Plaza Premium opens passenger lounge at São Paulo International Airport

Hospitality services provider Plaza Premium Group (PPG) has announced the opening of a new lounge at São Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) in Brazil. It is PPG’s second offering in South America following the opening of a lounge at Rio de Janeiro International Airport in 2016. The new independent lounge will be conveniently located at the […]

Fraport USA launches GateWaiter Mobile Meal Delivery Service at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Now, travelers, airport staff, and visitors alike can take advantage of a new mobile meal delivery service to order their favorite food for pickup or delivery inside the airport directly from their smartphone or digital device. Fraport USA’s new GateWaiterTM program launched this month at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, offering a convenient, self-service option […]

AECOM to deliver 15-year masterplan for Guernsey Airport

Engineering contractor AECOM has been appointed to deliver a new masterplan for Guernsey Airport that will shape business priorities and investment over the next 15 years. Key priorities of the masterplan will be to look at ways to increase non-aeronautical revenue and improve the passenger experience. AECOM will consider how Guernsey Airport, which is owned […]

Expanded duty-free offering opened at Manchester Airport’s T2

Concessionaire Dufry has opened the doors to its main World Duty Free store at Manchester Airport following the completion of the new Terminal 2 (T2) extension. The new 1,980m2 walkthrough store is located immediately after security and sits at the heart of the airport’s state-of-the-art terminal space. The store incorporates the core product categories of […]

IATA Backs European Digital Covid Certificate as Global Standard

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the European Commission for its leadership and speed in delivering the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) and urged states to make it their global standard for digital vaccine certificates. “The DCC was delivered in record time to help facilitate the reopening of EU states to travel. In the […]

Suspension of operations due to preventive maintenance of the Mariscal Sucre Airport runway

Corporación Quiport will carry out preventive maintenance work on the runway and on the A18 taxiway at Quito International Airport in the months of September and October to keep the airport infrastructure in optimal conditions. As such, airport operations will be suspended on the following Saturdays at the following time frames: September 18, from 02:30 […]

Korean Air operates 10,000 cargo-only passenger flights

Korean Air has operated 10,000 cargo-only passenger flights as of August 1. The airline launched its first cargo-only passenger flight on the Incheon-Ho Chi Minh route in March 2020, and has operated these flights on 65 routes to North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, China and Japan, transporting 400,000 tons worldwide. Approximately 40 tons are transported […]

IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2021 unveiled

On Wednesday 21st July, this year’s list of IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2021 was unveiled. Selected from hundreds of nominations and a judging process by a highly respected international panel, the influencer awards span several categories, with those recognised in the list coming from across the globe. View this year’s IFSEC […]

New tool assists airports to plan capacity increases as recovery continues

Airports Council International (ACI) World has today released a new tool to assist airports in terminal planning to increase capacity as the global recovery from the pandemic continues. The new Static Capacity Tool – developed by ACI World Business Partner Redwater Consulting Group – will assist by helping airports to evaluate the level of resource […]

The Malta Airport Foundation collects 1.8 tonnes of marine litter

Marsaxlokk and Marsalforn were the two localities chosen by the Malta Airport Foundation for this year’s underwater clean-ups. With the help of some 30 divers from Calypso Subaqua Club and Atlam Subaqua Club as well as several other volunteers who gave a helping hand on land, the Malta Airport Foundation collected around 1.8 tonnes of […]