East Line's strategy to grow cargo and international traffic at DME

East Line’s strategy to grow cargo and international traffic at DME

Domodedovo’s passenger throughput reached 20.4 million last year – a 9% increase over 2007 levels. With a stable market share of 40% in the Moscow aviation hub, East Line Group’s vision for Domodedovo is centred on driving its international traffic and cargo operations, through a major, phased project to provide a new terminal and cargo village. Daniel Burkard, director of business development, spoke with Louise Driscoll.

Sheremetyevo’s vision to be a leading transfer hub and gateway to Russia

A major terminal reshuffle will lead to the grand opening of Aeroflot’s Terminal 3 and of Terminal 2A later this year – designed to position Sheremetyevo as a preferred transfer hub for Moscow and Russia. Master planners Scott Wilson are also in the final stages of a new master plan to 2030. Markus Klaushofer, Sheremetyevo’s business development director and Rob Rushmer, Scott Wilson’s head of aviation gave Louise Driscoll an update on how the phased expansion project is moving forward.

Vnukovo’s vision to become ‘highly competitive’ hub

Vnukovo’s share of traffic among the three Moscow airports has been growing steadily over the last eight years, with forecasts of further growth in the market share from 18% to 25%. The government of Moscow, which has the controlling stake in the airport, is investing in the new Terminal A under a ‘Strategic Development Plan’ to 2015. Louise Driscoll reports on the ongoing projects and Vnukovo’s vision to become a highly competitive international hub.

Pulkovo vies to become international hub by 2025

St Petersburg-Pulkovo has begun construction of a new 200,000sqm terminal, scheduled for completion in 2012. Grimshaw won the international architectural competition in 2007 to work on the structural engineering for the terminal design, with Arup and NACO acting as independent engineering consultants. Louise Driscoll reports on how the terminal design pays homage to the City and Pulkovo’s vision to be an international hub by 2025.

Airport Plaza opening completes New Hamburg Airport

The Airport Plaza links Hamburg Airport’s two terminals and is home to the central security checkpoint with 16 aviation security control stations. It also marks completion of the 1350 million HAM 21 Expansion Programme, which began in 2001. “With the Airport Plaza and the S-Bahn (suburban railway network) station, the New Hamburg Airport is complete,” Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO, Hamburg Airport, told Ross Falconer.