Airports often are named for the famous and those who belong to the ages: Think of Rome Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci), New York John F. Kennedy or Liverpool John Lennon. Bordeaux’s new low-cost terminal “billi” makes no such pretensions. “No, no,” Development Director Jean-Luc Poiroux laughs, conceding, “Indeed it is a strange name for a terminal. We wanted something new, different and special. We wanted to find a name that is easy to remember and ...

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