MAI becomes the operator of the new Terminal A of Newark Liberty – Airport World
The official ceremony announcing the opening of the new Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport in the US state of New Jersey marked a key milestone in the five-year history of Munich International Airport (MAI ), a wholly owned subsidiary of Munich Airport.
Munich Airport NJ LLC, which was specifically created by MAI, will assume responsibility for the operation of Newark Airport’s new Terminal A on behalf of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). This includes operation, technical maintenance of the terminal and management of the retail and restaurant space.
Newark Airport’s new Terminal A has a total area of approximately 93,000 square meters and an annual capacity of up to 14 million passengers, making it one of the largest infrastructure projects in the state of New Jersey.
MAI believes the new airport terminal will set new standards for airports in the United States and around the world.
“NYNJ Port Authority, together with Munich Airport, has created an infrastructure that uses state-of-the-art technology and efficient processes to deliver a unique passenger experience and sets a new standard for the entire industry. American airport,” said Jost Lammers. , CEO of Munich Airport.
Modeled after Munich as a premium hub, Newark’s new Terminal A would offer passengers “a 5-star airport experience” in an environment heavily focused on New Jersey state characteristics.
MAI explains: “A pioneer in science, art and culture, New Jersey is a source of inspiration for the design and commercial facilities of the new terminal.
“The concept, which bears the name ‘Journey of Surprises’, integrates all commercial and terminal areas in a fascinating digital journey: innovative digital elements, regional art installations, regional and global food and perfectly arranged furniture make traveling in Terminal A is a special experience.
About 100 MAI employees from 30 countries work in Newark and have run the current Terminal A for three years. Everyone would be enthusiastic about the opening of the terminal after three years of preparation.
“Management contracts like those in Newark are a key element of MAI’s successful growth and strengthen our international presence,” enthused Dr. Lutz Weisser, Managing Director of Munich Airport International GmbH.
Over the past few years, MAI has grown from a leading airport operational readiness and transfer (ORAT) provider to a global airport operator.
With approximately 180 highly qualified experts worldwide, to date it has successfully completed more than 125 projects in more than 45 countries. MAI offers best practice based solutions for the entire airport lifecycle, including tailored training programs and integrated airport management.