Monthly Archives: November 2019

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. […]

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Sensory Room Opens At Dublin Airport

The new Sensory Room is located after security screening in Terminal 2 and just before the 400 boarding gates. It can be also be accessed via Terminal 1. Depending on the passenger’s requirements, users will have the option to transform the room from a calming and relaxing environment to a stimulating interactive space full of […]

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£59 million baggage system upgrade progresses at pace as Stansted Transformation Project celebrates two-year milestone

As London Stansted marks two years since the start of its multi-million-pound transformation project, one of its most complex and important projects is progressing at pace behind the scenes. Stansted is investing £59 million in a brand-new baggage delivery system, updating the huge network of conveyor belts, lifts and chutes underneath the main terminal which […]

AoT gives B42bn Suvarnabhumi airport expansion green light

The Airports of Thailand (AoT) board has officially given the green light to the controversial northern expansion plan of Suvarnabhumi airport and the B42-billion project will be forwarded to Cabinet for approval, said AoT President Nitinai Sirismatthakarn. Mr Nitinai announced yesterday (Nov 20) that the board had decided to back the project and to submit […]

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Schiphol Traffic and Transport Figures for October 2019

In October of this year, 6.4 million passengers travelled from, to or via Schiphol, an increase of +0.3%, while the number of passenger flights decreased (-1.3%) compared to last year. The number of seats per flight grew to an average of 174 in October, offsetting the decline in the number of passenger flights. In the […]

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The Plaza opens at Charlotte Douglas

CLT’s new 51,000-square-foot East Terminal Expansion opened on Friday, Nov. 15, offering passengers more concessions and amenities to enhance their traveling experience. The $39 million addition, called The Plaza, is part of the Destination CLT portfolio, a $2.5-$3.1 billion capital investment in capacity enhancements. Located between Concourses D and E, The Plaza, provides an inviting […]

Istanbul Airport Reaches Agreements with the International Airports of People’s Republic of China and South Korea

Istanbul Airport, a global HUB with its unique architecture, robust infrastructure, cutting edge technology and superior travel experience, has signed agreements with the international airports of the People’s Republic of China and South Korea. Turkey’s window on the world and a global HUB already in the first year of its operations, Istanbul Airport, has signed […]

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dans strongly participating in Dubai Airshow

The Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the air navigation services provider and air traffic control for Dubai and Northern Emirates, has increased its presence at the 16th edition of Dubai Airshow 2019. In line with the theme of the Airshow ‘Dedicated to Connecting People’, Dans is showcasing its entire gamut of services focussed on technology […]

Paris-Charles De Gaulle October 2019 traffic figures

In October 2019, Paris Aéroport welcomed 9.3 million passengers, a decrease of 1.1% compared with October 2018. 6.6 million passengers travelled through Paris-Charles de Gaulle (+4.1%) and 2.6 million through Paris-Orly (-12.4%). The decrease of Paris-Orly traffic is notably due to the closure for works of Orly’s main runway, as well as the effects of […]

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New Zealand airport baggage and parcel handling systems innovator, Glidepath, to be acquired by French robotics and automated solutions leader, B2A Technology

Glidepath Limited announced today that its shareholders have entered into an agreement to sell the shares in the leading integrated airport baggage and parcel handling systems, to B2A Technology SAS, the French leader in automated turnkey solutions for the intralogistics, airport and healthcare markets. Owner and Executive Chairman, Sir Ken Stevens, said in confirming the […]