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3
Oct

APPROVAL FOR MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S FIRST $1 BILLION BUDGET

Miami International Airport’s status as Miami-Dade County’s largest economic engine has been cemented by the approval of its first $1 billion operating budget. The budget for Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) was approved by the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners at the governing body’s final budget hearing yesterday. Fiscal year 2015-16 revenue at MIA was boosted...
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3
Oct

FRAPORT SIGNS POTENTIALLY TRAFFIC BOOSTING MOU WITH BEIJING CAPITAL AND AIR CHINA

Frankfurt Airport is working with Beijing Capital International Airport and Air China in a bid to boost traffic between the two hubs. The move follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in China yesterday between airport operators Fraport and Beijing Capital International Airport Co Ltd and the Chinese airline. In addition to co-ordinating communications...
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19
Sep

SHANNON AIRPORT TRIALLING NEW PRECLEARANCE CHECKPOINT

A new checkpoint concept, which it is claimed could halve the time spent in security by millions of passengers at airports around the world, is being trialled at Shannon Airport. Shannon is the first airport in the world to trial the new pre-clearance checkpoint, which was developed as part of the EU funded XP-DITE project....
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8
Sep

JORDAN CELEBRATES COMPLETION OF AIRPORT EXPANSION PROJECT

Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport is celebrating the completion of the second phase development of its new terminal. The $214 million expansion project has added 43,513 square-metres to the terminal that has allowed the airport to double its number of gates and effectively raise its capacity to 12 million passengers per annum. The new capacity, up...
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8
Sep

INDUSTRY FEEDBACK SOUGHT ON NEWARK LIBERTY’S $2.3 BILLION TERMINAL A REDEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has issued a Request for Industry Feedback (RFIF) for Newark Liberty International Airport’s $2.3 billion Terminal A Redevelopment Program. The project is expected to deliver a new 33-gate passenger terminal, a 3,000-space parking garage and related infrastructure improvements. The RFIF is designed to solicit opinions...
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19
Aug

FANCY TAKING A VIRTUAL REALITY TOUR OF MUNICH AIRPORT?

New state-of-the-art 360° imaging technology has now made it possible to tour Munich Airport from the comfort of your sofa! Munich is the first airport in the world to offer this innovative service. A crew with a high-tech mobile camera spent months covering every area, both before and after security, recording digitised images of the approximately...
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