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Should Airports be Preparing for Electric-Powered Flight?

Should Airports be Preparing for Electric-Powered Flight?

At a Future Mobility Sector Day, Petalite argued that the industry needs an increased focus on charging infrastructure for electric aircraft.

Farnborough Airport Selects Contractors for New Hangar

Farnborough Airport Selects Contractors for New Hangar

Farnborough Airport has appointed McLaughlin & Harvey and Gebler Tooth to design and construct its new 55 million GBP Domus III hangar.

BNA Constructs Welcoming Monument Ahead of New Horizon Expansion Plan

BNA Constructs Welcoming Monument Ahead of New Horizon Expansion ...

Nashville International Airport (BNA) has unveiled its new monument to welcome passengers and celebrate the airport's ongoing success.

Final Structural Beam Placed for LAX APM Stations

Final Structural Beam Placed for LAX APM Stations

LAWA has placed the final structural steel beam for Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) Automated People Mover (APM) stations.

Agility Completes Acquisition of Menzies Aviation

Agility Completes Acquisition of Menzies Aviation

Agility has finalised its acquisition of John Menzies PLC and will combine the company with its National Aviation Services (NAS) business.

TPA Launches Baby Equipment Rental Service

TPA Launches Baby Equipment Rental Service

Tampa International Airport (TPA) has launched a new rental service to provide baby equipment for families travelling with young children. 

Sydney Airport Opens Australia’s First In-Airport Hotel

Sydney Airport Opens Australia’s First In-Airport Hotel

Sydney Airport has opened Australia’s first in-airport hotel in the Terminal 1 International Arrivals hall. 

LAX Unveils First Train Car for Automated People Mover

LAX Unveils First Train Car for Automated People Mover

LAX has unveiled the first Automated People Mover (APM) train car that will transform how passengers travel to and from the airport.

Oakland International Airport Purchases 5 Electric Shuttle Buses

Oakland International Airport Purchases 5 Electric Shuttle Buses

Oakland International Airport (OAK) has purchased five BYD electric buses to shuttle passengers between its parking facilities.

VINCI Purchases Share in Mexican Airport Operator OMA

VINCI Purchases Share in Mexican Airport Operator OMA

VINCI Airports has signed an agreement to purchase 29.99 percent of OMA, making VINCI the largest shareholder of the Mexican airport operator.

DFW Installs Self-Sanitising Changing Tables in Terminal C

DFW Installs Self-Sanitising Changing Tables in Terminal C

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has become the first airport to install Pluie's self-sanitising baby changing tables.

Final Gates Open at LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

Final Gates Open at LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

PANYNJ and LaGuardia Gateway Partners have announced that the final elements of LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B have now opened.

Auckland Airport Unveils Plans for 100-Store Retail Centre

Auckland Airport Unveils Plans for 100-Store Retail Centre

Auckland Airport has revealed detailed design plans for its upcoming 100-store retail centre, which is scheduled to open in 2024. 

PHL Pilots Nilfisk Automatic Cleaning Robot

PHL Pilots Nilfisk Automatic Cleaning Robot

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is deploying a Nilfisk robot floor scrubber to enhance cleaning procedures across its terminals.

AlbaStar to Deploy WheelTug Electric Taxi System

AlbaStar to Deploy WheelTug Electric Taxi System

WheelTug has signed Spanish airline, AlbaStar as its Launch Customer for Europe to deploy the WheelTug electric taxi solution.

Tampa International Airport Implements Biometric Technology

Tampa International Airport Implements Biometric Technology

Following a 12-month pilot, Tampa International Airport (TPA) is implementing biometric screening technology at its departure gates.

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Smiths Detection Equips FCO with Advanced Carry-on Baggage Screening Technology

Smiths Detection Equips FCO with Advanced Carry-on Baggage Screen...

Smiths Detection has begun installing 30 HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX carry-on baggage screening systems at Leonardo da Vinci International Airport in Rome.

How Do We Prepare Aviation for the Next Generation of Travel?

How Do We Prepare Aviation for the Next Generation of Travel?

According to SITA research, passengers want to embrace mobile, biometric, and touchless technologies to make their journeys easier.

Slovenia Control Enhances Area and Terminal Control Performance with Frequentis Software

Slovenia Control Enhances Area and Terminal Control Performance w...

Slovenia Control, ANSP for Slovenia, has selected Frequentis to upgrade the software of its Safety Nets for area and terminal control.

SITA Unveils eVisa and ETA to Transform Borders and Boost Growth

SITA Unveils eVisa and ETA to Transform Borders and Boost Growth

SITA has announced the launch of SITA eVisa and SITA Electronic Travel Authorization to meet the rapidly growing demand for digital visa systems.

Frequentis Continues VCS Replacement for Airservices Australia under the OneSKY Program

Frequentis Continues VCS Replacement for Airservices Australia un...

Airservices Australia has contracted Frequentis for a Bypass Voice Communication System to be used in the new Civil Military Air Traffic Management System.

Technology Will Help Restore Efficiency and Confidence in Aviation’s Baggage Processes

Technology Will Help Restore Efficiency and Confidence in Aviatio...

SITA discusses the evolution of baggage mishandling and the importance of maintaining effective baggage management processes.

Malaysia Airlines Signs Five-year Deal With SITA To Boost Connectivity Across Its Global Operations

Malaysia Airlines Signs Five-year Deal With SITA To Boost Connect...

Malaysia Airlines has renewed its partnership with SITA for a comprehensive upgrade that will link its global operations to its hub in Kuala Lumpur.

AI Captain: The Voyage to Discover the True Power of Data

AI Captain: The Voyage to Discover the True Power of Data

The head of SITA’s Data Science and AI Center of Excellence, Montreal, explores the power of data for solving the air transport industry's challenges.

Research Shows Pent-up Demand for Air Travel, with Passengers Embracing Mobile and Touchless Technologies

Research Shows Pent-up Demand for Air Travel, with Passengers Emb...

SITA’s 2022 Passenger IT Insights research highlights pent-up demand for both business and leisure travel emerging from the pandemic.

GTAA Improves Passenger Experiences with Cisco DNA Spaces

GTAA Improves Passenger Experiences with Cisco DNA Spaces

Cisco DNA Spaces not only improve wireless connectivity at Toronto airport, but also drive new experiences for its passengers and staff.

Morocco Upgrades Aeronautical Message Handling with Frequentis Comsoft

Morocco Upgrades Aeronautical Message Handling with Frequentis Co...

The Moroccan Airports Authority, ONDA entrusts Frequentis Comsoft to upgrade their message handling and switching capability.

AppDynamics Case Study – Alaska Airlines

AppDynamics Case Study – Alaska Airlines

AppDynamics, part of Cisco, provides real-time monitoring of Alaska Airlines' applications across infrastructure and technology.

Mexico to Enhance Airspace Network Availability with Frequentis Satellite System Upgrade

Mexico to Enhance Airspace Network Availability with Frequentis S...

SENEAM, the Air Navigation Service Provider of Mexico, has selected a turnkey VSAT network solution from Frequentis, in cooperation with ND Satcom.

France Selects Frequentis Remote Digital Tower

France Selects Frequentis Remote Digital Tower

French Air Navigation Service Provider, DSNA has selected Frequentis to supply its state-of-the-art Remote Digital Tower (RDT) solution in France.

SITA Technology Enhances Communications, Efficiency, and Safety in Polish Airspace

SITA Technology Enhances Communications, Efficiency, and Safety i...

The Polish Air Navigation Services Agency has SITA to digitally transform air/ground communications and boost airspace traffic safety and efficiency.

Finland Transforms Air Traffic Surveillance with Frequentis’ Wide Area Multilateration System

Finland Transforms Air Traffic Surveillance with Frequentis’ Wi...

Fintraffic Air Navigation Services (ANS) Ltd has enhanced its air traffic surveillance capability with a WAM system from Frequentis Comsoft.

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Frequentis Deployable Remote Tower

Mobile and deployable ATC tower solutions provide air traffic control services outside of normal day to day use.

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Should Airports be Preparing for Electric-Powered Flight?

Should Airports be Preparing for Electric-Powered Flight?

At a Future Mobility Sector Day, Petalite argued that the industry needs an increased focus on charging infrastructure for electric aircraft.

Farnborough Airport Selects Contractors for New Hangar

Farnborough Airport Selects Contractors for New Hangar

Farnborough Airport has appointed McLaughlin & Harvey and Gebler Tooth to design and construct its new 55 million GBP Domus III hangar.

AlbaStar to Deploy WheelTug Electric Taxi System

AlbaStar to Deploy WheelTug Electric Taxi System

WheelTug has signed Spanish airline, AlbaStar as its Launch Customer for Europe to deploy the WheelTug electric taxi solution.

ZeroAvia and EIA Collaborate on Hydrogen Infrastructure

ZeroAvia and EIA Collaborate on Hydrogen Infrastructure

Edmonton International Airport (EIA) and ZeroAvia are collaborating on developing hydrogen infrastructure.

Europe’s Largest Private 5G Network to be Built at Frankfurt Airport

Europe’s Largest Private 5G Network to be Built at Frankfurt Ai...

Fraport has partnered with IT provider, NTT Ltd. to build Europe’s largest private 5G campus network at Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

Major Apron Expansion at Kaunas Airport

Major Apron Expansion at Kaunas Airport

Kaunas Airport, Lithuania's second-busiest civil airport, is to undergo major apron expansion, providing additional aircraft parking.

easyJet and SEA Collaborate on Sustainable Operations at Milan Airports

easyJet and SEA Collaborate on Sustainable Operations at Milan Ai...

SEA and easyJet have signed a Letter of Intent to collaborate on implementing more sustainable airport operations in Milan.

LAWA Promotes Unleaded Aviation Fuel Adoption at VNY

LAWA Promotes Unleaded Aviation Fuel Adoption at VNY

Los Angeles World Airports and Signature Flight Support are accelerating the adoption of unleaded aviation fuel at Van Nuys Airport (VNY). 

Dallas Love Field Airport Opens Reconstructed Runway 13R/31L

Dallas Love Field Airport Opens Reconstructed Runway 13R/31L

Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) has completed the full reconstruction of Runway 13R/31L, its primary commercial runway.

Airbus and Linde to Develop Hydrogen Infrastructure for Airports

Airbus and Linde to Develop Hydrogen Infrastructure for Airports

Airbus has signed a MoU with Linde to work on the development of hydrogen infrastructure at airports worldwide. 

European Commission Approves easyJet’s Application for 18 Take-Off and Landing Slots at Lisbon Airport

European Commission Approves easyJet’s Application for 18 T...

The European Commission has approved easyJet's application to obtain 18 available take-off and landing slots at Lisbon airport. 

Building a Sustainable Aviation Industry From the Ground Up

Building a Sustainable Aviation Industry From the Ground Up

To advance a sustainable future for the aviation industry, it remains crucial for airlines to continue decarbonising ground operations.

Thales to Conduct Drone Surveillance Trials at Sydney Airport

Thales to Conduct Drone Surveillance Trials at Sydney Airport

Airservices Australia has selected Thales to launch an integrated drone surveillance trial at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD).

Intelligent Approach to Improve Air Traffic Control at Toronto Pearson

Intelligent Approach to Improve Air Traffic Control at Toronto Pe...

NAV CANADA has deployed Intelligent Approach air traffic control technology at Toronto Pearson (YYZ) to reduce airport emissions and delays. 

HKIA Receives Aerodrome Licence for Third Runway

HKIA Receives Aerodrome Licence for Third Runway

AAHK has announced that a renewed aerodrome licence for HKIA and its third runway has been issued by the Civil Aviation Department.

Gatwick Announces Consultation on Northern Runway Plans

Gatwick Announces Consultation on Northern Runway Plans

Gatwick Airport has announced a focused statutory public consultation on plans to bring the Northern Runway into routine use.

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Final Structural Beam Placed for LAX APM Stations

Final Structural Beam Placed for LAX APM Stations

LAWA has placed the final structural steel beam for Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) Automated People Mover (APM) stations.

TPA Launches Baby Equipment Rental Service

TPA Launches Baby Equipment Rental Service

Tampa International Airport (TPA) has launched a new rental service to provide baby equipment for families travelling with young children. 

Sydney Airport Opens Australia’s First In-Airport Hotel

Sydney Airport Opens Australia’s First In-Airport Hotel

Sydney Airport has opened Australia’s first in-airport hotel in the Terminal 1 International Arrivals hall. 

LAX Unveils First Train Car for Automated People Mover

LAX Unveils First Train Car for Automated People Mover

LAX has unveiled the first Automated People Mover (APM) train car that will transform how passengers travel to and from the airport.

Oakland International Airport Purchases 5 Electric Shuttle Buses

Oakland International Airport Purchases 5 Electric Shuttle Buses

Oakland International Airport (OAK) has purchased five BYD electric buses to shuttle passengers between its parking facilities.

DFW Installs Self-Sanitising Changing Tables in Terminal C

DFW Installs Self-Sanitising Changing Tables in Terminal C

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has become the first airport to install Pluie's self-sanitising baby changing tables.

Final Gates Open at LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

Final Gates Open at LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

PANYNJ and LaGuardia Gateway Partners have announced that the final elements of LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B have now opened.

PHL Pilots Nilfisk Automatic Cleaning Robot

PHL Pilots Nilfisk Automatic Cleaning Robot

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is deploying a Nilfisk robot floor scrubber to enhance cleaning procedures across its terminals.

Tampa International Airport Implements Biometric Technology

Tampa International Airport Implements Biometric Technology

Following a 12-month pilot, Tampa International Airport (TPA) is implementing biometric screening technology at its departure gates.

London Stansted Completes Departure Lounge Upgrade

London Stansted Completes Departure Lounge Upgrade

London Stansted has completed a 12 million GBP (14.5m USD) refurbishment of its international departure lounge.

CLT to Open West Terminal Lobby Expansion

CLT to Open West Terminal Lobby Expansion

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) has announced that portions of its Terminal Lobby Expansion project will open on 27 July 2022. 

Greenville-Spartanburg to Explore Automated Transit Network

Greenville-Spartanburg to Explore Automated Transit Network

The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission has voted to further explore an automated transit network at GSP Airport.

Alaska Airlines to Launch Electronic Bag Tag Programme

Alaska Airlines to Launch Electronic Bag Tag Programme

Alaska Airlines has announced it will become the first US airline to launch an electronic bag tags to improve check-in times at US airports. 

Digital Communication Displays Installed at Orlando International Airport

Digital Communication Displays Installed at Orlando International...

Synect has installed digital communication displays throughout Orlando International Airport's new Terminal C. 

Orlando International Airport Unveils Designs of New Terminal C

Orlando International Airport Unveils Designs of New Terminal C

Orlando International Airport (MCO) has unveiled design details for Terminal C, which is set to open in summer 2022.

FAA Awards Nearly $1 Billion to Improve US Airport Terminals

FAA Awards Nearly $1 Billion to Improve US Airport Terminals

The FAA has announced nearly 1 billion USD in funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to improve US airport terminals.

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Should Airports be Preparing for Electric-Powered Flight?

Should Airports be Preparing for Electric-Powered Flight?

At a Future Mobility Sector Day, Petalite argued that the industry needs an increased focus on charging infrastructure for electric aircraft.

Farnborough Airport Selects Contractors for New Hangar

Farnborough Airport Selects Contractors for New Hangar

Farnborough Airport has appointed McLaughlin & Harvey and Gebler Tooth to design and construct its new 55 million GBP Domus III hangar.

BNA Constructs Welcoming Monument Ahead of New Horizon Expansion Plan

BNA Constructs Welcoming Monument Ahead of New Horizon Expansion ...

Nashville International Airport (BNA) has unveiled its new monument to welcome passengers and celebrate the airport's ongoing success.

Final Structural Beam Placed for LAX APM Stations

Final Structural Beam Placed for LAX APM Stations

LAWA has placed the final structural steel beam for Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) Automated People Mover (APM) stations.

Agility Completes Acquisition of Menzies Aviation

Agility Completes Acquisition of Menzies Aviation

Agility has finalised its acquisition of John Menzies PLC and will combine the company with its National Aviation Services (NAS) business.

TPA Launches Baby Equipment Rental Service

TPA Launches Baby Equipment Rental Service

Tampa International Airport (TPA) has launched a new rental service to provide baby equipment for families travelling with young children. 

Sydney Airport Opens Australia’s First In-Airport Hotel

Sydney Airport Opens Australia’s First In-Airport Hotel

Sydney Airport has opened Australia’s first in-airport hotel in the Terminal 1 International Arrivals hall. 

LAX Unveils First Train Car for Automated People Mover

LAX Unveils First Train Car for Automated People Mover

LAX has unveiled the first Automated People Mover (APM) train car that will transform how passengers travel to and from the airport.

Oakland International Airport Purchases 5 Electric Shuttle Buses

Oakland International Airport Purchases 5 Electric Shuttle Buses

Oakland International Airport (OAK) has purchased five BYD electric buses to shuttle passengers between its parking facilities.

VINCI Purchases Share in Mexican Airport Operator OMA

VINCI Purchases Share in Mexican Airport Operator OMA

VINCI Airports has signed an agreement to purchase 29.99 percent of OMA, making VINCI the largest shareholder of the Mexican airport operator.

DFW Installs Self-Sanitising Changing Tables in Terminal C

DFW Installs Self-Sanitising Changing Tables in Terminal C

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has become the first airport to install Pluie's self-sanitising baby changing tables.

Final Gates Open at LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

Final Gates Open at LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

PANYNJ and LaGuardia Gateway Partners have announced that the final elements of LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B have now opened.

Auckland Airport Unveils Plans for 100-Store Retail Centre

Auckland Airport Unveils Plans for 100-Store Retail Centre

Auckland Airport has revealed detailed design plans for its upcoming 100-store retail centre, which is scheduled to open in 2024. 

PHL Pilots Nilfisk Automatic Cleaning Robot

PHL Pilots Nilfisk Automatic Cleaning Robot

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is deploying a Nilfisk robot floor scrubber to enhance cleaning procedures across its terminals.

AlbaStar to Deploy WheelTug Electric Taxi System

AlbaStar to Deploy WheelTug Electric Taxi System

WheelTug has signed Spanish airline, AlbaStar as its Launch Customer for Europe to deploy the WheelTug electric taxi solution.

Tampa International Airport Implements Biometric Technology

Tampa International Airport Implements Biometric Technology

Following a 12-month pilot, Tampa International Airport (TPA) is implementing biometric screening technology at its departure gates.

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