Monthly Archives: May 2019

Self-driving people mover makes its maiden trip at Brussels Airport

The self-driving people mover has clocked up its first few metres at Brussels Airport. Over the coming 3 days, the shuttle bus will perform several demo trips without passengers to test the technology in a real-life environment. These tests see De Lijn and Brussels Airport’s ambitious pilot project step up a gear. In 2021, the […]

Gatwick celebrates new ownership with continued investment to “put passengers at heart” of exciting new chapter

A new long-term partnership has been formed by VINCI Airports and Global Infrastructure Partners which will support Gatwick’s passenger-focused strategy with a major investment programme that will “enable Gatwick to continue on its successful journey” says CEO Stewart Wingate London Gatwick today announced a new chapter in its ownership as VINCI Airports completed the purchase […]

Birmingham Airport takes part in Airport Safety Week 

Today (13th May), marks the beginning of UK Airports Safety Week, a national event held in conjunction with the Airport Operators Association (AOA), and supported by the Civil Aviation Authority. To support the week of activities, Birmingham Airport has kicked off a range of activities and safety demonstrations to raise awareness of aviation safety and […]

Star Alliance Unveils Refurbished Lounge At Paris Charles De Gaulle

Star Alliance officially completed the refurbishment of its lounge at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport last week. The 980 square metre facility offers seating for more than 220 guests and features stylish elements inspired by Parisian design and architecture. The lounge is available to First and Business Class customers as well as Star Alliance […]

New Dining and Retail Experiences at Newark Liberty’s Terminal B

New dining and retail outlets with a decidedly New Jersey feel and flavor are coming to Terminal B at Newark Liberty International Airport this year, the Port Authority and the terminal’s concessions manager Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) Airports announced today. The rollout of new restaurants and shops is part of the Port Authority’s extensive effort to enhance […]

Power up at your beam seat

ECA by Dekko launches Departure, new power-supply technology for beam seating at airports, transit stations, hospitals and more Power and data supply leader ECA by Dekko announces the launch of Departure, brand-new device-charging technology with USB ports and AC receptacles that’s designed for beam seating in airports, bus and train stations, and healthcare waiting rooms […]

Above-ground work begins on new Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport

One of Europe’s largest privately financed infrastructure projects has begun above-ground construction in Frankfurt, Germany. Airport operator Fraport has laid the cornerstone for Frankfurt’s new Terminal 3, which will increase the airport’s total capacity by 21 million passengers per year when fully complete. The first phase of the T3 project, named Pier G, is scheduled […]

London City Airport connects to Vilnius for first time

From today, one of LOT’s newly acquired Embraer 190s will operate between Vilnius and London City, linking the Lithuanian capital city with London’s most central airport for the very first time. To mark the occasion, Lithuanian youth players from the local Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) basketball team attended the airport to welcome the […]