SWISS Lounges Zurich

Fuente: SWISS We treat you to the highest comfort in the nine SWISS lounges at Zurich Airport, whether before your departure, during a transfer or on arrival. Be our guest. The First Lounge offers pure luxury. Two hotel rooms, a conference room, mini suites, a champagne bar and two restaurants ensure that you can enjoy every comfort. And you can relax and enjoy the views from the 352 m² of the terrace. The chefs in our 5-star à la carte restaurant will also be happy to fulfil individual wishes at any time of the day. Alternatively, you can enjoy the fabulous delights from the USA served in the American Diner. As working space, you have several mini suites with seating [...]

2022-05-04T21:17:57+03:00May 4th, 2022|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

VINCI Airports starts offering free, high-speed Wi-Fi at Amazon Airports

Source: VINCI Airports VINCI Airports, the world's leading private airport operator, started offering free, unlimited, high-speed Wi-Fi at six airports of the North region. Passengers will be able to browse the internet without any constrains and access sites that demand large volumes of data, as per example watching a movie while waiting for a flight, send or receive photo or video files and even participate in a video call. VINCI Airports Wi-Fi follows a global standard that is ten times faster than previously installed using 2.4 GigaHertz (GHz) and 5GHz technology. It is approximately 20 megabits (Mbps) of speed, per user, available at the airports of Boa Vista/RR, Cruzeiro do Sul/AC, Manaus/AM, Porto Velho/RO, Rio Branco/AC and Tefé/AM. To browse [...]

2022-05-04T17:55:33+03:00May 4th, 2022|AIRPORTS, News|

AUS secures $400 million of funding for Airport Expansion and Development Program projects

Source: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has secured $400 million of funding after a successful Airport System Revenue Bond sale to investors. The funds will support near-term Airport Expansion and Development Program (AEDP) projects. Over the lifetime of the Program, an estimated $3.5 to $4 billion will be invested in airport improvements to support more passengers and more flights. “Securing this funding is a milestone for the Airport Expansion and Development Program,” said Gina Fiandaca, Assistant City Manager for Mobility. “I commend the City of Austin Department of Aviation and Financial Services teams for working tirelessly over the last several months to prepare for this bond sale and secure this financing. This bond sale moves us closer to breaking ground on [...]

2022-05-04T13:14:07+03:00May 4th, 2022|AIRPORTS, News|

MIA cargo is sky-high as World Trade Month begins

Source: MIA Freight traffic up eight percent in first quarter of 2022 After racking up big numbers during its second-consecutive record-breaking year in freight traffic, Miami International Airport is well on its way to a three-peat in 2022 as it kicks off World Trade Month. In the first quarter of 2022, MIA's total freight volume increased by eight percent year over year to 687,675 tons, with 552,371 tons coming from international traffic. International freight at MIA has grown 5.4 percent year to date, while domestic freight is up 20.5 percent. MIA's strong first quarter comes on the heels of the airport's best year ever in several trade categories. In 2021, MIA set a new annual record of 2.7 million tons of [...]

2022-05-03T17:15:03+03:00May 3rd, 2022|AIRPORTS, News|

Aena awards Alvarez & Marsal the consultancy for the process to renew the duty-free shops at its airports

Source: Aena In the coming months, the consulting firm will define the future strategy The goal is to maximise the value of this business by attracting international operators and incorporating new market trends Aena has awarded the consultancy to design the tender strategy and the contractual relationship with potential operators to the firm Alvarez & Marsal as an initial step in the process of renewing the management of duty-free shops at network airports, which will come into force in November 2023. This contract will allow Aena to identify the optimum business model with the following objectives: to establish the most suitable contractual relationship; to attract the largest number of international operators; to diversify the business; to adapt to the changing trends [...]

2022-04-28T17:32:47+03:00April 28th, 2022|AIRPORTS, News|

Aena reduces losses down to €96.4 million and increases its cash flow

Source: Aena Losses for the same period of 2021 amounted to €241.2 million Operating cash flow increases to €343.1 million compared to -€107 million in the same period of 2021 Total consolidated revenue amounts to €683.9 million Gross operating profit (EBITDA) becomes positive with €72.6 million compared to -€121.5 million in the same period of 2021 Passenger traffic in Spain increased by 359.7% to 37.9 million, a recovery of 71.8% compared to 2019, the pre-pandemic year Aena plans to make investments in 2022 across its airport network in Spain to the amount of €535 million, of which €73.1 million has been invested as of 31 March 2022. Aena’s net result for the period between January and March 2022 was a [...]

2022-04-28T17:34:57+03:00April 27th, 2022|AIRPORTS, News|

OMA’s Annual Meeting approved 2,300 million of Mexican pesos of dividend payment

Source: OMA Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B., de C.V., known as OMA, announced today that its Annual General Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting (the “Meeting”) held on April 22, 2022, approved, among other matters, the payment of a cash dividend of Ps.2,300 million, to be paid in two installments: the first installment of Ps.1,800 million no later than May 31, 2022, and a second installment of Ps.500 million, no later than July 31, 2022. Additionally, the Meeting approved the Annual Report for 2021 prepared by the Chief Executive Officer and the Audited Consolidated and Non-Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended 2021; the Reports of the Presidents of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Practices, Finance, Planning and [...]

2022-04-25T17:51:57+03:00April 25th, 2022|AIRPORTS, News|

Delta’s new Terminal 3 at LAX, featuring show-stopping Delta Sky Club, now open

Source: Delta Air Lines On April 20, the first phase of the new Delta Sky Way at LAX officially opened to customers, along with the terminal’s new, premier Delta Sky Club. The joint $2.3 billion investment in partnership with Los Angeles World Airports is slated for completion next year. The first phase of the Delta Sky Way at LAX is now open to customers — nearly 18 months ahead of schedule. And when LAX customers visit the new Delta terminal, they’ll have more than just a streamlined check-in experience and gleaming new facilities to look forward to. The new Delta Sky Club at LAX, located on the departures level between T2 and T3, features premium design and awe-inspiring views and promises to [...]

2022-04-21T22:28:11+03:00April 21st, 2022|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Doral resident named MIA Volunteer of the Year

Source: MIA Winner received two airline tickets for her 13 years of customer service Before retiring in 2009 after 38 years of working for the Guatemalan government and in the retail sector, City of Doral resident Marina Penagos was looking for volunteer opportunities and responded to an ad to become a Volunteer Ambassador at Miami International Airport. Since Marina loved to travel, she thought this would be the perfect fit. Thirteen years later, after assisting hundreds of travelers at the global gateway, Marina was named MIA's Volunteer Ambassador of the Year at the airport's annual Volunteer Ambassador Recognition Gala on April 20, in the middle of National Volunteer Week. For her service, Marina received two tickets from American Airlines to [...]

2022-04-21T17:35:29+03:00April 21st, 2022|AIRPORTS, News|

LAX Airline Service Incentive Program Enhances Airport’s Global Appeal

Source: LAX The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) unanimously approved a new Airline Service Incentive Program for airlines seeking to offer new or returning service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and select international markets. The new program offers competitive financial and marketing assistance for airlines and underscores Los Angeles World Airports' (LAWA) priority of opening service to new and underserved markets to help boost international service. "LAX’s Airline Service Incentive Program will strengthen our position as the premier West Coast gateway to the world by providing an incentive for airlines to operate and thrive at one of the busiest airports in the world," said Beatrice Hsu, President, BOAC. "This investment will pay dividends as we recruit new [...]

2022-04-19T11:49:32+03:00April 19th, 2022|AIRPORTS, News|