Monthly Archives: November 2019

New rapid exit taxiways improve operational efficency at Lisbon Airport

In January, ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal, will start working on the creation of two rapid exit taxiways at Lisbon Airport to improve operational efficiency, optimizing aircraft circulation and reducing taxiing time and therefore CO2 emissions. This intervention, which will only occur at nighttime, implies closing the runway between 11:30 pm and 5:30 am, from […]


Flughafen Zürich AG wins Concession for Airport in India

Flughafen Zürich AG was elected as Selected Bidder for the concession to design, develop and operate the new Noida International Airport at Jewar in India. Under a 40-year concession, Flughafen Zürich AG will build and manage the new greenfield airport in Jewar. The new airport will be located around 80 kilometers south of Delhi and […]


Hong Kong Terminal 1 Extension to Commence Operation

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) announced that the extension of Terminal 1 (T1) at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has been scheduled to commence operation on 29 November 2019, adding a new Aisle L with 48 check-in counters and bringing the total number of check-in counters in T1 to 369. The number of smart check-in […]

Albert Heijn’s digital store lands at Schiphol Airport

Albert Heijn’s digital store has landed at Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands for a two-month trial period and opens its doors today. The store is accessible to all visitors in Schiphol until the end of January. They can experience the speed and convenience of shopping without a cash register. It is not necessary to scan […]


Combatting violence against women – a flamenco exhibition was held at Rome airport.

The initiative, conceived by the management company Aeroporti di Roma, saw the participation of twenty dancers from the Studio Flamenco Roma, dressed in red and directed by teacher and choreographer Lorena Salis. This took place in the departure hall of terminal 3 where they gave their performance of Mujeres, flamenco against violence against women, to […]


Manchester Airports Group (MAG) introduces certified ‘Friendly WiFi’ across its airports

WiFi scheme will now ensure content is appropriate for all ages at the Group’s airports at Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands MAG is the first airport group to sign-up to the Government-backed scheme MAG has become the first airport operator in the UK to be certified as offering safe, child-friendly WiFi to its passengers. […]


Foundation Stone Laid for Swissport Air Cargo Warehouse at Frankfurt Airport’s CargoCity South

– Fraport AG and Swissport Cargo Services Deutschland GmbH today laid the foundation stone for Swissport’s new airfreight facility at Frankfurt Airport (FRA), marking another milestone in the future development of FRA as an airfreight location. The new building at CargoCity South will expand Swissport’s handling capacities by almost 50 percent. The property meets every […]


New Concessionaire Concepts Open at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Five concessionaire concepts have opened at the Austin airport, including a CNBC News store, InMotion electronics, Jugo smoothies, XpresSpa and Vino Volo East. All gates are now open in Austin-Bergstrom’s 9-gate expansion, and the new Million Air fixed based operation is now operational. CNBC News, InMotion and Jugo open The CNBC News store opened on […]


Aircraft Interiors Middle East to Showcase Success The aircraft interiors industry is growing at 5.87% CAGR and predicted to be worth USD$40.2 billion globally by 2025. A significant portion of this will come from the Middle East as airlines bring on new aircraft as well as retrofit existing fleets. With Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) […]

Facial recognition at Madrid-Barajas Airport is almost there

After the launch of the 1st pilot test of the facial recognition system in the boarding process at Menorca airport, members of the board of directors of Aena and Iberia together with representatives of the technology companies participating in the project, have now presented the passenger recognition system for travelers at Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport. […]