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. […]

Lithuanian Airports expect traffic growth in Q2 as first quarter results are published

Due to a complicated pandemic situation in the world, during the first quarter of this year, Lithuanian Airports recorded lower flight flows, number of passengers and quantities of cargo transported by air compared to the last quarter of 2020. The stagnation recorded by Lithuanian Airports at the beginning of the first quarter of this year […]

Menzies Aviation Commits to a More Sustainable Future with Industry Leading Carbon Neutrality Goal

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, today announces its commitment to making 100% of its operations carbon neutral by the Company’s 200-year anniversary in 2033. Menzies believes it is the first aviation services company to make this ground breaking commitment to carbon neutrality. Menzies Aviation will formalise this industry-leading carbon neutrality commitment by becoming […]

Safe travel becomes more convenient as Palanga Airport opens Covid-19 testing site

Services of testing for COVID-19 begin to be provided next to Palanga Airport from the morning of 9 April. A laboratory research company Rezus.lt has established its post near the passenger terminal of the seaside airport – paid testing services will be provided here in line with the schedule of flights (the services will be […]