Monthly Archives: December 2017

Sheikh Ahmed: Latest and smart services at airports and in air navigation reflect the UAE and Dubai’s commitment to ensuring safe, secure and environment friendly aviation network

“Through efficient implementation of ICAO’s Standards and Recommended Practices, Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are ensuring safe and secured air travel for passengers around the world,” His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline […]

Foster + Partners selected as lead architect for Marseille Airport extension

Architectural firm Foster + Partners has won the design competition for the terminal extension at Marseille Provence Airport in the South of France. The project will expand the airport’s capacity, enabling it to serve up to 12 million passengers per year (excluding the MP2 terminal), future-proofing the development until 2046. Phase I of the project […]

Virgin Australia to improve terminal at Melbourne Airport

On December 4, Virgin Australia unveiled plans for a comprehensive redevelopment of its domestic terminal at Melbourne Airport’s Terminal 3 over the next three years. According to the released concept designs, Virgin Australia guests travelling through Melbourne will enjoy a significantly enhanced and streamlined experience from arrival at the airport to taking off from the […]

Cincinnati Airport employs tech to meet passenger demand

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) with local Transportation Security Administration (TSA) collaboration is using live and empiric data to identify irregularities at the security checkpoint.  The airport serving 5-10 million passengers uses BlipTrack technology to employ resource utilization and smoother passenger processing. In 2016, CVG achieved its best ranking in the 21-year history of the […]

Seamless Flow Technology used at Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport’s new flow management solution provides a seamless and detailed picture of how their passengers move through and use the airport. The information gives the airport added value, unlocks new business opportunities and improves services. In 2016, passenger numbers exceeded seven million for the first time in Bristol Airport´s history. To help obtain an […]

Glasgow Airport invests £1.4m to increase central security area capacity by 20%

Work on a £1.4million project to increase capacity in Glasgow Airport’s Central Search facility in the main terminal by 20% is now underway. The overhaul will see a complete reconfiguration of the entrance to the airport’s Central Search area which will increase the number of security lanes from 10 to 12. Existing self-service boarding pass […]