Posts Tagged: airport

Amaala unveils new airport design, representing a desert mirage.

Amaala, a luxurious destination located along Saudi Arabia’s northwestern coast, has just unveiled plans for a new international airport, with a design inspired by the optical illusion of a desert mirage which will act as a striking entry point to

Amaala unveils new airport design, representing a desert mirage.

Amaala, a luxurious destination located along Saudi Arabia’s northwestern coast, has just unveiled plans for a new international airport, with a design inspired by the optical illusion of a desert mirage which will act as a striking entry point to

LaGuardia’s transformation breathes new life (and light) in to the airport

Yesterday saw the opening of the brand-new Terminal B Arrivals and Departures Hall at LaGuardia Airport, the biggest milestone to date in the airport’s ongoing $8 billion transformation into a 21st century airport. The project – one of the largest

LaGuardia’s transformation breathes new life (and light) in to the airport

Yesterday saw the opening of the brand-new Terminal B Arrivals and Departures Hall at LaGuardia Airport, the biggest milestone to date in the airport’s ongoing $8 billion transformation into a 21st century airport. The project – one of the largest

Tampa International Airport becomes home to a series of art installations including a rather large, hungry flamingo

In the hunt to be instagram-friendly, airports are increasingly installing large-scale artworks to delight passengers and become memorable parts of the passenger experience. After all, Sacramento has its rabbit. Denver has its mustang and further afield, Doha has it’s well

Tampa International Airport becomes home to a series of art installations including a rather large, hungry flamingo

In the hunt to be instagram-friendly, airports are increasingly installing large-scale artworks to delight passengers and become memorable parts of the passenger experience. After all, Sacramento has its rabbit. Denver has its mustang and further afield, Doha has it’s well

Western Sydney Airport, a new mega hub for Australia reveals its terminal designs by Zaha Hadid and Cox Architecture

Last week saw Zaha Hadid Architects and Cox Architecture win the international design competition for the new Western Sydney Airport (WSA) and have been appointed as Master Architect for the project. The ZHA/COX team was selected from a broad field

Western Sydney Airport, a new mega hub for Australia reveals its terminal designs by Zaha Hadid and Cox Architecture

Last week saw Zaha Hadid Architects and Cox Architecture win the international design competition for the new Western Sydney Airport (WSA) and have been appointed as Master Architect for the project. The ZHA/COX team was selected from a broad field

Doha’s Hamad International Airport expansion features indoor gardens and water features. A ‘growing’ trend?

Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport have just announced plans for the second expansion phase in Doha. HIA’s expansion project will include a fairly grand 10,000 square metre indoor tropical garden in a central concourse as well as a 268

Doha’s Hamad International Airport expansion features indoor gardens and water features. A ‘growing’ trend?

Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport have just announced plans for the second expansion phase in Doha. HIA’s expansion project will include a fairly grand 10,000 square metre indoor tropical garden in a central concourse as well as a 268

Air Canada opens a new wave of lounges, based on a café culture concept

While the trend for airlines is to open a residential style lounge concept, Air Canada has leapfrogged its competition by creating a new lounge concept which focusses on time-sensitive travellers looking purely for a place to charge up their computers, phones and themselves.

Air Canada opens a new wave of lounges, based on a café culture concept

While the trend for airlines is to open a residential style lounge concept, Air Canada has leapfrogged its competition by creating a new lounge concept which focusses on time-sensitive travellers looking purely for a place to charge up their computers, phones and themselves.

Air France reopens Washington Dulles lounge, featuring a refreshed, vibrant look and feel

Air France saw the opening of its refurbished lounge in Washington-Dulles International Airport today. The new lounge welcomes Air France La Première and Business customers on both Air France & KLM, and Flying Blue Elite Plus members in a completely revamped,

Air France reopens Washington Dulles lounge, featuring a refreshed, vibrant look and feel

Air France saw the opening of its refurbished lounge in Washington-Dulles International Airport today. The new lounge welcomes Air France La Première and Business customers on both Air France & KLM, and Flying Blue Elite Plus members in a completely revamped,

Changi’s Jewel In The Crown Set To Open In Singapore Next Week

We can’t pretend that we are not excited, one of the most ambitious airport builds in South East Asia is almost complete. Jewel Changi Airport was unveiled yesterday, with Singaporean residents given a first sneak peek into the one-of-a-kind lifestyle destination.

Changi’s Jewel In The Crown Set To Open In Singapore Next Week

We can’t pretend that we are not excited, one of the most ambitious airport builds in South East Asia is almost complete. Jewel Changi Airport was unveiled yesterday, with Singaporean residents given a first sneak peek into the one-of-a-kind lifestyle destination.

Helsinki Opens ‘Aukio’, A New Atmospheric Extension To Its Terminal

Helsinki Airport has just opened a new 33,400sq m space which makes the airport as much of a destination as those that the passengers there are heading to. Named ‘Aukio’ the architecture, design and atmosphere are a testament to Finnish skills.

Helsinki Opens ‘Aukio’, A New Atmospheric Extension To Its Terminal

Helsinki Airport has just opened a new 33,400sq m space which makes the airport as much of a destination as those that the passengers there are heading to. Named ‘Aukio’ the architecture, design and atmosphere are a testament to Finnish skills.

Air Canada Opens New Lounge In LaGuardia

Air Canada passengers travelling from New York’s LaGuardia rejoice. The new lounge is now officially open. Opened at the start of December, this new space signals the opening of the new Eastern concourse at Terminal B. The new lounge, conveniently located

Air Canada Opens New Lounge In LaGuardia

Air Canada passengers travelling from New York’s LaGuardia rejoice. The new lounge is now officially open. Opened at the start of December, this new space signals the opening of the new Eastern concourse at Terminal B. The new lounge, conveniently located

10 Things We Loved In 2018

Air Tahiti Nui’s brand new image We fell in love with Air Tahiti Nui’s new brand image by FutureBrand and Alexander Lee, which brought the island nation to life in the skies of the Pacific. Careful attention to detail, bright

10 Things We Loved In 2018

Air Tahiti Nui’s brand new image We fell in love with Air Tahiti Nui’s new brand image by FutureBrand and Alexander Lee, which brought the island nation to life in the skies of the Pacific. Careful attention to detail, bright

Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport Features A New ‘Forest’ Terminal. But Selecting A Winner Was No Walk In The Park

Bangkok Airport (Airports of Thailand) has announced that they have selected DBALP, the architecture firm led by Duangrit Bunnag, to design a brand new major terminal that will be capable of handling up to 30 million passengers a year. Dubbed

Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport Features A New ‘Forest’ Terminal. But Selecting A Winner Was No Walk In The Park

Bangkok Airport (Airports of Thailand) has announced that they have selected DBALP, the architecture firm led by Duangrit Bunnag, to design a brand new major terminal that will be capable of handling up to 30 million passengers a year. Dubbed

Stansted Reveals Exciting New Arrivals Terminal Visuals, Set To Open In 2020

Good news to the 27million passengers who use Stansted every year. After selecting the designers of the new £130m Terminal in March 2018, Pascall+Watson have revealed impressive visuals of how London Stansted’s planned new Arrivals Terminal will look when it

Stansted Reveals Exciting New Arrivals Terminal Visuals, Set To Open In 2020

Good news to the 27million passengers who use Stansted every year. After selecting the designers of the new £130m Terminal in March 2018, Pascall+Watson have revealed impressive visuals of how London Stansted’s planned new Arrivals Terminal will look when it

Star Alliance Shows Us A Connection Service We Really Want, But Its Reality Is Still A Blessing

Star Alliance has just launched a humorous but welcome new marketing video that showcases the alliances’ determination to respond to one of the largest stresses for frequent fliers – missed connections. Now while we wish that Star Alliance’s Connection Service

Star Alliance Shows Us A Connection Service We Really Want, But Its Reality Is Still A Blessing

Star Alliance has just launched a humorous but welcome new marketing video that showcases the alliances’ determination to respond to one of the largest stresses for frequent fliers – missed connections. Now while we wish that Star Alliance’s Connection Service

Seven Of The Best Lounge Views In Heathrow Airport

Heathrow has no less than forty-something lounges across the expansive airport, but the offering can vary substantially, so selecting the right lounge can be a bit of a challenge. For those fellow aviation nuts out there though, the airport does

Seven Of The Best Lounge Views In Heathrow Airport

Heathrow has no less than forty-something lounges across the expansive airport, but the offering can vary substantially, so selecting the right lounge can be a bit of a challenge. For those fellow aviation nuts out there though, the airport does

Mactan-Cebu International Airport Opens New Terminal 2

Mactan-Cebu’s Terminal 2 was inaugurated last week in front of representatives of the Philippine government, led by President Rodrigo Duterte. At over 65,000sqm the new terminal offers a much needed expansion to allow for greater passenger comfort for passengers departing

Mactan-Cebu International Airport Opens New Terminal 2

Mactan-Cebu’s Terminal 2 was inaugurated last week in front of representatives of the Philippine government, led by President Rodrigo Duterte. At over 65,000sqm the new terminal offers a much needed expansion to allow for greater passenger comfort for passengers departing

United Opens New Polaris Lounge In Newark Airport

United’s roll out of their Polaris product has been a little ‘relaxed’ shall we say, with the original premise being launched back in 2016. However, the airline will open the doors to its latest lounge in Newark on Monday June

United Opens New Polaris Lounge In Newark Airport

United’s roll out of their Polaris product has been a little ‘relaxed’ shall we say, with the original premise being launched back in 2016. However, the airline will open the doors to its latest lounge in Newark on Monday June

ANA Reveals New Lounge In Honolulu, Specifically Designed For A380

ANA have revealed the next stage of their unique A380 Flying Honu service between Japan and Honolulu. Honolulu’s Ewa concourse is going to see a brand new lounge featuring an ornate carved wooden tree ceiling, specifically for ANA with direct

ANA Reveals New Lounge In Honolulu, Specifically Designed For A380

ANA have revealed the next stage of their unique A380 Flying Honu service between Japan and Honolulu. Honolulu’s Ewa concourse is going to see a brand new lounge featuring an ornate carved wooden tree ceiling, specifically for ANA with direct

A Closer Look At Schiphol’s New Terminal And ‘A’ Pier

Schiphol Airport has recently released the artists impressions for their new Pier A which will be open end of 2019. Eventually supported by the new terminal at Schiphol (opening in 2023) the airport will expand its capacity and the pair

A Closer Look At Schiphol’s New Terminal And ‘A’ Pier

Schiphol Airport has recently released the artists impressions for their new Pier A which will be open end of 2019. Eventually supported by the new terminal at Schiphol (opening in 2023) the airport will expand its capacity and the pair

SkyTeam Launch New Vancouver Lounge

SkyTeam has officially opened its latest branded lounge at Vancouver International Airport. This marks SkyTeam’s first lounge in the Americas and seventh worldwide including Dubai, Hong Kong and Beijing. The new lounge, which features a similar design found in its companion lounges

SkyTeam Launch New Vancouver Lounge

SkyTeam has officially opened its latest branded lounge at Vancouver International Airport. This marks SkyTeam’s first lounge in the Americas and seventh worldwide including Dubai, Hong Kong and Beijing. The new lounge, which features a similar design found in its companion lounges

TheDesignAir Exclusive Interview With Star Alliance’s Julie Murphy

Have you ever wondered what involvement the airline alliance has in the design language adopted by their airlines? With the rise the alliance-friendly terminal, such as Heathrow’s Terminal 2, we talk to Julie Murphy, Star Alliance’s Chair in the UK

TheDesignAir Exclusive Interview With Star Alliance’s Julie Murphy

Have you ever wondered what involvement the airline alliance has in the design language adopted by their airlines? With the rise the alliance-friendly terminal, such as Heathrow’s Terminal 2, we talk to Julie Murphy, Star Alliance’s Chair in the UK

There Are Now Going To Be Four Ways To Swim While You Fly Next Year

Punta Cana is the latest airport to bring pool-side lounging to the airline environment. From December passengers travelling from the Dominican Republic can enjoy the best of both worlds; a pool to cool off in while waiting for a flight

There Are Now Going To Be Four Ways To Swim While You Fly Next Year

Punta Cana is the latest airport to bring pool-side lounging to the airline environment. From December passengers travelling from the Dominican Republic can enjoy the best of both worlds; a pool to cool off in while waiting for a flight

TAP Portugal Launches New Lisbon Lounge Designed By Miguel Arruda

Last week saw the opening of TAP Portugal’s brand-new business class lounge in Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport. The new lounge replaces the previous space and prepares the company for its increasing fleet of retrofitted fully-flat bed seats and new A330neo

TAP Portugal Launches New Lisbon Lounge Designed By Miguel Arruda

Last week saw the opening of TAP Portugal’s brand-new business class lounge in Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport. The new lounge replaces the previous space and prepares the company for its increasing fleet of retrofitted fully-flat bed seats and new A330neo

Auckland Airport’s $1.8 Billion Infrastructure Investment To Support The Continued Growth Of New Zealand Travel

“In the 50 years since Auckland Airport opened, how New Zealanders travel and where we travel to has changed significantly. At the same time Auckland’s airport has evolved and grown from only several hundred thousand passengers in 1966 to over

Auckland Airport’s $1.8 Billion Infrastructure Investment To Support The Continued Growth Of New Zealand Travel

“In the 50 years since Auckland Airport opened, how New Zealanders travel and where we travel to has changed significantly. At the same time Auckland’s airport has evolved and grown from only several hundred thousand passengers in 1966 to over

Qantas Prepares For Perth-UK Travellers With New Perth Lounge

17 hours on an aircraft may daunt even the most seasoned of travellers, especially those in economy. But Qantas is doing all it can to re-assure passengers that they are trying to make the Kangaroo route as comfortable as possible.

Qantas Prepares For Perth-UK Travellers With New Perth Lounge

17 hours on an aircraft may daunt even the most seasoned of travellers, especially those in economy. But Qantas is doing all it can to re-assure passengers that they are trying to make the Kangaroo route as comfortable as possible.

Governor Cuomo Plans To Transform JFK International Airport For The 21st Century

Last week Governor Andrew M. Cuomo presented a vision plan to transform JFK International Airport into an airport equipped to meet the demands of the 21st century and “worthy of the State of New York”. Based on the recommendations of the

Governor Cuomo Plans To Transform JFK International Airport For The 21st Century

Last week Governor Andrew M. Cuomo presented a vision plan to transform JFK International Airport into an airport equipped to meet the demands of the 21st century and “worthy of the State of New York”. Based on the recommendations of the

‘Tis The Season… For Christmas Videos

It’s that time of year when Christmas videos from aviation companies around the world come out. We are keeping our ears to the ground to seek out the most inspirational, humorous and heartwarming. Keep coming back to see our updates.

‘Tis The Season… For Christmas Videos

It’s that time of year when Christmas videos from aviation companies around the world come out. We are keeping our ears to the ground to seek out the most inspirational, humorous and heartwarming. Keep coming back to see our updates.

Orlando’s New South Terminal’s Construction Is Approved

A week ago, Orlando International Airport (MCO) received an update on the progress of the new South Terminal Complex. Curtis Fentress, President and CEO of Fentress Architects, in collaboration with General Consultant Schenkel Shultz and Architect of Record HNTB, presented

Orlando’s New South Terminal’s Construction Is Approved

A week ago, Orlando International Airport (MCO) received an update on the progress of the new South Terminal Complex. Curtis Fentress, President and CEO of Fentress Architects, in collaboration with General Consultant Schenkel Shultz and Architect of Record HNTB, presented

Delta’s Sky Clubs Signal Closer Design Ties With Virgin Atlantic

You may be forgiven, even as a frequent traveller, to think the above image was snapped inside a Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse. There are a lot of similarities between Virgin’s signature lounges and Delta‘s latest wave of Sky Clubs. Even the

Delta’s Sky Clubs Signal Closer Design Ties With Virgin Atlantic

You may be forgiven, even as a frequent traveller, to think the above image was snapped inside a Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse. There are a lot of similarities between Virgin’s signature lounges and Delta‘s latest wave of Sky Clubs. Even the

Turkmenistan’s Architecturally Stunning Ashgabat International Airport Opens

Turkmenistan’s new International Airport, built by Turkish construction company Polimeks opened to the public on the 17th September. The design of the new Ashgabat International Airport Complex was inspired from Oguz Khan and the falcon which is one of the national symbols

Turkmenistan’s Architecturally Stunning Ashgabat International Airport Opens

Turkmenistan’s new International Airport, built by Turkish construction company Polimeks opened to the public on the 17th September. The design of the new Ashgabat International Airport Complex was inspired from Oguz Khan and the falcon which is one of the national symbols