It's time for a

make-over!

In the space of 10 years, Marseille Provence Airport has grown from 58 to 100 direct destinations and from 6 million to over 8 million passengers a year.

Before launching major transformation work, we wanted to find out what you want, hope for, and even dream of, in terms of the airport of the future. So we launched our online collaborative platform #Et Si (What if…?).

It harvested over 1,000 ideas that attracted over 100,000 votes. Your suggestions helped us to pinpoint your priorities more clearly. Some of them will be at the very core of the transformation work at the airport, backed by an investment scheme of unprecedented proportions!

A BIG THANK YOU!
ALMOST 1,000 IDEAS AND 100,000 VOTES WERE SUBMITTED TO OUR ONLINE COLLABORATIVE PLATFORM LAUNCHED IN APRIL 2016…

4 MAIN CATEGORIES
SUNDRY
flights •
REGIONAL FLAVOUR
design •
hospitality •
landscaping •
INNOVATION
digital technologies •
environment •
services •
INFRASTRUCTURES
• extensions
• new facilities
CHART TOPPERS

INFRASTRUCTURES
« What if… there were outdoor bars and terraces?”

« What if… cars and taxis could pull up at the airport and drop travellers off perfectly safely without having to enter a car park? »

INNOVATION
« What if… there were interactive screens (geolocation, services, shops, etc.)? »

« What if… the incredible sunshine in our region could be harnessed by solar panels? »

REGIONAL FLAVOUR
« What if… we had more greenery inside the airport (green walls, plants, etc.) as well as outside, plus loudspeakers playing birds singing or cicadas chirping? »

« What if… there was a big tourist information desk with brochures on the Provence region? »

Our priorities...

Focusing on essentials

keeping things simple and user-friendly

Easier access, shorter waiting times, helpful staff, harnessing digital innovations to create practical new services…

Giving the airport real character

bold and firmly rooted in its region

A new passenger experience, creating outdoor terraces and new social spaces, an immersive sensory corridor in arrivals (a worldwide first at an airport), a new hospitality desk where tourists can find out “what’s on” in Provence….

Building the airport of the future

to stimulate new international routes

Constructing an additional building at the very heart of Terminal 1, favouring clean energy, enlarging the mp² terminal building, adding a new boarding pier in Terminal 1 to boost long-haul traffic…

Stats that speak for themselves…

10million
passengers

IN 2020, AND SUBSTANTIAL INCREASES IN INTERNATIONAL AND LONG-HAUL PASSENGERS

½a billion
euros

TO BE INVESTED BY 2026 (BIGGEST INVESTMENT PROGRAMME IN THE AIRPORT’S HISTORY).

36000

DIRECT AND INDIRECT JOBS
LINKED TO BUSINESS GENERATED BY Marseille Provence Airport

A new identity

A brand for an airport that is helpful, user-friendly, Provençal and bold

New website marseille.aeroport.fr

A new 100% mobile digital experience

New online store

New products available for sale and time-saving extras

New mobile app

Reserve flights, parking spaces and other products via Iphone, soon to be available on Android

Branding throughout Marseille Provence Airport

A new look for information and service desks

Redesigned approach roads

Enhanced layout to improve the flow of traffic:
new bus station, new kiss&fly

Re-designed forecourt

Increased comfort - landscaped areas reserved for pedestrians, new outside living environments between Terminal mp² and halls 1 to 4, optimisation of the pedestrian pathways

New Information Desk in Hall 1

A new information and sales centre for tourist attractions in the region

Clearer signage indoors and out

The halls and the car parks at the airport have been renamed to make it easier for passengers to find their way around. And the signboards have been redesigned, reworded and repositioned.

A new passenger experience

A unique immersive experience as soon as you land (arrivals in Halls 3 and 4)

Warm and welcoming baggage reclaim in Halls 3 and 4

Refurbished boarding lounges

A brighter and more spacious feel: natural daylight, extra comfort, views of the runways (boarding lounges in Halls 1 to 4, new seat covers, new furniture and light fittings, new flooring)

New services

Services appropriate to each profile:
New children's areas (boarding hall 1 and hall 3), New workspaces (boarding hall 4) New premium car-park access for professionals… But also more welcoming restroom facilities

Boarding lounge extension for mp²

2 new boarding lounges catering for 1 million extra passengers

Defining the heart of the airport

A new entrance building measuring 15,000m² between Halls 3 & 4 and Hall 1

International boarding pier

A new 18,000-m² pier on 3 levels to optimise boarding operations

NOVEMBER
2016
DECEMBER
2016
SPRING
2017
APRIL
2017
OCTOBER
2017
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See the changes in store…