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Blog: Are airports missing a trick by failing to embrace intelligent data?

Budgets within the aviation industry are seemingly getting smaller and 70% of the world’s airports fail to make profit, writes Kristian Budolfsen. But given than flying has never been so popular, surely something isn’t adding up?

London City Airport not giving up on master plan rejected by Boris Johnson

London City Airport (LCY) has begun work on a project to reconfigure its Western Pier, and vowed to fight to overturn the Mayor of London's decision to reject its £200 million master plan that would have allowed it to handle an extra 40,000 flights yearly.

Cargo terminal upgrade for Rio's Tom Jobim International Airport

RIOgaleão is to invest $6 million on upgrading the cargo terminal at Rio de Janeiro´s Tom Jobim International Airport over the next 12 months.

New terminal to transform LaGuardia into 'world class facility' – PANYNJ

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's Board of Commissioners has approved the first phase of a new vision for LaGuardia Airport by selecting LaGuardia Gateway Partners to develop a new $3.6 billion world-class facility.

Stockholm Arlanda set for US Customs pre-clearance green light

Stockholm Arlanda Airport is set to become one of only 10 gateways outside of the US where passengers can pre-clear US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) procedures before flying to the United States. 

Vilnius Airport opens new cinema to showcase Lithuanian films

Vilnius Airport is believed to be the first airport in Eastern and Northern Europe to open its own airside 'cinema'.

Tales of the unexpected

New initiatives, services and innovative design continue to raise the bar on customer service levels at airports worldwirde, writes Joe Bates.

Going green - energy savings

Sharing accountability for energy savings has led to Birmingham Airport saving over @450,000 on energy bills in the past two years, writes Matt Whitehead.

On the menu

Airport World highlights the latest retail/F&B-focused customer service initiatives introduced by Gebr Heinemann and Stansted and Helsinki airports.

Planning ahead

Skanska USA's MacAdam Glinn reflects on how the quest for greater efficiency, flexibility and a better customer experience is driving renovation projects at US airports.

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