Paris-Orly Airport Modernisation, opening of the Hall 1 expansion in the West Terminal

Groupe ADP is opening a new 6,000 sq.m building in Hall 1 of the West Terminal. This expansion, equipped with four new pier-served stands for medium-haul aircraft, will increase the terminal's aircraft capacity. This new infrastructure, made necessary by the regular increase in number of passengers at Paris-Orly, will improve service by increasing the size of the boarding and deplaning areas, and will increase capacity in Hall 1,  from  4.8 to  5.5 million passengers per year.
“This new boarding area is just one part of a major transformation plan for Paris-Orly Airport. By 2020, the airport will have a totally new look and feel, thanks to improved quality of services and facilities as well as streamlined passenger experience,” said Régis Lacote, Paris-Orly Airport Managing Director.
View from the boarding area of the Hall 1 extension at Paris-Orly Airport.

Facilities and services

The layout of the boarding area allows for a clearer separation of functions: marble flooring in the walking areas, carpeting around the seats and services, a main walking aisle wide enough (6 metres) to allow passengers to move easily from one end to the other.
For the hall's atmosphere and design,  Groupe  ADP  used  natural  materials  like  wood wall panelling, and it considerably opened up the building to natural light, with a view over  the aeroplanes.
To meet passengers’ needs and expectations, three new stores have been opened: a    Relay boutique, a duty-free zone selling alcohol, tobacco, perfume and lifestyle products, as well as a Paul restaurant. In addition, a range of services is available in the boarding lounge: kids’ play areas, PlayStation games, phone-charging stations, a public piano,  and an outdoor smoking terrace.
This hall is intended for passengers flying to Schengen destinations on the following airlines: HOP! Air France, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, Iberia, TAP and Vueling.

An eco-friendly building in line with Groupe ADP’s CSR policy

On the environmental side, the entire building is equipped with LED lights, including in the hall, aircraft zones, runway  and  ground  lighting;  the  indoor  lighting  is  linked  to intelligent management systems with presence and brightness  sensors as well as timers;  and the air handling units have variable speeds and an energy-saving system.
In terms of its social commitment, the project's main construction contracts included a social inclusion clause stipulating that 10,000 hours of work would be performed by underprivileged people (long-term job seekers, RSA recipients, etc.). This quota of hours was fully met.
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Groupe ADP develops and manages airports, including Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly and Paris-Le Bourget. In 2017, the   Group handled through its brand Paris Aéroport more than 101 million passengers and 2.3 million metric tonnes of freight and mail at Paris- Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly, and more than 127 million passengers in airports abroad through its subsidiary ADP International. Boasting an exceptional geographic location and a major catchment area, the Group is pursuing its strategy of adapting and modernizing its terminal facilities and upgrading quality of services; the Group also intends to develop its retail  and real estate businesses. In 2017, Group revenue stood at €3,617 million and net income at €571 million.
Registered office: 1, rue de France, 93 290 Tremblay-en-France. Aéroports de Paris is a public limited company (Société Anonyme) with share capital of €296,881,806. Registered in the Bobigny Trade and Company Register under no. 552 016 628. www.groupeadp
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