FTE explores how airports are placing a focus on relaxation, entertainment and escapism to improve wellbeing and the terminal experience.
The £80 million Pier 5 redevelopment has seen gate areas extended, arriving and departing passenger flows separated, and the number of aircraft stands increased.
Passengers flying from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport can now download movies to their smartphone while waiting for their flight.
The new First Class Lounge will open at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Terminal 3 in May 2016, becoming the airline’s fourth premium lounge at its home hub.
Pierre-Yves Panis, Chief Design Officer, Philips will present in the Opening Keynote Session at FTE Europe 2016, 25-26 April, Amsterdam.
Installation of the beacons, NFC tags and QR codes will enable the airport to communicate messages and alerts, and provide download links throughout the terminal.
Premium travellers have access to the Business Class Check-in area, which includes dedicated check-in counters, customer service desks and kiosks.
The project includes a new and expanded security screening area, a landside reconfiguration and the introduction of a new passenger lounge and retail hub.
Travellers now have an opportunity to escape the busy airport environment thanks to Fraport’s introduction of so-called “silent chairs” and yoga rooms.
The new-look A320 cabins will feature 10-inch, HD, Internet-enabled IFE screens, 100-plus live TV channels, and in-seat power outlets and USB ports.