23 Apr

Delayed Qatar Airport’s Opening Announced

Long-anticipated, the opening of Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar’s capital city, will occur on 30 April, officials have now confirmed. On that date, what its operators term a “soft launch” is scheduled, with ten budget carriers set to move in

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15 Apr

Second Sydney Airport Go-Ahead Approved

Australia’s most populous city, Sydney, will gain a second international airport after developmental approval was awarded in mid-April 2014. The $2.4 billion airport construction programme is scheduled to get underway in 2016, with the private sector supplying the majority of funding. According to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s go-ahead confirmation, the new airport’s planning and design phases will begin straight away

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11 Apr

World First For San Diego’s New Green Terminal

Put into operation in August 2013, San Diego International Airport’s Green Build terminal is now the first in the world to be awarded LEED Platinum status. The certification recognises the upgraded structure and its supporting infrastructure as meeting the highest attainable standards in eco-friendly, sustainable architecture and construction. The LEED Platinum certification was awarded to the Green Build programme’s terminal elements, incorporating Terminal 2 West’s upgrade and its new stands and taxiways.

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10 Apr

Chicago O’Hare Terminal 5 Upgraded

Chicago O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 5 has been given a multi-million dollar revamp, equipping it with 24 additional retail and dining facilities plus other amenities. Also now integrated are a reconfigured US TSA (Transport Security Administration) checkpoint, enhanced restrooms, upgraded seats boasting USB charge-points and new signage and lightning systems. In general, the transformed Terminal 5 is aimed at giving passengers a better all-round travel experience.

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Chicago O’Hare Terminal 5 Upgraded

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