Rossen Dimitrov, Qatar Airways’ SVP Customer Experience, tells FTE why he expects airline-designed airports to be more common in the years to come.
FTE looks at how Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted and London City airports are investing heavily in enhancing the airport experience for travellers.
FTE kicks off the ‘Year of Innovation’ by highlighting various ways in which airports, airlines and other stakeholders can improve the travel experience on the ground.
Ranging from permanent bag tags and Google Glass to single passenger tokens, we review this year’s 10 most popular ‘On the Ground’ passenger experience stories.
As it celebrates five years of independent ownership, London Gatwick Airport has announced a £1 billion investment to transform the North Terminal passenger experience. Enhancements will include a new check-in area with 60 self-service bag drop units, a new next-generation security area, and 15 state-of-the-art new e-gates.
Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hamad and King Abdulaziz international airports are all making huge investments with the aim of creating a best-in-class experience.
IATA’s Common Use Working Group has released its five-year Common Use Strategy, which is based on a clear vision up to the year 2020.
Any passenger, regardless of ticket class or airline, can pay to use the VIP Terminal, which includes dedicated check-in, baggage and immigration facilities.
Willie Walsh, Craig Kreeger and Paul Griffiths discuss their passenger experience plans and frustrations, and why collaboration is key to making improvements.
JetBlue’s new International Arrivals Concourse makes use of natural light, APC kiosks and free Wi-Fi to improve the arrivals experience for passengers.