Analogic has agreed to deploy ConneCT, a next-generation computed tomography (CT) screening solution, in Terminal 8 at John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) in New York, US, in collaboration with American Airlines.

The solution will help accelerate the screening process at airport checkpoints.

Analogic intends to deploy the ConneCT systems at other American Airlines hubs at the end of the year once the trial operation is completed.

Alitalia-Compagnia Aerea Italiana and Etihad Airways have expanded their existing codeshare agreement to provide more destinations for their customers.

The codeshare expansion will include the addition of routes from Rome, Italy, to Rio de Janeiro Galeao, Brazil, as well as Rome to Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Brazil, from 31 March 2019.

“Gensler and HDR have been selected to design a landside terminal at Pittsburgh International Airport in the US.”

The Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has awarded two contracts to BAM Group for the construction of two multi-storey car parks at a total cost of £60m ($78.9m).

BAM Construction North West is constructing a car park building with a capacity of 6,500 cars at terminals 1 and 3 of Manchester Airport in the UK. Construction is expected to be completed in April 2019.

The second car park facility with a capacity of 2,500 cars will be built by BAM Construction’s South East team at Stansted Airport by May 2019.

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) has awarded a contract to Messer Construction to build a six-level terminal parking garage with 3,000 spaces at Nashville International Airport.

The company will also construct a 64,000ft² administrative office building and a pedestrian plaza, and design an additional six-level parking facility with 1,800 spaces.

Construction work on the parking facility will be performed during 2019 and 2020, while the office building is scheduled for completion in 2020.

Gensler and HDR have been selected to design a landside terminal at Pittsburgh International Airport in the US.

The new terminal is a part of the $1.1bn Pittsburgh Airport modernisation programme. It will be designed and delivered through a joint venture (JV) agreement signed by the companies.

The JV will collaborate with Spanish architect Luis Vidal + Architects under a $15m design contract to accommodate check-in, baggage, security and ticketing operations into a single facility.

Preliminary design of the terminal is expected to be completed by early 2019.