Visitors to next year’s FIFA World Cup, hosted by Russia, will experience a redeveloped Sheremetyevo International Airport. At the heart of the modernisation is the new Terminal B, which is inspired by Russian Constructivism and showcases “the real soul of Russia”, as Jelena Nikolic, RMJM Serbia’s lead architect, explains to Airport Business.
To celebrate its 30th anniversary, London City Airport has released updated CGIs by architects Pascall + Watson, which are illustrative of what the airport will look like after it undergoes the £400 million (€450m) City Airport Development Programme (CADP), due for completion in 2021.
Continued tourism growth in the Algarve is stimulating double-digit traffic increases at Faro Airport, which has seen passenger numbers rise by 16% for the year-to-date. The airport’s new €33 million terminal is designed to accommodate forecast demand and “adapt to a new paradigm of air transportation in the Algarve”, as Alberto Mota Borges, Faro Airport Director, explains to Airport Business.
Cardiff Airport has this month launched further improvements to its terminal and car park facilities. The £4 million (€4.5m) investment will be completed by summer 2018, transforming the customer experience.
In July, ACI World Director General Angela Gittens and Director Safety and Technical David Gamper met with Hüseyin Keskin, CEO of İGA Airport Operation. They also took the opportunity to visit the Istanbul New Airport site. Keskin and Gittens shared their thoughts with Ross Falconer.