Monthly Archives: March 2019

Birmingham Airport partners with Volvo Bus to electrify shuttle fleet

In a bid to become greener, Birmingham Airport, UK, has commissioned the services of vehicle manufacturer Volvo and automation specialist ABB to introduce six fully-electric single-deck buses by November 2019. The Volvo 7900e buses will be used to transport passengers in and around the airport and will be charged on-the-go, using an innovative ‘OppCharge’ pantograph […]

This year’s Passenger Experience Conference will define the future of the passenger experience industry

The Passenger Experience Conference opens Passenger Experience Week in April with a full line-up of industry experts  Senior strategists from airlines, cruise, rail and across the industry supply chain will come together on 1 April 2019 to discuss the latest trends and future of passenger experience at this year’s Passenger Experience Conference at the Hamburg […]

Improving the comfort, health and wellbeing of passengers onboard

Passenger Experience Week returns to Hamburg from 1-4 April 2019 to showcase the latest innovations to enhance the passenger experience Global forecasts from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reveal that air passenger numbers will nearly double over the next 20 years, growing from 3.8 billion in 2016 to 8.2 billion by 2037[1]. These rising […]

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport announces technology upgrade

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport has contracted global IT provider SITA to deliver a technology revamp that will allow the airport to better manage every aspect of its vast operation. SITA will upgrade its existing Airport Management Solution (AMS) – a suite of integrated software applications designed to effectively manage airport operations from the terminal […]

New retail offering at Aberdeen International Airport set for April opening

The upgraded departure lounge area will feature new Boots and Dixons Travel stores, relocating from their current units to a new retail and catering area, housed in the former World Duty Free and Security facility. Both stores are considerably larger and will feature brands previously unseen at both airport stores. Dixons Travel will open its […]

New Tastes of Indiana Coming to Indy Airport as Part of Concessions Refresh

New food, new beverage and new Indy-focused dining experiences will be coming to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), following the Indianapolis Airport Authority Board vote to approve six new contracts at the terminal. The vote took place during the monthly board meeting and marks the second round of approvals the Indy airport has made as […]

DFW Airport Partners Earn IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators

Key strategic logistics service providers within the community at Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport have been awarded the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification from the International Airport Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world’s airlines. The distinction recognizes companies that successfully complete a rigorous process and meet global standards […]

Assaia at Passenger Terminal Expo 2019, London, Stand: 9031

Assaia’s mission is to make the apron an efficient, safe, and sustainable place. Our Apron AI turns apron video feeds into structured data to make apron processes such as turnarounds transparent, stable and predictable. Among our customers are airports, airlines and handlers like Toronto Airport, British Airways and Swissport. Our AI understands what’s going on […]

Meet the Airport Suppliers Team on Stand 8000 at this years Passenger Terminal EXPO 2019

Now in it’s 9th year as media partner of the Passenger Terminal Expo, Airport Suppliers is the worlds premier B2B Airport website and one of the most cost-effective sales and marketing platforms in the airport industry. Airport Suppliers cover all aspects of airport-related technology and services and have been at the forefront of our industry […]