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easyJet Unveils New AI Equipped Operations Control Hub

easyJet Unveils New AI Equipped Operations Control Hub

easyJet has unveiled a brand new AI equipped Integrations Control Centre (ICC) in Luton.

Construction Starts on Commercial Redevelopment at JFK T8

Construction Starts on Commercial Redevelopment at JFK T8

Construction is now underway on the commercial redevelopment of John F. Kennedy International Airport’s (JFK) Terminal 8.

SITA Announces Acquisition of Materna IP

SITA Announces Acquisition of Materna IP

SITA has announced its acquisition of Materna IPS, leader in passenger handling for airports and airlines.

Dubai’s New Airport: A Sustainable and Future-Proofed Development?

Dubai’s New Airport: A Sustainable and Future-Proofed Development...

At the Sustainable Skies World Summit, Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports discussed the city’s future hub at Al Maktoum Airport (DWC).

GOLIAT Project to Support Adoption of Liquid Hydrogen at Airports

GOLIAT Project to Support Adoption of Liquid Hydrogen at Airports

Airbus is leading a consortium of partners launching the GOLIAT (Ground Operations of LIquid Hydrogen AircrafT) project. 

Will Airports Have the Power to Decarbonise?

Will Airports Have the Power to Decarbonise?

Last week the Sustainable Skies World Summit questioned whether the supply of power and feedstock at airports can meet future demands.

TAV Technologies Expands Operations in Chile

TAV Technologies Expands Operations in Chile

TAV Technologies will implement new system installations at Santiago International Airport Arturo Merino Benítez.

SAF and Hydrogen Production Planned at Pittsburgh International Airport

SAF and Hydrogen Production Planned at Pittsburgh International A...

KeyState Energy, CNX, and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) plan to establish a hydrogen and SAF production facility at the airport.

ZeroAvia Commends US Congress on FAA Reauthorisation

ZeroAvia Commends US Congress on FAA Reauthorisation

ZeroAvia has commended the United States Congress's passing of a five-year reauthorisation of the Federal Aviation Administration.

CLEAR Expands by Opening New Location

CLEAR Expands by Opening New Location

CLEAR continues to expand locations to enrol and renew consumers in the Trusted Traveler program by opening a new location at SLC.

Finavia Reaches Net Zero Carbon Emission Status at Four Airports

Finavia Reaches Net Zero Carbon Emission Status at Four Airports

Finavia has announced it has reached net zero carbon emissions in its operations at four airports, Ivalo, Kittilä, Rovaniemi and Kuusamo.

Big Data’s Role in Airport Optimisation

Big Data’s Role in Airport Optimisation

TAV Technologies discusses how airports are increasingly turning to big data analytics to revolutionise their processes.

CAG to Introduce New Autonomous Baggage Handling Fleet at SIN

CAG to Introduce New Autonomous Baggage Handling Fleet at SIN

Changi Airport Group has announced it will be introducing a fleet of four autonomous baggage handling vehicles to perform operations at SIN.

Lagardère Publishes Its Annual Industry-Wide Global Report

Lagardère Publishes Its Annual Industry-Wide Global Report

Lagardère Travel Retail proudly announces the publication of its third trend-report in the “Travel Experience Voices” series.

London Gatwick Proposes Further Changes to Northern Runway Plan

London Gatwick Proposes Further Changes to Northern Runway Plan

London Gatwick has opened a four-week consultation on a further proposed change to its Northern Runway plans. 

API Selected by SkyWest for Crew Management Solutions

API Selected by SkyWest for Crew Management Solutions

API has announced its selection by SkyWest Airlines to provide a comprehensive suite of crew management solutions.

Final Beam Placed at Chicago O’Hare Parking Garage

Final Beam Placed at Chicago O’Hare Parking Garage

The final beam has been placed for a new six-story parking garage at Terminal 5 of Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). 

New Terminal to Be Built at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

New Terminal to Be Built at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airp...

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) has confirmed plans to build a new terminal to help meet the growing passenger demand. 

Jewers Doors at Airport Show 2024

Jewers Doors at Airport Show 2024

Jewers Doors is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming Airport Show at the DWTC from 14–16 May.

Demystifying Non-Asset Mobility

Demystifying Non-Asset Mobility

In an era of growing environmental consciousness, corporations and institutions increasingly embrace sustainable practices.

Auckland Airport Announced Details for Future Domestic Terminal

Auckland Airport Announced Details for Future Domestic Terminal

Auckland Airport has presented its plans for a new domestic terminal, which will be fully integrated into its international facility.

ADM Aéroports de Montréal Taking Five Oshkosh ARFF Vehicles

ADM Aéroports de Montréal Taking Five Oshkosh ARFF Vehicles

Oshkosh Airport Products has announced ADM Aéroports de Montréal has taken delivery of 5 Oshkosh Airport Products Striker® 6x6 ARFF vehicles.

US: Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Build Ground Transportation Center

US: Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Build Ground Transportati...

In Nevada, Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) has confirmed plans to build a Ground Transportation Center for rental cars.

BEUMER to Supply Baggage Handling System at Gerald R. Ford International Airport

BEUMER to Supply Baggage Handling System at Gerald R. Ford Intern...

Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) has selected BEUMER to supply the baggage handling system for its Terminal Enhancement Project. 

ESS Energy Warehouse Commissioned at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

ESS Energy Warehouse Commissioned at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

ESS Technology has commissioned a long-duration energy storage (LDES) system at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS).

Automated People Mover Train Car Commences Testing at LAX

Automated People Mover Train Car Commences Testing at LAX

The first Automated People Mover (APM) train car has commenced testing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). 

Steel Beam Set for Mobile International Airport Terminal and Parking Garage

Steel Beam Set for Mobile International Airport Terminal and Park...

The first structural steel beam has been set at Mobile International Airport (BFM) for its Terminal and Parking Garage Project. 

ATL Installs First Modular Unit for Concourse D Widening Project

ATL Installs First Modular Unit for Concourse D Widening Project

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has placed the first modular unit for its Concourse D Widening Project.

The Low-Hanging Fruit of Green Commutes

The Low-Hanging Fruit of Green Commutes

KINTO Join offers a wealth of detailed information on how sustainable commuting can enhance airport operations.

IN PICTURES: The Future Hub at Al Maktoum International Airport

IN PICTURES: The Future Hub at Al Maktoum International Airport

Emirates has released renderings of its future hub at Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) in Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates. 

Ford International Airport Break Ground on Snow Removal Equipment Building

Ford International Airport Break Ground on Snow Removal Equipment...

Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) has broken ground on an 8.5 million USD snow removal equipment building in Michigan. 

UK: Teesside International Airport Launches Lounge to Aircraft Boarding

UK: Teesside International Airport Launches Lounge to Aircraft Bo...

Teesside International Airport in Country Durham has become the first airport in the UK to offer direct lounge to aircraft boarding. 

Singapore’s First “Zero-Energy” Hotel to Be Built at Changi Airport

Singapore’s First “Zero-Energy” Hotel to Be Bui...

Changi Airport Group has awarded a tender to OUE Limited for the lease and development of a "zero-energy hotel" at Changi Airport Terminal 2.

Flying Responsibly: Addressing the Environmental Challenges of Aviation

Flying Responsibly: Addressing the Environmental Challenges of Av...

TAV Technologies discusses environmental challenges within the aviation sector, and explores potential strategies to mitigate their impact.

$78 Million in Federal Funding to Modernise US Airports

$78 Million in Federal Funding to Modernise US Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced the latest funding allocations to modernise and rehabilitate US airports.  

New International Terminal at Bush Airport Gains Additional Funding Approval

New International Terminal at Bush Airport Gains Additional Fundi...

Houston City Council has approved additional funding for George Bush Intercontinental Airport's (IAH) Terminal Redevelopment Program (ITRP).

Construction Begins on 12 MW Solar Project at JFK Airport

Construction Begins on 12 MW Solar Project at JFK Airport

The PANYNY have started work on New York State’s largest onsite solar plus storage project at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Alstom to Upgrade Jeddah Airport’s Automated People Mover

Alstom to Upgrade Jeddah Airport’s Automated People Mover

In Saudi Arabia, Alstom will upgrade the Innovia automated people mover (APM) system at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED).

IATA Ground Handling Conference 2024 to Focus on Sustainability

IATA Ground Handling Conference 2024 to Focus on Sustainability

The IATA Ground Handling Conference will focus on integrating more sustainable practices into all aspects of ground handling operations.

AUS Breaks Ground on West Infill Expansion Project

AUS Breaks Ground on West Infill Expansion Project

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) has broken ground on its West Infill and TSA Checkpoint 3 Expansion project. 

Aeroporti di Roma Offers Too Good To Go at FCO and CIA Airports

Aeroporti di Roma Offers Too Good To Go at FCO and CIA Airports

Aeroporti di Roma has partnered with Too Good To Go to reduce food waste at Fiumicino (FCO) and Ciampino (CIA) airports in Rome. 

SITA Leads the Way in Transforming Air Travel Experience

SITA Leads the Way in Transforming Air Travel Experience

Success stories at Aruba and AAI airports showcase how SITA has redefined the journey through an airport and beyond.

Autonomous Shuttle Service Launches at Honolulu International Airport

Autonomous Shuttle Service Launches at Honolulu International Air...

The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation has launched an autonomous shuttle service at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. 

Groupe ADP Purchases Four Electric ARFF Vehicles

Groupe ADP Purchases Four Electric ARFF Vehicles

Oshkosh has sold its first fully electric ARFF vehicles in Europe to Groupe ADP for use at Paris–Le Bourget Airport (LBG).

Why VASI Lights Have Been Replaced in Aviation

Why VASI Lights Have Been Replaced in Aviation

VASI lights offer a quick visual indication to pilots on final approach as to whether or not they are on the correct glideslope.

VINCI Airports to Acquire Majority Shareholding in Edinburgh Airport

VINCI Airports to Acquire Majority Shareholding in Edinburgh Airp...

VINCI Airports has signed an agreement to acquire the majority shareholding in Edinburgh Airport (EDI) for 1.27 billion GBP.

Leeds Bradford Airport Starts Construction on Terminal Regeneration Project

Leeds Bradford Airport Starts Construction on Terminal Regenerati...

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has commenced construction work on its new terminal regeneration project, LBA:REGEN.

A Call for Transformative Action

A Call for Transformative Action

KINTO Join discusses actionable insights to take your airport to new heights of success while contributing positively to the environment.

Air New Zealand Electric Plane to Opearte Wellington-Marlborough

Air New Zealand Electric Plane to Opearte Wellington-Marlborough

Air New Zealand has selected Wellington (WLG) and Marlborough (BHE) Airports as the ports for its upcoming all-electric aircraft operations. 

FREQUENTIS and T-systems Further Digitalise Dublin Airport

FREQUENTIS and T-systems Further Digitalise Dublin Airport

T-Systems has integrated a new management product from Frequentis into Dublin Airport's system to further enhance airport effiency.

ACI World Reveals Top 10 Busiest Airports in 2023

ACI World Reveals Top 10 Busiest Airports in 2023

Airports Council International (ACI) World has unveiled preliminary data indicating the top 10 busiest airports worldwide for 2023. 

TPA Hosts Discussion on Future of Advanced Air Mobility in Florida

TPA Hosts Discussion on Future of Advanced Air Mobility in Florid...

Tampa International Airport (TPA) has hosted a discussion with transportation leaders across Florida on the future of Advanced Air Mobility.

SITA Grows Canadian Footprint with Check-in and Boarding Solutions

SITA Grows Canadian Footprint with Check-in and Boarding Solution...

SITA, in partnership with Hamilton International Airport, will be supporting future digitalisation efforts and passenger experience.

US: Ford International Airport Breaks Ground on Terminal Enhancement Project

US: Ford International Airport Breaks Ground on Terminal Enhancem...

Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) has broken ground on its 135 million USD Terminal Enhancement Project (TEP).

UK: easyJet Completes Hydrogen Refuelling Trial at Bristol Airport

UK: easyJet Completes Hydrogen Refuelling Trial at Bristol Airpor...

easyJet's Project Acorn, the UK's first airside hydrogen refuelling trial at a major airport, has concluded at Bristol Airport (BRS). 

PHL Unveils New Airport Operations Center

PHL Unveils New Airport Operations Center

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) has opened its new Airport Operations Center (AOC), located in the former Communications Center.

Accelerating Sustainable Shifts

Accelerating Sustainable Shifts

KINTO Join Business Mobility Solutions believes transition towards mandatory Scope 3 reporting presents a golden opportunity for companies.

BEUMER and HÖRMANN Introduce SECTRO Security Concept

BEUMER and HÖRMANN Introduce SECTRO Security Concept

BEUMER Group and HÖRMANN Klatt Conveyors have partnered to redesign security checkpoints at airports with their SECTRO screening concept.  

Lagardère Travel Retail Unveils FLOW Anti-Waste Program

Lagardère Travel Retail Unveils FLOW Anti-Waste Program

Lagardère Travel Retail proudly announces the launch of its new anti-waste program, named FLOW, which stands for Fighting to Limit Our Waste.

London Luton Airport Advances Work to Rebuild Car Park Destroyed in Fire

London Luton Airport Advances Work to Rebuild Car Park Destroyed ...

London Luton Airport (LTN) has provided an update on its surface access infrastructure projects following a fire at its car park last year.

Orlando International Airport Terminal C Receives $61.9 Million in FAA Funding

Orlando International Airport Terminal C Receives $61.9 Million i...

The FAA has awarded $148.3mn to 73 airport infrastructure projects, including $61.9mn for Orlando International Airport to expand Terminal C.

Biometrics Holds the Key to Smarter Digital Travel

Biometrics Holds the Key to Smarter Digital Travel

SITA’s Biometrics White Paper, ‘Face the Future’ presents how biometrics can create a smoother and safer air transport experience.

New Rapid Exit Taxiway Opens at London Gatwick

New Rapid Exit Taxiway Opens at London Gatwick

London Gatwick (LGW) and PJ Hegarty have brought the airport's new Rapid Exit Taxiway (RET) into operation. 

Expansion Projects Advance at Tampa International Airport

Expansion Projects Advance at Tampa International Airport

Tampa International Airport (TPA) has provided an update on the ongoing expansion and renovation projects at the airport. 

CLEAR Expands Impact at Boston Logan Airport

CLEAR Expands Impact at Boston Logan Airport

CLEAR has announced that its secure identity technology is now available in Terminal E at Boston Logan International Airport's (BOS).

FAA Selects FREQUENTIS for Digitalisation

FAA Selects FREQUENTIS for Digitalisation

The FAA has awarded Frequentis a contract to implement a new APC for the U.S. National Airspace System.

UK Airports Granted Extensions to Install New Security Technology

UK Airports Granted Extensions to Install New Security Technology

The UK government has extended the deadline for airports to install CT security scanners to enhance the passenger screening process.

Berlin Airport Uses AI to Optimise Aircraft Handling

Berlin Airport Uses AI to Optimise Aircraft Handling

Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) has become the first airport in Germany to use artificial intelligence to optimise aircraft handling. 

Green Paths: A Comprehensive Guide

Green Paths: A Comprehensive Guide

KINTO Join Mobility Business Solutions' guide outlines three innovative campaigns designed to transform your employees’ commuting experiences.

Houston to Procure New TSA Equipment for Upcoming Terminal at IAH

Houston to Procure New TSA Equipment for Upcoming Terminal at IAH

More efficient TSA equipment will be procured for the new Mickey Leland International Terminal at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

SITA Delivers Critical Datalink Capability to Avinor

SITA Delivers Critical Datalink Capability to Avinor

SITA has delivered Critical Datalink Capability to Avinor, Norway’s air navigation service.

Siemens Logistics to Present Baggage Handling Solutions at Passenger Terminal Expo

Siemens Logistics to Present Baggage Handling Solutions at Passen...

Siemens Logistics has announced that it will be presenting its latest baggage handling solutions at Passenger Terminal Expo (PTE). 

Schiphol Airport Trials Autonomous Airside Buses

Schiphol Airport Trials Autonomous Airside Buses

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is testing electric autonomous Ohmio buses as part of its airside operations. 

Australia: Gold Coast Airport Unveils Its Vision for the Future

Australia: Gold Coast Airport Unveils Its Vision for the Future

In Queensland, Gold Coast Airport (OOL) has unveiled its 2024 Preliminary Draft Master Plan, revealing its vision for the future. 

Helsinki Airport’s Runway 3 to Close for Renovation from 15 April

Helsinki Airport’s Runway 3 to Close for Renovation from 15 April

Finavia is set to begin major renovation works on Helsinki Airport's runway 3, with all operations on the runway ceasing between 15 April & 12 June.

Manchester Airport Achieves New Milestones in Transformation Programme

Manchester Airport Achieves New Milestones in Transformation Prog...

Manchester Airport has completed work to redesign the airfield and installed steelwork for a new pier as part of its ongoing transformation.

BNA Commences Daily Blasting for New Horizon Expansion Project

BNA Commences Daily Blasting for New Horizon Expansion Project

Nashville International Airport (BNA) has begun daily blasting for its Terminal Roadway Construction and Enhancements project. 

Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal A Earns 5-Star Skytrax Rating

Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal A Earns 5-S...

In New Jersey, Newark Liberty International Airport's (EWR) new Terminal A has been awarded a five-star Skytrax rating.

MAG Deploys Motorola Solutions Capacity Max at Stansted Airport

MAG Deploys Motorola Solutions Capacity Max at Stansted Airport

Stansted has a comprehensive maintenance agreement with Radiocoms, who has a dedicated airport team of four specialist engineers.

How Virtual Assistants Revolutionise Passenger Experience

How Virtual Assistants Revolutionise Passenger Experience

TAV Technologies discusses the use of AI-driven Virtual Assistants, which integrate seamlessly into travellers' mobile apps.

UK: easyJet Inaugurates New Base at Birmingham Airport

UK: easyJet Inaugurates New Base at Birmingham Airport

easyJet has inaugurated a new three-aircraft UK base at Birmingham Airport (BHX), creating 140 direct jobs. 

Unveiling KINTO Join’s Commute Emissions Calculator for Streamlined Scope 3 Reporting

Unveiling KINTO Join’s Commute Emissions Calculator for Streamlin...

KINTO Join introduces the Commuter Emissions Calculator, a revolutionary tool to help airports assess commuter footprints.

US: $110 Million to Improve Safety and Efficiency at 71 Airports

US: $110 Million to Improve Safety and Efficiency at 71 Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded an additional 110 million USD in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to 71 airports. 

Frequentis to Deploy Aviation Message Handling Solution in India

Frequentis to Deploy Aviation Message Handling Solution in India

Frequentis is to revolutionise a aeronautical message handling system (AMHS) for the Airports Authority of India (AAI).

British Airways Overhauls Ground Support Equipment at Heathrow Airport

British Airways Overhauls Ground Support Equipment at Heathrow Ai...

British Airways is overhauling its airport ground support equipment at London Heathrow Airport in order to reduce emissions.

Commercial Programme Launched for JFK’s New Terminal One

Commercial Programme Launched for JFK’s New Terminal One

The PANYNJ, The New Terminal One and URW Airports have launched the commercial programme for the new terminal at JFK Airport.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Renovate Bus Station

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Renovate Bus Station

The bus station at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is set to be renovated to improve accessibility to the airport by public transport. 

Transitioning to Future-Ready ATM

Transitioning to Future-Ready ATM

Ahead of Airspace World 2024, experts Clive McNabb and Yasudha Sahi examine what the future holds for ATM.

Brisbane Airport Commences Construction on $50 Million Parcel Facility

Brisbane Airport Commences Construction on $50 Million Parcel Fac...

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has commenced construction on a 50 million AUD parcel facility for Australia Post.

The Benefits and Challenges of AI in Air Traffic Management

The Benefits and Challenges of AI in Air Traffic Management

TAV Technologies explores the potential benefits and challenges of implementing artificial intelligence in air traffic management.

FAA Deploys Surface Safety Technology at US Airports

FAA Deploys Surface Safety Technology at US Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is rolling out a new surface safety tool at airports across the US. 

KINTO Join Makes Sustainable Commuting Fun with Gamification!

KINTO Join Makes Sustainable Commuting Fun with Gamification!

KINTO Join empowers companies to motivate more employees to adopt sustainable commuting practices through gamification.

Project CAELUS Paves Way for Drone Flights at UK Airports

Project CAELUS Paves Way for Drone Flights at UK Airports

Simulations conducted by Project CAELUS and NATS will help bring remotely piloted drone flights to some of the UK's busiest airports. 

US DOT Celebrates Investments in US Airports

US DOT Celebrates Investments in US Airports

The USDOT has celebrated major investments in airports across the US during the Biden-Harris Administration’s Investing in America Tour.

Skytanking to Deploy Electric Refuelling Truck at Stuttgart Airport

Skytanking to Deploy Electric Refuelling Truck at Stuttgart Airpo...

Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks and Esterer have delivered an electric aircraft refuelling vehicle to Skytanking at Stuttgart Airport (STR).

Innovative, Eco-Friendly Airport Construction and Design

Innovative, Eco-Friendly Airport Construction and Design

TAV Technologies explores the innovative and sustainable approaches shaping the future of airports and airport construction.

Ryanair Achieves Superior Connectivity with Motorola Solutions MOTOTRBO Devices

Ryanair Achieves Superior Connectivity with Motorola Solutions MO...

Ryanair has turned to its longstanding communications partner, Radiocoms Systems Ltd, to assist in its digital transformation.

Autonomous Service Robot Introduced at Munich Airport

Autonomous Service Robot Introduced at Munich Airport

Munich Airport (MUC) has introduced the JEEVES service robot in Terminal 2 to provide snacks and beverages for passengers.

Complex Biometric Travel Ecosystems Require an Experienced Hand

Complex Biometric Travel Ecosystems Require an Experienced Hand

By facilitating a fast and secure experience that allows passengers to use their faces, SITA is enabling the development of biometrics.

British Airways to Enhance Operations at Heathrow Airport

British Airways to Enhance Operations at Heathrow Airport

British Airways has unveiled a 7 billion GBP transformation plan to enhance its operations at London Heathrow Airport and beyond.

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