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 of Turkmenistan. In fact, the falcon shaped building has been recognised by numerous authorities. The…

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JetBlue Launch New Check-In Area In JFK T5

JetBlue today opened a new self-service check-in lobby at JFK’s terminal 5 today featuring over 70 interactive self-service kiosks. The area is certainly more spacious, infact, there is a 75% increase in space, with JetBlue crew members on hand to help out passengers. The concept is inherently JetBlue. The contemporary lobby features clean lines and…

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Etihad’s New Abu Dhabi First Class Lounge Revealed

On Monday Etihad finally opened to the doors to its much anticipated First Class Lounge and Spa in Abu Dhabi’s International Airport Terminal 3. The new flagship First Class Lounge & Spa “showcases the airline’s commitment to providing unparalleled and aspirational hospitality experiences,” state the airline’s press release. The lounge follows the residential and hotel influenced-design that…

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Hawaiian Airlines Partner Again With Pow!Wow!

It just keeps getting better. Hawaiian Airlines has partnered once again with Pow! Wow! to create a brand new mobile masterpiece that can be seen driving around Honolulu Airport, delivering catering to the airline’s fleet of aircraft. To continue the airline’s support of local and International artists, the airline commissioned Hawai’i and Japan’s top street artists…

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XiamenAir Open New Flagship Lounge In Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport Terminal 3

Just last week, XiamenAir, a SkyTeam member, opened up its new ‘Flagship’ lounge in Xiamen Airport Terminal 3, for its premium customers, in a bid to become another formidable international player in the Chinese market. The new designer led lounge follows the recent international expansion plans, including the upcoming Cebu, Melbourne and Vancouver routes for…

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Istanbul New Airport To Receive Beautiful Pininfarina & Aecom Control Tower

İGA, the consortium building Istanbul’s New Airport, has chosen an innovative and stunning design by AECOM and Pininfarina as the winner of an international design competition for the regional Air Traffic Control tower and technical building. The breathtaking AECOM and Pininfarina collaboration was chosen from a total of six entries from international architectural teams, including…

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Changi Airport Proves It Is The Jewel Of The World

Just recently, Skytrax rated Singapore Changi as the World’s Best Airport, for the third year running. Changi Airport celebrated further success at the Awards, unsurprisingly receiving the award as ‘Best Airport for Leisure Amenities’. These leisure amenities include music bar lounges, cinemas, a music deck, swimming pool, napping and rest areas and the in-terminal Transit…

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TRIP REPORT: Etihad A380 First Class February 2015

Flight: EY11 Aircraft Type: A380 Class: First Class “Apartments”  Route: AUH-LHR Flight time: 7:25 Seat: 1H Date: Februrary 2015 http://www.etihad.com Best for: Anyone who can afford it. Suitable for those who have to travel a long way and value space, service and comfort above all else. The crowd: An almost-full cabin. With ultimate privacy, it was hard to say, but mainly top level executive travellers.…

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Zaha Hadid Has Ambitious Plans For Beijing

The world’s largest airport passenger terminal design has been revealed, conceived by ADP Ingeniérie (ADPI) and Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA). The Beijing New Airport Terminal Building in Daxing, Beijing, doesn’t have a completion date yet, but was submitted under the leadership of the Beijing New Airport Headquarters (BNAH), based on the bid-winning planning scheme by ADPI.…

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Poltrona Frau Launch New ‘Flair’ Seating At Bologna Airport

We love simple architectural design. So it’s no surprise these understated airport seats have caught our attention. Italian leather designers Poltrona Frau have just introduced their new ‘Flair’ Seating concept to Bologna Airport, Italy. Traditionally an interiors specialist for the motoring industry, designing seats for companies such as Ferrari and Alfa Romeo, the company has continued its…

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Even Gandalf Has Taken To The Skies This Week

Wellington Airport, In New Zealand, which is the Middle Earth airport, has just had an unexpected visitor fly in. Two Great Eagles swooped into Wellington Airport’s main terminal building today with Gandalf atop one of two Great Eagles, bringing news to the Middle of Middle-earth. Weighing in at one tonne each with a wingspan of 15 metres, they have…

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