What the Increasing Accessibility of Air Travel Means for Airlines and Airports

What the Increasing Accessibility of Air Travel Means for Airlines and Airports

The number of air passengers is skyrocketing as more affordable airlines, new technologies, and increasing urbanization are making air travel more accessible than ever before. This sounds like good news for airlines, airports, and other players in the sector, but...
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Putting the passenger first with new technologies at Indonesian airports

Putting the passenger first with new technologies at Indonesian airports

Gidionton Siagian from Angkasa Pura I Airports explained why the future of airports will be based on passenger experience, automation and biometrics; an insight into the technology trends in Indonesia The Airport IT and Security conference 2019 (AITS) attracte...
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Meeting Passenger Expectations and Helping Airports Boost Their Bottom Line with Biometrics

Meeting Passenger Expectations and Helping Airports Boost Their Bottom Line with Biometrics

Modern airports around the world are taking measures to meet the passenger expectations and boost their bottom line. By all indications, passengers love this evolution. For airport operators, this new business model means dealing with massive complexity.  The...
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Dubai’s Emirates offers facial recognition ID checks on US-bound flights

Dubai’s Emirates offers facial recognition ID checks on US-bound flights

Flying to the United States from the UAE could now be much faster, as Emirates has become the first non-US airline to receive approval for biometric boarding from US Customs Border Protection (CBP). Passengers flying from Dubai to any of...
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ANA becomes first airline to utilise self-service bag drop at Narita Airport

ANA becomes first airline to utilise self-service bag drop at Narita Airport

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has become the first airline to utilise the newly introduced automated self-service baggage drop system at Narita Airport. The first 10 Series 7 Auto Bag Drop (ABD) units developed by ICM Airport Technics are now live at Terminal...
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Etihad Airways Together with ABU Dhabi Airports Becomes First Airline and the First Airport in the Region to Trail the Use of Autonomous Wheelchairs

Etihad Airways Together with ABU Dhabi Airports Becomes First Airline and the First Airport in the Region to Trail the Use of Autonomous Wheelchairs

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates has launched an innovative trial of autonomous wheelchairs at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in advance of its move to the new Midfield Terminal. The trial is a partnership between Etihad Ai...
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Delta Air Lines Expands Facial Recognition Technology to LAX

Delta Air Lines Expands Facial Recognition Technology to LAX

  Fight for the Future, a nonprofit group opposed to online censorship, told the Los Angeles Times it is against facial recognition. “We’ve already seen high-profile data breaches where airport facial recognition databases were hacked and exposed”. ...
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Beijing‘s new airport to be efficient, high-tech operation

Beijing‘s new airport to be efficient, high-tech operation

Beijing Daxing International Airport, the vast new airport located in the southern part of the capital, is expected to be put into operation by September 30. It is anticipated that it will handle 45 million passengers annually by 2021, and...
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The management of environmental services in Brazilian public airports: The challenges in searching for efficiency

The management of environmental services in Brazilian public airports: The challenges in searching for efficiency

This study discusses the implementation of the Environmental Services Management System (ESMS) in the Brazilian Airport Infrastructure Company, otherwise known as Infraero. Infraero is a state company responsible for 54 public airports in Brazil; in 2017, it c...
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Innovation in Airport Security Screening

Innovation in Airport Security Screening

New scanners will make traveling through UK’s airports more secure and simple. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: “By making journeys through UK airports easier than ever, this new equipment will help boost the vital role our airports play in securing...
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