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WFS’s CargoKiosk makes Heathrow debut

London Heathrow Airport is the latest Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) cargo station to introduce CargoKiosk technology

Luton signs training contract

London Luton Airport (LLA) has signed a new seven-year contract with Airdat for use of its cloud-based training management and competency system ‘passport’

PIT breaks ground on modernisation project

More than 300 people attended a ceremony on Thursday October 14 to mark breaking ground on Pittsburgh International Airport’s $1.39bn terminal modernisation programme

TSA firearms finds hit 20-year high

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a record number of firearms at airport security checkpoints this year, despite lower passenger numbers

Orlando updates roadway signage

As South Terminal C at Orlando International Airport comes closer to completion, roadway signage has been introduced to direct passengers to the new facility

Munich creates a ‘climate forest’

Bavaria’s Munich Airport has launched its latest carbon-offset project, 1,900 hectares of forest in the east of the German state

Sheltair and Avfuel to offer scholarships

Sheltair Aviation and Avfuel Corporation have launched a scholarship programme, ‘Future Takes Flight’

Appetite to travel is high, new research finds

Research by travel IT specialist Amadeus has found that 77% of travellers want to travel in the next year, with Europe the top destination

IATA boss makes post-pandemic cargo call

IATA has urged the air cargo industry to work, post-COVID-19, with the same levels of cooperation as during the pandemic

Aviator and Ryanair strengthen partnership

Aviation services provider Aviator Airport Alliance has signed a new ground handling services partnership agreement with Ryanair

Sheltair Tampa complex gets nod

Sheltair Aviation will break ground on its new hangar and office complex at Tampa International Airport on October 21, 2021

Munich announces eVTOL project

Munich Airport and Urban-Air Port are to jointly develop eVTOL ground infrastructure and airport operations for electric air taxis

IATA launches lithium battery certification

IATA has created a new industry certification programme to improve the handling and transport of lithium batteries across the supply chain

utu and Emirates Skywards target tax refunds

Travel-tech start-up utu and the Emirates Skywards loyalty programme have launched a Tax Free shopping tie-up

Europe’s first Centurion Lounge opens at LHR

The first American Express Centurion Lounge in Europe has opened in Terminal 3 at London Heathrow Airport

Analogic wins TSA CT system contract

Analogic Corporation of Peabody, Massachusetts, is to supply TSA with computed tomography (CT) checkpoint security screening systems

Vilnius calls for construction tenders

Vilnius Airport has launched an international public call for tenders from contractors interested in building a new departures terminal

Danske Drop Zone opens at Belfast City

A new digital hub sponsored by Danske Bank has opened at George Best Belfast City Airport in Northern Ireland

CDC launches COVID-19 pilot at SFO

The CDC has launched a pilot programme at SFO to enable near-real-time detection of new COVID-19 variants among travellers entering the United States

dnata announces airport drone scheme

Global air services provider dnata has partnered with US tech start-up Gather AI to use drones at Dallas Fort-Worth

Sea-Tac unveils new access route

Washington State’s Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has opened a new access route at its cell phone lot, to cut queues and reconfigure parking

Biak Airport cargo plans announced

Indonesian operator Angkasa Pura Airports is to develop the cargo facilities at Biak’s Frans Kaisiepo Airport in Papua

SAN T1 build start date in sight

Board approval takes the New T1 at San Diego International Airport (SAN) is one step closer to construction

Cox adds safety to Swissport role

Swissport’s Karen Cox has added safety to her existing responsibilities as global director operations

BA adds ex-Red List countries to schedule

Following changes to the UK Government’s ‘Red List’, BA is resuming services and increasing frequencies to a number of destinations

Lufthansa extends contract with WFS in Ireland

Lufthansa has extended its cargo handling contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Ireland

New EES Technologies at Bulgaria's Aviation Hubs

SSARM is one of the leading IT systems integrator in Bulgaria and was awarded a major contract to equip Bulgaria's aviation hubs with EES-compliant border control solutions following a tender by the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior last year.

Istanbul contract win for ADB Safegate

Installation of ADB Safegate solutions will help provide safer all-weather apron operations at Turkey’s iGA Istanbul Airport

Riga cargo flights continue to soar

The number of cargo flights serviced at Riga Airport continued to grow in September, showing a 56% increase over the same period in 2019

AMAC appoints new president and CEO

The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) has appointed Eboni Wimbush its president and CEO, effective later this month