New Airport at Istanbul poised to serve as the global hub

A Monitor Report 01 Mar, 2018  |    -      +
Istanbul : Istanbul New Airport, poised to serve as a global hub, was introduced with a 3D animated promotional video revealing an array of features and services from the areas of use to passenger experience.

The 3D animated video of Istanbul New Airport, set to open on October 29, 2018 and to boast an annual passenger capacity of 200 million once all the phases are finalised, depicts how the smart technologies at the terminal building inspired by the cultural heritage of Istanbul will shape passenger experience.

The video puts a spotlight on the spacious shopping and food and beverage outlets and displays duty-free stores that have been designed with inspiration from the Bosphorus and set to deliver an unlimited shopping experience by global brands to penetrate the Turkish market as well as domestic brands. The stores will also have a mobile app pre-order feature that enables product delivery without customer wait time.

The video also reveals brand new services such as the passenger guide robot and the "Where is my car?" app to provide passengers with maximum comfort at minimum wait time, while offering a peek into the passenger experience to be delivered once the airport is completed.

Istanbul New Airport will host flights to more than 350 destinations and offer an unparalleled experience through 143 passenger boarding bridges, 13 check-in counter islands, 468 check-in desks, 114 self-service check-in kiosks, 228 passport control counters, 51 bag drop units, and ePassport gates.

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