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Airport Technology - Articles and news items

Virtual tours of Munich Airport now possible with digital mapping technology

Airport news  •  12 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Virtual reality and digital mapping have been made possible in Germany thanks to Munich Airport.

BizTweet to integrate with leading social media messaging app & roll-out at London City Airport

Airport news  •  20 July 2016  •  BizTweet, TIC

BizTweet, one of the leading social decision software providers, has announced it will expand its innovative Twitter tool to leading social platform, Facebook as of 19th July 2016.

Faster cross-border passenger processing at Tijuana Airport

Airport news  •  22 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Passenger processing technology has enabled speedy border crossing at Tijuana Airport’s Cross Border Xpress, the first ever skywalk to connect a facility in the USA directly into a foreign airport terminal.

Providing passenger friendly airport technology

Issue 2 2016  •  4 April 2016  •  Dieter A. Heinz, President of the GATE alliance

Enhancing the passenger experience is a goal for airlines and airports alike. Dieter A. Heinz, President of the GATE alliance, considers how we can continue to better serve our passengers through the use of technology...

Vancouver Airport installs BorderXpress Automated Passport Kiosks at Oakland

Airport news  •  3 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Vancouver International Airport has introduced its BorderXpress automated passport kiosk solution at Oakland International Airport.

Dallas Fort Worth International launches Apple Watch app

Airport news  •  29 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport has launched an Apple Watch app together with an upgraded version of its Mobile App providing passengers with up-to-the-minute flight information and notifications.

CA+ launches non-aeronautical property and utilities management module

Airport news  •  15 February 2016  •  Concessionaire Analyzer + (CA+)

Building on top of its already highly successful non-aeronautical revenue management platform, CA+ now enables airports to take control of the property leasing process, be it office space, counter-tops, hangers, stores or anything in between, with the new Property and Utilities Management Module...

Aruba installs automated Border Control eGates

Airport news  •  19 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Queen Beatrix International Airport, Aruba has announced the extension of its Aruba Happy Flow project with automated Border Control eGates at both Arrivals and Departures.

New technology supports growth at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Airport news  •  6 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

With passenger figures expected to reach 45 million by 2017, Abu Dhabi International Airport has introduced new technology to manage growth and enhance passenger experience.

SPENCER robot to assist passengers at Schiphol Airport

Airport news  •  1 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The EU-funded SPENCER robot has been deployed at Schiphol Airport in a pilot scheme designed to aid passengers through the airport terminal.

Heathrow introduces Mobile Display Units at Terminal 5

Airport news  •  20 November 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Mobile Display Units have been installed at Heathrow Airport informing passengers of the latest up-to-date airport information and guidance.

Embracing new technology to future-proof our airports

Airport news  •  20 November 2015  •  International Airport Review

With many airports around the world planning to invest in IT-related projects over the coming years, International Airport Review’s Airport IT conference and exhibition took place earlier this week, and attracted 250 top-level delegates to come together and learn about what technology is available to enhance overall airport operations.

Digital tool managing Heathrow ‘reservist’ staff boosts passenger satisfaction

Airport news  •  18 November 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Heathrow Airport’s digital tool for the management of staff volunteers who assist passengers during busy periods has helped improve passenger satisfaction.

Traveller Document Authentication System operational at Abu Dhabi International

Airport news  •  16 November 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Abu Dhabi International Airport has become the first airport in the Middle East to introduce an automated Traveller Document Authentication System.

Sydney Airport enhances digital platform for passengers

Airport news  •  11 November 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Sydney Airport has upgraded its in-terminal digital platform to provide an enhanced airport experience for passengers, visitors and staff.

 

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