Airports and airlines continue to invest heavily on new technology, the latest industry report showing that in 2018 they spent a record $50 billion on IT to support improvements to the passenger journey.
Dublin Airport has collaborated with an Irish tech start-up company to produce a new device that it believes revolutionises the measurement of light levels around aircraft parking stands.
Plug and Play, which spawned the likes of Google, PayPal and Dropbox, is to establish a ‘start-up hub’ at Airport City Vienna for innovative business ideas.
Air transport IT provider, SITA, is 70 years old and celebrated the milestone at its annual Innovation Forum in Belgium this week.
Air passenger numbers are growing globally, presenting some unique challenges, beyond merely making sure airports are large enough to accommodate them, writes Christian Carstens.