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thyssenkrupp launches new Airport Solutions online hub, following a string of significant airport contract wins


As cities grow, so does air travel. With air traffic at an all-time high, passenger numbers are expected to increase by 50%, reaching an estimated 7.2 billion by 2035. The need for enhanced mobility and smarter airport infrastructure has never been greater.

Over one hundred passenger boarding bridges at Heathrow in London, 49 bridges at San Francisco International Airport, 423 elevators in Dubai, and 73 moving walks in Madrid – these are just a few examples of leading hubs where thyssenkrupp is driving airport mobility. Our solutions are delivering the optimal arrivals experience to passengers across the globe, from one of the world’s coldest cities in Siberia, to cities with +50˚C weather in the Middle East.

You can find out more about how we’re breathing new life into airports around the world on our brand new Airport Solutions website. Through engaging photographs of our most exciting projects, the site showcases our entire portfolio of innovations and solutions for the airport landscape, ranging from modernization and maintenance to customized passenger boarding bridges and state-of-the-art elevators. In short, every mobility solution that helps to streamline a passenger’s journey from the minute he enters the airport until he embarks on an aircraft.

At airports around the world, we are helping to move passengers. Together, we move the world. 

Fun facts:

  • We move 1.8 billion people through our passenger boarding bridges every year.
  • thyssenkrupp Airport Solutions has sales of €160 million (FY 16/17) and has installed more than 5,000 global gate solutions at over 370 airports worldwide. Our global gate solutions include passenger boarding bridges, ground support equipment that provide air, water and electricity to aircraft on the ground, and intelligent gate systems which provide a complete overview on gate operations.
  • We are delivering 143 state-of-the-art passenger boarding bridges for Istanbul’s new mega-airport, planned to be the largest in the world. 

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About us:

thyssenkrupp Elevator

thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of €7.7 billion in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1,000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.


thyssenkrupp is a diversified industrial group with a growing share of capital goods and service businesses and traditional strengths in materials. Over 158,000 employees in 79 countries work with passion and technological know-how to develop high-quality products and intelligent industrial processes and services for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2016/2017 thyssenkrupp generated sales of €41.5 billion.

Together with our customers we develop competitive solutions for current and future challenges in their respective industries. With our engineering expertise we enable our customers to gain an edge in the global market and manufacture innovative products in a cost- and resource-friendly way. Our technologies and innovations are the key to meeting diverse customer and market requirements around the world, growing on the markets of the future, and generating strong and stable earnings, cash flows and value growth. 

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