed his role as Director General & Chairman of the Board of DHMI in March of this year and straight away he went on the record: “I’m an idealist.” Paul Hogan recently went to his office at Istanbul Atatürk Airport to find out what he meant by this. The answer was a surprise…
China’s Yangtze River has arrived at Gatwick Airport as it hosts the world’s largest in-airport sound experience. The soundscape, entitled ‘A Living River’, appears along the stretch of the airport’s 180m Skybridge walkway.
Christian Onselaere, CEO ADB Group, interviewed by Ross Falconer.
The completion of the project to centralise security at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol marked a key milestone in the airport’s wider ambition to create a more seamless experience for passengers and to deliver security not as a necessity, but as a service. Ryan Ghee reports.
Facebook Head of Travel Lee McCabe, interviewed by Ross Falconer.
Oslo Airport has announced its new food, beverage and convenience store offerings. Five operators will run F&B at the airport, with a number of new additions expected for the official opening in April 2016.
Ahead of the COP21 Conference in Paris in two months’ time, where a new global climate change agreement is supposed to be reached, Inês Rebelo reports on how the airport industry is actively engaged in curbing climate change.
Some big name airlines have been heavily campaigning for more regulation of airport charges and as the European Commission (the EC) is working hard to finalise its forthcoming new ‘Aviation Package’ it looks increasingly likely that airport charges is going to be one of the policy issues which will be addressed by the Package, in some shape or form. Donagh Cagney, Economics Manager at ACI EUROPE, reports.
Turkish Airlines to fly in airport CEOs from its 45 African destinations to attend ACI Airport Exchange in Istanbul
Turkish Airlines has agreed to provide free tickets to all CEOs of ACI Africa member airports across its 45-city African network, so they can attend ACI Airport Exchange in Istanbul 8-10 December. The news reflects the airline’s intensive interest in the continent.