Oslo Airport is now just over halfway through the €1.7 billion airport expansion that will transform facilities for its rapidly growing number of passengers. The Terminal 2 development will increase the airport by 117,000sqm, and once completed in 2017, the “new Oslo Airport” will have the capacity to handle 28 million passengers, new departures and arrivals areas, a state-of-the-art baggage facility, and 11 more aircraft gates. Avinor’s CEO Dag Falk-Petersen explained to Amy Hanna the wealth of opportunities that the ongoing developments will provide for airport and passenger.
Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Midfield Terminal Building will open in 2017, transforming the Emirate’s transport infrastructure. Tony Douglas, CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports, discussed the progress and strategy with Ross Falconer.
Riga International Airport has begun its terminal expansion project, which will improve the airport’s competitiveness and stimulate traffic development.
Manchester Airports Group’s Head of Retail Steve Foster gave Airport Business’ Ross Falconer an exclusive tour of London Stansted, to see first-hand how the latest phase of its transformation is shaping up.
The seats on which we wait at the gate, send a quick email and repack bags are not likely to be the first thing passengers notice about their airport journey – and that’s exactly as it should be, thanks to shrewd and intelligent design. Report by Amy Hanna.