Development Phase

Why strengthening the project sponsor’s role can improve airport modernisation investments

Why strengthening the project sponsor’s role can improve airport modernisation investments

Recent Independent Project Analysis (IPA), Inc. evaluations of airport projects, including those at European airports, have concluded that an effective sponsor can improve project cost predictability and performance. By Melissa Matthews, IPA Senior Research Analyst

Main build phase completed on Manchester Airport’s Terminal Two extension

Main build phase completed on Manchester Airport’s Terminal Two extension

6 March 2020 saw delivery of a major milestone for the Manchester Airport Transformation Programme with Laing O’Rourke’s completion of the main build phase of the Terminal Two Extension. The project remains fully on course to ‘Go-Live’ in July this year.

Malta Airport shares vision for radical expansion and “best passenger experience in Europe”

Malta Airport shares vision for radical expansion and “best passenger experience in Europe”

Malta International Airport has launched a programme of development and innovation designed to create the best airport passenger experience in Europe. “The Terminal Expansion Project will equip us with the capacity to handle further traffic growth and enable us to offer a 5-star airport experience,” says Alan Borg, CEO Malta International Airport.

Manchester Airport opens new private terminal – PremiAir

Manchester Airport opens new private terminal – PremiAir

Manchester Airports Group has marked the official opening of its brand-new private terminal, PremiAir, at Manchester Airport. During the event, local business representatives, other stakeholders and VIP guests were among the invitees who were able to see the innovative product and get a feel for the new concept.

UK Aviation Minister officially marks start of Birmingham Airport’s £30m departure lounge extension

UK Aviation Minister officially marks start of Birmingham Airport’s £30m departure lounge extension

The start of construction on Birmingham Airport’s £30 million (€35m) departure lounge extension was officially marked by UK Aviation Minister Paul Maynard MP on 23 January 2020. The minister helped break ground where the airport’s biggest terminal investment in 10 years gets underway.