LAX’s Terminal 4.5 Core Achieves Leed Gold Certification

Source: LAX The recently completed Terminal 4.5 Core at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has received LEED Gold certification – the second highest Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) distinction – following a thorough verification and review process by the U.S. Green Building Council’s evaluation affiliate, Green Business Certification Inc. When it opened in November 2022, Terminal 4.5 Core represented the first major component of the $1.62 billion Terminal 4 and 5 Modernization project. Terminal 4.5 Core provides a centralized location between Terminals 4 and 5 where passengers can access all four levels of the terminal building pre-security, utilizing thoughtfully placed escalators, elevators and stairs. The project also enables direct connectivity to Terminal 5’s baggage claim and check-in lobby. [...]

2023-04-11T22:30:11+03:00April 10th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

ITA Airways towards integrated and sustainable mobility in collaboration with Aeroporti di Roma and Trenitalia

Source: ITA Airways ITA Airways towards an increasingly integrated and sustainable mobility: launching today is a new "rail + plane" product developed in cooperation with Aeroporti di Roma and Trenitalia. This new product offering allows passengers to simplify their travel experience by combining rail and air transport in a single ticket with check-in operation available at the dedicated counters of the Leonardo da Vinci Airport railway station in Fiumicino. From today, thanks to Accesrail technology, it is possible to purchase flight and train connections with a single transaction and connect the main Italian cities served by the high-speed rail service Frecciarossa with Fiumicino Airport while comfortably switching from train to plane and vice versa. In addition, thanks to the collaboration with [...]

2023-04-07T20:10:58+03:00April 7th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Delta applauds decision to protect the future of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Source: Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines applauded a court’s decision to reject the Dutch government’s move to significantly cut flight movements at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). “Delta believes that it is possible to balance sustainability priorities with passengers’ desire to travel and connect with people across the world – something we have demonstrated through a vigorous commitment to fleet renewal and other practices to help decarbonize our operations and reduce noise,” said Delta Executive Vice President – External Affairs Peter Carter. ”The court’s decision is the right one, safeguarding a future for Schiphol.” In March, The KLM Group, Delta Air Lines, Corendon, easyJet and TUI joined forces to take summary proceedings against the Dutch government to keep the Netherlands connected to [...]

2023-04-07T19:50:46+03:00April 7th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Aéroports de Montréal announces its financial results at December 31, 2022

Source: Aéroports de Montréal ADM Aéroports de Montréal announced its consolidated operating results for the year ended December 31, 2022. These results are accompanied by passenger traffic data for YUL Montréal-Trudeau International Airport. Highlights Passenger traffic at YUL totalled 4.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2022, up 87.3% from 2021, or 94.7% of the traffic in the corresponding period of 2019. The transborder and international sectors recovered significantly, reaching 94.0% and 103.2% of 2019 traffic levels in the fourth quarter, respectively. The domestic sector reached 85.9% of the 2019 traffic level in the fourth quarter. For the year 2022, overall traffic was 16 million passengers, up 207.1% from 2021. EBITDA (the excess of revenues over expenses before financial expenses, [...]

2023-04-06T20:26:13+03:00April 6th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Passenger traffic recovery stable in February at -12% against pre-pandemic levels

Source: ACI-Europe European airport trade body ACI EUROPE released its air traffic report for February 2023. Passenger traffic across the European airport network increased by +48% in February compared to the same month last year – when travel remained constrained by Omicron-related restrictions. The growth is predominantly driven by international passenger traffic (+58%) with domestic passenger traffic (+22%) expanding at a much slower pace. When compared to pre-pandemic (February 2019) levels passenger traffic in February 2023 stood at -12% - almost unchanged over the preceding month (-11% in January 2023). 40% of Europe’s airports had recovered or exceeded their pre-pandemic volumes. SIGNIFICANT PERFORMANCE VARIATIONS ACROSS NATIONAL MARKETS With an increase of +53%, EU+ airports1 grew passenger traffic at the fastest pace in February compared to the same month last [...]

2023-04-05T16:28:16+03:00April 5th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

Air Canada Resumes Non-Stop Services Between Greece and Canada; Up to Double Daily flights During Summer Peak

Source: Athens International Airport Airline offers most flights from Greece to Canada Return of daily summer seasonal services from Athens to Toronto and Montreal  Air Canada has resumed non-stop services between Greece and Canada. The airline’s seasonal service between Athens and Montreal will operate until 26 November 2023, whilst the seasonal service between Athens and Toronto will be offered until 27 November 2023. Both services will operate up to daily during the summer peak. Air Canada offers more flights from Greece to Canada than any other airline. Flights from Athens to Montreal and Toronto will be operated by Air Canada mainline with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, accommodating 450 passengers. The aircraft features three cabins of service for customers to choose from, [...]

2023-04-04T20:21:34+03:00April 4th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Celebrates DFW Airport’s Groundbreaking of Third End-Around Taxiway, Announces $28.8 Million Federal Funding

Source: DFW Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) welcomed U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to celebrate the groundbreaking of the next phase in the Airport’s industry-leading End Around Taxiway (EAT) program. Additionally, the Secretary announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would provide a payment of $28.8 million toward construction of the newest EAT on the airport’s southwest side, marking the third of its kind at DFW Airport. “What really distinguishes DFW is the size and the growth happening at the same time,” Buttigieg said. “Sometimes you have fast-growing markets, sometimes you have large ones, but this is one that is both. And, I appreciate the way DFW is looking to the future.” The FAA has committed to providing [...]

2023-04-03T04:32:58+03:00April 3rd, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

Volaris El Salvador becomes newest airline at MIA

Source: MIA Miami-Dade County and Volaris El Salvador officials celebrated the airline’s launch of three weekly roundtrip flights between San Salvador and Miami with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Miami International Airport. Volaris El Salvador will operate the new service with A320 aircraft that seat 174 passengers. Volaris El Salvador is a low-cost subsidiary of Mexican airline Volaris based in San Salvador and a flag carrier for El Salvador. The San Salvador-Miami route is also served by American Airlines and Avianca. More than 260,000 passengers traveled between MIA and El Salvador in 2022. Volaris El Salvador’s Miami launch made it MIA’s 100th airline partner and 11th low-cost carrier. MIA is now home to 57 passenger airlines and 43 all-cargo carriers.

2023-03-29T20:43:33+03:00March 29th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

CBSA to reopen all NEXUS airport enrolment centres

Source: Canada Border Services Agency The CBSA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are delivering on their commitment to reopen all NEXUS enrolment centres in Canadian airports by Spring 2023. This will both expand the program’s capacity and help the thousands of travellers who request NEXUS memberships each month get their cards faster. Travellers can book interviews at the following airports, with interview start dates listed below: March 27: Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) and Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) April 3: Vancouver International Airport (YVR) April 12: Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Edmonton International Airport (YEG) April 17: Montreal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) April 24: Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) This new [...]

2023-03-21T04:16:23+02:00March 21st, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Named One of World’s Best by Skytrax World Airport Awards

Source: Ports Toronto Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) has once again been ranked among the world’s best by the Skytrax World Airport Awards, a global benchmark of airport excellence voted on by nearly 14 million passengers worldwide. Ranking eighth in the World’s Best Airports (under five million passengers) category and ninth in the Best Regional Airports (North America) category – this represents the eighth year that Billy Bishop Airport has won a prestigious Skytrax award. The 2023 Awards are based on millions of airport survey questionnaires completed by more than 100 different nationalities of air travellers, covering 550 airports worldwide. In the independent survey, passengers continued to rank Billy Bishop Airport highly across 39 key performance indicators, including fast check-in times, [...]

2023-03-17T12:57:05+02:00March 17th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|