Security Sparks Growth

Security Sparks Growth

Advances in video management software and systems integration are creating positive new uses for video data at airports—well beyond security. According to Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), national and foreign airlines serving the United States in 2016 carried an all-time...
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Automated Screening Lanes Installed at Some LAX Security Checkpoints

Automated Screening Lanes Installed at Some LAX Security Checkpoints

All 14 of the security checkpoint lanes at the terminal have now been replaced with new, automated screening technology that officials said will allow up to five passengers to fill trays with personal belongings simultaneously and move to the body...
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EFBs: More Than Paper Replacers

EFBs: More Than Paper Replacers

The FAA defines today’s electronic flight bag (EFB) not as a device, but as a “function”. In other words, a pilot’s portable tablet with apps make it an EFB. In its basic form, an EFB performs flight-planning calculations and displays...
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Terminal Technologies In-Depth Focus 2018

Terminal Technologies In-Depth Focus 2018

Airports are working more than ever to ensure passengersreceive a pleasant travel experience, and innovative technology is being deployed throughout many of the world’s busiest terminals to help achieve customer service excellence. This In-Depth Focus explor...
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India’s newest airport turns to SITA for passenger processing solutions

India’s newest airport turns to SITA for passenger processing solutions

The Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) has turned to SITA to provide passenger processing solutions for check-in and boarding, as well as baggage tracking. MIHAN is deploying SITA’s common-use technology, enabling airlines and ...
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Delta rolls out biometric fingerprint entry at US member lounges

Delta rolls out biometric fingerprint entry at US member lounges

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines rolled out new fingerprint biometric check-in devices at all 50 of its US Delta Sky Club locations last week; it is available free for Delta Sky Club members who are US citizens or permanent residents, and who have...
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Biometrics the future for air travel: SITA

Biometrics the future for air travel: SITA

Sixty-three percent of airports and 43 per cent of airlines plan to invest in biometric ID management solutions in the next three years, according to a new report published by SITA, Biometrics for Better Travel: An ID Management Revolution. With passenger...
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European airports align to support safety improvement programs

European airports align to support safety improvement programs

A dozen European airports joined forces to support surface movement safety improvement pro­grams under the European Union’s project in air traffic management modernization, SESAR. The “Unifying Safety Nets & Surface Movement” alliance aims at “har...
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How the FAA Beams Data from the Ground to the Cockpit — And Back

How the FAA Beams Data from the Ground to the Cockpit — And Back

The article focused on the importance of flight deck communications from ground to cockpit and back. The FAA has completed flight demonstrations showing how pilots could soon access a wide range of aeronautical, flight and weather information in the cockpit......
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Insights on the Growth of Cybersecurity in Airports from ACI World

Insights on the Growth of Cybersecurity in Airports from ACI World

Cybersecurity in airports is a topic that isn’t going away; in fact, it is only gaining in importance as the industry comes together to build more comprehensive cybersecurity programs. Aviation industry groups have recognized this need for both airlines and....
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