Airport Technology & IT


Brisbane Invests in Rooftop Solar Power

Krishan Tangri, BAC General Manager Assets, Brisbane Airport. (BAC)

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has announced it is investing in a major renewable energy Solar PV project capable of generating more than 9,315,000 kilowatt hours … More ››

Gatwick’s Community app shortlisted for seven national awards

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The Gatwick Airport ‘Community app’ – conceptualised by Gatwick for the airport industry – has been shortlisted for seven national awards, including for the Lloyds … More ››

Self-service Bag-drop for Bristol

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A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport (BRS) on Wednesday 12 July 2017, saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. The … More ››

Four Airlines Removed From ‘Laptop Ban’

The US authorities have lifted the ban on electrical items being carried in the cabin of US-bound flights  operated by Etihad, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines.  (Photo: Airbus)

The US authorities have removed four airlines from its ‘Laptop ban’ list. Back in March, the US banned all electronic items larger than a smart … More ››

US Requires Enhanced Screening to Replace ‘Laptop Ban’

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On June 28 the US Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, announced heightened security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States. The US authorities … More ››

Bristol Airport Opens Refurbished Arrivals Area

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Bristol Airport’s newly expanded immigration hall, which includes ten of the latest ePassport gates, was officially opened by the UK’s Immigration Minister, Brandon Lewis, on … More ››

Avianca: First Airline in Latin America to Offer In-flight Internet

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Avianca and Inmarsat have announced the signing of an agreement that will allow travellers to enjoy broadband technology onboard its aircraft. With this project, Avianca … More ››

Fraport Announces Operational Readiness Project for Bahrain Airport

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Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide has announced a multi-year project to provide Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) consulting services for the new passenger … More ››

New eGate Installation for Iceland’s Keflavik Airport

New border control eGates have been introduced at Keflavik Airport.  (KEF)

The first automated border control systems (eGates) have been declared operational at Keflavik Airport. The first control unit, equipped with six gates for passengers to … More ››

Students Tasked With Designing the Airport Terminal of the Future

The 2016 Winning Entry, Airport Under The Forset Park, Shanghai, China.  Xingqiao Li, Fang Yu and Que Wang Xi’An, University of Architecture and Technology, Xi’An, China.

Fentress Architects, based in Denver, Colorado, has announced its 2017 Fentress Global Challenge, an international design competition for young and student architects. As in years … More ››