Italian airport infrastructure subject to major investment

Italian airport infrastructure subject to major investment

Investment and redevelopment is very much a common theme among Italian airports, with numerous projects currently ongoing across the country. As well as the multi-million euro venture at Milan Bergamo, airports in Bologna, Venice, Verona, Naples and Perugia are also either undergoing, or preparing for, major construction works. Ryan Ghee reports.

DAA defies the downturn as Terminal 2 nears completion

The opening of Dublin Airport’s new Terminal 2 is fast approaching, with operations scheduled to start in mid-November. As the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) applies the finishing touches to its major investment, Ryan Ghee spoke to Declan Collier, chief executive, DAA.

Heavy investment prepares Málaga for rapid future growth

Thanks to an injection of almost €1.8 billion, Málaga Airport is currently undergoing the biggest transformation in its history. The addition of a new terminal and a major expansion of the airfield are at the heart of the redevelopment, while various other improvement works are also ongoing across the airport. Ryan Ghee spoke to Mario Otero Andión, airport director, Málaga Airport.

Proactive DAA continues to incentivise traffic recovery

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) launched the Dublin Airport Growth Incentive Scheme in January, which will effectively see the airport waive all airport charges for passenger traffic once a threshold of 19.5 million passengers has been reached. So how does it work? Ross Falconer reports.

ACSA’s airport developments nearing conclusion as World Cup approaches

On 15 May 2004, FIFA – the world’s governing body for football – made the announcement that South Africa would host the 2010 World Cup. Almost six years on, the South African airport infrastructure has been completely transformed and the finishing touches are being applied as the country prepares to stage the world’s leading sporting showpiece, which kicks off on 11 June. Ryan Ghee spoke to Monhla Hlahla, managing director, Airports Company South Africa (ACSA).