Travellers flying from Göteborg Landvetter Airport will be able to make use of new self-service bag drops after the airport placed an order for 12 units.
Bulgaria’s Varna and Burgas airports have installed automated border control e-gates to help expedite the immigration process for e-passport holders.
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.
Beijing Capital International Airport has chosen SITA’s common-use passenger processing technology, AirportConnect Open, for implementation in Terminals 2 and 3. SITA is also working with the airport to investigate how both kiosks and self-bag drop can support the management of its passengers.
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.
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.
Five new e-passport gates have been installed at London City Airport, taking the total number of automated border control gates at the airport to 11.
Self-service access control e-gates have been installed at the entrance to the departures hall at Larnaca International Airport in Cyprus.
Heathrow Airport’s CEO, CIO, COO and T2 Operations and Programme Director discuss how the airport smoothly transferred 26 airlines into the new Terminal 2.