Deals this week: Delta Air Lines, Clelands Construction, Fraport Maryland

22 June 2018 (Last Updated June 22nd, 2018 11:01)

Delta Air Lines and GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA have expanded their existing codeshare partnership to provide their customers more access to destinations in Brazil and the US.

Delta Air Lines and GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA have expanded their existing codeshare partnership to provide their customers more access to destinations in Brazil and the US.

The extended agreement will ensure four daily non-stop codeshare flights connecting Miami and Orlando with Fortaleza and Brasilia.

Brasilia and Fortaleza hubs provide access to 12 destinations in Brazil.

Clelands Construction has secured a NZD28.7m ($19.91m) contract from Papa Rererangi i Puketapu (PRIP) to construct a new terminal at the New Plymouth Airport in New Zealand.

Total terminal area at the airport would be increased from 1,432m² to 4,092m² with the new construction. It will feature larger arrivals and departures areas, retail areas, as well as check-in and luggage processing facilities for Air New Zealand and Jetstar.

“Fraport Maryland has awarded a contract extension to travel retailer Hudson Group to continue providing operations at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in the US.”

The new terminal is intended to cater to growing passenger traffic at the New Plymouth Airport.

The Research Council of Norway has awarded Nkr2m ($244,810) funding to the Centre for Air Transport Management at Cranfield University to improve the customer experience at Norwegian airports.

The project team will evaluate the impact of digital technologies on the passenger journey and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the Norwegian airport systems.

Fraport Maryland has awarded a contract extension to travel retailer Hudson Group to continue providing operations at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in the US.

The three-year contract will involve the addition of roughly 15,900ft² in retail space, and conversion of two Hudson News locations to Hudson stores.

Fraport is involved in airport development, management and concession operation.

BWI international airport served more than 26 million travellers in 2017.

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has entered a partnership with renewable fuel producer Neste to improve sustainability at the airport by reducing its carbon footprint.

The partnership will make use of renewable jet fuel to reduce air pollution from aircraft, particularly CO2 emissions.

Neste will provide expertise on the use of sustainable renewable products such as renewable de-icing, paints and plastics.