Monthly Archives: April 2021

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Austin Energy unveil large Community Solar project atop parking garage

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Austin Energy celebrate the completion of a new solar panel array constructed on the AUS campus that will produce 1.8 megawatts of locally-generated, renewable energy. The new solar array marks a milestone in both Austin Energy’s Community Solar Program and AUS’s portfolio of sustainability efforts. The array will provide 1.5 […]

VIP Terminal at Vilnius Airport sees record growth in demand

– –   There was the demand growth of record high speed in the first quarter 2021 in the new VIP terminal of Vilnius Airport, that was opened back in 2020. During the first three months of 2021, 777 private passengers used the services of the VIP terminal and travelled through the terminal. This is […]


Air operations will remain open at the Quito airport during the State of Exception

The government will allow mobility to and from airports for people carrying air tickets. Quiport recommends that passengers stay informed about the status of their flights. Operations at Quito’s Mariscal Sucre International Airport will remain open during weekends and mobility restriction hours for the duration of the State of Exception decreed by the National Government. […]

Silk Way West Airlines named ‘Cargo Airline of the Year 2020’

South Korea’s Incheon Airport has honored Silk Way West Airlines with the prestigious ‘Cargo Airline of the Year 2020’ award, recognizing the company as the best air freighter achieving up to 25,000 tons of international cargo turnover. The airport’s annual award ceremony is now in its fifth edition, having first been held in 2016. Incheon […]

Qatar’s Hamad International achieves ISO certification for information security

Hamad International Airport (HIA), managed by MATAR, the Qatar Company for Airports Management and Operation, has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, following an extensive assessment of the Airport’s Information Security Management System by Burea Veritas in October 2020. ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is a globally recognized certification for Information Security Management System. Achieving this certification affirms the Airport’s […]

Reagan National Airport Opens New 14-Gate Concourse

Soft opening of 225,000-square-foot concourse replaces Gate 35X, transitioning American Airlines regional operations with new jetbridges and waiting areas; additional amenities open this summer The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, together with American Airlines, launched the soft opening Tuesday of 14 gates in a newly constructed 225,000-square-foot concourse at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). A […]

Melbourne Airport completes $85 million International Arrivals Hall refurbishment

Melbourne Airport has completed an $85 million refurbishment of its International Arrivals Hall. The upgrade has created a more spacious and inviting environment ready to welcome more New Zealanders and future international guests. The Hall includes more seating for those waiting for their loved ones, a larger dwelling area, an improved undercover taxi-wait zone plus […]

SITA slashes passenger processing time at Istanbul Airport with smart low touch solution

SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, today announced the results of its biometric-enabled Proof of Concept (PoC) designed to support a low-touch passenger experience and optimize passenger processing at Istanbul Airport (iGA). The six-month trial showed a 30% reduction in boarding times and increased satisfaction of participating passengers and airlines, as well […]

New Passenger Travel Portal launched by London City Airport

The London City Airport Travel Portal, designed by Effect Digital and powered by Netflights, is now live. In one place, it provides passengers with information to support their summer travel choices, from booking flights to departure and arrival testing requirements for all of London City Airport’s current and upcoming destinations. New routes from the airport […]

inter airport CONNECT 2021 starts tomorrow: The new digital meeting place for the international airport community

High-quality webinar programme presented by key players in the airport industry to round up the unique visitor experience The first inter airport CONNECT event, taking place online from 20 – 21 April 2021, provides a much anticipated trade and networking event for the global airport community, which has been impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. […]