TECHNOLOGY SHAPING THE AIRPORTS OF THE FUTURE

TECHNOLOGY SHAPING THE AIRPORTS OF THE FUTURE

The ongoing boom in travel demand within Asia Pacific, together with challenges posed by climate change and growing global instability, as well as the pace of technological change in the lives we all lead, will shape airports that might –...
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Emerging technologies helping airports tackle increasing security threats

Emerging technologies helping airports tackle increasing security threats

New technology plays a vital role to ensure security at airports at a time when new vulnerabilities are emerging with the merger of cyber and physical threats. The Airport Security Market is projected to hit US$16 billion by 2024, according...
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How 2 U.S. Airports Are Unshackling Bureaucracy to Give New Businesses a Try

How 2 U.S. Airports Are Unshackling Bureaucracy to Give New Businesses a Try

U.S. airports can be slow to innovate. Most are run by local governments, and they’re risk-averse. It’s good to see some airports trying to take chances. Let’s see if more follow. By late 2014, Mastracchio had begun thinking about building...
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IT Investment in China’s Airports and Airlines Rises with Cybersecurity the No. 1 Priority

IT Investment in China’s Airports and Airlines Rises with Cybersecurity the No. 1 Priority

Airports in China are increasingly investing in technology to equip new airports and terminals and manage rising passenger numbers. Airlines in China are investing too and there is clear alignment on priorities with cybersecurity top of the agenda for both....
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FAA Blasts Newark Airport for How it Charges Airline Fees

FAA Blasts Newark Airport for How it Charges Airline Fees

You would think U.S. airports would know how this works. Revenue generated at an airport must stay there, and an airport operator cannot use it for other purposes. Airports must also have a transparent process for assessing fees. It seems...
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Is paperless air travel the future?

Is paperless air travel the future?

With passenger numbers set to double by 2036* and the Budget announcement on 29 October that e-passport gates will be extended to travellers from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, airports are looking for ways to make the...
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Banishing lines – airports invest in technology for a better passenger experience

Banishing lines – airports invest in technology for a better passenger experience

As more than 350 airport leaders gather in Miami for the annual ACI-LAC Annual Assembly Conference and Exhibition, global IT provider SITA revealed that airports are investing in technology to banish waiting in lines and better manage rising passenger numbers....
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The Need for Thermal Cameras for Airport Security

The Need for Thermal Cameras for Airport Security

The importance of providing around-the-clock surveillance and monitoring of airport perimeters has been highlighted by the heinous acts that have been committed on airport grounds and onboard airplanes. In response to these inherent limitations, thermal camera...
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Airports Implementing Lie Detector Tests as Screening Measure

Airports Implementing Lie Detector Tests as Screening Measure

A new European Union-backed project called, iBorderCtrl, will install lie detector tests at border checkpoints in Hungary, Latvia and Greece-three countries that border non-EU nations-for a test this month. The program works as so: travelers from outside the E...
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Biometrics Help Speed Up Airport Security Checkpoints

Biometrics Help Speed Up Airport Security Checkpoints

Airports around the country are working to help speed up security checkpoint lanes to allow travelers to get through security faster while ensuring the security and safety of airports. In an effort to bolster security, airports are partnering with biometrics.....
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