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Biometric path launched at Dubai International Airport

October 23, 2020 0

Reducing contact through new technology, Emirates hopes to further improve health and safety with the scheme Emirates has launched an integrated biometric path at Dubai International Airport. The new technology allows passengers to experience a […]

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Star Alliance airport connection service goes digital

October 5, 2020 0

A digital version of the service allows passengers to access routes and transfer times, enabling an easier and contactless connection between flights The Star Alliance Connection Service – which was introduced in 2017 – required […]

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Airport lounges to trial contactless food and drink pilot

October 1, 2020 0

Mexico City to launch scheme this week, with five other global locations to follow Collinson has announced the launch of the pilot of its new ‘Ready to Order’ food and beverage solution. The contactless scheme will be set up in two […]

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First COVID-19 5-star airport rating achieved

September 23, 2020 0

Travellers passing through Rome’s Fiumicino Airport can now do so safely and confidently after it becomes the first airport in the world to receive Skytrax’s COVID-19 5-Star Airport Rating  In light of the current coronavirus pandemic and despite its growing passenger footfall, the airport has […]

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Construction completed on new terminal at Addis Ababa

September 23, 2020 0

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport overtook Dubai to become the largest gateway to Africa last year. Now, it hopes a brand-new passenger terminal will ensure it retains the title while it strives to offer an innovative passenger experience  Ethiopian Airlines Group has completed a new passenger terminal at its hub, Addis […]

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Avinor reports near 60% year-on-year drop in August traffic

September 10, 2020 0

The Norwegian airport operator, Avinor, has released figures showing that, after a brief revival, passengers numbers are falling again It said that traffic had initially increased week by week due to the holiday period, despite changes in the travel advice issued by […]