dnata has revealed plans to expand its European footprint through the planned acquisition of the Germany-based Wisskirchen Handling Services, the exclusive operator of the Cologne Bonn Cargo Centre.
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Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
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.
With complete 5G coverage across the entire premises, it will be possible in the future to determine the exact location of devices and people, to transport luggage on self-driving vehicles, and to use autonomous robots to secure the site.
The agreement will see the two airports further optimise their burgeoning air cargo businesses and mutually develop the air cargo traffic between their regions.
With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to drastically impact the aviation industry, final Full Year 2020 results from ACI Europe highlight the extent of the current damage to European airports.
David Preuss, Chief Information Officer at Cologne Bonn Airport, provides International Airport Review with an overview of how the use of IT infrastructure is evolving.