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A trademark for a telescoping corridor that extends from an airport terminal to an aircraft that is used for the boarding and disembarkation of passengers.
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(Aeronautics) a moving bridge that connects an airport gate to an aircraft
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Trademark. a movable passageway in an airport connecting the terminal building to an airplane.
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Monreal said this will also allow them to properly assign the use of aerobridges, baggage carousels and check-in counters.
The agreement will move forward the development--a three-level terminal, including aerobridges, built to the south of the current facility--over the coming months.
Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal said the glass walkway would replace the 33-year-old aerobridges at the NAIA.
He said that from steel walls, the new aerobridges will be made of glass walls.
The airport is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, including modern aerobridges, radars, and a landing and airfield lighting system.
" Technologically speaking, buses will be replaced by aerobridges. This will help save time.
The airport is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, including modern aerobridges, radars and a landing and airfield lighting system.
To this end, airport operators would need to achieve some 20 key performance indicators and targets in areas such as cleanliness of washrooms, clarity of signages, functioning walkalators, lifts and aerobridges and efficient security queues.
As part of expansion, new terminal building, elevated road for exit, multi-level parking and six aerobridges would be constructed at the cost of Rs74 billion.
The terminal consists of 220 standard check-in counters for all airlines, 80 self-service machines for airlines, 56 passport control counters for departure and 72 counters for arrival, 117 passport self-service machines, 46 gates for domestic and international passengers, 94 aerobridges, 42 waiting lounges for international flights and 24 for domestic flights, and automatic train system.
In order to further stream- line the boarding and disembarking processes, aerobridges leading to the aircrafts have been designed to split into two: one arm leading to first and business class, while the other to economy class.