Monthly Archives: July 2018

Finavia is expanding the baggage handling system at Helsinki Airport

By the end of 2019, when it is completed, the expansion will increase the capacity, safety and flow of baggage with over 3 kilometres of new baggage handling belt and 50% more capacity. This renewal is part of Finavia’s 1 billion euro investment programme at Helsinki Airport. Finavia’s System Manager Timo Salminen is responsible for […]

Dubai Airports awards large service contract to Siemens

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has secured a major service contract for the baggage and material handling systems at Dubai’s two international airports. The operation and maintenance contract is based on key performance indicators (KPIs) defined together with airport operator Dubai Airports. The contract covers a period of six years with the option […]

Sheremetyevo Airport Achieves a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title

Welcome to the longest business lounge foodline worldwide! Sheremetyevo became the first Russian airport to set a world record and get featured in the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS history books. The continuous foodline in Rublev business lounge recognized by Guinness World Records as the longest continuous food counter. The independent surveyor in the presence of an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS […]

Heathrow completes nationwide tour of potential Logistics Hubs one month after landmark expansion vote

Britain’s construction industry is set for a major shake-up after the overwhelming vote in Parliament to expand Heathrow. A shortlist of the sites bidding to help build as much of the expanded airport off-site as possible will be announced early next year, now that the Heathrow team has completed visits to all 65 longlisted sites. Last […]

American Airlines, TSA, Testing New State-of-the-Art Screening Technology at JFK Airport

Research and development efforts have shown that CT is the most consequential technology available today for airport checkpoints worldwide. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), working collaboratively with American Airlines, is demonstrating a new computed tomography (CT) scanner at the Terminal 8 security checkpoint at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). State-of-the-art CT checkpoint […]

Heathrow completes nationwide tour of potential Logistics Hubs one month after landmark expansion vote

Heathrow begins major shake-up of UK construction industry following overwhelming Parliamentary vote in support of £14bn expansion project Airport completes visit to 65 UK sites bidding to host a Heathrow Logistics Hub – shortlist set to be revealed in early 2019 New Logistics Hubs will help build as much of expanded Heathrow off-site as possible […]

APS Signs 10 Year Contract for the Luggage Trolley Management at Instanbul New Airport

APS has signed a 10-year contract for the luggage trolley management at the World’s Biggest and Newest Airport. APS (Airport Passenger Services Lojistik Servisi A.Ş.) is proud to announce the signing of 10-year contract with IGA for the provision of professional luggage trolley management services at INA (Istanbul New Airport). The new state-of-the art passenger […]

Great Hall renovation project gets underway at Denver International Airport

Denver International Airport in Colorado, has kicked-off construction work on its US$780m Great Hall renovation project. The proposal aims to enhance security, provide a more flexible check-in space and add new dining and shopping options. The improvements planned for levels five and six will also increase capacity of the terminal, update the aging facility and […]

Cardiff Airport Unveils its Vision for 2040

Cardiff Airport set out its plans to develop the Airport business over the next 20 years as a key gateway to the UK, at a launch event held at the Airport on Wednesday 18th July. The ‘Draft Masterplan’ was launched by Rt Honourable Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales; the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and […]

Heathrow completes first stage of hunt for innovation partners as MPs clear expansion for takeoff

Today, Heathrow completed the first stage of its search for innovation partners.  This initiative sets out to encourage fresh thinking around how Heathrow delivers the expanded airport. As Heathrow enters the delivery phase of the project, following an overwhelming vote of support in Parliament, the airport has announced over 80 potential innovation partners have come […]