Posts Tagged ‘airport’

Is this Londons next airport?

Is this Londons next airport?

Designed by internationally acclaimed British architect Norman Foster, the elegance of what could be London’s next airport is countered only by its nickname – ‘Boris Island’.

The support of London’s flamboyant Mayor Boris Johnson was enough to earn it the rather jokey moniker (reminiscent of a Bond villain’s lair), such are the politics surrounding the ?50 billion project that has sparked not only arguments about the future of air travel to the capital, but also the future shape of the entire UK economy. (more…)

A new route to the Arctic

A new route to the Arctic

Norway is to create a new Arctic Circle Airport. The Norwegian Parliament this week gave the go-ahead for the plans which will create a base architectually inspired by the nearby Tr?na mountains. (more…)

Winter travel advice

Winter travel advice

Travellers have felt the full brunt of the icy and snowy weather this year with delays and cancellations at many major UK airports and on Eurostar as well.

The weekend before Christmas saw record numbers of passengers stranded at Heathrow airport as it struggled to deal with the icy conditions. (more…)

City in the sand

City in the sand

A whole new desert city has been planned for Qatar, in the Middle East, and Rem Koolhaas is the masterplanner. Airport City will be built adjoining Doha airport in time for the World Cup 2022. (more…)

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