According to the European Travel Commission’s Long-Haul Travel Barometer for summer 2022, the appetite for overseas travel to Europe from several source markets has slightly improved compared to 2021.
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Airports Council International Europe has revealed an upwards in its passenger traffic forecast for the year 2022 and beyond, with a base case for Europe’s airports to fall, 22 per cent below 2019 levels.
As Routes Europe 2022 drew to a close, Avinor handed over the hosting responsibilities of the event to Lodz Airport Central Poland.
Chairman of the Management Board of Tallinn Airport, Riivo Tuvike, says the green transition is no passing fad but is here to stay, as the airport further commits to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.
Hilal Kahraman, Passenger Experience Chief of iGA Istanbul Airport, discusses the award-winning accessibility practices that the airport has introduced and is continuously expanding to provide a positive experience for all passengers.
Poland has invested into a new Solidarity Transport Hub, which will be ‘dual purpose’ infrastructure that can be used by NATO forces to transfer equipment, goods, or humanitarian aid.
Eoin Coates, Head of Aviation and Daniela Modonesi, Ground Staff Committee Chair at the European Transport Workers’ Federation, explain that since the COVID-19 pandemic, unruly and disruptive passengers have become increasingly evident throughout airports, but regulations must be enforced to prevent any further distress to aviation employees.
Although there has been an increase in traffic developments during the first quarter of 2022 for Avinor, there is still room for improvement, as passenger volumes are at a level of 60 per cent of normal activity pre-pandemic.
Europe’s airports have welcomed an updated Aviation Health Safety Protocol1 released by both the European Union Aviation Safety Agency and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol explores a European aviation first, with the deployment of sustainable Taxibots to continue the airports journey towards the reduction of aircraft and flight emissions. Wilma van Dijk, Director Safety, Security & Environment at Schiphol Group, explains more.
Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the war in Ukraine, Fraport AG's passenger demand in the first quarter of 2022 boosted revenue by 40.2 per cent year-on-year.
At the latest SESAR 3 JU programme, SEA Milan Airports, together with the other key members and European representatives, have committed to a new partnership to accelerate a more inclusive, resilient, and sustainable ‘Digital European Sky.’