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May 9, 2011
In this week’s Airport World newsletter you can read about Iraqi airport expansion in Basra and Dubai’s belief that passenger traffic at its airports will double to 100 million per annum by 2020.
You will also learn more about TIACA’s warning that new US cargo security measures threaten to cause ‘significant disruption’ to the global supply chain; the summer opening of Switzerland’s first Arrival duty free shops; and the fact that St John’s International Airport now generates in excess of $400 million per annum for the Newfoundland economy.
Dubai passenger numbers to double by 2020
Dubai International Airport will become the busiest airport in the world by 2015 as passenger numbers across the Emirate are expected to reach nearly 100 million over the next 10 years.
Basra International Airport to undergo
Basra International Airport will spend $65 million dollars on a major expansion and renovation project during 2011, according to its director Abdul Ameer Ganim Abdullah.
TIACA warns of potential 'significant disruption' to the global supply chain
The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has warned that the global supply chain will face “significant disruption” if the US enforces a proposed December 31 deadline for the 100% screening of all international inbound cargo on passenger aircraft.
First Swiss Arrival duty free stores to open
The Nuance Group has announced that it will open Switzerland’s first Arrival duty free shops at Geneva and Zurich airports this summer.
St John’s generates $400m for
St John’s International Airport in Canada contributes $400 million in gross domestic product (GDP) and income into the economy, as well as more than $80 million in tax revenue.
New artwork unveiled at Lambert-St Louis
Lambert-St Louis International Airport has unveiled the first two sets of art glass screens that are part of its new Public Art and Culture Program.
Online now from Airport World magazine Issue 1
San Francisco’s T2 is an example of terminal design that is based on sustainable principles, inspired by local culture and geography, writes Gensler’s Bill Hooper Jr and Keith Thompson.
Energy on tap
Joe Bates reports on the growing trend of developing energy sources on airport sites.
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