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Are US terminals measuring up internationally?

Lee Glenn, director of aviation design and vice president at architecture firm HKS, explores why US airport terminal design is falling behind global standards and how this can be addressed. 

Eastern promise

A consortium consisting of Basic Element, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Changi Airports International (CAI) recently won the operating rights for Vladivostok International Airport in Russia as part of a US$109m deal. Andrey Elinson, deputy head of Basic Element, talks to Passenger Terminal World about the acquisition and the consortium’s plans.

Passenger influx

Alistair Brierley, design director for GMW Architects, speaks to Passenger Terminal World following the inauguration of the new terminal at Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Talking shop

Passenger Terminal Today speaks to Simon Scott, head of international business at Leslie Jones Architecture, about the airport retail experience in Dubai and the company’s appointment to the Al Maktoum Airport design team

Personalization for everybody

Passenger Terminal World speaks to Kevin O’Sullivan, lead engineer for SITA Lab, about how beacon technology is gathering pace and is helping to shape the passenger’s airport experience

Screen star

Following news of Eye Airports’ £8m (US$12m) Redefining Airports investment, Passenger Terminal World caught up with Ged Weston, sales director for the UK’s airport advertising experts, to find out how this project will affect airports and improve the digital out-of-home advertising landscape

Intelligent thinking

Mohammed Fouz, CEO of Smartworld, talks to Passenger Terminal World about smart systems and how they are helping airports keep pace with the rapid growth of passengers in the UAE

Green wing

After four years of planning and design, Geneva Airport’s energy positive aile_EST (East Wing) project looks set to become a reality. Passenger Terminal World speaks to the architects in charge of the project

Retail success

Ahead of her presentation at Passenger Terminal Conference in March, Dr Patricia Ryan, director of business development – airports at Metalsmiths Sterling, explores the trends affecting airport concessions programs and how operators can stay one step ahead

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