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NEWS Friday, 12 July 2019 |

New check-in area opens at London Stansted

Passengers using London Stansted this summer will benefit from a new and improved check-in area thanks to the completion of the latest terminal upgrade as part of the airport’s ongoing transformation project.

NEWS Monday, 08 July 2019 |

DXB opens new lounge for unaccompanied minors

Dubai International Airport (DXB) has opened a new 'lounge' for unaccompanied kids – courtesy of ground services provider, dnata.

NEWS Friday, 05 July 2019 |

New PRM services contract at Liverpool John Lennon Airport

OmniServ has secured a new multi-year contract for the provision of services for passengers with reduced mobility (PRM) at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) following a successful re-tender bid.

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 Thursday, 16 May 2019 |

Sydney introduces new navigation service for visually impaired

In an Australian airport first, Sydney Airport today launched a partnership with Aira, a service that enables blind and low vision travellers to confidently navigate the airport through a smartphone connection.

NEWS Friday, 22 March 2019 |

UK records over 400 disruptive passenger incidents in 2018

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has revealed that 413 passengers caused disruption on aircraft in 2018 – four less than the year before despite rising traffic demand.

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 Monday, 25 February 2019 |

Edinburgh trials new F&B ordering service for passengers with reduced mobility

Edinburgh Airport is trialling a mobile service that allows passengers with reduced mobility (PRM) to order food and beverages and have them brought to them, ensuring that they avoid the often difficult task of going in search of somthing to eat and drink.

NEWS Monday, 17 December 2018 |

Carol concerts and festive activities in Hong Kong as traffic continues to rise

Hong Kong International Airport has begun the countdown to Christmas by staging the first of a series of carol concerts and other festive activities to entertain passengers between now and the New Year.

NEWS Thursday, 22 November 2018 |

Queenstown Airport unveils new wayfinding system to aid passenger journeys

Queenstown Airport in New Zealand has revamped its wayfinding signage system to guide visitors through the gateway from the arrivals kerb to the departure gate, and as you can see it is pretty impressive.

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