New terminal 1 at Mohammed V airport in Casablanca stretches over an area of 76,000 m2, with an annual turnover of 7 million passengers, which doubles the capacity of the airport. It also has 8 new parking spaces for aircraft, including 3 for large planes and 1 station for aircraft A 380.
The main novelty in the experience of travelers is the commercial "Walkthrough" which is the concept of Duty Free stores deployed and located in the travel circle. It is also worth mentioning the introduction of the "Body Scan" technology, the virtual body scan system. It is a device with a millimeter wave detecting any solid or liquid material hidden on the surface of the body, which prevents palpation of the body and shortens the duration of the security check.
Users will be able to give their opinion on this new terminal through the "Happy or No" newsstand installed at the key stages of the passenger way to collect "hot" travelers' opinions through purity issues. sanitary knots, luggage, commercial offers offered by shops or catering facilities …
For the new terminal, a total investment of 1.585 billion dirhams and 860 men / day work will be required.
Photo report: Ahmed Boussarhane