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Lufthansa Group, Fraport, and Munich Airport, have announced their support for the EU’s ambitious climate protection goals, driving forward decarbonisation in aviation by 2050.
Finavia is to introduce next generation, state-of-the-art technology at Helsinki Airport, centralising all flights to one terminal to ensure the passenger security and control experience is seamless and faster.
Looking back at 2021, Pulkovo Airport served 18.1 million passengers over the course of the year, only an eight per cent decrease on 2019 figures.
During 2021, Cologne Bonn Airport experienced growth in both passenger traffic and, in particular, air cargo, with an increase in tonnage of 14 per cent - a new annual record for the airport.
Despite a challenging year, Katowice Airport ended 2021 with a 61.1 per cent growth in passenger traffic from 2020, as well as continued developments and updates to the airport's infrastructure.
London City Airport predicts that passenger traffic will surge in growth during 2022, as the airport introduces several new routes and the return of flights to popular travel destinations.
As air traffic continued the long-road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, Prague Václav Havel Airport handled nearly 20 per cent more passengers compared to 2020 figures.
Artur Tomasik, Chairman of the board of the Upper Silesian Aviation Group, speaks to International Airport Review about the newly reconstructed and expanded passenger Terminal B at Katowice Airport, which opened in August this year and which will improve the passenger experience for those passengers travelling to Schengen Area countries.
Maria Dahlhaus, Managing Director of Munich Airport Terminal 2, outlines how they seek to offer their passengers a taste of the ‘Bavarian spirit’ and how they are evolving to meet the new passenger needs.
During November 2021, Katowice Airport’s passenger traffic significantly increased by 580.0 per cent in comparison to results from the same month in 2020, which were heavily impacted by COVID-19.
If the pilot is successful, biometric gates will be rolled out further. At the moment the biometric gate is specifically for Lufthansa flights.
The use of the tow tractor supports Munich Airport's climate protection goals, which include to be completely carbon-neutral by 2030.
De Juniac will step down from his role at IATA from 31 March 2021, with Willie Walsh set to be recommended to fill the position.