Monthly Archives: October 2021

Competitive airport charges at Schiphol encourage a more sustainable aviation sector

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s new airport charges encourage a more sustainable aviation sector in various ways. Schiphol presented the airlines with the new charges that will apply between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2025. Schiphol is making it even more attractive to use quieter and cleaner aircraft, introducing a levy on nitrogen and offering airlines […]


Denver International Airport Celebrates Completion of Phase 1 of the Great Hall Project

On October 27th at Denver International Airport (DEN), Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and airport partners from the Federal Aviation Administration, United and Southwest Airlines and Hensel Phelps celebrated another milestone of the Great Hall Project with the completion of Phase 1. This first phase of the project renovated the center portion of Jeppesen Terminal […]


Redeem vouchers and earn points at one go with Changi Airport’s new digital wallet Changi Pay

To offer a more seamless and rewarding airport experience for visitors, and travellers in the longer-term, Changi Airport Group (CAG), in partnership with Liquid Group Pte Ltd, has launched its own digital wallet, Changi Pay, as part of CAG’s digitalisation roadmap. Using Changi Pay, shoppers and diners can make contactless QR payments at Changi Airport […]


Slovenia chooses innovative R&S Series5200 ATC radio from Rohde & Schwarz

Signing ceremony at World ATM Congress in Madrid with Franc Željko Županič, CEO Slovenia Control & Marius Münstermann, Vice President Market Segment ATC, Rohde & Schwarz. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz) The new CERTIUM radios will provide Slovenian airports with reliable communications and the highest level of security in case of emergencies. At World ATM Congress 2021, Rohde & Schwarz […]

New company selected to manage aviation fuel infrastructure in Vilnius and Palanga as the airports prepare to supply sustainable aviation fuel

A company called ‘Baltjet‘ won the public contract through the international call for tenders procedure for the management of aviation fuel supply infrastructure (fuel farms) at Vilnius and Palanga airports, which was launched by Lithuanian Airports. In addition to the usual processes of aviation fuel supply, the new operator has committed itself to contribute to […]

National COE authorizes greater capacity at Ecuadorian airports

Capacity increases from 50% to 100% in pre-boarding and arrivals areas. In public areas the capacity increases from 50% to 75%. Temperature controls and sanitary requirements for travel will be maintained The National Emergency Operations Committee (COE) authorized the increase of capacity from 50% to 100% in the pre-boarding and arrival areas of airports in […]


Air Partner transports over 30 million COVID vaccines in four months

The Freight team at Air Partner, the global aviation services group, has transported over 30 million vaccines across the world since July, as the Group continues to support the fight against COVID-19. To date, the team has arranged over 40 dedicated charter flights and counting, flying to 15 countries across four continents. Air Partner has […]

Rohde & Schwarz systems design and radio integration for Australia’s air traffic control network

Rohde & Schwarz Australia, in partnership with L3Harris, will provide the R&S Series5200 for Airservices Australia’s ATC network. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz) Rohde & Schwarz Australia to provide design services for modernization of the nationwide VHF radio network with their latest version of voice-over-IP VHF air traffic control radios. Rohde & Schwarz Australia, in partnership with L3Harris, will provide system design services for the […]

Dutch Aviation Sector Presents Sustainable Taxiing Roadmap

The Dutch aviation sector has presented Barbara Visser, demissionary Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, with a roadmap to reduce fuel consumption of taxiing and CO2, nitrogen and (ultra fine) particulate matter significantly at Schiphol. This plan aims to make sustainable taxiing standard procedure at Schiphol by 2030 at the latest. The first step will […]


Groupe ADP selects SSP as joint venture partner to develop more than 100 food and beverage units at Paris airports

Following a successful public consultation, Groupe ADP has selected SSP as joint venture partner to improve the hospitality and retail experience for passengers at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly airports. As a leading operator of food and beverage concessions in travel locations worldwide, SSP stood apart for its operational experience and know-how.  The partnership will […]