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Frankfurt Cargo Services handles first Covid vaccine shipments in support of WFS’ ‘Project Coldstream’

Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS), a subsidiary of Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has handled its first shipments of Covid-19 vaccines from German biotechnology company BioNTech as the airport gears up to play a prominent role in the global recovery from the coronavirus. Doses of the vaccine were handled at FCS’ facility at Frankfurt’s CargoCity Süd before […]

Lithuanian Airports review 2020: the year of the biggest challenges for aviation

In 2020, 1.8 million people travelled through all three Lithuanian Airports, which is 72% less compared to 2019, and 30 thousand flights were served at the airports, which is 52% less compared to 2019. According to the forecasts of Lithuanian Airports, in 2021 the enterprise will manage to restore about half of the passenger traffic […]

Rome airports become world’s first to complete Airport Health Measures Audit Programme

Rome Fiumicino and Rome Ciampino have become the world’s first airports to successfully complete ACI World’s Airport Health Measures Audit Programme, which has been developed in partnership with Bureau Veritas to support the airport industry’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic by addressing their specific risks and by reassuring passengers through an on-site audit. Both airports have […]

Orlando International deploys crowd monitoring system

Orlando International Airport has announced that it is participating in a pilot program to monitor crowd density within the airport. Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) is collaborating with Synect to install an Evenflow Crowd Radar system that measures the number of people at the gate areas and delivers the information via digital signs and custom […]

ACI World calls on governments to recognize airport workers as essential in vaccination campaigns

Airports Council International (ACI) World has called on governments to recognize airport workers as essential as vaccination programs are rolled out once the needs of the most vulnerable people and healthcare workers are met. ACI World believes that – once key workers and the most vulnerable people are looked after – airport workers are recognized […]

National COE establishes new requirements for air travel

Quito, December 28, 2020. – The National Emergency Operations Committee (COE) updated the specific provisions regarding the transport of passengers by air, among other issues. The following is the requirements and protocols that govern passenger air transport International arrival passengers All passengers arriving in Ecuador from abroad must present a negative PCR test result. The […]

Quito Airport presents its new smartphone app

Technological solutions are a global trend in airports and Quiport remains at the forefront of the industry. The app includes a touchless option to avoid direct contact. The app is available for iOS (Apple iPhone) and Android operating systems. Airport procedures and processes are streamlined using the new Quito International Airport app. The service allows […]

Grimshaw wins competition for India’s greenest airport

Grimshaw has won an international design competition for the new passenger terminal of Delhi Noida International Airport, as part of a design team including Nordic – Office of Architecture, Haptic and Indian consultancy STUP. The winning design for Delhi Noida International Airport balances passenger comfort with sustainability and a timeless design with flexibility for future […]

New destinations for life-saving pharmaceutical products – DoKaSch Temperature Solutions and Air Europa sign Master Rental Agreement

DoKaSch Temperature Solutions and Air Europa have signed a Master Rental Agreement about the usage of the temperature-controlled Opticooler packaging solution. The collaboration opens up important new direct routes between Europe and Latin America. Until now, several destinations could only be reached by changeover flights from Europe. With the new agreement, forwarders and pharma producers […]