Monthly Archives: September 2020

IATA – Traffic Forecast Downgrade After Dismal Summer

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery, as evidenced by a dismal end to the summer travel season in the Northern Hemisphere. IATA now expects full-year 2020 traffic to be down 66% compared to 2019. The previous estimate was for a 63% decline. August passenger […]

Kaunas Airport considers installing solar power plant in near future

Kaunas Airport which belongs to the network of Lithuanian Airports announced market consultations and is currently starting to consider the opportunities to instal a solar power plant within the territory of the airport. The representatives of the airport state that the energy generated by solar power plant would in the future assist Kaunas Airport in […]

Frankfurt Airport Still a Prime Retail Location

Major brands returning to Terminal 1 The demand for retail concessions in the parts of Frankfurt Airport used by passengers is holding up despite the pandemic: leading international labels want to maintain their presence at this international aviation hub. “As soon as the aviation sector recovers and passenger volumes increase, the whole world will come […]


Delhi airport’s Terminal 2 to resume flight operations from October 1

The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), the operator, said the resumption of flight operations from T2 will be with 96 air traffic movements–48 departures and 48 arrivals–daily Flight operations are set to be resume from the Delhi Airport’s  Terminal 2, or T2, from October 1 after its six-month closure, the airport operator said on Monday. Only […]


New rapid COVID-19 test taking off at Edmonton International Airport

Edmonton International Airport has been chosen as the exclusive location to trial a new COVID-19 test that can produce results in seconds.   In partnership with GLC Medical (GLCM) Inc., a subsidiary of Graphene Leaders Canada (GLC) Inc., an Edmonton-based company, EIA will host clinical trials of this new technology that has the potential to have global implications […]


Phoenix Sky Harbor’s Strong Commitment to Sustainability Results in a Major Accomplishment

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, America’s Friendliest Airport®, is committed to sustainability. Since 2014, the Airport has undertaken measures to be more sustainable. These efforts have not gone unnoticed in the aviation industry, as for the past four years, Phoenix Sky Harbor has achieved and maintained a Level 2 status with the Airport Carbon Accreditation […]


New Arrival Protocols For Sabah Flights Are Running Smoothly

Following the implementation of COVID-19 screening by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for all arrivals from Sabah, Malaysia Airports has been working closely with all relevant agencies to ensure passenger comfort and convenience, while going through this additional measure. We have highlighted our concerns to MOH and other related agencies and have immediately put in […]


NIB finances infrastructure investments at Lithuanian Airports

The Nordic Investment (NIB) and State Enterprise Lithuanian Airports have signed a EUR 70 million loan agreement for infrastructure upgrades at Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports. The 15-year maturity loan will finance the company’s investments in service quality improvements, better operational efficiency and higher safety of operations at three main Lithuanian airports. “The infrastructure renewal […]


Mineta San José cuts waiting times with Uber tool

Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) has partnered with Uber to improve ridesharing for passengers. It claims travelers departing the airport are finding that their wait times have been cut to almost zero, thanks to Uber ExpressMatch, a dynamic, intelligent matching tool that places drivers at dedicated airport curb areas to be ready for rider […]

Kickoff of the Fall Holiday Season at Frankfurt Airport: Important Information for Travelers

Worry-free travel from FRA – Measures to prevent infection ensure the safety of passengers and personnel – Covid-19 testing stations near the terminal. The fall travel season is just around the corner: school holidays will start next Friday in Hesse and several other German states. Despite the ongoing global pandemic, many holiday destinations can still […]