Aeromexico Ups Service to Miami and Orlando –
United Airlines has launched four new aboard United’s new Boeing 787-9.
service between San Francisco and Narita International Airport. From its Guam hub
For more information visit united.com.
Another low cost carrier enters the international market. Icelandic budget airline WOW Air plans service to Boston in March and Baltimore-Washington International in June with connections to London.
For more information visit wowair.us.
Flights will operate three times a week aboard the 787 Dreamliner. It will be the only direct service connecting Africa with Ireland and the West Coast of the US.
To learn more visit ethiopianairlines.com.
Ecuador’s national carrier, TAME Airlines has launched new daily service between Quito, Ecuador and Fort Lauderdale, FL. The new route takes only four hours aboard Airbus 320s Airbus 319s.
Visit tame.com for details. of Munich’s terminal has become an event destination for the airport region. In the summer, it hosts a huge artificial ocean wave tank with competitions based on the time that surfers can ride the waves. During the five weeks leading up to Christmas, the plaza becomes a magnificent Christmas market where shops and restaurants stay open until 11:00 PM. A large German beer garden operates throughout the year.
One finds forecourts and other nearby airport properties hosting growing numbers of traditionally metropolitan central business district functions. There are over 2 million square feet of corporate offices – including the European headquarters of Microsoft – a short walk from Amsterdam Schiphol’s terminal, according to Schiphol’s senior urban planner, Maurits Schaafsma. Office space in Schiphol’s forecourt area is among the most valued in the Netherlands, demanding premium rents.
London Heathrow’s Sofitel hotel with direct access to Terminal 5 has become a business hub. In addition to overnight transit passengers, it attracts wealthy international and extended-stay business travelers to its suites, which have rates as high as $4,000 per night. With 45 meeting rooms, a 180-seat theater and a convention center accommodating 1,700 delegates, the airport hotel provides key business infrastructure.
Roissypole, at the core of Paris’Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG), is the multimodal central business district of CDG’s expanding airport city. It has 2.5 million square feet of offices and 1,700 hotel rooms, all easily reached by free airport shuttle.