Halifax International introduces self-service bag drop

Halifax Stanfield International Airport has become the first airport in North America to offer self-service baggage drop for all travellers.

Seattle-Tacoma to introduce minimum wage for staff

The Port of Seattle Commission yesterday voted to increase wages and compensation and expand economic horizons for around 3,500 workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport - to ‘improve their quality of life’.

AENA appoints banks to sell 49% stake

Spain's state-owned AENA has reportedly appointed the banks Santander, BBVA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to run a process to sell just under half the company.

Interactive charging stations installed at three US hubs

Interactive charging station kiosks have been installed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

My Lounge opens in North Terminal at London Gatwick

London Gatwick yesterday celebrated the opening of No.1 Traveller’s newest product in the North Terminal – My Lounge.

Capsule hotel opens at Narita International

A new capsule hotel called Nine Hours has opened at Narita International Airport, where travellers can sleep cheaply in container like spaces that resemble big coffins.

ASUR reports second quarter profit drop of 15.24%

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (Asur) has reported its second-quarter profit for this year fell by a sizeable 15.24%.

Heathrow launches property and noise consultation

Heathrow has launched a 12-week consultation with local residents and businesses, asking their views on how the gateway should shape a proposed compensation package if a third runway is built.

Baggage handling system upgrade at Minot International

The baggage handling system at US gateway Minot International Airport in North Dakota is to be upgraded.

Airport functions and technology focus for Pittsburgh International

The Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) has announced airport functions and technology will be at the heart of a Master Plan update it is undertaking for Pittsburgh International Airport.

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