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May 9, 2011
In this week’s Airport World newsletter you can find out more about the literary world’s growing fascination with airports, the opening of a new ‘nature park’ at Indianapolis and Warsaw Chopin’s growing number of Facebook followers.
You can also read about a call from Houston’s Mario Diaz for US airports to think outside the box; Singapore’s new chocolate store; and Bordeaux’s planned facelift.
Airports and authors
It seems that Europe’s airports are becoming increasingly popular places for authors and academics to write books and carry out scientific research.
Indianapolis International Airport opens ‘Nature Park’
Indianapolis International Airport has opened a nature park on the airport’s land, to offer visitors the chance to enjoy direct participation in a bat conservation area.
Warsaw Chopin leading the way on Facebook
Warsaw Chopin’s decision to embrace social media as a key communication tool appears to be paying off, with the Polish airport now boasting more followers on Facebook than any other European gateway.
Houston’s Mario Diaz urges airports to ‘think outside the box’
Airports in the US must ‘think outside the box’ and reposition themselves if they are to weather changes in airline services caused by a number of mergers and consolidations in the industry, according to Mario Diaz, director of Houston Airport System (HAS).
Changi opens new Chocolate store
Singapore Changi may be the new favourite airport of the world’s ‘chocoholics’ after opening an innovative new outlet dedicated to confectionary.
Bordeaux considers development options
Bordeaux Airport is planning an overhaul of its main terminals, in a bid to handle a predicted rise in passenger numbers as well as boost revenue streams.
from Airport World magazine Issue 2
The opening of a new terminal and Hungary’s EU presidency ensure that 2011 will be a year to remember for Budapest Airport, writes Joe Bates.
Squirrels with crayons
Lisa Brown and Richard Walsh report on Boston Logan’s web-based initiatives to communicate with passengers and humanise the airport brand.
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