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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.

The West Gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal Earns LEED Gold Certification

The West Gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal Earns LEED G...

The West Gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal, has earned Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program.

Kaunas Airport Renamed to Fluxus Airport

Kaunas Airport Renamed to Fluxus Airport

To celebrate the legacy of George Maciunas, his hometown Kaunas has renamed its international airport to Fluxus Airport.

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.

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.

Plaza Premium Group to Reinvent Passenger Services at BLR

Plaza Premium Group to Reinvent Passenger Services at BLR

Plaza Premium Group has been appointed by BIAL to manage Passenger Services at the Kempegowda International Airport (BLR).

PSI Logistics Renews IT Infrastructure at Cologne/Bonn Airport

PSI Logistics Renews IT Infrastructure at Cologne/Bonn Airport

With the help of PSI Logistics, Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH has concluded a fundamental update of the primary components of its baggage handling system.

Indra Optimizes Ground Surveillance at Canadian Airports

Indra Optimizes Ground Surveillance at Canadian Airports

Indra has been awarded a contract for the delivery of ground surveillance systems at five airports to air navigation service provider NAV CANADA.

DEN Lost and Found Services Upgraded

DEN Lost and Found Services Upgraded

DEN has upgraded our Lost and Found system to better locate items passengers left behind during their journey through the airport.

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.

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.

AirBridgeCargo Extends Global Partnership with WFS with Contract In Liege

AirBridgeCargo Extends Global Partnership with WFS with Contract ...

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has awarded a 10-year cargo handling contract to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Liege.

Mumbai International Airport (CSMIA) Awarded for Energy Efficiency

Mumbai International Airport (CSMIA) Awarded for Energy Efficienc...

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has won ‘Energy Efficient Unit’ Award by the Confederation of India Industry (CII).

DEN Outlines Sustainability Initiatives for the Next Five Years

DEN Outlines Sustainability Initiatives for the Next Five Years

Denver International Airport (DEN) has outlined initiatives to help reduce the environmental impacts of airport operations over the next five years.

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.

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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.

AvSec New Zealand to Introduce Smiths Detection’s UV Tray Disinfection

AvSec New Zealand to Introduce Smiths Detection’s UV Tray D...

Smiths Detection and AvSec have announced the deployment of 18 units of Smiths' new Ultraviolet (UV) light tray disinfection kit.

imageHOLDERS: Wave Hello to Our Touchless Kiosk

imageHOLDERS: Wave Hello to Our Touchless Kiosk

imageHOLDERS' Touchless kiosk boasts all the interactivity of touchscreen, with all the benefits of contactless.

SITA Acquires Safety Line to Support Sustainable Aviation

SITA Acquires Safety Line to Support Sustainable Aviation

SITA has acquired Safety Line S.A.S., the Paris based start-up specializing in digital solutions for aviation safety and efficiency.

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28 Jul 2021

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.

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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.

WFS Wins Contract Extensions with Air Europa in Madrid and Barcelona

WFS Wins Contract Extensions with Air Europa in Madrid and Barcel...

Spain’s Air Europa has signed cargo handling contract extensions with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Madrid and Barcelona.

Cork Airport to Receive €10 Million in Funding for Runway Reconstruction

Cork Airport to Receive €10 Million in Funding for Runway Recon...

Minister of State Naughton Announces Approval of €10 million in Exchequer funding towards Cork Airport Runway Reconstruction.

Runway Repaving Completed at Joensuu Airport

Runway Repaving Completed at Joensuu Airport

Finavia has completed a runway renovation project valued at EUR 1 million at Joensuu Airport, to extend the service life of the runway.

Chennault Breaks Ground on $4 Million Air Cargo Facility

Chennault Breaks Ground on $4 Million Air Cargo Facility

Last week, Chennault International Airport broke ground on a $4 million facility to enter the air cargo sector.

PANYNJ Signs Long-Term Ground Lease for New Cargo Facility at JFK

PANYNJ Signs Long-Term Ground Lease for New Cargo Facility at JFK

PANYNJ has announced the signing of a long-term ground lease agreement with Aeroterm for the development of a new cargo facility at JFK.

New Cargo Facility to Increase PIT Capacity

New Cargo Facility to Increase PIT Capacity

Just-completed renderings of PIT’s new Cargo 4 facility show a nearly 80,000 square-foot facility with warehouse, and 17 loading docks.

ADB SAFEGATE Solutions for Red Sea International Airport

ADB SAFEGATE Solutions for Red Sea International Airport

ADB SAFEGATE has been chosen to deploy its airfield and gate systems at the new Red Sea International Airport.

Airport Terminal

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.

Auckland Airport Resets Precinct-Wide Infrastructure Plan

Auckland Airport Resets Precinct-Wide Infrastructure Plan

The groundwork is being laid for a new purpose-built domestic facility as Auckland Airport resets its post-COVID infrastructure plans.

New Airport Operations Center Unveiled at SDF

New Airport Operations Center Unveiled at SDF

The Louisville Regional Airport Authority has unveiled a new, state-of-the-art Airport Operations Center at the SDF.

Reconstructed Passenger Terminal B Opens at Katowice Airport

Reconstructed Passenger Terminal B Opens at Katowice Airport

On 5 August 2021 passenger terminal B Katowice Airport was put into service after being expanded and reconstructed.

Swissport Opens Australia’s First Aspire Lounge at Perth Airport

Swissport Opens Australia’s First Aspire Lounge at Perth Airpor...

Swissport has launched the first Australian lounge under its global Aspire brand, located at Perth Airport's Terminal 2.

Terminal 3 Transformation Underway at Melbourne Airport

Terminal 3 Transformation Underway at Melbourne Airport

Melbourne Airport will elevate the traveller experience for Terminal 3 guests through delivering a world-class infrastructure upgrade.

A New Attraction at Frankfurt Airport: Fraport Visitor Center Opens

A New Attraction at Frankfurt Airport: Fraport Visitor Center Ope...

A new attraction is opening on August 2 at Frankfurt Airport: the multimedia Fraport Visitor Center in Terminal 1, Hall C.

Construction Begins On $230 Million Renovation Project at LAX Terminal 6

Construction Begins On $230 Million Renovation Project at LAX Ter...

Work has begun on a $230 million project that will greatly improve the guest experience at Terminal 6 at Los Angeles International Airport.

Belfast City Airport Kickstarts Investment in Digital Transformation

Belfast City Airport Kickstarts Investment in Digital Transformat...

Following a six-figure investment, George Best Belfast City Airport has launched a major five-year, digital transformation programme.

DEN Breaks Ground on Phase 2 of Great Hall Project

DEN Breaks Ground on Phase 2 of Great Hall Project

Last week, Denver International Airport (DEN) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for Phase 2 of the $770 million Great Hall Project.

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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.

The West Gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal Earns LEED Gold Certification

The West Gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal Earns LEED G...

The West Gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal, has earned Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program.

Kaunas Airport Renamed to Fluxus Airport

Kaunas Airport Renamed to Fluxus Airport

To celebrate the legacy of George Maciunas, his hometown Kaunas has renamed its international airport to Fluxus Airport.

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.

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.

Plaza Premium Group to Reinvent Passenger Services at BLR

Plaza Premium Group to Reinvent Passenger Services at BLR

Plaza Premium Group has been appointed by BIAL to manage Passenger Services at the Kempegowda International Airport (BLR).

PSI Logistics Renews IT Infrastructure at Cologne/Bonn Airport

PSI Logistics Renews IT Infrastructure at Cologne/Bonn Airport

With the help of PSI Logistics, Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH has concluded a fundamental update of the primary components of its baggage handling system.

Indra Optimizes Ground Surveillance at Canadian Airports

Indra Optimizes Ground Surveillance at Canadian Airports

Indra has been awarded a contract for the delivery of ground surveillance systems at five airports to air navigation service provider NAV CANADA.

DEN Lost and Found Services Upgraded

DEN Lost and Found Services Upgraded

DEN has upgraded our Lost and Found system to better locate items passengers left behind during their journey through the airport.

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.

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.

AirBridgeCargo Extends Global Partnership with WFS with Contract In Liege

AirBridgeCargo Extends Global Partnership with WFS with Contract ...

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has awarded a 10-year cargo handling contract to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Liege.

Mumbai International Airport (CSMIA) Awarded for Energy Efficiency

Mumbai International Airport (CSMIA) Awarded for Energy Efficienc...

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has won ‘Energy Efficient Unit’ Award by the Confederation of India Industry (CII).

DEN Outlines Sustainability Initiatives for the Next Five Years

DEN Outlines Sustainability Initiatives for the Next Five Years

Denver International Airport (DEN) has outlined initiatives to help reduce the environmental impacts of airport operations over the next five years.

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.

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