Tags: Aena

WFS and AENA Launch Trial of Automated Guided Vehicles for Cargo Transportation at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport

A proof-of-concept trial for autonomous vehicles to move cargo between the warehouse and apron has commenced at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona – El Prat Airport as part of an innovation project between partners, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Aena, the main airport operator, with 46 airports and 2 heliports in Spain. The project is aligned with […]

Aena airports surpass pre-pandemic figures for second month in a row with more than 16.6 million passengers in February

This is a 2.2% increase on the same month of 2019 and 39.6% more than in 2022 There were 154,217 aircraft movements and 80,480 tonnes of cargo were transported across the network Aena network airports ended the month of February 2023 with 16,622,180 passengers, exceeding the data for the same month in 2019, the year […]

WAGA 2022 agrees key resolutions to strengthen and promote the sustainability and resilience of airports

  New publication launched on workforce challenges for airports AENA announced as host of WAGA 2023 in Barcelona The Airports Council International (ACI) Africa / World Annual General Assembly, Conference, and Exhibition (WAGA) today concludes with the approval of Resolutions that strengthen the sustainability and resilience of airports as key players in the aviation ecosystem. […]

Best technology leadership at airports: Winners of Innovation Awards announced

Second edition of awards celebrates cutting edge innovation at airports During the Airports Council International (ACI) Africa / World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, ACI World and Amadeus have announced the winners of the Technology Innovation Awards, which put a spotlight on the best technology initiatives and leadership by airports. With this second edition […]

Aena brings together the world’s leading international duty-free shop operators for the world’s largest duty-free tender

The tender value reaches €18,000 million The commercial space is over 55,000 m2, which equates to more than 7 football pitches The aim is to attract the largest number of international operators to the different retail lots and incorporate the new trends Aena’s Commercial and Real Estate Managing Director, Maria José Cuenda, has highlighted that […]

Aena has been awarded the management of 11 airports in Brazil, including Congonhas-São Paulo Airport

Through its subsidiary Aena Desarrollo Internacional at public auction, Aena has been awarded the concession of 11 airports in Brazil, located in four states (São Paulo, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais and Pará) for a period of 30 years, with the possibility of an additional five years. The largest airport, Congonhas Airport (above), is […]

Aena to launch guidance platform for inside its airports

Airport operator Aena has announced that it is partnering with Spanish telecoms provider Telefónica to launch AenaMaps, a map-based guidance tool to assist passengers at all stages of their journeys, from planning to the flight itself, with particular emphasis on the time they spend at the airport. According to the company, the tool will show […]

Opportunity for startups to pitch terminal tech

Airport operator AENA, the majority shareholder of London Luton Airport Operations Limited (LLA), has announced the launch of the AENA Ventures program, which will provide funding for startups that develop technology to improve the passenger experience at airports. The program is looking for companies that are developing solutions in the following areas of the passenger […]

Aena reorganizes its airports

Spanish airport operator Aena has announced a widescale reorganizations of its facilities in line with government measures and a fall in passenger numbers. The operator will reorganize its airports over the coming days in a bid to make managing them more efficient and to ensure that operation can resume when demand returns to normal. At […]