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Houston Airports Soaring to New Heights with Expansion and Improvement Plans

2023年10月18日,布丽娜·莫拉莱斯出版

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As demand for travel increases, Houston’s two major gateways to the world are being transformed. 马里奥·迪亚兹, 休斯顿机场的航空主管, provided an update and insight into future endeavors during the Greater Houston Partnership’s annual State of the Airports event. 

Hga010皇冠软件下载的战略重点是连接人们, 文化, 世界商业和经济的中心,迪亚兹在讲话中说.  

整体 客运 at Bush and Hobby Airports continues to increase, inching closer to pre-pandemic levels. In July we marked the first time the 12-month total for international 客运 surpassed pre-COVID levels.  

布什机场改善工程 

Diaz shared the construction underway at George Bush Intercontinental Airport’s Terminal D, 其中包括一个名为 D-West码头该项目将于今年年底完工. Work will then begin inside the terminal to add amenities and a new International Central Processor.   

明年1月,美国联合航空公司(United Airlines)将破土推出2美元的机票.耗资60亿美元扩建和改造B航站楼. 

机场改善计划 

A $470 million project to expand the West Concourse to support Southwest Airlines’ continued growth is set to begin early next year. 项目内容包括: 

  • 七个额外的门 
  • 扩建和翻新了行李处理系统和行李认领区 
  • An overhead canopy along the departure cub to protect people during inclement weather 
  • 更多的餐厅,零售和艺术空间 

“随着商务和休闲旅游的兴起, 这是Hga010皇冠软件下载一个主要机场扩建的激动人心的时刻,市长西尔维斯特·特纳(Sylvester Turner)在8月份说. “威廉P. 霍比机场是北美第一个也是唯一一个五星级Skytrax机场, 乘客应该享受一流的体验.” 

Hobby Airport supports 83 destinations serviced by five passenger airlines: Allegiant, 美国, δ, 边疆与西南. 

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