Belfast International Airport (BFS) in Northern Ireland has become the first in the world to adopt Veovo’s next-generation R8 revenue management and passenger engagement applications, part of a predictive collaboration platform for optimised airport operations.
Meanwhile, amid its ongoing digitalisation efforts, Malaysia Airports will be implementing a Passenger Reconciliation System (PRS) at both terminals at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) by December 2019.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has outlined a plan to invest about USD 2.67 billion in upgrading airport infrastructure in the country, especially in smaller cities, over the next three years.
Malaysia Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei Malaysia to support its digital transformation vision, as per the airport operator’s Airports 4.0 initiative.
Malaysia Airports and SITA have tested biometric passenger processing at the main terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL).
Singapore-based SATS Ltd and TUM CREATE Ltd have announced that they are exploring commercialisation opportunities for the world’s first AI-powered robotic air cargo system, SPEEDCARGO, to help digitalise air cargo handling.
Preparation work for the installation of passenger boarding bridges (PBB) at Gold Coast Airport (OOL), QLD, Australia, has begun, with a low-impact piling system being used to prepare the ground for the new infrastructure
Narita International Airport (NRT) in Japan is to install 72 self-service auto bag drop (ABD) units ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games
Spanish airport operator Aena has hired Thyssenkrupp AG to upgrade and add to the passenger boarding bridges (PBBs) and moving walkways in three of its most popular airports
The number of European flight delays fell in July 2019, during the peak holiday season, according to new data released by Eurocontrol
Airport owner and operator, Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL), has selected Unisys to integrate and manage all IT and non-IT systems in the first phase of construction of the new Terminal 2 (T2) at Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), Bangalore, India.
A new subway service connecting Beijing’s new Daxing International Airport (PKX) with the Chinese capital’s urban area will open at the end of September 2019
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANY&NJ) has announced that Terminal B at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) has been awarded the Envision Platinum award from The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) for its environmentally conscious construction.
London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in the UK has called on ICAO to set targets for the use of sustainable fuels in aviation and for the British Government to invest some of the GBP 4 billion annual revenue raised from Air Passenger Duty (APD) to scale-up its production
DSNA, France’s ANSP, has joined a consortium of European ANSPs supporting the modernisation of air traffic management (ATM) over Europe through the Iris programme
Research carried out on behalf of the UK’s air traffic service provider NATS shows growing concern by the bla ble flying public over aviation’s impact on the environment
Can IATA’s Crowd Sourcing Tool Help Airlines Avoid Turbulence? Avionics International stated that the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) is a few months away from transitioning from the initial pilot phase for its Turbulence Aware platform — a cloud database collecting real time turbulence reports from participating airlines — to full operational deployment, available to airlines beginning in January.
Tuesday 21 April - Thursday 23 April- Cubex Centre Prague, Czech Republic. Join 400 representatives from airports, travel retail operators, brands and other business partners focused on non-aeronautical revenues in the capital of Czech Republic.
The 4th Annual A4E Aviation Summit 3 March 2020 | Brussels Bringing together Europe’s leading airline CEOs and global aviation leaders Europe’s aviation industry is facing many challenges: From socio-economic, to regulatory and environmental - the sector continues to adapt and evolve to overcome them, striving for a safer, more sustainable and more integrated Europe. The A4E Aviation Summit, in association with FlightGlobal, provides the perfect opportunity to take part in the discussion
Aerospace Big Data Series APAC | Americas | EMEA - These events bring together the MRO ecosystem including OEM’s, data and IT experts to discuss advancements in predictive maintenance strategies and how airlines can best utilise data and emerging technologies to maximise the benefits of predictive maintenance.
CEETRA Chairman and Board have been successfully re-elected. The Central and Eastern European Travel Retail Association announced its next Travel Retail Forum to be held on 28 May 2020 at Bratislava Airport, which is also open to non-members, and will focus yet again on regulatory topics as well as industry news and best practice in travel retail.
Moscow's Sheremetyevo Duty Free opens luxury market place in new Terminal C. In the new Terminal C of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, Sheremetyevo Duty Free – a joint venture between the airport, Gebr. Heinemann and Greenway – launched its luxury market place. Once all the stores are open, the new luxury FAWJ market place will have a total sales area of approx. 1,160 sqm.
Passengers at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport can now benefit from the advantages of the international "Heinemann & Me" customer loyalty programme.
Letter to EU Transport Ministers and the European Commission COVID-19: Aviation Relief Programme
Airport operators & service providers call for “urgent supporting measures” from European Commission & States
ACI World urges a global temporary suspension of airport slot requirements. Move would help airports and airlines recover faster once the crisis is over.
COVID-19 pandemic have led to a prolonged decrease in air traffic, with no end in sight. This is having a major impact on air navigation service providers (ANSPs) across the globe. Therefor, CANSO urges States to consider air navigation service providers in recovery plans.
Against the backdrop of the sharp traffic decline, Flughafen München GmbH (FMG) and its subsidiaries began several weeks ago to implement far-reaching measures to secure the airport's liquidity.
In response to the massive impact COVID-19 is having on the industry, Airports Council International (ACI) World has today called for measures to protect the livelihoods of millions of employees who work at airports around the world.
ACI World issues guidance on airside safety and operations during COVID-19. Airports advised to implement special measures to maintain safety standards
Unprecedented impact of pandemic on European airports clear as March passenger numbers are released.
Asia-Pacific Airports Face a New Normal By Stefano Baronci, Director General, ACI Asia-Pacific
Airport Operational Practice – Examples for Managing COVID-19. This document describes a set of typical measures implemented at major international airports, gathered from across ACI’s membership.
Emirates in coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will be introducing additional precautions. Passengers on today’s flight to Tunisia were all tested for COVID-19 before departing from Dubai. Emirates is the first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers.
60% fewer passengers and 14.6% less cargo in March. Brussels Airport remains open to connect Belgium to the rest of the world under the safest conditions.
COVID-19 CRISIS: WE NEED A STRONG EUROPE. Statement ahead of the EU heads of state and government video call
The corona crisis poses great financial challenges for Gebr. Heinemann.The entire travel and tourism industry has been directly and massively affected by the crisis and will have to struggle with the effects for longer than other industries.
• Munich Airport climbs to number 5 ranking worldwide • Survey of 12 million passengers in over 100 countries • Top ratings in several individual categories
Airports warn of irreversible consequences to air connectivity, tourism and local economies Industry body calls for measures to enable summer season re-start
ACI World Governing Board calls for urgent COVID-19 industry relief. Resolution urges globally coordinated programme of recovery measures
Munich Airport preparing for rebound in air traffic. Package for safe travel.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG has been informed by the Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) of the Federal Republic of Germany that the WSF has approved the stabilization package for the company up to EUR 9 billion.