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ACI NEWS October 18, 2019

World in motion

World in motion

ACI World’s communications manager, Sabrina Guerrieri, reports on the latest traffic trends, the relaunch of the Smart Security programme and ACI’s Vision 2040 for air transport security.

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LAX to open centralised pick-up point for taxis and ride apps

Los Angeles International Airport is set to open LAX-it at the end of the month, a new "amenity rich" centralised area where departing passengers can pick-up taxis and ride app services. 

MIA unveils its new baggage handling system

Miami International Airport yesterday unveiled its new state-of-the-art, fully automated baggage handling system to the world.

VINCI to upgrade Toulon Hyères Airport

VINCI today launched work to upgrade the runways and runway lighting system at Toulon Hyères Airport in France. 

Award for Vietnam's new Van Don International Airport

Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh Province in Vietnam has been named 'Asia's Leading New Airport 2019' at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Oceania.

Ed Balls guest of honour at Gatwick's Transport Forum

Ed Balls, the UK's former Shadow Chancellor, gave the keynote speech at Gatwick’s Transport Forum on Friday.

F&B offerings expanded at Pittsburgh International Airport

The F&B offerings at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) just got a little better with the opening of three new concepts – local favourites 'Franktuary' and the 'Melt Shop' and the global success 'Joe & The Juice'.

Humanoid Pepper touches down at Christchurch Airport

Meet, Pepper, Christchurch Airport's new 120cm tall robot that can apparently recognise faces and basic human emotions, respond to requests made on the touch screen on its chest, and hold a conversation!

More traffic highs than lows for Fraport's airports in 2019

With the the exception of a handful of airports in Greece and Bulgaria, the Fraport Group's global airport portfolio have all registered an increase in passenger traffic in the first nine months of 2019.

Trends in airport expansion and renovation

A new White Paper shows that a customer-centric focus is driving change and innovation at US airports, write KONE’s Dan Brooks and Kevin Wigley.

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