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Helsinki T2 extension ready for business

Operator Finavia will open Helsinki Airport’s Terminal 2 extension, inspired by classical Finnish design, on December 1

easyJet renews 21 Menzies contracts in Europe

Menzies Aviation has signed an extension to its long-standing ground services partnership with easyJet at 21 airports across Europe

NASA to deploy its tech at US airports

NASA has met with airport leaders to discuss implementing its aircraft flight scheduling technology to improve dependability for passengers

Luton welcomes CAA airspace decision

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority has approved the airspace change known as London Luton Airport Arrivals following a public consultation

dnata helps boost Zanzibar aviation

Air services provider dnata has expanded into Zanzibar, investing more than US$7m and creating up to 400 local jobs

ACI and ITF strengthen relationship

ACI World and the International Transport Forum (ITF) have exchanged Letters of Cooperation

Christmas commercial revamp for Heathrow

Heathrow has refreshed its shops and restaurants ahead of the Christmas period, when two million passengers are expected to use the airport

Luxembourg receives new radar data analyser from FREQUENTIS Comsoft

Airspace deviations reported and resolved faster with Frequentis Comsoft

Airports report significant carbon reduction

The Airport Carbon Accreditation programme has published its first carbon performance results for May 2019 to May 2021, showing significant carbon savings globally

Aviator strengthens Sunclass partnership

Aviator Airport Alliance has extended its partnership agreement with Sunclass Airlines for de-icing services at Stockholm-Arlanda, Malmo and Gothenburg airports

Gatwick plans local support if runway approved

Businesses local to Gatwick Airport will benefit from new targeted opportunities if its northern runway plans are approved

Get-e ground transportation launches in Barbados

Get-e, the global ground transportation service for airline crew, is expanding its operations to Barbados

Cross-border collaboration for clean flying

Flying can become distinctly cleaner and more efficient through cross-border collaboration

BLR orders Rosenbauer firefighting simulator

Bengaluru’s international airport has become the first in south Asia to commission a Rosenbauer firefighting simulator

Women Fly High honours ENAIRE for its firm commitment to promoting gender equality

Ellas Vuelan Alto (Women Fly High) honours ENAIRE for its firm commitment to promoting gender equality policies

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New EES Technologies at Bulgaria's Aviation Hubs

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Thermo Fisher offers scalable testing solutions to help keep air travel safe.

The increase in air travel as people get back to their lives and livelihoods will require SARS-CoV-2 testing for the safety of passengers, air travel employees, and countries. Travel restrictions and testing requirements around the world change regularly and without prior notice. Safety plans are fluid and testing should be adaptable to what tomorrow may bring.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is the global leader in COVID-19 testing and is involved in more than 50% of global COVID-19 testing.  We help our customers navigate the testing options and the resources needed by airlines, labs, government agencies and digital health passport vendors.

Achieving large-scale hand sanitizing for a COVID-secure future

Before the COVID-19 pandemic occurred, there was little importance placed on hand sanitizing outside of hospitals, surgeries and other healthcare centres

Modern Managed Services as an enabler of safety-critical operations

Focus on what matters to your stakeholders by leveraging trusted partnerships to deliver safety-compliant control centre solutions, networks support solutions and services.

Our survey reveals industry views on post-pandemic airport recovery

Airports International conducted an online survey on behalf of Hitachi Vantara in July 2020, in order to understand the industry’s view on recovery from the pandemic and the use of technology to provide an enhanced ...

How technology is meeting the changing demands of airports

The evolution of the modern airport, and the way in which their operators conduct business, was well underway even before the global pandemic struck earlier in the year.

Are Airports the Next Smart Cities?

Airports globally are recognized as being similar to smart cities, as they focus on delivering improvements to operations, sustainability, experience and business vitality.

The Smart Path to Airport Safety and Security

The airports of today are vastly different than they were just a generation ago – and their technological evolution will continue to accelerate.

WANTED: Airspace guardian of the future…

As Egis celebrates 50 years in aviation, we publish a new discussion paper imagining the long-term future of aviation and what relevance air traffic management might have within it.

Prioritising safety in unmanned aircraft system traffic management

Drones are proliferating throughout the world’s airspace, making them impossible to ignore. As their numbers rise, the importance of finding a way for them to safely coexist with manned aircraft is growing increasingly urgent.

Learn More About Tower Solutions

As civilian air traffic continues to grow, airports must increase efficiency and manage more complex operations, while improving safety and compliance.