Monthly Archives: January 2021

Latvian A.C.B. won the tender to reconstruct Palanga Airport runway 

A Latvian company A.C.B., which already has similar experience in reconstructing Vilnius Airport runway in 2017, won the contract for reconstruction of Palanga Airport runway in the call for tenders that was issued in autumn of the last year. During this project, one taxiway and some parts of the apron are also planned to be […]

Groupe ADP airports sign up to ‘Airports for trust’ charter

Groupe ADP and several partner companies belonging to the global airports network, including TAV Airports, Airports International Group (Amman), Liège Airports, ZAG (Zagreb), Nuevo Pudahuel (Santiago de Chile) and Ravinala Airports (Madagascar), have signed the ‘Airports for trust’ charter. Through the charter, the signatories – representing 23 airports out of the group’s current network of […]

IATA Urges Support for Common European Digital Vaccination Certificate

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree a common digital European COVID-19 vaccination certificate that would enable those who are vaccinated to travel freely within Europe without COVID-19 testing. In an open letter to Ursula von der […]

Frankfurt Cargo Services handles first Covid vaccine shipments in support of WFS’ ‘Project Coldstream’

Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS), a subsidiary of Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has handled its first shipments of Covid-19 vaccines from German biotechnology company BioNTech as the airport gears up to play a prominent role in the global recovery from the coronavirus. Doses of the vaccine were handled at FCS’ facility at Frankfurt’s CargoCity Süd before […]

Lithuanian Airports review 2020: the year of the biggest challenges for aviation

In 2020, 1.8 million people travelled through all three Lithuanian Airports, which is 72% less compared to 2019, and 30 thousand flights were served at the airports, which is 52% less compared to 2019. According to the forecasts of Lithuanian Airports, in 2021 the enterprise will manage to restore about half of the passenger traffic […]

Rome airports become world’s first to complete Airport Health Measures Audit Programme

Rome Fiumicino and Rome Ciampino have become the world’s first airports to successfully complete ACI World’s Airport Health Measures Audit Programme, which has been developed in partnership with Bureau Veritas to support the airport industry’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic by addressing their specific risks and by reassuring passengers through an on-site audit. Both airports have […]

Orlando International deploys crowd monitoring system

Orlando International Airport has announced that it is participating in a pilot program to monitor crowd density within the airport. Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) is collaborating with Synect to install an Evenflow Crowd Radar system that measures the number of people at the gate areas and delivers the information via digital signs and custom […]

ACI World calls on governments to recognize airport workers as essential in vaccination campaigns

Airports Council International (ACI) World has called on governments to recognize airport workers as essential as vaccination programs are rolled out once the needs of the most vulnerable people and healthcare workers are met. ACI World believes that – once key workers and the most vulnerable people are looked after – airport workers are recognized […]