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Non-intrusive screening technology deployed at Duluth International Airport

Duluth International Airport in Minnesota has partnered with the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to install an advanced imaging technology (AIT) scanner at the airport’s security checkpoint. The non-intrusive AIT is optional and provides passengers with …

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Gatwick installs 2000 indoor navigation beacons enabling augmented reality wayfinding – a world first for an airport

Around 2000 beacons have been installed across Gatwick Airport’s two terminals providing an indoor navigation system that is much more reliable than GPS and that enables augmented reality wayfinding for passengers – a world first …

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Delta to trial facial recognition technology at US airport self-service bag drop

Delta to trial facial recognition technology at US airport self-service bag drop

Delta Airlines is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport this summer, one of which will be equipped with facial recognition technology. In addition to allowing customers to check in their own …

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Gatwick investing in new accessibility facilities, including world first hoist equipment, specialist toilets and sensory rooms

On the first anniversary of Gatwick’s award winning Hidden Disability Lanyard service, the airport can also announce that it has purchased an Eagle Hoist 4 – a passenger lifting facility that provides safer and more …

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London City Airport to introduce the UK’s first digital air traffic control tower in pioneering step for British aviation

London City Airport has announced it is to become the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic control tower, with a multi-million pound investment in the technology. The innovative plans are …

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Open Sky − view airtraffic to and from Stockholm Arlanda Airport in real time

To highlight the large number of destinations that can be reached non-stop from the airport, a new installation – Open Sky – is being inaugurated at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Using projection mapping, data from the …

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Gatwick’s biggest year of investment kicks off as new Planning Framework awarded

As Gatwick prepares for its biggest year of investment, the airport has announced the award of its Airport Planning Services framework, with three major companies - Arup, Atkins and Jacobs. These three infrastructure specialists will be …

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Qantas to construct international wing at Perth Airport

Qantas to construct international wing at Perth Airport

Airline operator Qantas has unveiled its plans to construct a new international wing within its dedicated terminals (Terminals 3 and 4) at Perth Airport in Australia. It will feature a large outdoor deck with alfresco seating, …

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€15m upgrade of Shannon Airport runway commences

Shannon Airport has announced the commencement of a €15 million, 100 job project to upgrade the airport’s runway, the longest runway in Ireland at 3,199 metres (almost two miles). Dublin based specialist in this area, Lagan …

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Britain exporting at unprecedented pace as Heathrow sees record April growth

A thumping Easter getaway helped Heathrow secure its best April on record. The airport welcomed over 6 million passengers, jumping 11% on the same month in 2016. The Middle East climbed 22% on the back …

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