As US airports try to cope with huge air travel demand this Thanksgiving, two reports warn that capacity constraints will damage the passenger experience at almost all major US airports within a decade.
FTE spoke to Curtis Fentress, the architect behind landmark airports such as LAX and Denver International, about how new technology will impact future airport design.
Vantaa Innovation Institute outlined to FTE how the new Relaxation Area at Helsinki Airport will help to put a smile on the face of weary travellers. Read full article »
As LAX’s Bradley West Terminal opens, FTE speaks to LAWA’s Dominic Nessi about the inspiration behind the design and what passengers can expect to experience. Read full article »
According to a passenger survey by consumer research company ‘Which?’, London Southend Airport is the best airport in the UK. Find out why here. Read full article »
Scientifically engineered, around the clock sleeping suites have been introduced at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. The high-tech Minute Suites are part of DFW’s $2.3 billion Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program to redefine the global gateway as the ultimate in first class. Read full article »
Southwest Airlines has unveiled plans for a new $156 million terminal at Houston Hobby International Airport.
ADAC’s innovative approach to enhancing the travel experience has seen the installation of 10 sleeping pods at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Read full article »
Three cutting-edge aircraft boarding gates have been unveiled at LAX, equipped with laser-based docking systems and free WiFi for passengers. Read full article »
Passengers at Xi’an Xianyang International Airport’s Terminal 3 have a taste of Xi’anese culture before they have even left arrivals. The creation of a ‘sense of place’ is one of a number of innovations to enhance the airport experience for the traveller and increase passenger spend.
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