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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 […]

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 […]

Routes and ACI World announce exclusive partnership to support the industry in rebuilding air connectivity

An exclusive partnership designed to help airports recover from the most challenging period the aviation industry has ever faced has been signed by Routes and Airports Council International (ACI) World. The formal agreement between the two organisations will provide platforms and guidance for airports at a world level, recognising the vital role they will play […]

Travel requirements facilitate air travel

Complying with the health prevention regulations such as the use of masks, social distancing and constant disinfection, traveling by air is safe and does not represent major complications. Here is a summary of the requirements set forth by the Ecuadorian government to travel by air on national and international flights. Travel Requirements: Domestic travel: Negative […]

New Swedish technology to support a greener aviation recovery

Flying is like competition sailing: it is all about using good winds and avoiding unfavorable air currents. To allow airlines to fully use the favorable winds there is a new weather optimization service available that shows exactly how the wind blows and where there is bad weather in the atmosphere. With this knowledge airlines can […]

Munich remains Europe’s only 5-star airport

According to a recent audit by London-based Skytrax, Munich Airport has retained its top spot among European airports for passenger facilities. In May 2015, Munich Airport was awarded 5-Star status for the first time following an extensive review and successfully maintained its status in 2017. Now the auditors from London have again subjected the Bavarian […]

ACI Global Traveller Survey reveals half want to travel again soon

Travellers expect new health and safety measures to address risks Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published its ASQ Global Traveller Survey which reveals half of those surveyed want to travel again soon which can be attributed to a strong level of confidence in the environment safety provided by airports and airlines. The survey […]

Heathrow third quarter 2020 results

Keeping people safe remains Heathrow’s top priority, they have invested in UK aviation’s most extensive array of COVID-secure technologies. New rapid testing technologies are already helping to open up overseas markets safely. Demand forecast revised down Passenger numbers are now forecast to be 22.6m in 2020 and 37.1m in 2021, compared to our June forecast […]

How Huawei is accelerating digital transformation to support today’s smart airports

Huawei offers a comprehensive transportation solution, which leverages ICT technologies to digitize all transportation elements In this special interview, DeeDee Doke, head of content production at Airlines. magazine interviews Mr. Wang Guoyu, Vice President of the Global Transportation Business Unit, Huawei Enterprise Business Group, about some of the developments underway at Huawei (www.Huawei.com) aiming to […]

Almost 200 European airports facing insolvency in coming months

ACI EUROPE have warned of such fundamental risks to business continuity that an estimated 193 airports face insolvency in the coming months if passenger traffic does not start to recover by the year end. These airports between them facilitate 277 thousand jobs and €12.4 billion of European GDP. The threat of airport closure means Europe […]