According to the UK's Airport Operators Association (AOA), a 5% improvement in average journey times to and from UK airports could deliver a 2.7% increase in passenger numbers.
Myanmar's Yangon International Airport has turned to technology in a bid to boost its operational efficiency and passenger handling capability.
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.