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CARGO December 15, 2014

Baggage tales

Baggage tales

Advancements in RFID technology, new 2D barcodes and mobile tablets are just some of the ways IT is helping transform baggage handling at airports, writes Kim Madsen.

Brisbane first to be awarded new communities rating

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has awarded Australia’s first Green Star – Communities rating to Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) for the entire Brisbane Airport site.

Edinburgh passes the 10 million passenger milestone

As Edinburgh Airport gears up for the festive season it has passed the 10 million passenger traffic milestone for 2014 - just before the seasonal rush.

Air France opens new lounge at New York JFK

Air France has unveiled its fully renovated lounge at Terminal 1 in New York’s JFK International Airport.

Associations call on EU to reject price hike plan

Germany has determined a 16.6% increase in its charges to airlines for air traffic control services from January 1, 2015.

New automated border control kiosks launched in Jamaica

Passengers arriving at the airports in Kingston and Montego Bay in Jamaica can look forward to faster border clearance with the launch of new automated border control (ABC) kiosks.

Fraport AG reports traffic growth across portfolio

Fraport AG posted a new monthly passenger record of more than 4.4 million passengers in November at its Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base.

Warsaw Chopin has record passenger traffic month

Warsaw Chopin Airport had another record month in November with 93,000 domestic passengers (up 0.7%) and 653,000 travellers on international flights (up 8%).

APAC CEO Chris Woodruff gives notice of his resignation

Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC) CEO Chris Woodruff today announced he has given notice of his resignation.

Busiest ever November at Gatwick

Gatwick achieved its 21st successive month of growth in November, with more than 2.4 million passengers flying through the airport.

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