Groupe ADP inaugurates today, the junction building of Paris-Orly airport, ORLY 3, in presence of the Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, the minister in charge of transport, Elisabeth Borne and Augustin de Romanet, President and CEO of the ADP Group.
ORLY 3, with a surface area of almost 80,000 m², includes all the functions of departure and arrival of a terminal: public departure hall with its registration banks, Schengen and International control zone, commercial space, boarding lounge and disembarkation areas, transfer area, luggage delivery, baggage handling system…
"The opening of ORLY 3 is the culmination of the "Nouvel Envol" project, which began several years ago, with the goal in 2014 of revitalizing the airport in the south of the Paris region to respond to changes in the environment. This project involved a number of developments, including the total rehabilitation of the approaches to the South and West terminals, the opening of a new international jetty, the newly ORLY 4, the expansion of Hall 1 (ORLY 1). creation of ORLY 3 marks the advent of this great project," says Régis Lacote, managing director of Paris-Orly airport.
ORLY 3: A new look at Paris-Orly airport
The ORLY 3 boarding lounge offers the possibility of handling 4 large or 8 medium carriers on 4 "mixed" aircraft stations, which makes it more flexible. Half of the boarding lounge can also be used in "dual status" mode: Schengen or International depending on operational needs.
The construction of this infrastructure, which took place from April 2015 to April 2019, benefited from a professional integration clause that allowed nearly 120,000 hours to be worked by workers from Essonne and Val de Marne in professional integration (on a target of 100,000 hours).
4 zones: ORLY 1, ORLY 2, ORLY 3, ORLY 4
The Paris-Orly airport has so far consisted of two terminals and six boarding halls. From now on, in the interest of efficiency, simplicity and fluidity for passengers, the airport is characterized by a single terminal and four boarding halls. This change of physiognomy began on the night of March 18 to 19, 2019 with a major step of the renewal of the airport: the change of denomination terminals. After respectively 58 and 48 years of operation for Orly South and Orly West, the name of the historic terminals of the Paris-Orly airport evolved with the creation of a building joining Orly South and Orly West. The former Orly West will now be ORLY 1 and ORLY 2, the junction building, in the center, will be ORLY 3 and the former Orly Sud, will become
ORLY 3: Curtain up on a whole new commercial offer
Paris-Orly is modernizing significantly to meet the evolution of its traffic following the rise of low-cost airlines and the internationalization of its destinations. The "new Orly" project has given us the opportunity to reconsider in depth our offer of shops and restaurants, thus constantly adapting to the specificities of travelers who cross our different spaces. The transition to the airport is more than ever a full-fledged travel stop.
From the conception of ORLY 3, with more than 5 000 m² of additional surface of shops, bars and restaurants, we wanted to introduce a new spirit in the new commercial space of the airport: an urban spirit, more cosmopolitan and which wants to be the reflection of the wealth and dynamism of the many Parisian neighborhoods.
Innovative multi-brand concepts, even new, anchored in the trend and the leisure create the surprise with each.
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