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Airports: Toronto, Berlin & Erbil

Special focus: Duty free & travel retail

Plus: Fire rescue, airport design & WAGA review

 

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In the spotlight: Leadership

Airports: Marrakech, Warsaw & Spain’s airport system

Regional focus: Africa

Plus: Retail, security and airport anniversaries

 

In the spotlight: New revenue streams

Airports: Newark, Montego Bay & Brazil's airport system

Regional focus: ACI LAC preview

Plus: Airfield lighting, biometrics & baggage handling

 

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Bidding wars and planned new infrastructure grab the headlines in this week’s Airport World newsletter.

In Europe, Fraport has confirmed that it is interested in acquiring HOCHTIEF AirPort’s international assets; Romanian’s Infra–Group has extended the deadline for companies interested in designing Bucharest’s third gateway; and SNC-Lavalin is celebrating the award of its 12th airport management contract.

Elsewhere, Mexican airport operator GAP has pulled out of the bidding for São Gonçalo do Amarante International Airport in Brazil; the Mayor of New Orleans has announced that he is considering the city’s airport options; and Muscat International Airport has unveiled designs for an “iconic” new ATC tower.



Top stories

Fraport confirms bid to buy HOCHTIEF German airport operator Fraport has confirmed that it is in the bidding to buy the international airport portfolio of HOCHTIEF AirPort (HTA). MORE




New Bucharest gateway to be reliever airport for Henry Coanda The new €200 million airport planned for Bucharest will act as a reliever gateway for the capital’s Henry Coanda International Airport, according to the consortium behind the project. MORE


SNC-Lavalin wins contract to manage its 12th airport
Global airport operator SNC–Lavalin has been awarded the six year contract to manage Angoulême-Cognac Airport in south–west France starting on January 1, 2012. MORE





Other news

GAP withdraws from race operate Brazil airport
Mexican airport operator, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP), has pulled out of the running to build and operate Brazil’s São Gonçalo do Amarante international airport. MORE


Mayor considers New Orleans airport options
The Mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu, has called for an in-depth study to be carried out into the proposals available for the future of Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY). MORE


New iconic ATC tower for Muscat
Muscat International Airport has unveiled plans for an iconic new 100-metre high air traffic control tower that will become the tallest building in Oman when it opens in 2014. MORE





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Airport World 2011
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Investing in airports

Airports:
X’ian, Tampa & Memphis

Retail:
Health & beauty

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Airport design & observation platforms

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It’s been a busy few weeks for the world’s airports with the opening of new terminals in Buenos Aires and Amsterdam and the news that NACO has won the contract to design a Beijing’s new international gateway.

Elsewhere, Japan’s Tsunami wrecked Sendai Airport is set to re-open; the Canadian government has admitted that Toronto will need a new airport; and Chicago O’Hare has opened a restaurant that plays homage to the city’s Blackhawks ice-hockey team.



Top stories

Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport opens new $150m terminal Argentina’s Ezeiza International Airport has officially opened its new $150 million Terminal C. MORE




Schiphol opens new general aviation terminal Amsterdam Schiphol–East has opened a new 6,000sqm multi–functional general aviation terminal to cater for the 4,500 private and business flights that the airport handles each year. MORE


NACO designs Beijing’s second airport
NACO Netherlands Airport Consultants has won the contract to design Beijing’s second ‘mega’ airport – The Beijing New International Airport (BNIA). MORE





Other news

Japan’s tsunami-swamped Sendai Airport to re-open
Sendai Airport in Japan, which was crippled by March’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, is due to resume international flights on 25 July, the country’s Transport Ministry has announced. MORE


Toronto area will need a new airport from 2027 onwards
The government of Canada will need to build a new airport 50 kilometres north east of Toronto in the next 16 to 26 years to cope with expected traffic growth in the region, according to a new study. MORE


O'Hare opens new Blackhawks ice-hockey themed restaurant
Chicago O’Hare has welcomed another little piece of the windy city to its facilities with the opening of a restaurant named after its famous Blackhawks ice hockey team. MORE




Feature from www.airport-world.com

Being creative
How creative branding and advertising can create a booming bottom line, writes, Paul Lemmerick. MORE


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Coping with growth
Xi’an Xianyang’s Wolfgang Weil, talks to Joe Bates about the huge growth potential of China’s eighth largest airport. MORE






Airport World 2011
Issue 03



In the spotlight:
Investing in airports

Airports:
X’ian, Tampa & Memphis

Retail:
Health & beauty

Plus:
Airport design & observation platforms

MORE



Previous Issues



Issue 2, 2011
Theme: Customer service



Issue 1, 2011
Theme: Land development



Issue 6, 2010
Theme: Safety and security



Issue 5, 2010
Theme: Airport IT

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Registered address: 32-36 Bath Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 3EF

In the spotlight: Investing in Airports

Airports: X'ian, Tampa & Memphis

Retail: Health & beauty

Plus: Airport design & observation platforms

 

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In this Airport World newsletter you can find out more about two major infrastructure projects in very different parts of the world – one in the US at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and one in India at Bengaluru International Airport.

We also have news on how post-Hurricane Katrina funding allowed a small regional gateway to expand and grow; one airport’s dream to become a spaceport; and why Frankfurt is banking on big brands boosting retail spend in its Pier–A Plus in Terminal 1, which opens in 2012.



Top stories

$1 billion revamp at George Bush Intercontinental The first phase of a $1 billion terminal redevelopment project at George Bush Intercontinental Airport will begin by the end of the year, Houston Airport System has announced. MORE



Philippine court orders Manila terminal compensation A Philippine court has ordered the government to pay Philippine International Air Terminals Co. Inc. (PIATCO) $176 million in compensation over the expropriation of the controversial airport terminal in Manila. MORE



Bengaluru terminal to double in size
Work to expand Bengaluru International Airport’s passenger terminal by 100% is to start next month, its operator has announced. When completed, the 70,000sqm terminal will double in size and be able to handle more than 17mppa, according to operator Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL). MORE





Other news

Frankfurt banks on brands boosting retail spend
Big brands featuring in Frankfurt Airport’s new 800-metre long Pier–A Plus in Terminal 1, due to open in summer of 2012, will include Mulberry, Hermès, Montblanc, Porsche Design, jewellery retailer Wempe and fashion department store Engelhorn. MORE


Regional gateway boosted by post-Hurricane Katrina funds
Gulfport Biloxi International Airport on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is preparing to open a new $12 million general aviation facility for general aviation service provider ‘Million Air’ later this month – just one of the infrastructure investments that have been completed since Hurricane Katrina devastated the airport in 2005, says its executive director, Bruce Frallic. MORE


Ellington International to become ‘spaceport’
Houston Airport System is set to transform Ellington International Airport into a ‘spaceport’ for wealthy passengers who want to travel into space. MORE




Online now from the latest Airport World magazine

Feature films
Are airports making enough out of being the gateway to famous film set locations? Chris Beanland reports. MORE



Best buys
A good retail offer can boost customer satisfaction levels, create a favourable impression of an airport and raise revenues, writes Kevin Rozario. MORE



Airport World 2011
Issue 02



Theme:
Customer service

Airports:
Budapest & Madrid

Special report:
Cargo security

Plus:
Airport design & movie matters

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Previous Issues



Issue 1, 2011
Theme: Land development



Issue 6, 2010
Theme: Safety and security



Issue 5, 2010
Theme: Airport IT

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Registered address: 32-36 Bath Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 3EF
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