Heathrow Signs Outsourcing Agreement with SITA

November 21, 2018 0

Heathrow Airport has signed an outsourcing agreement with SITA to transform the management of the airport’s vast communication network into what the company described as: “a smarter, automated service”. A company statement said Heathrow’s Network […]

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Korean Air Migrates Entire IT System to Cloud

November 7, 2018 0

Korean Air is driving a major organisational strategy by investing KRW 200 billion over the next ten years to overhaul its entire IT infrastructure. Under the agreement, Korean Air plans to migrate all its applications […]


Soft Opening for the new Istanbul Airport

October 29, 2018 0

Turkey’s President Erdoğan led the ceremony to mark the official opening of the new Istanbul Airport (IATA: ISL) on October 29. The new facility has yet to be named but it will ultimately replace the […]

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Istanbul New Airport Completes ORAT Test

October 19, 2018 1

The Istanbul New Airport (INA) has completed its Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) programme in time for its October 29 ‘soft opening’. The INA will become the world’s largest airport under one roof. A […]

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Heathrow Prepares for Largest Biometrics Roll out  

October 18, 2018 0

Heathrow Airport has announced it is launching its first end-to-end biometrics trial which will bring facial recognition to each point of a departing passenger’s journey. The airport said the £50 million project will add to […]

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A World First for Frankfurt Airport

September 17, 2018 0

The World’s first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) shipment has been processed at Frankfurt Airport. A shipment from healthcare specialist Abbott Diagnostics in Wiesbaden was flown on board freight flight LH8222 to Mexico City on […]

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New Aviation Security Course Launched

September 13, 2018 1

The training arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), CAA International (CAAi), has announced a new Security Management Systems (SeMS) two-day training course. The SeMS Framework was introduced in 2014 by the UK […]

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GOL Introduces Self Bag-Drop at Rio de Janeiro

August 29, 2018 0

GOL, Brazil’s largest airline, is introducing new self-service bag-drop technology to speed up the airport experience.  Its passengers can now use SITA’s Scan&Fly system to check in their bags when flying domestically from Rio de […]