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NEWS Friday, 01 August 2014 |

US gateway unveils app for visually-impaired passengers

San Francisco International Airport has unveiled a prototype version of a smartphone app, which can help visually-impaired passengers to navigate through an airport terminal.

NEWS Thursday, 31 July 2014 |

Innovative staff app launched by UK airport services provider

UK airport service provider OmniServ has launched an innovative web app for staff to present relevant information to passengers based on the role they are performing at gateways.

NEWS Wednesday, 30 July 2014 |

Helsinki Airport to use new technology to track passenger flows

Finavia has announced a deal with Finnish technology firm Walkbase that will allow the Helsinki Airport operator and concessionaires to precisely track passengers’ journeys through the gateway.

NEWS Wednesday, 23 July 2014 |

Interactive charging stations installed at three US hubs

Interactive charging station kiosks have been installed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

NEWS Tuesday, 22 July 2014 |

Airport functions and technology focus for Pittsburgh International

The Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) has announced airport functions and technology will be at the heart of a Master Plan update it is undertaking for Pittsburgh International Airport.

PASSENGER SERVICES Thursday, 29 May 2014 |

Exit strategy

LEO A DALY’s JP Grom discusses planning for and implementing technology at exit lanes at US airports.

IT Thursday, 26 December 2013 |

Enabling growth

Technology will be the key driver for the ‘airports of the future’, writes ARINC Asia-Pacific’s senior director for aviation and ground, systems solutions, Jeff Amiri.

NEWS Friday, 08 June 2012 |

Las Vegas McCarran's 'high-tech challenge' for showpiece terminal

Incorporating the latest technology into Las Vegas McCarran’s new showpiece terminal was one of the biggest challenges facing designers, according to a leading consultant.
IT Monday, 24 December 2012 |

Easy travel

Technology has changed passenger facilitation at airports and will make an even bigger impact in the future, writes SITA’s Ilya Gutlin.

SAFETY & SECURITY Friday, 07 October 2011 |

Biometrics report card

Matthew Finn reviews the adoption of the technology at airports and considers the benefits of its expanded use.

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