Airline Focus

Servair Creates Ghana Unit

March 23, 2011 0

THE FRENCH catering and logistics specialist Servair has announced the creation of a new airline catering unit in Accra, Ghana. Servair has entered into a joint venture with the Ghana Airports Company Limited (which operates […]

Airports

Oslo Tops European Public Transport Table

March 23, 2011 0

OSLO AIRPORT (OSL) has the highest public transport share among European airports according to a survey for 2010 conducted by Airports Council International (ACI). The survey comprises 53 European airports and Oslo topped the list […]

Airports

New Malpensa Sheraton

March 23, 2011 0

THE SHERATON Milan Malpensa Hotel opened on January 25 with a celebration attended by SEA Milan Airports Chairman Giuseppe Bonomi and the city’s Mayor Mrs Letizia Moratti. The €70 million 4-star hotel is located above […]

Airports

New Arrivals Terminal for Doha

March 23, 2011 0

A SEPARATE stand-alone facility has been added to the terminal complex at Doha International Terminal (DIA) in Qatar to handle all international inbound passengers.  It is situated on the C-ringroad between the VIP roundabout and […]

Airports

Conrac’s Dust-Proof Display

March 23, 2011 0

CONRAC HAS unveiled a brand-new dust-proof Public Display (PD) concept.  Developed for what it describes as: “indoor dirty” situations the 61xx PD series offers full IP55 protection without the need for a bulky housing.  The […]

Airports

Ford Director Recognised for 20 Years of Service

March 23, 2011 0

IN A February meeting of the Kent County Aeronautics Board, the Board formally recognized Jim Koslosky, Executive Director of the Gerald R Ford International Airport, for his 20 years of service as airport director.  Mr […]

Baggage Handling

New From Herbert Systems

March 23, 2011 0

UK BAGGAGE specialist Herbert Systems has announced upgraded software for its Pathfinda Turbo luggage alignment product. The original Pathfinda was developed in response to an enquiry from an airport that required an automated alignment system […]

Baggage Handling

Logan Teleflex for Riga

March 23, 2011 0

AN INFLUX of new airlines and more internal flights has prompted Riga International Airport in Latvia to extend its baggage handling capability and award an £850,000 100% Hold Baggage Screening (HBS) contract to systems integrator, […]

Baggage Handling

Dematic for Gibraltar Airport

March 23, 2011 0

GERMANY’S DEMATIC has announced that it is implementing the installation, integration and commissioning of the baggage handling and screening system (BH&SS) for the departure and arrival circuits at Gibraltar’s new terminal building. The airport is […]

Baggage Handling

Governance is the Key

March 23, 2011 0

Boris Minnaert, IT Architect with the Aviation Competence Center (ACC) at IBM, explains why governance is needed to help improve baggage handling.   Mishandled bags are a billion dollar problem for the air transport industry […]