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Groupe ADP airports sign up to ‘Airports for trust’ charter

Groupe ADP and several partner companies belonging to the global airports network, including TAV Airports, Airports International Group (Amman), Liège Airports, ZAG (Zagreb), Nuevo Pudahuel (Santiago de Chile) and Ravinala Airports (Madagascar), have signed the ‘Airports for trust’ charter. Through the charter, the signatories – representing 23 airports out of the group’s current network of […]

IATA Urges Support for Common European Digital Vaccination Certificate

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree a common digital European COVID-19 vaccination certificate that would enable those who are vaccinated to travel freely within Europe without COVID-19 testing. In an open letter to Ursula von der […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pascall+Watson showcase Tiruchirappalli International Airport’s new terminal

With the construction of Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) International Airport’s new terminal now more than 40% complete and scheduled to open by March 2022, Pascall+Watson has released a video highlighting its design for the striking new building, which will create a powerful architectural symbol for the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Pascall+Watson’s concept fuses references from the city’s […]

Emirates launches biometric pathway to Dubai passengers

Emirates has launched an integrated biometric path at Dubai International airport. The contactless airport experience is now open to passengers travelling from and through Dubai. The integrated biometric path will give passengers a seamless travel journey from specific check-in to boarding gates, improving customer flow through the airport with less document checks and less queuing. […]