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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

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

BLR orders Rosenbauer firefighting simulator

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

Smiths Detection and Microsoft tackle trafficking

Using a unique AI tool, Smiths Detection, Microsoft and London/Heathrow aim to uncover illegally trafficked wildlife concealed in baggage and cargo

Genetec unveils airport badging solution

Genetec has launched a security centre airport badging solution (ABS) to help airports automate and simplify the credentials process

TK Elevator provides remote control for Istanbul PBBS

TK Elevator´s remote control system (RCS) for passenger boarding bridges has gone live at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

Menzies and Avianca sign three contracts

Menzies Aviation has signed three new contracts with major Latin American carrier Avianca

MRG and InMotion name new CEO

Toby Keir has been appointed CEO of both Marshall Retail Group (MRG) and InMotion

JAS wins Lubbock baggage contract

Aviation technical services specialist JAS has signed a contract for the inline baggage handling system at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport

Integrated Hactl Control Centre opens

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has opened the Integrated Hactl Control Centre, a single command centre manned 24/7

SITA biometric kiosks for Frankfurt

Frankfurt Airport is to deploy 87 biometric-enabled SITA TS6 kiosks, to improve both its own operational efficiency and the passenger experience

inter airport Europe review: Runway to recovery

inter airport Europe defied the odds and delivered an important opportunity for the industry to reconnect. Gordon Smith looks back on this key airport event

ACI debuts sustainability strategy report

Airports Council International (ACI) World has launched a comprehensive report to help airport executives with their sustainability strategies

American to break ground on Austin lounge

American Airlines is preparing to break ground on a new 15,000ft2 Admirals Club at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas

CargoBooking launches eMagic tool

CargoBooking.aero has launched a new online tool called eMagic, which it claims eliminates the need for manual processing of email enquiries

IATA reveals passenger priorities

IATA’s newly published 2021 Global Passenger Survey (GPS) has delivered two main conclusions, the organisation says

SBP completes runway rehabilitation

Central California’s San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport and its construction partners
have completed the airport’s Runway 11-29 rehabilitation project

Perth Airport recognises Traditional Custodians

Perth has become the first major Australian airport to reflect its indigenous cultural heritage by acknowledging Traditional Custodians

Portland opens new car rental centre

A new car rental centre has opened at Portland International Airport, eliminating the need for passengers to use shuttle services

Reagan opens new security checkpoint buildings

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and TSA have opened two newly constructed 50,000ft2 security checkpoint buildings at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Domestic traffic leading recovery says ACI

ACI World has released its 2021 World Airport Traffic Report, along with data showing the lasting impact of COVID-19 on air transport demand

IAG signs SAF agreement

IAG has signed an MoU with sustainable fuels tech firm Velocys to acquire 220,000 tonnes of SAF over ten years

Aeromexico contract win for Menzies

Logistics specialist Menzies Aviation has won a 15-airport contract with Mexico's flagship carrier and largest international airline, Aeromexico

UK airports in slot ruling plot

Gatwick, Belfast International and Edinburgh airports have written to the UK government asking it to reinstate the ‘use it or lose it’ airport slot rules

BSCA boosts airport management capability

Brussels South Charleroi Airport and EMMA Systems have partnered to commission, configure, and test a new operations management platform

Conrac announces electrification initiative  

Conrac Solutions and US InfraVest reveal plans to install backbone infrastructure for EV charging within airport consolidated rent-a-car facilities