George Best Belfast City Airport has launched a £15 million upgrade project to improve the passenger experience at the airport. The major infrastructure investment includes and upgrade of the airport’s departure lounge, incorporating its retail, food & beverage offering
Brisbane Airport’s new €84 million expansion of the northern International Terminal and apron was officially opened on 23 April, as part of the airport’s 2.3 billion infrastructure programme designed to meet future growth, and position Brisbane Airport as the nation’s preferred gateway airport.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has announced that the foundations for the new pier have been laid, which means construction can now begin. The new pier is expected to become operational by the end of 2019. It will have eight gates and will be the most sustainable pier at Schiphol.
The first phase of the £600 million (€670m) Stansted Transformation Programme began in January and will focus on enhancing the terminal, providing an additional 30 check-in desks, extra seating and restaurants in the departures lounge, as well as providing additional car and aircraft parking to cater for increased demand.
London Luton Airport (LLA) has hosted a week-long exhibition at the Palace of Westminster to celebrate its 80th anniversary. The event kicked off with a reception at the House of Commons on 29 January, which was attended by a number of ministers and members of Parliament, including the Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling, and Aviation Minister Baroness Sugg.