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One millionth passenger uses self service bag drop at BHX

Birmingham Airport (BHX) today welcomed the one millionth passenger to use its automated self-service bag drop technology since it was officially launched across the airport in January 2018.

Airports Are Showing the World How Smart Gets Done

The day after Edmund Hillary (not yet knighted) and Tenzing Norgay were the first to summit Mount Everest in 1953, the morning’s headline read, 'Hillary on Everest', writes Sam Kamel.

Sea-Tac recognises airline efforts to minimise noise impact on neighbours

Southwest, Jazz Aviation, and Spirit Airlines have been recognised by The Port of Seattle for doing the best job to minimise their noise impact on the local communities surrounding Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Airlines getting better at baggage delivery

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery globally, according to the latest data from SITA.

ACI Asia-Pacific's regional director to leave at the end of the year

ACI Asia-Pacific regional director, Patti Chau, is to leave her position at the end of 2019 after seven years in the hotseat and 15 years with the organisation.

Wellington's new airport management system to boost operation efficiency

Wellington International Airport in New Zealand is the first gateway in the world to go live with a leading-edge online airport management system from global airport technology specialists, Veovo.

San Francisco International Airport invests in new fleet of electric buses

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has purchased six electric buses and three 60kw plug-in chargers, joining a growing list of airports across North Americat transitioning to electric buses for airport ground transportation.

People Matters – Invest in yourself

Richard Plenty and Terri Morrissey provide their thoughts on self-development.

Window of opportunity

New concessions, store openings and the power of sense of place retail come under the microscope in our round-up of the latest retail/F&B stories from across the globe.

Biometric boarding initiative at New York-JFK

New York-JFK’s Terminal One Group is to work with technology firm, Vision-Box, to modernise T1’s passenger processing procedures by rolling out one of the largest facial biometric boarding platforms at a US airport.

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