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NEWS Tuesday, 28 May 2019 |

BLOG: Merging technology helps airports reach the sky

Air passenger numbers are growing globally, presenting some unique challenges, beyond merely making sure airports are large enough to accommodate them, writes Christian Carstens.

NEWS Monday, 20 May 2019 |

Successful biometric boarding project at Ljubljana Airport

After a successful biometric boarding pilot project at Ljubljana Airport, Amadeus believes that the industry has taken another step towards the creation of a common, centralised industry platform for the technology.

NEWS Wednesday, 24 April 2019 |

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.

NEWS Monday, 08 April 2019 |

E-boarding passes for domestic passengers at Moscow Sheremetyevo

Moscow–Sheremetyevo International Airport has began issuing passengers with e-boarding passes on domestic flights as part of the strategy to introduce automation and e-services.

NEWS Wednesday, 27 March 2019 |

New biometric trial to help change the way people travel?

Dublin Airport is taking part in a trial that will allow passengers to use the same biometric technology, processes and procedures to "seamlessly travel" between it and Bristol Airport in the UK.

NEWS Monday, 04 March 2019 |

Frankfurt unveils new interactive infogates

Frankfurt Airport’s newly introduced Infogate service allows passengers to have a video call with a member of the airport's customer service team.

NEWS Tuesday, 26 February 2019 |

Journey smoothing technology makes passengers happy – new report

Airline passengers are using automated technology for passport checks at double the rate recorded in 2017, according to the latest aviation IT report.

NEWS Wednesday, 20 February 2019 |

Sweden's Visby Airport introduces new automated bag drop system

Visby Airport has unveiled a new integrated bag drop system which it believes will make flying from the Swedish gateway easier and more convenient for passengers.

NEWS Thursday, 13 December 2018 |

IT Integration key to digital transformation of airports

The integration of an airport’s operational planning and IT solutions is key to its successful digital transformation, writes Taner Chakar, product manager at Quintiq.

NEWS Tuesday, 06 November 2018 |

Doha gateway completes first phase of its Smart Airport programme

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced the successful completion of the first major phase of its Smart Airport programme, which will enable Qatar Airways to process more than 25% of its passengers using self-service check-in and bag-drop facilities.

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