Monthly Archives: October 2023

A global framework for improved airport ESG reporting

ACI World selects NACO & To70 to advance ESG for global aviation Airports Council International (ACI) World today announces that global aviation consultancies and leaders in sustainable aviation, NACO (Netherlands Airport Consultants), a company of Royal HaskoningDHV, and To70, have been selected to lead the creation of a global standardized framework for improved airport environmental, […]

Kaunas Airport Takes the Lead Among Baltic Airports with the Debut of Next-Gen Aviation Security Scanners

In late October, Kaunas Airport began installing next-gen aviation security scanners and baggage handling lines. By November, all three CT scanners in the departures zone will be in place, with testing planned during December. Starting January 2024, departing passengers will enjoy the benefits of this cutting-edge technology. Due to the installation works in November, Kaunas […]

WFS to Grow Capacity at New York JFK by 20% in Q1 2025, Supporting Airlines Carrying Premium Cargos

Artists Impression Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of SATS Group, will increase cargo capacity at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) by 20% in early 2025 with the opening of a new 346,000 sq.ft. terminal incorporating advanced technology and sustainability solutions. New York JFK is one of WFS’ biggest international cargo stations. […]

Kaunas Airport’s Northern Apron to Undergo Expansion by 2025: construction contract secured with HISK company

Lithuanian Airports has entered into a contract agreement with HISK, an infrastructure construction company that successfully secured the public procurement bid. HISK will oversee the expansion and development of Kaunas Airport’s northern apron, with a contract value of 15 million euros (excluding VAT). Preparatory work is slated to commence by the end of this year, […]

ACI World at ICAO Security Week 2023: improving the cyber resilience of airports

ACI World launches the APEX in Cybersecurity assessment program Airports Council International (ACI) World today reiterates its commitment to improving the overall cyber awareness and resilience of airport operators and the aviation ecosystem through advocacy and the launch of a new airport assessment program. ICAO Security Week 2023 ACI World will actively represent airport interests […]

Etihad Cargo Enhances US Cool Chain Capabilities with WFS Partnership

Etihad Cargo has boosted its cool chain capabilities in the US, expanding its network with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to include Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in addition to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Etihad Cargo’s partners and customers will benefit from the carrier’s expertise, IATA CEIV Pharma-certified […]

TIACA Launches Air Cargo Forum 2024 with a New Partnership

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) announces that planning has commenced for the next edition of its flagship event, the Air Cargo Forum. The 2024 event will be managed with new partner, McVeigh Global Meetings and Events, LLC (MGME), who will organize the event that will again be held in Miami, November 11-14, 2024. Building […]

Kuehne+Nagel and SATS enter strategic collaboration to drive value chain improvements for air logistics customers

The two companies aim to co-develop solutions throughout Asia, Europe and North America Initial Proofs of Concept demonstrate time savings, scalability and touchpoint reductions Kuehne+Nagel and SATS Ltd (“SATS“) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a strategic collaboration to drive value chain improvements and sustainability efforts within the air logistics industry. […]

Full passenger traffic recovery finally in sight for Europe’s airports

The August 2023 air traffic report and the updated Airport Traffic Forecast 2023‑2027, both released today by ACI EUROPE, reveal the continued resilience of passenger demand while also highlighting structural changes in the European aviation market. AUGUST PERFORMANCE DRIVEN BY INTERNATIONAL FLOWS Passenger traffic across the European airport network in August stood at just -3.4% […]