Munich Airport subsidiary operates new airport terminal in Newark, New Jersey

Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport

The official ceremony to announce the upcoming opening of the new Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in the US state of New Jersey marks an important milestone in the five-year history of the global Munich Airport International GmbH (MAI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Munich Airport.

Munich Airport NJ LLC, which was specially founded by MAI, is taking over the operation of the new Terminal A at Newark Airport on behalf of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). This includes operation, technical terminal maintenance and management of the retail and catering areas.

With a total area of ​​around 93,000 m² and an annual capacity of up to 14 million passengers, the new Terminal A at Newark Airport is one of the largest infrastructure projects in the state of New Jersey. The new airport terminal will set new standards for airports in the United States and around the world. “The Port Authority of NYNJ, together with Munich Airport, has created an infrastructure that offers a unique passenger experience with state-of-the-art technology and efficient processes and sets a new standard for the entire American airport industry.” said Jost Lammers, Chief Executive Officer of Munich Airport GmbH.

Modeled after Munich as a premium hub, the new Terminal A in Newark will also offer passengers a 5-star airport experience. The focus is on the fascinating peculiarities of the state of New Jersey. A pioneer in science, art and culture, New Jersey provides inspiration for the design and commercial facilities in the new terminal. The concept called “Journey of Surprises” integrates all retail and terminal areas into a fascinating digital journey: Innovative, digital elements, regional art installations, regional and global dishes and perfectly arranged furniture make traveling in Terminal A a special experience.

Around 100 MAI employees from 30 nations work in Newark and have been operating the current Terminal A for three years. Everyone is excited about the opening of the terminal after three years of preparation.

Management contracts like in Newark are an important building block for the successful growth of MAI and strengthen our international presencesaid Dr. Lutz Weisser, Managing Director of Munich Airport International GmbH.

MAI has evolved in recent years from a leading provider of Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) to a global airport operator. With around 180 highly qualified experts worldwide, it has successfully completed more than 125 projects in over 45 countries to date. MAI offers best-practice solutions for the entire airport life cycle, including customized training programs and integrated airport management.

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