Airports

ARINC Wins Egyptian Contract

March 7, 2013 0

ARINC has announced it has won a major three-year contract to install its vMUSE passenger processing solution at five regional airports in Egypt including Sharm El Sheikh, Luxor, Aswan, Borg El Arab and Abu Simbel.  The […]

Airports

Automated Boarding Pass Scanners Introduced at CPH

March 7, 2013 0

Manual boarding checks at Copenhagen Airport (CPH) have been replaced by automated scanning, in a bid to reduce passenger waiting time and costs and increase capacity and passenger satisfaction. Johnnie Müller, head of security at […]

Airports

Emirates Opens Malpensa Lounge

March 5, 2013 0

On March 5, Emirates celebrated the opening of its 35th dedicated lounge for First Class and Business Class passengers as well as Platinum and Gold members of Emirates Skywards – the airline’s frequent flyer programme, […]

Airports

Passenger Processing at Brussels

February 25, 2013 0

Global engineering giant ARINC Incorporated has provided new passenger processing systems at Brussels Airport in Belgium. Its common use passenger processing systems (CUPPS) compliant vMUSE systems have been installed on nearly 500 workstations and ARINC […]

Airports

Athens Upgrades

February 25, 2013 0

Athens International Airport (AIA), Greece, has introduced “aesthetic and functional” upgrades as well as new services in its main terminal building. A new central information point to welcome passengers has been created on the arrivals […]

Airports

Spending the Holidays at Heathrow

February 25, 2013 0

Caroline Cook finds out why London Heathrow has pulled out all the stops for Chinese New Year.   London Heathrow, the world’s busiest international hub, has organised airport-wide Chinese New Year celebrations to appeal to […]

Airports

Northrop Grumman Signs East Midlands Contract

February 8, 2013 0

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Europe-based airport systems group has signed a contract with East Midlands Airport, UK, part of the Manchester Airports Group, for the delivery of the Passenger Flow module of its Airport Realtime Collaboration […]

Airline Focus

New Etihad Lounge at Paris CDG

February 1, 2013 0

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled an US$8 million premium lounge at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. The new lounge, located in Terminal 2, will be available to […]

Airports

Improved Baggage Handling at Chopin Airport

February 1, 2013 0

The average baggage delivery time at Chopin Airport, Warsaw, Poland, was reduced by more than half in 2012, following the airport’s involvement in the International Air Transport Association’s Baggage Improvement Programme (BIP). The airport was […]

Airline Focus

Ryanair Loses Ash Cloud Court Case

January 31, 2013 0

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Ryanair should have fully compensated one of its passengers whose flight home was cancelled during the volcanic ash cloud shut-down that followed the eruption of Iceland’s […]