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Beijing Capital chooses SITA to provide passenger processing technology

Asia’s busiest airport, Beijing Capital International Airport, has chosen SITA to provide its passenger processing technology to manage its more than 80 million travellers.

November traffic record broken at Göteborg Landvetter

The number of passengers at Göteborg Landvetter Airport in November was 413,465, the highest number ever for the month of November.

Discovery TV series to take behind-the-scenes look at Frankfurt

Discovery Networks International and Fraport AG have announced production is underway on a new commission of X-Ray Mega Airport, a television series that offers viewers an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at Frankfurt Airport.

ICAO task force meets to discuss conflict zone challenges

The third meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Task Force on Risks to Civil Aviation arising from Conflict Zones (TF-RCZ) arrived at its successful conclusion with participants expressing clear satisfaction with the “substantial progress achieved”.

New premium lounge opens at Queenstown Airport

Passengers travelling through Queenstown Airport now have the option of relaxing, working or dining in a stylish new lounge with world-class views while waiting for their flights.

ADP and Accor sign leases to expand hotels at Paris-Orly

Aéroports de Paris (ADP) and Accor have signed construction leases that will see two new hotels and one expanded at Paris-Orly Airport.

Happy talk

Faith Group’s Zachary Varwig considers how strategically using data can significantly enhance the ‘airport experience’ for passengers.

Gatwick train station to get a major upgrade

Gatwick Airport train station is to get a major upgrade, the UK government announced today, with a £120.5 million (€153 million) redesign transforming the station and passenger experience.

UK government scraps air passenger duty for children

The UK government’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has abolished air passenger duty (APD) for children under the age of 12 in his Autumn Statement today.

Dominica’s main gateway renamed to honour two prime ministers

Dominica’s Melville Hall Airport has been renamed to the Douglas-Charles Airport to celebrate and recognise two of the island’s most outstanding compatriots who were both prime ministers.

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