Africa

Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi has partially commenced flight operations, after a massive fire destroyed parts of the major air-transport hub on Wednesday. The fire started at around 5am local time and spread to the airport's international arrivals and immigration area, during the peak season for tourism in…
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU) in Mauritius has opened a new passenger terminal, a move which increases its capacity to 4 million passengers a year from the current 2.7 million. Designed by ADPi and Alain Davy the terminal building was built by the China State Construction Engineering with funding…
Lindner Depa Interiors (LDI), a joint venture between interior contractors Depa and Lindner, has filed an AED900m ($245m) international arbitration claim against New Doha International Airport (NDIA) for the termination of its contract last year. The counter suit follows a $600m compensation claim launched by Qatar Airways in December last…
Incheon International Airport (ICN) in South Korea has broken ground on the $2.5bn Terminal 2 that will effectively double the size of the airport. Design firm Gensler, in collaboration with Heerim-Mooyoung-Gensler-Yungdo Consortium, have provided the designs that will be constructed in two phases. The latest project comprises a second airport…
  ADPI receives contract to upgrade Tanzania airport   The Ministry of Infrastructure and Communication (MoIC) and Zanzibar Airport Authority (ZAA) in Tanzania have awarded a contract to France-based Aéroports de Paris Ingénierie (ADPI), as part of the resumption of the airport's upgrade programme.   The contract primarily focuses on…
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