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Funding awarded to design video analytics for TSA checkpoints

The Department of Homeland security is funding the new scheme which is being carried out by California-based firm Deep North

Seville Airport to set up remote jet bridge system

The airport will become the world’s first to use the autonomous and remotely controlled passenger bridges

SpiceJet reserves 400 slots of WheelTug e-taxi system

The airline hopes the technology will enable it to save fuel and reduce carbon emissions

Quito Airport inaugurates redesigned public spaces

The aim of the remodelling was to create a better experience for passengers, with the incorporation of more space and natural surroundings

Bangladesh ePassport rollout makes progress

The modernisation project has made advances with the implementation of biometric workstations and e-gates

Bordeaux Airport launches new solution to enhance cyber security

The WALLIX Bastion platform is set to provide an improved data protection service, whilst tightening security

Smiths Detection dual-view air cargo scanner “qualified” by TSA

The HI-SCAN 145180-2is pro has been installed with an efficient inspection system to enhance operations

Swissport opens new office building at its Brussels air cargo facility

This marks the latest milestone in the ground handling company’s refurbishment of the complex

Prague Airport to take over passenger assistance services

The assistance services and oversize baggage check-in counters were previously operated by an external supplier

Northern airport bosses urge government to provide support

Six airports in the North of England have written a letter to Boris Johnson outlining potential recovery initiatives

Pre-departure testing trial implemented at Edinburgh Airport

The pilot scheme only requires a saliva sample for the test, creating a more positive testing experience

Gatwick Airport reports £465m annual loss in 2020

The UK government’s plans to reopen air travel has provided hope for recovery in summer 2021

Munich Airport publishes environmental plans

CO2 emissions per passenger have reduced by almost half since 2005

Heathrow begins preparing for the reopening of air travel

The CEO of Heathrow believes that this week’s budget must support the industry’s recovery if it is to stay afloat

Electrically operated de-icing unit inaugurated at Oslo Airport

Menzies Aviation and Vestergaard are trialling the new system in the hopes of reducing the airport’s environmental impact

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The fight goes on

COVID-19: THE NEW NORMALThis time last year, no one could have...

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PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Orly shuttle to have glass-embedded PIDFollowing a successful...

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A new day dawns

BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTThe opening of a new passenger terminal...

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HEATHROW at 75

LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTFrom its humble beginnings to more recent...

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SAFE, not sorry

SECURITY SCREENING ROUND-UPCOVID-19 may be top of every agenda,...

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Appointments

PEOPLEThe latest personnel changes from across the global airport...

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Green light

Airports rarely get the kudos they deserve for the efforts they...

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Broader horizons

MUNICH AIRPORTMunich Airport has had as rocky a year as any other...

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Smooth OPERATORS

ASI SOLUTIONS AND ALLIED INFRASTRUCTUREThe runway at RAF Brize...

Relief package approved for BWI Marshall Airport concessions

The rent relief and lease extensions for restaurants and retailers is set to kick-start economic recovery

Swissport appoints new head of the Americas

Assuming the position with immediate effect, Frank Mena will take over the LATAM markets from Jose Canales

Construction begins on second air cargo warehouse at dnata City East

The new complex is set to be completed by October and will be built from low-carbon materials where possible

Spirit Airlines expands its route network to Louisville

The new services are planned to start in May, with the introduction of the airport’s first nonstop flight to Los Angeles

Perth Airport introduces new management system

The new technology is set to streamline processes for both airlines and ground handling services at the facility

Autonomous technology firm launches new luggage and cargo platform

The new vehicle is set to improve efficiency at airports and could cut costs