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Brisbane Airport breaks ground on new hotel complexes

Construction of the $150 million Brisbane Airport Hotels and Conference Centre commenced today.

Graffiti artist brightens up wall at Frankfurt Airport

Graffiti is not usually a welcome addition to buildings and pavements, but Frankfurt Airport has made an exception by calling in a celebrated artist to use it to decorate one of its most viewed sites – a 320 metre long wall next to the bus station by Terminal 1.

Portland leads the way in the US for electric vehicle charger stations

Continuing the 'geen' theme of this week, Portland International Airport has completed the largest installation of commercial electric vehicle chargers at a US airport.

Hong Kong's largest cargo handler recognised for 'green' initiatives

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) – the largest cargo handler at Hong Kong International Airport – has received a Carbon Reduction Certificate from the Environmental Campaign Committee (ECC).

Sydney Airport strengthens its environmental credentials

Sydney Airport has achieved Level Two status in ACI's Airport Carbon Accreditation programmme.

Planning ahead

Each airport development programme is a unique project and should be treated this way to ensure the planning and design of efficient, flexible terminals, writes Louis Berger’s vice president for global aviation, Javier Gonzalez.

Khartoum International Airport utilises laser technology to mitigate bird strikes

Khartoum International Airport in Sudan is believed to have become the first African airport to use laser technology to mitigate bird strikes.

Record breaking summer for Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen Airport smashed its monthly traffic figures in July when a record 2.72 million passengers passed through the gateway.

Maximising the brand

Interbrand Germany’s managing director, Nina Oswald, considers five trends she believes will help make airports destinations in their own right and revolutionise the airport travel retail experience.

BLOG: The advantages of location based services

Using location based services can increase airport efficiency and boost customer satisfaction levels and revenues, writes Walkbase CMO, Juha Mattsson.

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