Monthly Archives: June 2021

Lithuanian Airports Now Offer Customers a Seamless Travel Search With an AI Assistant

Lithuanian Airports has integrated the Eddy Travels artificial intelligence (AI) assistant to help travelers plan their trips seamlessly. The AI assistant is now available on Vilnius Airport, Kaunas Airport, and Palanga Airport websites. Lithuania is one of the first countries globally to have an AI-powered travel assistant on national airport websites.A record number of new […]

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport has officially commenced operations

China’s much-anticipated Chengdu Tianfu International Airport has officially commenced operations, opening a new gateway to the greater Sichuan Province and currently capable of handling 60 million passengers annually, Tianfu is also set to double capacity in due course. Its inaugural flight, operated by Sichuan Airlines, took off at 11:10 a.m. on Sunday, bound for Beijing. […]

Fragmented EU Digital COVID Certificate verification will undermine smooth summer travel for EU passengers

Ahead of the 01 July deadline for Member States to implement the EU’s Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) system – the crucial enabler for the restoration of freedom of movement within Europe – airlines and airports are warning of major operational risks due to the inconsistent approach by Member States in applying the DCC across Europe […]

Dubai implements the region’s first procedures for Enhanced Wake Turbulence Separation (eWTS) Minima within its controlled zone

Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) has started implementing new procedures that created more hourly runway capacity for the departing and landing aircraft through their re-categorization based on the wake turbulence to reduce the minimum safe separation distance between two aircraft of different or the same size and increase the efficiency of the landing and departing […]

Nokia, Beaqon advance digital transformation of Singapore’s Changi Airport with Optical LAN

Nokia, Beaqon advance digital transformation of Singapore’s Changi Airport with Optical LAN Beaqon to deploy Nokia Optical LAN to enhance security and improve operational efficiencies by connecting CCTV operations Enables Changi Airport to address growing data demands securely and cost-efficiently by combining smaller footprint with greater coverage and capacity than traditional copper-based local area networks […]

Silk Way West Airlines to enter the global pharmaceutical logistics market with GDP certification

Baku-based Silk Way West Airlines has been awarded Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification. To further improve the company’s capacity in reliably handling time- and temperature-sensitive cargo, the carrier has successfully completed an in-depth GDP audit by Global Cold Chain Consultants, a trusted external party with a strong track record in the pharmaceutical industry. This is […]

Gatwick Airport joins Travel Day of Action to call on Government to safely reopen travel and provide crucial financial support

Gatwick Airport has joined other leading industry voices across the country, including airports, travel agents, pilots, tour operators and cabin crew, in calling on Government to safely reopen travel and provide vital support to the industry, as part of today’s Travel Day of Action. Alongside Gatwick, leading bodies such as the Airport Operators Association (AOA), […]

VINCI Airports welcomes easyJet’s new base at Faro airport and launches first in-airport solar plant in Portugal

Pedro Siza Vieira, State Minister of Economy and Digital Transition of Portugal, Pedro Nuno Santos, Minister for Infrastructure and Housing of Portugal, Nicolas Notebaert, CEO of VINCI Concessions and President of VINCI Airports, concessionaire of ANA, and Johan Lundgren, CEO of easyJet, celebrated today the opening of easyJet’s new base and the launch of Faro […]

Manchester Airports Group Backs Travel Industry Day Of Action With Online Simulation Of Pre-Pandemic Flight Schedules And On-Site Demonstrations

Colleagues at Manchester Airports Group (MAG) – the UK’s largest airport group – will mimic a pre-pandemic day of flying on social media, as part of a nationwide protest at the government’s handling of international travel. Staff at all three MAG airports – Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands – will post pictures of themselves […]