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Lagardère and Inflyter Launch World’s First Digital Duty Free Vending Machine

Lagardère and Inflyter Launch World’s First Digital Duty Free ...

Lagardère Travel Retail Switzerland has unveiled the world’s first automated, fully digital, duty free retail machine in partnership with Inflyter.

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Advances New SAN T1

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Advances New SAN T1

The San Diego County Regional Airport Board of Directors have unanimously approved plans to replace the existing Terminal 1 and related improvements.

Bordeaux Airport Inaugurates Its 1st High Environmental Quality Facility

Bordeaux Airport Inaugurates Its 1st High Environmental Quality F...

Bordeaux Airport’s new international pier was inaugurated last week by Simon DRESCHEL, Chairman of the Management Board of the Airport Company.

Vilnius Airport Launches Tender to Construct New Departures Terminal

Vilnius Airport Launches Tender to Construct New Departures Termi...

Vilnius Airport has launched an international public call for tenders for contractors to construct a new module of a passenger departures terminal.

Aena Tenders Airport City Logistics Area at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas

Aena Tenders Airport City Logistics Area at Adolfo Suárez Madrid...

Aena is putting out to tender the first logistics development area of Airport City Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas (AREA 1).

Swedavia to Open Additional Terminal at Stockholm Arlanda

Swedavia to Open Additional Terminal at Stockholm Arlanda

Swedavia has decided to open another terminal at Stockholm Arlanda Airport starting October 26: Terminal 2 will begin operations.

YVR Unveils New Roadmap to Net Zero Carbon

YVR Unveils New Roadmap to Net Zero Carbon

YVR has announced a new plan to achieve net zero emissions by 2030, becoming one of the world’s greenest airports.

Zurich Airport Equipped with Google Maps Live View

Zurich Airport Equipped with Google Maps Live View

Google has activated the Live View feature in Google Maps at Zurich Airport, making it the first airport in the world with this function.

Plaza Premium Group Unveils Lounge Services in London Gatwick Airport

Plaza Premium Group Unveils Lounge Services in London Gatwick Air...

Plaza Premium Group, the pioneers in global airport hospitality, has announced the opening of Plaza Premium Lounge at London Gatwick Airport.

DEN Begins Construction on Two New Solar Projects

DEN Begins Construction on Two New Solar Projects

Denver International Airport (DEN) is expanding its industry-leading renewable energy portfolio with two new solar projects.

Swissport Opens Three New Air Cargo Warehouses in Canada

Swissport Opens Three New Air Cargo Warehouses in Canada

On 1 October, Swissport opened a new air cargo warehouse at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, its sixth cargo location in Canada.

View Smart Windows Installed at Memphis International Airport

View Smart Windows Installed at Memphis International Airport

View's Smart Windows have been installed at Memphis International Airport (MEM) as part of the Concourse B modernization program.

New Infrastructure for Electric Aircraft at Visby Airport

New Infrastructure for Electric Aircraft at Visby Airport

Swedavia continues preparations to handle electric aircraft with the inauguration of Visby Airport’s new charging infrastructure.

Dufry Extends Its Cambodia Duty-Free Concession with Three Airports

Dufry Extends Its Cambodia Duty-Free Concession with Three Airpor...

Dufry, has successfully extended its duty-free concession at Cambodia’s three international airports in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville.

Bristol Airport Trials Electric Airside Bus

Bristol Airport Trials Electric Airside Bus

Bristol Airport continues with its strategy of reducing airport operating emissions by trialling an electric airside bus.

FAA Plans to Deploy Enhanced TDFM with NASA Software at 27 Airports

FAA Plans to Deploy Enhanced TDFM with NASA Software at 27 Airpor...

The FAA and NASA have announced the completion of research and testing on a software capability that calculates gate pushbacks.

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Smiths Detection Opens Technology Development Centre in Bangalore

Smiths Detection Opens Technology Development Centre in Bangalore

Smiths Detection, has today opened a new global technology development centre in Bangalore, India.

Incheon International Airport Selects Smiths Detection in Phase 4 Expansion

Incheon International Airport Selects Smiths Detection in Phase 4...

Incheon International Airport is staying ahead of threats with Smiths Detection’s next generation explosives detection systems.

Smiths Detection Enhances Screening Portfolio

Smiths Detection Enhances Screening Portfolio

Smiths Detection today announces high speed and automatic detection enhancements within the HI-SCAN screening product range.

Oshkosh Airport Products ‘Road Rally’ Sets Off For Next Wave of Events

Oshkosh Airport Products ‘Road Rally’ Sets Off For Next Wave ...

Oshkosh Airport Products, announced today the next stops in the 2021 Road Rally featuring the revolutionary new Striker® Volterra™ ARFF vehicle.

SITA Becomes a Certified CarbonNeutral® Company

SITA Becomes a Certified CarbonNeutral® Company

SITA, the world’s leading IT provider for the air transport industry, has announced it has achieved CarbonNeutral® company certification.

SITA to Offer Next Generation Iridium Certus® Satellite Communications Services

SITA to Offer Next Generation Iridium Certus® Satellite Communic...

SITA has announced it will integrate the Iridium Certus® satellite communication service into its Unified Aircraft Communications portfolio.

BEUMER Group Publishes Report ‘The State of Airports 2021: Recovery and Opportunity’

BEUMER Group Publishes Report ‘The State of Airports 2021: Reco...

BEUMER Group has published a report which details ‘The State of Airports 2021: Recovery and Opportunity’.

Bringing Tech to the Forefront of Pandemic-Era Airport Design

Bringing Tech to the Forefront of Pandemic-Era Airport Design

The current period of accelerated digital transformation is an opportunity for airports to adopt a future-oriented approach to construction.

Ports of Jersey Upgrades Airspace Communication with Frequentis

Ports of Jersey Upgrades Airspace Communication with Frequentis

Frequentis is successfully implementing three VCS systems for Ports of Jersey, supporting main, contingency and emergency operation systems.

This Is How a POS Kiosk Improves More Than Just Your Revenue

This Is How a POS Kiosk Improves More Than Just Your Revenue

POS kiosks encourage more purchases, but also indirectly boosts revenue by increasing productivity and efficiency throughout your business.

Siemens and SITA Deliver Next-Generation Airport Experience at MCI

Siemens and SITA Deliver Next-Generation Airport Experience at MC...

Siemens and SITA are providing future-proof, scalable technologies for Kansas City International (MCI) Airport’s New Terminal project.

How Airports Can Get Ready for a Surge in Passenger Numbers

How Airports Can Get Ready for a Surge in Passenger Numbers

WiFi SPARK discusses how WiFi solutions can help airports level-up and get ready for the oncoming surge in passenger numbers.

Oshkosh Airport Products North American ‘Road Rally’ to Showcase Striker Volterra

Oshkosh Airport Products North American ‘Road Rally’ to Showc...

Crews at airports across North America will learn about the revolutionary new Striker Volterra ARFF hybrid electric vehicle from Oshkosh.

The Evolution of Biometrics and Border Control

The Evolution of Biometrics and Border Control

SITA explores the development of biometric technologies and how they can be effectively incorporated into modern border control procedures.

SITA Passenger Self Services for Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

SITA Passenger Self Services for Addis Ababa Bole International A...

SITA has deployed enhanced check-in and bag drop self-services with Ethiopian Airlines at Bole International Airport (ADD).

Hawaii Airports Take Delivery of Eight Oshkosh Striker ARFF Vehicles

Hawaii Airports Take Delivery of Eight Oshkosh Striker ARFF Vehic...

Oshkosh Airport Products has completed delivery of eight Striker® ARFF vehicles to fire departments across airport of Hawaii.

Videos

STN – Shoreline ABC Baggage Handling System by Robson Handl...

Robson Handling Technology were recently awarded a contract by Stansted Airport to expand an existing, temporary twelve desk shoreline system.

Airport Ramp

Swissport Opens Three New Air Cargo Warehouses in Canada

Swissport Opens Three New Air Cargo Warehouses in Canada

On 1 October, Swissport opened a new air cargo warehouse at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, its sixth cargo location in Canada.

New Infrastructure for Electric Aircraft at Visby Airport

New Infrastructure for Electric Aircraft at Visby Airport

Swedavia continues preparations to handle electric aircraft with the inauguration of Visby Airport’s new charging infrastructure.

Bristol Airport Trials Electric Airside Bus

Bristol Airport Trials Electric Airside Bus

Bristol Airport continues with its strategy of reducing airport operating emissions by trialling an electric airside bus.

FAA Plans to Deploy Enhanced TDFM with NASA Software at 27 Airports

FAA Plans to Deploy Enhanced TDFM with NASA Software at 27 Airpor...

The FAA and NASA have announced the completion of research and testing on a software capability that calculates gate pushbacks.

dnata Named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ for the 7th Consecutive Time

dnata Named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ for the 7th Consecut...

For the 7th consecutive time, dnata has been named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2021 Air Cargo News Awards.

Environmentally Friendly Solutions Implemented at Palanga Airport

Environmentally Friendly Solutions Implemented at Palanga Airport

Sustainable engineering solutions implemented during the reconstruction will make all processes more environmentally friendly at Palanga Airport.

Geothermal Project Now Underway at SDF

Geothermal Project Now Underway at SDF

Last week, the Louisville Regional Airport Authority celebrated the beginning of the largest geothermal system of any airport in the country at SDF.

Swissport Rolls Out New Cargo App

Swissport Rolls Out New Cargo App

Swissport is introducing a new mobile cargo application to further streamline and digitize its air cargo business.

Palanga Airport Begins Major Reconstruction Works

Palanga Airport Begins Major Reconstruction Works

The reconstruction works at Palanga Airport will help to create additional value not only to the Western Lithuanian region, but to the whole country.

Menzies Aviation Expands MASIL Joint Venture with Services at BGW

Menzies Aviation Expands MASIL Joint Venture with Services at BGW

Menzies Aviation has expanded its joint venture with Iraqi Airways (“MASIL”) to offer passenger services at Baghdad International Airport.

Gatwick Announces Plans to Bring Its Northern Runway into Routine Use

Gatwick Announces Plans to Bring Its Northern Runway into Routine...

Gatwick has announced that this year, a public consultation will start to bring its existing Northern Runway into routine use alongside its Main Runway.

Teesside Airport Pilots UK First Hydrogen Transport Trial

Teesside Airport Pilots UK First Hydrogen Transport Trial

Teesside Airport will be the UK’s first pilot area to test hydrogen vehicles as part of the Tees Valley’s status as the country’s Hydrogen Transport Hub.

Hactl Takes First Robotic Step

Hactl Takes First Robotic Step

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has taken its first step into robotics with the opening of a new Automated Parts Store (APS).

EC Approves Investment Aid for Reconstruction of Palanga Airport

EC Approves Investment Aid for Reconstruction of Palanga Airport

The European Commission has approved investment aid amounting to €10.25 million for Palanga Airport in Lithuania under EU State aid rules.

VINCI Airports Deploys Tool to Improve Airport Pavement Management

VINCI Airports Deploys Tool to Improve Airport Pavement Managemen...

VINCI Airports announces the deployment of a new customised solution to continue to guarantee the optimal quality of its airport pavements.

Menzies’ New Los Angeles Cargo Facility Provides Room for Growth

Menzies’ New Los Angeles Cargo Facility Provides Room for Growt...

Menzies Aviation has expanded its cargo facilities by 40% at Los Angeles Airport (“LAX”) with the addition of a new warehouse.

Airport Terminal

Lagardère and Inflyter Launch World’s First Digital Duty Free Vending Machine

Lagardère and Inflyter Launch World’s First Digital Duty Free ...

Lagardère Travel Retail Switzerland has unveiled the world’s first automated, fully digital, duty free retail machine in partnership with Inflyter.

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Advances New SAN T1

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Advances New SAN T1

The San Diego County Regional Airport Board of Directors have unanimously approved plans to replace the existing Terminal 1 and related improvements.

Swedavia to Open Additional Terminal at Stockholm Arlanda

Swedavia to Open Additional Terminal at Stockholm Arlanda

Swedavia has decided to open another terminal at Stockholm Arlanda Airport starting October 26: Terminal 2 will begin operations.

Zurich Airport Equipped with Google Maps Live View

Zurich Airport Equipped with Google Maps Live View

Google has activated the Live View feature in Google Maps at Zurich Airport, making it the first airport in the world with this function.

Plaza Premium Group Unveils Lounge Services in London Gatwick Airport

Plaza Premium Group Unveils Lounge Services in London Gatwick Air...

Plaza Premium Group, the pioneers in global airport hospitality, has announced the opening of Plaza Premium Lounge at London Gatwick Airport.

View Smart Windows Installed at Memphis International Airport

View Smart Windows Installed at Memphis International Airport

View's Smart Windows have been installed at Memphis International Airport (MEM) as part of the Concourse B modernization program.

LAX to Pilot Earthquake Early Warning System via Innovation Funding

LAX to Pilot Earthquake Early Warning System via Innovation Fundi...

LAX will pilot a new earthquake early warning system designed to provide airport employees and guests extra warning prior to an earthquake.

Finavia to Use a Coating That Destroys Viruses and Bacteria at Helsinki Airport

Finavia to Use a Coating That Destroys Viruses and Bacteria at He...

Finavia will start use a coating solution to remove viruses and bacteria from airport surfaces and furniture at Helsinki Airport.

New Passenger Flow Management System Implemented at ISG

New Passenger Flow Management System Implemented at ISG

ISG has implemented a new passenger flow management system to heighten passenger safety and operational efficiency.

Plaza Premium Group Debuts in Japan

Plaza Premium Group Debuts in Japan

Plaza Premium Group, has announced its debut in Japan with the launch of Plaza Premium Lounge in 2022 at Chubu Centrair International Airport.

Self-service Baggage Lines Start Operating at Riga Airport

Self-service Baggage Lines Start Operating at Riga Airport

The self-service baggage drop-off points are located in Riga Airport’s departure hall at check-in desks No. 8-11.

MIA Is First U.S. Airport to Test COVID-19 Detector Dogs

MIA Is First U.S. Airport to Test COVID-19 Detector Dogs

As part of its ongoing effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19, Miami International Airport is now getting help from COVID-trained detector dogs.

LAX Launches NomNom, a Food Delivery Robot

LAX Launches NomNom, a Food Delivery Robot

LAX this week is launching a robotic ambassador for its popular online food and beverage ordering service, LAX Order Now.

Toronto Pearson Launches New e-Commerce Platform

Toronto Pearson Launches New e-Commerce Platform

Toronto Pearson has launched The Shops at Pearson, an exciting online shopping experience, with products available for delivery in Ontario.

100 Days until the Opening of Helsinki Airport’s New Entrance

100 Days until the Opening of Helsinki Airport’s New Entran...

Finavia will open the magnificent entrance to Helsinki Airport and the updated traffic arrangements for passengers in exactly 100 days.

Biometric Boarding Pilot Lands at Newark Liberty International Airport

Biometric Boarding Pilot Lands at Newark Liberty International Ai...

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is piloting a biometric self-boarding e-gate at EWR to enhance the customer experience.

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Lagardère and Inflyter Launch World’s First Digital Duty Free Vending Machine

Lagardère and Inflyter Launch World’s First Digital Duty Free ...

Lagardère Travel Retail Switzerland has unveiled the world’s first automated, fully digital, duty free retail machine in partnership with Inflyter.

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Advances New SAN T1

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Advances New SAN T1

The San Diego County Regional Airport Board of Directors have unanimously approved plans to replace the existing Terminal 1 and related improvements.

Bordeaux Airport Inaugurates Its 1st High Environmental Quality Facility

Bordeaux Airport Inaugurates Its 1st High Environmental Quality F...

Bordeaux Airport’s new international pier was inaugurated last week by Simon DRESCHEL, Chairman of the Management Board of the Airport Company.

Vilnius Airport Launches Tender to Construct New Departures Terminal

Vilnius Airport Launches Tender to Construct New Departures Termi...

Vilnius Airport has launched an international public call for tenders for contractors to construct a new module of a passenger departures terminal.

Aena Tenders Airport City Logistics Area at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas

Aena Tenders Airport City Logistics Area at Adolfo Suárez Madrid...

Aena is putting out to tender the first logistics development area of Airport City Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas (AREA 1).

Swedavia to Open Additional Terminal at Stockholm Arlanda

Swedavia to Open Additional Terminal at Stockholm Arlanda

Swedavia has decided to open another terminal at Stockholm Arlanda Airport starting October 26: Terminal 2 will begin operations.

YVR Unveils New Roadmap to Net Zero Carbon

YVR Unveils New Roadmap to Net Zero Carbon

YVR has announced a new plan to achieve net zero emissions by 2030, becoming one of the world’s greenest airports.

Zurich Airport Equipped with Google Maps Live View

Zurich Airport Equipped with Google Maps Live View

Google has activated the Live View feature in Google Maps at Zurich Airport, making it the first airport in the world with this function.

Plaza Premium Group Unveils Lounge Services in London Gatwick Airport

Plaza Premium Group Unveils Lounge Services in London Gatwick Air...

Plaza Premium Group, the pioneers in global airport hospitality, has announced the opening of Plaza Premium Lounge at London Gatwick Airport.

DEN Begins Construction on Two New Solar Projects

DEN Begins Construction on Two New Solar Projects

Denver International Airport (DEN) is expanding its industry-leading renewable energy portfolio with two new solar projects.

Swissport Opens Three New Air Cargo Warehouses in Canada

Swissport Opens Three New Air Cargo Warehouses in Canada

On 1 October, Swissport opened a new air cargo warehouse at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, its sixth cargo location in Canada.

View Smart Windows Installed at Memphis International Airport

View Smart Windows Installed at Memphis International Airport

View's Smart Windows have been installed at Memphis International Airport (MEM) as part of the Concourse B modernization program.

New Infrastructure for Electric Aircraft at Visby Airport

New Infrastructure for Electric Aircraft at Visby Airport

Swedavia continues preparations to handle electric aircraft with the inauguration of Visby Airport’s new charging infrastructure.

Dufry Extends Its Cambodia Duty-Free Concession with Three Airports

Dufry Extends Its Cambodia Duty-Free Concession with Three Airpor...

Dufry, has successfully extended its duty-free concession at Cambodia’s three international airports in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville.

Bristol Airport Trials Electric Airside Bus

Bristol Airport Trials Electric Airside Bus

Bristol Airport continues with its strategy of reducing airport operating emissions by trialling an electric airside bus.

FAA Plans to Deploy Enhanced TDFM with NASA Software at 27 Airports

FAA Plans to Deploy Enhanced TDFM with NASA Software at 27 Airpor...

The FAA and NASA have announced the completion of research and testing on a software capability that calculates gate pushbacks.

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