Fraport AG has laid the cornerstone for Frankfurt Airport’s new Terminal 3. Pier G is scheduled for completion in 2021, with capacity for up to five million passengers a year, while the main building with Piers H and J will begin operating by 2023, increasing T3’s total capacity to 21 million passengers.
Israel Airports Authority officially opens the new Ramon International Airport – Eilat to domestic traffic on 19 March and to international traffic on 2 April. Ahead of the opening, the airport’s Managing Director Hanan Moscovitz gave a briefing to Ross Falconer.
Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Global Market Registration Authority to strengthen economic development
Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Registration Authority of Abu Dhabi Global Market. They are working in partnership to enhance their customer offerings and strengthen the position of Abu Dhabi as a pioneering market for economic development. Report by Ross Falconer
Helsinki Airport’s new extension, Aukio, opened on 8 February 2019. Its architecture, design and atmosphere are said to be a testament to Finnish skills. “Aukio can rightfully be described as a display window for our country, as millions of international passengers get their first taste of Finland at the airport,” says Helsinki Airport’s Director Joni Sundelin from Finavia.
Budapest Airport is planning a series of infrastructure investments of up to €700 million by 2024, including the design and construction of a brand-new terminal building next to the existing Terminal 2. The aim is to accommodate ongoing growth, including 11 new routes and two new airline partners already announced for 2019.