Tag: expansion

Ford International Airport celebrates beam raising on $110 Million expansion of Concourse A

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport today raised a ceremonial beam to celebrate its $110 million expansion of Concourse A to accommodate passenger growth. As air travel in West Michigan nears pre-pandemic levels, Ford International Airport gathered federal, state and regional business and ...

Stansted makes case for growth following long haul flight report

A new report out from London Stansted Airport reveals that the airport’s catchment area is responsible for more than half of all UK demand to some of the world’s most popular destinations. According to new data from Skyscanner, over 50 percent of all UK searches for flights to top locations...

“Silent majority” backs Bristol Airport expansion

A YouGov poll has revealed a “silent majority” are backing Bristol Airport’s controversial plans to expand its parking area, transport interchange and front canopy. The plans are opposed by Bath and North East Somerset Council, while hundreds of people have objected, including campaign gro...

Atkins lands five major contracts to support Heathrow’s sustainable expansion

Atkins - a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group - has won five major contracts to support Heathrow Airport’s sustainable expansion programme. The contracts will see Atkins – which is part of Heathrow Airport’s Integrated Design Team – provide design and advisory services as Heathrow prepares f...

Element expands range of equipment and NDT capabilities with new lab in Europe

Element has opened a new testing laboratory for non-destructive testing and inspection in Sheffield, UK, with major investment going into Aerospace manufacturing in response to its science and innovation strategy.  The 20,700-square-foot lab opened yesterday (February 6) at Magna Way labor...

Fraport USA takes over concessions at Nashville International Airport

Fraport USA, developers of airport retail concessions, is taking over management of the entire concession areas for shops, restaurants and other services at Nashville International Airport (BNA). Fraport is a fully-owned subsidiary of Fraport AGS and since the signing of the 10-year contract last s...

Prague Airport expands retail space for Terminal 2

Prague Airport has launched a new commercial zone at its second terminal, featuring a total of 2,200 square metres. The new area, located right after the security checkpoint, will include six retail units and a self-service restaurant with a seating area which will eventually offer a play area for ...

Hyderabad Airport commissions 26 new aircraft stands

GMR led Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), in Hyderabad, has commissioned 26 new aircraft parking stands, as part of the ongoing expansion. The airport plans to build over 65,000 square metres of apron area in 10 months, almost doubling aircraft handling capacity. The 26 new parking stands ...

Lisbon airport expansion agreement signed by VINCI Airports

On January 8, ANA —Aeroportos de Portugal’s 10 airports and all VINCI Airports, signed an agreement with the Portuguese government, detailing the main principles for the expansion of airport capacity in the Lisbon Region. The expansion of existing Lisbon airport and the opening of a new civil a...

New apron at Gold Coast Airport boosts capacity

The Gold Coast Airport apron has delivered up to four additional aircraft parking spaces, in a $16 million reconfiguration, as the airport experiences its annual peak travel period. Aircraft positions have been created for the project, with four Code C (narrow body) or three Code E (wide body), whi...

New expansion scheme at Doncaster Sheffield Airport will create 800 jobs

A proposed expansion scheme at Doncaster Sheffield Airport that has been greenlit is set to create nearly a thousand jobs for the region. The further expansion of the growing commercial district at Aero Centre Yorkshire, the 1,600 acre site around Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has today been ...

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