Monthly Archives: March 2021

London City Helpers programme launched to help local communities in East London recover from Covid-19

The airport’s new community engagement programme to deliver education, employment and volunteering initiatives to support vulnerable local residents Mentoring scheme established to raise disadvantaged young people’s aspirations and support their mental health and wellbeing Volunteers from the airport delivering careers talks and skills workshops with local schools and assisting with food bank deliveries Applications open […]


Safe travel in a new reality: COVID-19 testing site launched near Kaunas Airport

On 29 March, services of testing for COVID-19 are launched near Kaunas Airport. Back in early March, such services have been introduced to travellers near Vilnius Airport, and today the first tests were performed for those travelling through Kaunas Airport. Paid testing services are provided by a laboratory research company In Kaunas, recommendations remain […]

SITA Airport Management and Information Display System installed at Lithuanian Airports

This week, the Lithuanian Airports’ operator has completed the installation of a new airport management system designed to enhance the passenger experience, increase operational efficiency, and modernize airport operations management. The system’s most visible element comes in the form of hundreds of flight information displays located at the airports. Whether passengers are looking for their […]

Japanese airports to trial facial recognition technology for passenger boarding

Narita International Airport Corporation (NAA) and Tokyo International Air Terminal Corporation (TIAT) have announced they will begin trialing Face Express – a new facial recognition technology for boarding procedures – at Narita International and Tokyo International airports. From April 13, passengers will be able to register their facial image in Face Express and then access […]

SITA to Recruit 55 Software Engineers in Ireland as it Ramps Up Development of its Airport Portfolio

SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, are significantly expanding their Agile DevOps teams by over 55 people in Letterkenny, Ireland to develop the next generation of its highly successful SITA AT AIRPORTS portfolio. These new roles include software engineers, test engineers, UX designers, scrum masters and product owners. As the air […]

inter airport CONNECT: inter airport Europe presents new digital event

inter airport CONNECT: inter airport Europe presents new digital event with a sharpened focus on technology updates, market outlooks and brand-new networking opportunities Hosted online from 20 – 21 April 2021, inter airport CONNECT provides a much-anticipated trade and networking event for the global airport community, presenting a broad programme for trade professionals including virtual […]

International Aviation Software Summit 2021

EUROCAE and RTCA, Inc. Launch International Aviation Software Summit 2021 EUROCAE and RTCA, Inc. announced today an international event for aviation software experts. The International Aviation Software Summit, occurring virtually June 23 and 24, 2021, is free to attend and includes two-and-a-half hours of programming each day plus on-demand sessions. The event, coproduced by EUROCAE […]

COE approves new requirements for the entry of travelers to Ecuador from abroad

The National COE resolved on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 the following guidelines for entering the country, which will come into effect as of 00:00 on Monday, March 22, 2021: Any person who enters Ecuador, must present a mandatory negative RT-PCR test or negative antigen test, carried out up to three (3) days before arrival in […]

KLIA Starts Disinfecting Arriving Baggage With Newly Installed UV Tunnels

SEPANG- KL International Airport (KLIA) has started disinfecting arriving baggage with its new automatic ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system as part of its continuous efforts to curb COVID-19. The new facility comprising UV bulbs installed in an enclosed tunnel within the baggage handling system (BHS) disinfects baggage automatically as it passes through the conveyor system. Two […]